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President Corrupts the Feminine Morale

President Corrupts the Feminine Morale

Miranda Gershoni, Commentary Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Does it bother you that the leader of the free world blatantly disrespects women and perpetuates rape culture?

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Discovering the World Through AGS

Discovering the World Through AGS

Tatiana Brown and Angie Black
November 10, 2016
Filed under Life & Arts, Showcase

The Academy for Global Studies is a separate academy within Austin High that focuses on global issues more than the comprehensive classes. Since the students of this program stay with the same staff and students throughout all four years of high school, they get to know each other. “The teachers...

A Quick Look Inside “Star Catcher”

A Quick Look Inside “Star Catcher”

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Another school year, another play the school has given us. From the directors of the Theatre Department, Nicholas Mills and Annie Dragoo, comes a new imaginative project called Peter and the Starcatcher. Now, if you are wondering what the premise of the latest magnum opus is, Peter and the Starcatcher, which is...

Breaking Down Driver’s Ed

Breaking Down Driver’s Ed

Hannah Walls, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Life & Arts, Showcase

One of the milestones in most people’s lives is finally learning how to drive, but determining which method of driver’s ed is right for each person depends on schedule and price range. Finding the right program can be tough with so many options out there that vary by cost, hours, and environment. Ideal...

Students Celebrate Diversity at Pride Parade

Students Celebrate Diversity at Pride Parade

Tyler Scott and Michael Tiemann-Daniel
October 11, 2016
Filed under Life & Arts, Showcase

The Austin Pride Parade is  an event that gives full respect to those who are part of the LGBT community and by going to this event people are expressing their opinions and who they want to be. This special event  took place on Saturday, Aug. 27 on the streets of downtown Austin. The pride parade is...

Taco Truck Towed Away from Underclassmen

Taco Truck Towed Away from Underclassmen

Auston Abrego, Entertainment Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The 2016-2017 school year has been the year of change, and even the way we eat lunch has been subject to drastic change. Our beloved hour long lunch was cut to only 40 minutes, and the food truck, the best alternative to school lunch for underclassmen, was taken away from us. The lines weren’t very ...

Synchronized Dedication

Synchronized Dedication

Miranda Gershoni, Staff Writer
June 1, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Profiles

We all know the struggle of extracurriculars: there’s so many to choose from and there’s no way to do them all.

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Feelin’ Alive

Feelin’ Alive

Audrey Ashburn, Photo Editor
May 31, 2016
Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

Senior Nicoleta Suttle left the Spring Show on the right foot as she danced through her last performance with the Red Jackets.

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Flipping Out

Flipping Out

Audrey Ashburn, Photo Editor
May 31, 2016
Filed under Life & Arts, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Student Profiles

Much of Austin High’s uniqueness is attributable to its talented students. Junior Leo Noblitt-Atkins has caught the eye of many in Austin High as he performs flips and tricks on seemingly dangerous platforms.

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A Bird’s-Eye View

A Bird’s-Eye View

Tyler Scott, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Life & Arts, Showcase, Student Profiles

Senior Max Symonds has always had an admiration for all things aviation. Even as a young boy, he was fascinated by the sky, and it has stayed with him all throughout his life.

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School Share

School Share

Natalie Bennett, Life & Arts Editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, every school in AISD will be implementing the School Sharing Program.

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Firewatch

Firewatch

Ian Smith, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Over the course of the digital revolution, video games have been aiming towards younger demographics. Fast-paced action and online adventure games flood the market every year and rake in the most profits in the game developer community. However, some companies are changing the way people play games by cr...

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