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Frontier food stand still going strong

Claire Peralta, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

Many students have been going to the Texas State Fair for their entire lives, but definitely not as long as the Frontier Fruit and Nuts stand. Located in a shaded area of the State Fair home to many other shops and stands, the ...

Top10 reasons to indulge in fried food at the fair

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

October 9, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

1.   Because you only go once a year, or if you’re me, once every time your newspaper class takes a field trip (so once). It’s totally okay to cheat on your diet—or that diet you haven’t actually started yet but totally ...

Exotic animal petting zoo

Mackenzie Miller, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

Paint flecked coral-style pins, countless bales of hay, palm sized cups of feed, and outstretched chubby toddler-hands forcing their way through open fence holes.  No other scene is quite like that of the Texas State Fair pett...

Fireball a favorite for fair goers

Stephanie Thomson, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

One of the most thrilling attractions at the State Fair of Texas, the Fireball is sure to excite. This ride is simple, yet, for some state fair adventurers, terrifying. Any adventurous park-goer over 48 inches tall with 10 ticket...

12 ways to avoid carnival game venders

Darby Blaylock, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

Each year an estimated 3 million people visit the Texas state fair, bringing in about $350 million to the Dallas economy. With over priced sodas, fried food, and sketchy carnival style rides, the state fair is a great family frie...

State Fair confusion

October 9, 2012

State Fair do’s and dont’s

Samantha Wendt, Managing Editor

October 9, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

Do ride Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).. Parking will set you back $15 before you even walk up to the gate, and, trust me, you will want to spend those $15 on games, rides, and, of course, the fried food. Additionally, parking...

A few hidden gems in the Car Show

Meridan Cavanaugh, Copy Editor

October 8, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

The State Fair Car Show was an exciting opportunity to take an obnoxious amount of pictures of cool cars, but honestly the cars weren’t anything special. Most of the exhibitions were 2013 models of average cars: Chevy trucks, Ford...

State fair: disappointingly overpriced

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

October 8, 2012

Filed under State Fair Guide

There is a live giraffe. There are rides that make your head spin for an hour. There are the deep-fried versions of foods that I didn't even know existed. A car show, a petting zoo, the world's biggest Frito chili pie, a mass...

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