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Pricey books, tough classes all part of early college experience

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For the average teenager, college seems pretty intimidating. I mean, application essays, sky-high tuition and the fabled 300-student classes? It’s enough to scare anyone away. One way to ease...

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The TX. 10: Reasons to love haunted houses

1. Good excuse to hold your significant other’s hand 2. Cool makeup and costume ideas 3. It’s scary ... 4. ... but also fun 5. Something to do on...


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Trending With TX: 'Bendgate,' whispering and YouTube gone awry

A “secretive” new app, bending smartphones and out-of-control antics on YouTube are the topics of our latest installment of Trending With TX. Shhh,...


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Dear teachers - you've got mail!

Teachers — the wise mentors who get paid to help us become knowledgeable. They seem to know everything about everything! But, as the students can tell...


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12-year-old Virginia girl wins world chess title

Although Jennifer Yu started playing chess in first grade in California, her parents didn’t pay much attention to her progress. “My husband and I did...


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'Freaky' stories make TV show a scream for Halloween season

I’ve been obsessed with FX’s recent hit series “American Horror Story” since last year’s Season 3 premiere. I had no idea what this...


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'Walking Dead' AMC's perfect long-running show

Five seasons in and “The Walking Dead” shows no signs of slowing down. If anything, it’s the opposite. About 17.3 million people watched the...


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AP U.S. history change is not unpatriotic

During the 11 years Trevor Packer has run the College Board’s Advanced Placement program, teachers of AP U.S. history have bemoaned the wide-open nature of...


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How genes largely determine students' success

The idea that children can inherit the ability to get good results at school can spark heated debate. But, put simply, all this means is that children differ in how...


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Tattoo of boyfriend's name will likely be around longer than he

Q: I got a tattoo of my man’s name. We were supposed to do this together. He said he would write mine. Instead, he does initials. I’m pissed and feel...


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Fashion book an eye-opener to crazy trends in duds

“Fashion is instant language,” says designer Muccia Prada. I couldn’t agree more. The clothes I wear are an extension of myself and instantly let...


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Dear teachers - you've got mail!

Teachers — the wise mentors who get paid to help us become knowledgeable. They seem to know everything about everything! But, as the students can tell...