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Blinn Times Staffer Honored Blinn Times Staffer Honored

Blinn Times Staffer Honored

Blinn Times staff member Asha Layeni-Gardner was recently notified that her entry has been selected as the top short story entered in the Sigma Kappa Delta competition. Her original short story will appear in the next edition of Vox Populi, a publication of SKD that features original poetry and prose by Blinn Students. Asha entered […]

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Just Pickin’: Why it’s Special to Have a Guitar Just Pickin’: Why it’s Special to Have a Guitar

Just Pickin’: Why it’s Special to Have a Guitar

By Stephen Giuffre At the beginning of this year, I decided that it was time to start a new hobby. There was an activity that I had been meaning to start for the longest time, and 2014 felt like it was the year to start. I wanted to learn how to play guitar. After hearing […]

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Sneakers: Part 2—Ace Closes In Sneakers: Part 2—Ace Closes In

Sneakers: Part 2—Ace Closes In

By Javon Roberson After Ace finds out his house was robbed and vows that whoever broke into the house would pay, he felt as though he had been disrespected and he was going to get to the bottom of it. Meanwhile, Bruno and Freddy left the park. As they got in the car, Bruno told […]

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Amazon’s New Fire TV Amazon’s New Fire TV

Amazon’s New Fire TV

By Tristan Lucero Since their beginning as an online book store, Amazon has grown to be known as the Walmart of the Internet. But now they plan to get into a new type of technology, the set top box dubbed FireTV. Some people question whether they will be as successful as some of their previous […]

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Feature 1

Hip Hop is Smiling

Hip Hop is Smiling

By Javon Roberson Grammy Award-winning rapper, talented television and screen actor, and activist, Common has recently announced that he will be releasing an album in the spring of 2014 titled Nobody Smiling. The bulk of the album’s production will be done by popular record producer and current Executive Vice-President of Def Jam Recordings, No I.D., […]

Feb 17, 2014 0:49

Feature 2

Sneakers: A Tale of Friendship, Aspersion, and Mystery

Sneakers: A Tale of Friendship, Aspersion, and Mystery

By Javon Roberson Gas ain’t cheap, and everybody’s gotta eat… Bruno Rumble repeated the same phrase in his mind every night before he left to go to work. He was a security guard at a local outlet mall. He made $7.95 an hour to walk around the mall and make sure nothing got stolen and […]

Apr 7, 2014 19:36

Feature 3

Allegiant: Now Available

Allegiant: Now Available

By Asha Layeni-Gardner The time has come! It is the last book in the Divergent trilogy, called Allegiant. (If you have no clue what I’m talking about, see my other two reviews) This book is the epic climax and resolution of the whole series. The action-packed thriller sequence is told in the duality of Tris […]

Apr 30, 2014 1:54

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Recent Articles

Blinn Times Staffer Honored

Blinn Times Staffer Honored

Blinn Times staff member Asha Layeni-Gardner was recently notified that her entry has been selected as the top short story entered in the Sigma Kappa Delta competition. Her original short story will appear in the next edition of Vox Populi, a publication of SKD that features original poetry and prose by Blinn Students. Asha entered […]

Just Pickin’: Why it’s Special to Have a Guitar

Just Pickin’: Why it’s Special to Have a Guitar

By Stephen Giuffre At the beginning of this year, I decided that it was time to start a new hobby. There was an activity that I had been meaning to start for the longest time, and 2014 felt like it was the year to start. I wanted to learn how to play guitar. After hearing […]

Sneakers: Part 2—Ace Closes In

Sneakers: Part 2—Ace Closes In

By Javon Roberson After Ace finds out his house was robbed and vows that whoever broke into the house would pay, he felt as though he had been disrespected and he was going to get to the bottom of it. Meanwhile, Bruno and Freddy left the park. As they got in the car, Bruno told […]

Amazon’s New Fire TV

Amazon’s New Fire TV

By Tristan Lucero Since their beginning as an online book store, Amazon has grown to be known as the Walmart of the Internet. But now they plan to get into a new type of technology, the set top box dubbed FireTV. Some people question whether they will be as successful as some of their previous […]

Allegiant: Now Available

Allegiant: Now Available

By Asha Layeni-Gardner The time has come! It is the last book in the Divergent trilogy, called Allegiant. (If you have no clue what I’m talking about, see my other two reviews) This book is the epic climax and resolution of the whole series. The action-packed thriller sequence is told in the duality of Tris […]

Blinn Baseball in Action

Blinn Baseball in Action

Bucs Women Basketball Back From Nationals

Bucs Women Basketball Back From Nationals

By SJ Turner After qualifying for the NJCAA Nationals in Salinas, Kansas, in mid-March, the Bucs lost out in the Elite Eight bracket after turning in a stellar 28-7 record. In conference play, Blinn defeated Angelina College in the opening round before falling to Tyler JC in the second round of regionals. Their high finish […]

Bucs Seeking Diamond Dominance

Bucs Seeking Diamond Dominance

Times Staff Report The Blinn Buccaneers entered the week of March 17 outside the NJCAA baseball rankings, but they’re coming off a three-game winning streak and have 23 conference games remaining at the start of the week. The Bucs have already posted an 18-9-1 overall record, 11-4-1 in conference play, and have relied on solid […]

Pieces In Place For Buc football

Pieces In Place For Buc football

By SJ Turner The Blinn Buccaneers have a new head coach for the 2014 football season, new coaches, new offensive and defensive systems, even new uniforms, all with an eye to tapping into Blinn’s winning tradition. In an interview with The Blinn Times, new offensive coordinator Jimmy Klingler is eager to see what next fall’s […]

The Rise and Fall of Flappy Birds

The Rise and Fall of Flappy Birds

By Tristan Lucero Not widely known when it was created in 2013, for both Android and iOS, Flappy Birds quickly became a worldwide sensation in 2014. Flappy Birds is a fun game that is meant to be played for a short period of time like a break between classes. You control the bird by tapping […]


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