A Project for Better Journalism chapter


DIY: Face mask

March 29, 2020 12:36am | Emma Adams

Coronavirus has us all going crazy, but there’s no reason to worry about catching the virus; here’s an easy way to keep yourself safe. Sew a few extra for the health care professionals in your life! Materials Fabric, such as cotton, a washcloth or a […]

Opinion: Easter re-start too soon

March 27, 2020 8:29pm | Colby Menefee

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday his goal of reopening businesses by Easter. This comes amid increasing calls from public health officials for increased social distancing. Trump’s goal is dangerous and ignores scientific fact. Even the president’s own health advisors say that the worst of the […]

DIY Sugar Scrub

March 27, 2020 8:05pm | April Martinez

Being stuck in quarantine doesn’t mean you have to give up on your beauty routines! In fact, it’s a perfect time to add some fun DIY tools to your daily routine! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon coconut oil  1/2 teaspoon honey few drops […]

Livestock exhibitors lose opportunities to COVID-19

March 24, 2020 10:16pm | Colby Menefee

The announcement was as unexpected as it was unprecedented. In the almost-90 years since the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo debuted, it has never been shut down; however, it closed abruptly on March 11 amid the beginning of the nation-wide panic concerning COVID-19. With states, […]

Restaurants adjust to comply with Abbott’s orders

March 20, 2020 3:24pm | Colby Menefee

With Governor Abbott’s new mandate outlawing dine-in options at restaurants starting at midnight, eating establishments around the state must alter how they operate. For those who want to eat out rather than cook, below is a list of local restaurants working to provide meals while […]

DIY: No-show peek-a-boo patches

March 19, 2020 9:33pm | Ashlynn Carrillo

Have a pair of jeans that don’t meet dress code? You don’t have to relegate them to the back of the closet! You can fix them up and you don’t even need any sewing skills! WARNING! This is a fix for between washes only. Before […]

BISD shifts to online learning

March 19, 2020 2:28pm | Colby Menefee

As the district announced a closure extension through March 27, followed this morning by Governor Abbot’s extension of all school closures through April 3, teachers found themselves facing the challenge of teaching their students while not actually seeing their students. “I know our teachers are […]

Baseball tournament cut short due to coronavirus fears

March 16, 2020 9:31pm | Iris Valles

The Bison baseball team hosted a tournament over spring break, continuing an annual tradition – until it was cut short by coronavirus worries. The tournament was cut short due to safety precautions over the COVID-19. The teams played the first games of the tournament before […]

Student Spotlight: Josie Henson

March 14, 2020 11:08pm | Jazlynn Early

Most students are in high school for four years, but not sophomore Josie Henson. As of last summer, Henson decided to graduate early after her credits were messed up when she moved here, causing her to have a lower rank than what she’d normally have. […]

Buffalo ISD joins Covid-19-inspired closures

March 14, 2020 11:59am | Colby Menefee

In an unprecedented move, schools across the country, including Buffalo ISD, began announcing school closures of varying lengths this week. In an effort to control social distancing and control, if not completely contain, the spread of Covid-19, organizations and businesses began closing last week. The […]