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  • Artist of the Week: Roy Orbinson

    Artist of the Week: Roy Orbinson

    Cecilia Joseph, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2017

    On April 23, 1936,  the day of Roy Kelton’s birth, Nadine and Orbie Lee Orbison, like most parents of the extraordinary, were likely not aware of the success their son would gain in adulthood: not on his sixth birthday in Vernon, Texas- when Kelton received his first guitar and learned to play “Y...

  • A Dark and Stormy Poll

    A Dark and Stormy Poll

    Emily Ware and Nicole Rajtak

    November 1, 2017

    According to one student, there are two types of people in the world: those who dress up for Halloween, and adults. If you're rolling your eyes (or maybe nodding your head in agreement), you're not alone; with such a diverse student body, students are sure to hold and express many different opinions re...

  • The Origins of Halloween

    The Origins of Halloween

    Nicole Rajtak, Staff Writer

    October 31, 2017

    Check out this link to view an infographic, created by Nicole Rajtak, on the story on the origins of Halloween. https://create.piktochart.com/output/25467495-origins-of-halloween  

  • 6 Words or Less: College Applications

    6 Words or Less: College Applications

    Juan Fueyo-Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

    October 25, 2017

    As the deadline for college applications looms in the minds of the seniors, The Turf's Juan Fueyo-Gomez asked them to describe their feelings on the ordeal in this edition of 6 Words or Less.   “Pain. Suffering. Depression. Failure. Anxiety.” - Mitchell Harrington “Ahhh! I’ve made a h...

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  • Movie of the Week: Dead Poets Society

    Movie of the Week: Dead Poets Society

    Juan Fueyo-Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

    October 3, 2017

    Sometimes we forget how blessed we are to go to school, even now, after Hurricane Harvey has caused schools to shut down for the rest of the year. There are few movies that remind one of the importance and life-changing quality of education like Dead Poets Society. Robin Williams is at his bes...

News

First Day(s) of School

First Day(s) of School

Conrad Li, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

After weeks of volunteers working tirelessly to clean up the mess Hurricane Harvey had left in its wake, the fateful day for school to start up again ca...

JCL Rice Certamen Meet

JCL Rice Certamen Meet

Conrad Li, Writer

January 20, 2017

Latin has always been a staple of STE education. As the origin of almost all Western Language, the knowledge gained from this “dead” artifact of lit...

A Mock, Mock Trial

A Mock, Mock Trial

Juan Fueyo-Gomez, Writer

January 16, 2017

Although competition for the title of "Smartest Club in the School" may be argued, there is a clear winner for the club who dresses the smartest. This ...

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A Dark and Stormy Poll

A Dark and Stormy Poll

Emily Ware and Nicole Rajtak

November 1, 2017

According to one student, there are two types of people in the world: those who dress up for Halloween, and adults. If you're rolling your eyes (or maybe nodding your head in agree...

The Origins of Halloween

The Origins of Halloween

October 31, 2017

Check out this link to view an infographic, created by Nicole Rajtak, on the story on the origins of Halloween. https://create.piktochart.com/output/25467495-origins-of-halloween  

Degas: A New Vision Experience

Degas: A New Vision Experience

January 24, 2017

One of the newest and most anticipated exhibitions to be shown at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston is Degas: A New Vision. As the only U.S. ve...

Magic in Manhattan

Magic in Manhattan

December 22, 2016

As I decided to return to the Wizarding World, I felt uneasy. I refused to see my second childhood home mutilated by the money-seeking franchise ...

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6 Words or Less: College Applications

6 Words or Less: College Applications

Juan Fueyo-Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2017

As the deadline for college applications looms in the minds of the seniors, The Turf's Juan Fueyo-Gomez asked them to describe their feelings on the ordeal in this edition o...

6 Words or Less: Sophomores and the ACT

6 Words or Less: Sophomores and the ACT

February 14, 2017

6 Words or Less: Midterms

6 Words or Less: Midterms

December 5, 2016

6 Words or Less: Thanksgiving Break

6 Words or Less: Thanksgiving Break

November 18, 2016

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Student Spotlights

Student Spotlight: José D’Oliveira

October 4, 2017

Irene Fueyo ‘19 interviewed José D’Oliveira, who is an international student from France in the senio...

Student Spotlight: Julia Coelho

September 25, 2017

The Turf’s Amartya Sinha sat down with Julia Coelho, an international student in the junior girls’ ...

Senior Takes Trip to the Holy Land

Senior Takes Trip to the Holy Land

September 21, 2016

Turf staff writer James Finley sat down with STE Senior Edmund Carroll to learn about Carroll's summer...

Yulou Zhou Admitted Into Stanford Class of 2020

Yulou Zhou Admitted Into Stanford Class of 2020

April 8, 2016

At first, he did not believe it. When senior Yulou Zhou found out online on March 25 that Stanfor...

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Staff Profile

Juan Fueyo-Gomez
Juan Fueyo-Gomez

Editor-In-Chief

Hello! I’m Juan Fueyo-Gomez, a senior. I’m in JCL, tennis, Student Foundation, art magazine, and either in the cast or crew of most theater productions. I love to read, write, and watch old movies. I ...

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Conrad Li
Conrad Li

Writer

Conrad Li is an avid writer who words things in an extremely long manner. Though he can be usually be seen either doing his homework or studying for a test, Conrad also plays tennis individually and for...

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