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Easy Tiger basking in the glow of sunset offers good food and drink and classes on bread making!

Easy Tiger

Sofia Freed and Ella Williams April 13, 2021

Easy Tiger, best known for its fresh bread and craft beer, opened its first location in downtown Austin in early January of 2012. Easy Tiger bread is distributed not only at their 3 locations, but to over...

A breath of relief as people are vaccinated worldwide.

Vaccinations Gives Hope

Nathaniel Fagelson and Lauren Sparks April 8, 2021

It would be an understatement to say that the past year has been disappointing. Isolation and boredom became the continual emotion of the world. Seeing friends became an exercise of navigating social distancing...

Model UN Team waves to the camera feeling confident at their personal responsibility for success

Hard Work Pays Off For Model UN Team

Ava Sharpe, Gibson Hoff, Sofia Freed, and Eliza O'Neil December 15, 2020

Undeterred by the pandemic, Austin High Model UN team hosts a successful online conference to start their year. This is senior Elise de la Fuente’s third year as a delegate on the Austin High Model...

It's so Surreal

It’s so Surreal

Inspired by psychedelia, Overstreet's art is bold and colorful
Sofia Freed, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

Junior Evan Overstreet hunches over her desk sketching the elegant curves of a woman’s body. Her room is dimly lit and thick with incense. Tapestries filled with geometric designs and dark landscapes...

Senior Cade Culbertson catches a frisbee. He has been playing Ultimate since elementary school.

The Ultimate Player

Connor Tate, Copy Editor April 28, 2020

It’s like football, except there’s no contact. It’s like soccer, except there are no goalposts and no goalkeeper. It’s like basketball, except you can’t dribble the ball because there’s a Frisbee...

Picture of Whipple's new and improved seating arrangements

Whipple’s World

Teacher creates positive classroom in hopes of boosting productivity
Kenzie Marsales, Staff Writer February 19, 2020

Recliners, popcorn, and Japanese floor seating are not typical classroom furnishings, however, all of this can be found in American History teacher Cherry Whipple's room. According to Whipple, a comfortable...

Art by Belle Dilger

Students Need Nutrients

Eating right is necessary for both physical and mental health
Belle Dilger, Staff Writer February 19, 2020

Bad diets are responsible for more deaths across the world than smoking, and it’s becoming more of a worry that students aren’t getting the message on proper eating health. Students have different...

Sophomore Conrad Montminy explains to visiting parents the importance of his group's redesign. Students went to the Austin Public Library in order to get inspiration for their spaces.

New Project Sparks Design Creativity

Belle Dilger, Staff Writer December 4, 2019

The Academy of Design and Technology (ADT) sophomores were given a project in order to create an identity for the academy. Students were divided into groups and worked to redesign spaces in the school...

LINK crew leads life-skills students in the annual trick or treat walk.

Halloween Interrupts School Week

Eliza O'Neill, Staff Writer November 20, 2019

Halloween is full of all sorts of different traditions, ways to celebrate, and fun new costumes differs for every student. However this year it falls on a Thursday which complicates some plans that people...

More than Just a Dance Team

More than Just a Dance Team

Traditional Mexican dance brings community of diverse students together despite hardships
Kylie Baber-Gonzalez and Angie Black October 8, 2019

The ballet folklorico team and its members not only represent Hispanic culture, but they represent the diversity throughout the school. Yet, the program currently remains with no booster club and...

Artwork by Belle Dilger

Students Transition From Summer Sleep Habits

River Ginko and Tommy Santiago September 23, 2019

After junior Marley Crepps finished his test, he passed out at his desk. Crepps believes that having an inconsistent sleep schedule can completely throw off a student’s work ethic. Part of this has to...

Eight students from the Arabic program visited iconic Jordanian landmarks
like Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Marhaba from Jordan

Arabic Students spend summer immersed in culture & language of Middle East with QFI grant
Xander Christou, Managing Editor September 17, 2019

The desert sun beat down on the students as they walked down the dusty trail. Donkeys and horses trotted by, and Bedouin shopkeepers shouted prices in Arabic. The path narrowed and the afternoon...

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