The State Hornet

Kids are growing up too fast

Kids are growing up too fast

Renee C. Byer

October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Rene...

’50 Shades’

Sarah Dussault

August 29, 2012

Hustler Hollywood display of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy with S&M mask, whip and rose pedals on display near the checkout line, July 30, 2012, in South Florida. Hustler and other erotica shops have seen an increase in sales of items talked about in the book. Also, the customers coming in aren't...

Kids using cell phones

Kids using cell phones

McClatchy

April 10, 2012

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Renee C...

Budget prior to partying

Budget prior to partying

C.W. GRIFFIN

November 9, 2010

Talecia Bell Once again, after swearing myself to a budget of $60, I unnecessarily spent about $110 trying too hard to party over the Halloween weekend. As young adults, we have this sense of entitlement to party; many times, we mistakenly convince ourselves that spending for the purposes of having fun ...

Meat consumption to rise

Meat consumption to rise

Melissa Filbin

June 25, 2006

(U-WIRE) COLLEGE STATION, Texas - In the next 14 years, the demand for meat is predicted to double, creating a growing concern in the United States and Europe about the health and environmental effects of meat consumption, according to the International Food Policy Research Institute. Global meat consumption is...

Capped, gowned and hired

Capped, gowned and hired

Mara Rose Williams

May 23, 2006

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tom O'Dea dressed for the hunt. His tie, perfectly knotted, lay neatly over the buttons on his pressed white shirt. His buffed black shoes complemented his charcoal-gray suit. The 22-year-old Overland Park, Kan., resident had gone to the University of Kansas Career Center in April seek...