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Rabbit & Robot Offers Unique Take on the Future

Rabbit & Robot Offers Unique Take on the Future

Xander Christou, staff writer

February 26, 2019

The main character of the story Rabbit & Robot, Cager Messer, is a human living in a cog world. The 28th World War has just started, and he is the same spoiled rich brat addicted to Woz, a drug. His extremely wealthy father is the owner of Grosvenor Galactic Industries; part futuristic space cruis...

Read Some Books and Grab Some Grub at the Cookbook Cafe

Read Some Books and Grab Some Grub at the Cookbook Cafe

Conner Tate, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

The Cookbook Bar and Cafe is a unique and charming dining experience inside one of Austin’s newest landmarks. This restaurant, located at the Austin Central Library, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner at average prices and is accessible for all ages.  The walls are lined with shelves full of, app...

Red Dead Redemption 2 Lives up to Predecessor

Red Dead Redemption 2 Lives up to Predecessor

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the prequel to the highly successful Red Dead Redemption developed by Rockstar. ¨RDR2,¨ which has been anticipated for 8 years, has lived up to all the hype accredited to it and so far has outshined most games that have been released in the same month or even those before it. ...

Baked Bear Best Ice Cream Sandwiches in Town

Baked Bear Best Ice Cream Sandwiches in Town

Sofia Freed, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Get some one on one time with sweet ice cream sandwiches at Baked Bear, where ice cream sandwiches get personal. By the time the register is in sight, your greatest desires will be laid out in front of you in the form of a sandwich. Found between Trader Joe’s and an old power plant sits the small ...

The E-Sports Team Takes Gaming to the Next Level

The E-Sports Team Takes Gaming to the Next Level

Zab Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Senior Roberto Manco-Stenz helped begin the new e-Sports team that competes against schools all across the country on titles such as Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege and Overwatch. “Whoever has been on the team, we’ve all become good friends now. We help each other improve.” Manco-Stenz said. Accord...

Topsey Exotic Drive-In Authentic Safari Experience

Topsey Exotic Drive-In Authentic Safari Experience

Katarina Carrico, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

The Topsey Exotic Ranch and Drive Thru Safari is a zoo in the Copperas Cove area, where you can feed animals such as elk, emu, camels, llamas, bison, and red stag (deer) to name a few. There are about 40 different species in the drive-through alone. There is a separate area where animals are in cages, where you w...

The Hate U Give Movie a Must See

The Hate U Give Movie a Must See

Xander Christou, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

More than 80 weeks at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List, a film adaptation already in the theatres, and 8 starred reviews. The buzz for Angie Thomas’s debut novel The Hate U Give has been nonstop since its publication last February, and with the movie hitting screens nationwide, there is anothe...

Hopdoddy Best Burger Joint In Town

Hopdoddy Best Burger Joint In Town

Kenzie Marsales, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Living in Austin, you most likely know what a quality burger tastes like. The dispute of which burger is the best in Austin is possibly an unanswerable question. However, one of the best burger joints is unquestionably Hopdoddy. Hopdoddy is a restaurant that originated in Austin and has grown to be a...

Texas Book Festival Inspires Generations of Future Readers

Texas Book Festival Inspires Generations of Future Readers

Xander Christou, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

The last weekend of October, I’m always busy for the entire weekend. Every year, the Capitol grounds and Congress close for a weekend and are prepped for the biggest celebration of literature in the entire state; hundreds of authors fly in for panels and thousands of readers congregate under white ...

Media Arts Hosts Narrative Showcase

Media Arts Hosts Narrative Showcase

Willa Roberts, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

The Media Arts department put on a narrative showcase in the PAC on October 19th to share their short films that they have worked on tirelessly since August. The films were introduced by KAHS teacher, Mr. Gallagher, who expressed his pride in the hard work of his students over the past 3 months and the ...

Red Dragon Players to Premier ‘Over the Tavern’ Oct. 25

Red Dragon Players to Premier ‘Over the Tavern’ Oct. 25

Katarina Carrico, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

The Red Dragon Players are working on a production called Over the Tavern, a religious piece about a Catholic family and a boy questioning his religion. The play will open on Oct. 25 and the last show ends on Nov. 3. “It’s an ensemble piece,” theater director Billy Dragoo said, “but the story ce...

Predator Movie Doesn’t Live up to Expectations

Predator Movie Doesn’t Live up to Expectations

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

The Predator is the latest movie in the Predator franchise. The history of which has been spanning over 21 years. The newest installment is directed by Shane Black on a budget of 88 million dollars. Despite the hype and people accredited to the movie it didn’t stand up to critiques’ expectations and...

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