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Ice cream parlor review: Andy’s

Ice cream parlor review: Andy’s

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Reviews

A new place to get frozen treats by the name of Andy’s Frozen Custard has opened up a new location in Cedar Park off of N Bell Blvd. They offer a variety of custards with many topping choices. The service is good and quick and the custard is quality also offering a drive-thru option.The shop earns...

The four basics

The four basics

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Editorials

From the first year of Kindergarten, until the sophomore year of college, there are four things that student learning is centered around. Those things are English, math, science and social studies. These are things that a member of society should be aware of, and it is good to know about whenever...

For the love of travel

For the love of travel

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 9, 2016


Filed under Columns

27 countries, each with its own unique culture, memories and experiences. I’ve been incredibly lucky to do the things that I’ve done, but getting out and travelling, and more importantly travelling out of your comfort zone, is the best thing you can do for yourself. My parents aren’t multi millionaires,...

Change

Change

by Gigi Allen, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Columns

I come to school, walking through held open doors, and realize everything has changed. The lunches. The pride system. The councilors. Having someone to look up too.   Freshmen come in and think, ‘I’m here.’ New and looked down at in a school where everyone knows whats going on...

Publications adviser says farewell

Publications adviser says farewell

by Danielle Bell, Adviser

June 1, 2016


Filed under Columns

15 years. 11 schools. 4 states. Everyone thinks we're in the military. Or crazy. Everywhere I went, whether I stayed a year or on the rare occasion two, I bought every spirit shirt I could. I went to every event I could. I showed up early, stayed late and did whatever it took to show those kids they...

Alumni give out tips to graduating students

Alumni give out tips to graduating students

by Garrett Gage, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016


Filed under Columns

Since graduation is right around the corner, alumni from previous years gave out tips to help the seniors move from one stage of life to the next. 1. “You don't need anything more than food, water, and shelter everything else is just for you; so don't worry about how everyone else is living life.” -Brianna...

Entertainment Review: TopGolf

Entertainment Review: TopGolf

by Kyle Gehman, Assistant Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under Reviews

TopGolf is a golfing entertainment complex located around the world with the nearest one being situated in the Domain. As well as tee off spots, they also have pool, a bar and a delicious menu. TopGolf receives a 4 out of 5. TopGolf was invented by two English brothers who wanted to make driving ranges...

Book Review: Me Before You

Book Review: Me Before You

by Natalie Ditsler, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Reviews

After seeing the trailer for the movie based on Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, I was expecting a love story reminiscent of A Walk to Remember. I was expecting the tears and to rate it 4.5 stars. When I read the book, which kept me reading till 4 a.m., I was hit with a quirky, funny, and heartbreaking book that just...

May celebrates salads and hamburgers

May celebrates salads and hamburgers

by Brianna Sabrsula and Aimee Bozoudes

May 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

While salads continue to be one of the healthier options on any menu and have ingredients such as nutritious greens that are great for your body, some people find them disgusting and boring. Burgers please meat-eaters, but they are not the best thing you could be eating all the time. In honor of the m...

Video Game Review: Hyper Light Drifter

Video Game Review: Hyper Light Drifter

by Garrett Gage, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016


Filed under Reviews

With an atmospheric score, engaging but sometimes unfair gameplay, and a mysterious story Hyper Light Drifter gets a 4.5/5 and is highly recommended for anyone with a decent computer and $20 to spare. Hyper Light Drifter is like a rough diamond. It looks great, but upon closer inspection, you begin ...

Music Review: Lemonade by Beyonce

Music Review: Lemonade by Beyonce

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Beyonce has followed up the release of her single Formation, a powerful ballad attesting to the beauty of black culture, with a visual album that showcases pain, anger, and strength that can resonate not only with people of color, but with any person who has experienced heartbreak of any kind earning i...

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