Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Unplugged: Jockeying the Impact of Phone Addiction on High Schoolers Academic, Sleep, and Emotional Well-being

Unplugged: Jockeying the Impact of Phone Addiction on High Schoolers’ Academic, Sleep, and Emotional Well-being

Baker Morris January 31, 2024

In an era where technology has become almost second nature for most teenagers, high school students appear almost tethered to their phones, influencing the way they interact with the world around...

Navigating Autonomy, Benefits, and Challenges in Education

Navigating Autonomy, Benefits, and Challenges in Education

Joslyn Bautista January 22, 2024

In the ongoing discourse surrounding educational institutions, the spotlight often falls on public and private schools, but what about charter schools? Charter schools share similarities with public...

Cars parked illegally blocking right turn access to Cesar Chavez.

Traffic Trouble

Levi Williams December 1, 2023

Austin High School is grappling with a pervasive and distressing traffic issue that demands an urgent resolution. The current situation forces students and teachers to endure lengthy delays, with...

The Struggle To Balance Work and School

The Struggle To Balance Work and School

Jorie Midwood November 15, 2023

We are all familiar with the level of stress high school students endure when juggling a multitude of responsibilities. On top of deadlines, tests, and projects, a job can be too much. However, some students...

Ghosting Takes Relationships Everywhere by Storm

Katarina Carrico, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Ghosting is the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation, withdrawing from all communication. With technology playing a larger role in relationships,...

Austin High freshman football plays Del Valle. Even as freshman hard tackles are taken on the sidelines.

School Sports are Overrated

Connor Tate, Copy Editor October 3, 2023

In high school, sports are an extremely important part of the student body’s lives. However, the amount of focus that schools place on sports may not be entirely beneficial or healthy. We should place...

The PRICE of Perfection

The PRICE of Perfection

Aidan Acuña, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

It’s scary to know that at any point my heart could just stop because of a doctor-prescribed medication. Even if I do what the doctors say and even though the doctors say it is safer than Adderall. What...

College Boards Monopoly: the Price of Higher Education

College Board’s Monopoly: the Price of Higher Education

Xander Christou, Managing Editor October 3, 2023

Deadlines. Application fees. Testing. The college process is time-consuming and expensive. College applications can define seniors’ fall semesters and can be a stressful, burdening process...

Advisory Powerpoint Scrapes the Surface of Hispanic Culture

Advisory Powerpoint Scrapes the Surface of Hispanic Culture

Aidan Acuña, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Hispanic awareness month was Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and as a celebration of cultures, Link Crew made a powerpoint for advisory classes. Whilst initially excited that my somewhat overlooked culture was...

Great Dessert Places Around Austin

Sofia Freed, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Voodoo donuts Voodoo Doughnut originated in Portland, Oregon and was created by Kenneth, “Cat Daddy”, Pogson and Richard, "Tres", Shannon III after noticing that downtown Portland didn’t have a...

The First Thanksgiving by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris.

Thanksgiving isn’t the holiday you think it is

Denisse Vargas, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

The smell of turkey and ham fills a room full of family and friends. Everyone sits down for what is supposed to be a day of being thankful and celebrating the “friendship” between the Pilgrims and...

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Cartoons Aren’t What They Used to Be

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

The years of good cartoons are almost over– if not already. That is because there aren't any good cartoons anymore. Back in the early 2000s, TV channels had the best shows such as Adventure Time,...

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