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Throwback Thursdays: How Harry Potter sparked the imagination of generations

 From Fanpop/anadoring. With the unfortunate death of legendary British actor Alan Rickman today from cancer at age 69, I decided to focus my first Throwback Thursday article, which celebrates nostalgic things from childhood, on the Harry Potter book and film series and its effect on my life.   Sowing the seeds of fandom Harry Potter […]

Throwback Thursdays: How Harry Potter sparked the imagination of generations

 From Fanpop/anadoring. With the unfortunate death of legendary British actor Alan Rickman today from cancer at age 69, I decided to focus my first Throwback Thursday article, which celebrates nostalgic things from childhood, on the Harry Potter book and film series and its effect on my life.   Sowing the seeds of fandom Harry Potter […]

Wind down Wednesdays: Adult coloring books

With the rise of social media culture and the stress of college and work putting people under constant pressure, many young adults are bogged down by social life daily. One of the newest and trendiest ways for adults to wind down after a stressful day is to let their creative side show by using coloring […]

Top Ten Tuesdays: Top ten favorite films of 2015

In my opinion, 2015 wasn’t a strong year in film. Much of my favorite films list was influenced by the awesome experiences I had watching films in theaters with a great crowd of fans. Nevertheless, here are my top ten favorite films of 2015. 10. Sisters – This opened the same day as Star Wars: […]

Music Mondays:  Soundtrack of my life – David Bowie

January 10, 2016. In the darkness of the cold morning, I patiently wait for the bus to take me to school. Headphones eternally prepared around my neck, I put them on and ready for the eternally comforting sounds of the song “Rock and Roll Suicide” to enter my brain.  Photo from RCA music 2002. I do […]

The Flare takes Sweepstakes at TCCJA competition

The Flare’s 2014 – 2015 newspaper staff.   The Flare newspaper won Sweepstakes in the Division II newspaper category at the Texas Community College Journalism Association’s annual fall meeting and competition held at the end of October in Austin. The newspaper also received first place in Overall Excellence. The Flare Magazine got an honorable mention in Overall […]

‘Rock The Square’: The awesome life of a journalist

When the guard at the gate walked away, we made a run for it, opened the gate and snuck backstage. As we made our way to the tour bus, we kept in the shadows and out of sight from the police officers. Every time a guard or officer came near by, a surge of adrenaline […]

KC students affected by construction on campus

KC students were interviewed about their opinions of the construction going on around campus. Their answers reflect the many thoughts people have about the changes taking place. Below is a layout of the plans for the Lee Mall area of KC. It provides a glimpse of what the future central gathering spot of KC will […]