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Staying Entertained During Covid

Staying Entertained During Covid

Zab Rodriguez, Lauren Sparks, and Liam Tillery-Myer December 15, 2020

For almost eight months now, the entire world has been in the midst of a pandemic which has forced a nationwide quarantine period; but students at Austin High are still finding ways to stay connected and...

Mac Miller's

Life After Death

Mac Miller's final album is released 2 years after his death.
Denisse Vargas, Staff Writer January 22, 2020

Pittsburgh native Mac Miller broke through the rap scene in 2010 with the release of his mixtape K.I.D.S before later releasing his 2011 mixtape Best Day Ever, two projects that kickstarted his way onto...

'Office Ladies' Brings Joy to Fans

‘Office Ladies’ Brings Joy to Fans

Weekly stories and secrets from 'The Office' excite new and old viewers
Xander Christou, Managing Editor January 5, 2020

The Office is a staple in American television. It has become a centerpiece in high school culture and even inspired The Office Club. Fifteen years after the show’s first episode, two of the main actresses...

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Frozen 2: A Look From the Outside

High schooler reacts to new disney movie.
Will Jones, Staff Writer December 14, 2019

Elsa, Anna, and the rest of the Frozen crew are back on the big screen after six years of rumors and talk of a lovable Disney revamp. While, of course, every 4 to twelve-year-old boy or girl is going to...

1917 Excites Audience

1917 Excites Audience

War Epic filled with suspense keeps audience on edge of seat
Will Jones, Staff Writer December 10, 2019

1917 was an absolute masterpiece. From the script, to the scenery, and of course the action, drama, and suspense, everything was on point for a fantastic movie-seeing experience. The director and co-producer,...

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New Zombieland Story Falls Short

Evan Craig, Staff Writer December 2, 2019

After 10 years of waiting and anticipation, Columbia Pictures released its new installment of Zombieland on October 18th. The arrival of the movie has brought a great deal of hype. Both fans and newcomers...

Latest in Star Wars Installment Met with Anticipation

Latest in Star Wars Installment Met with Anticipation

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer December 2, 2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is supposedly the last Star Wars film to come out in the “skywalker” saga. However, there could still be Star Wars films set in the movie universe and even tv shows...

New Hulu Show Based on John Green’s Novel

New Hulu Show Based on John Green’s Novel

Willa Roberts, Managing Editor December 2, 2019

How will we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering? Alaska Young regarded this as the most important question we must ask ourselves. Alaska has secrets, as most of us do, but she is more damaged than...

Knives Out; A truly 'Killer' movie

Knives Out; A truly ‘Killer’ movie

Rian Johnson directs a great and refreshing movie
Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer December 1, 2019

Knives Out is a whodunit style movie that was directed by Rian Johnson and had a budget of $40 Million. Crime book writer Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday and detective Benoit Blanc comes...

Sophomore JJ Tagle plays the cello in his own composition that hew wrote for two cellos and a violin. Tagle actually plays the upright bass in Orchestra but wanted to brach out and expand what he new about music.

Composing with Passion

Orchestra students learn the process of writing music and putting together a concert
Angie Black, Editor in Chief November 24, 2019

Putting the pen to paper and writing out a song that’s meaningful is a challenge, but knowing that the piece will be performed in front of college professors and Austin Symphony Orchestra (ASO) players...

Nosterafu is a vampire form the 1920's.

The Evolution of Horror Movie Monsters

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

Horror movies have been around for what feels like forever, but the monsters within them have been changing and morphing ever since the beginning. One of the first movie monsters can be traced back...

Countdown not Different than other Dystopias

Countdown not Different than other Dystopias

Sofia Freed, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

What if an app could tell you exactly when you were going to die? Countdown is yet another take on man vs. technology. The movie begins when a group of college students find an app that supposedly tells...

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