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The Ques-off: Torchy’s vs. Kerbey Lane

Elizabeth Kent and Zayna Chouman

February 14, 2017

As we walked into Torchy’s Tacos, the atmosphere was modern and inviting.

Cool Down with Juiceland

Cool Down with Juiceland

Zayna Chouman and Elizabeth Kent

February 14, 2017

When we pulled up to Juiceland, we noticed a lot of greenery; it made the space feel like an overgrown garden. They had lots of random little trinkets scattered around the area; fun little things that make the place feel more homey.  There were also a lot of benches and swings to sit on. When we walke...

Binge on Unfortunate Events

Binge on Unfortunate Events

Auston Abrego, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events is a new family-oriented Netflix series based off the book series by Lemony Snicket.

Sarah’s Serves Up Best Mediterranean

Sarah’s Serves Up Best Mediterranean

Violet Fröhlich, Online Editor

February 2, 2017

The best Mediterranean food in Austin is served at Sarah’s Mediterranean. The food there is not only healthy and full of flavor, but the atmosphere of this family-owned business is extraordinarily welcoming. While the food is very tasty and healthy, the majority of dishes are low fat and contain lots...

Shyamalan’s “Split” Redeems Director

Jayden Hamilton, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan started 2017 off with a mind blowing experience. The critically acclaimed film Split is one of Shyamalan’s many movies. Most famous for his horror movies, such as The Sixth Sense and Signs, Shyamalan has been making movies since the 1990’s with much success. However, Shyamalan...

Moana Review

Moana Review

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Throughout the years, Walt Disney Animation Studios has excelled in the creation of flawless animated films. From the warm-hearted Frozen, to the brilliantly written animated film of this year, Zootopia; Disney has managed to generate timeless classic after timeless classic. But the question is, will Di...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Tessa Lehman, Copy Editor

January 31, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is truly a magical movie that makes you want to believe the unbelievable. The screenplay was written by JK Rowling herself,and the movie is just as high quality as all the other Harry Potter books and their corresponding adaptations. However, the new film has b...

Dark Souls 3 Review

Dark Souls 3 Review

Evan Myers, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Dark Souls 3 is the newest game in the Dark Souls series, and came out on March 24th 2016. The game was brought out by the Japanese Companies FromSoftware and Bandai Namco Entertainment. The Highly reliable companies produced another grand slam of a game this year. The game however, is not for everyone. The g...

“A Monster Calls” is a Magnificent Masterpiece

“A Monster Calls” is a Magnificent Masterpiece

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

A Monster Calls is a film directed by J.A. Bayona who has directed previous movies like The Orphanage and The Impossible that starred Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, and is a movie based on the award-winning bestseller of the same name by author, Patrick Ness (who is also the film’s screenwriter). The ...

Let’s Have a Picnik

Let’s Have a Picnik

Willa Roberts, Staff Writer

January 21, 2017

Is your health something you value? Do you eat either gluten-free, peanut-free, corn-free, and or soy-free foods only? Do you enjoy indulging in tasty food while still being conscious about your health? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Picnik is perfect for you. Picnik is a restaurant in Austin that first started out as a food truck, but recently opened a shop on Burnet Road.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017

Tim Burton is a very hit or miss director. While he has directed remakes that are just unbearable to watch (like 2001’s Planet of the Apes), every once in awhile he makes very whimsical, brilliant movies people appreciate like the Batman movies, Peewee’s Big Adventure, and Beetlejuice. Perhaps some o...

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017

Deepwater Horizon is directed by Peter Berg, one of the most underrated filmmakers in the industry today. He’s been known for his neatly-directed action films like The Rundown with Dwayne Johnson and Hancock with Will Smith, however, he’s been recognized for making the loathsome shipwreck Battleship. But for...

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