The Roar

Not an anomaly

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

When I was younger, I didn’t know what it meant to be black To me, it felt like I was always under attack Like I was an ant And the world was holding a lens So that the more light poured in The deeper the h...

A hateful heritage

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

The south is notorious for many things; beautiful countrysides, sweet iced tea, charming accents- and racism. Unfortunately, the bottom half of the US is known for it’s overwhelming prejudice towards people of color, histor...

Six months

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Poems

I screamed at my dad in tears and frustration, trying to get him to understand why. Six months and he still doesn’t understand. Six months and he still doesn’t understand how or why I was diagnosed with depression ...

“13 Reasons Why” it’s problematic

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

Netflix’s original series "13 Reasons Why", based on Jay Asher’s eponymous book, has come under fire from parents for their portrayal of mature subjects. The series focuses on the suicide of female high school student Hann...

Top five shows on Netflix in April

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinions

April brings a deluge of shows and movies to popular streaming service Netflix, including exclusive originals. Embracing the April showers is easier with these top picks. 1. Kubo and the Two Strings Kubo and the Two Strings capture...

She’s a dream

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

April 15, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

You set the clock for the time You walk up to your bed and make the climb Get under the covers and start to ask why But all you can see is that sad goodbye You start to look back and reflect About how far it’s come within...

Party with the Peeps

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

  Topgolf Easter Party Topgolf is hosting a family-friendly event on Easter Sunday. Kids can come and take pictures with the Easter Bunny, and make egg crafts. Tickets for 12 and under cost $5, and families will receiv...

Top five things to do in April

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Spring is in full bloom in Austin. Although we may not have cherry blossoms, springtime will bring time-old local favorites and international talent to Austin. Celebrate warmer temperatures and the occasional spring shower with ...

No money, no problem

No money, no problem

March 10, 2017

Travel ban excludes clear logic

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

March 9, 2017

Filed under Columns, Featured

The TV turns on. Another mass shooting scrolls across the news bar. 49 people are killed by one man. Before dying he pledged his allegiance to ISIS. It is the largest terror attack since 9/11. However, this time, it was done b...

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