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Featured CPHS Artist

Clay Beverly
January 30, 2009
Filed under Opinion

Name: Tiffany Rosenbaum Class: Senior Artistic Mediums: Pens, acrylic paint, color pencil Artistic Influences: Tattoo Art What kind of art do you make? I really like making tattoo designs. But it’s kind of hard to describe what I draw. A lot of my drawings are religious. I also do a lot of still life. Like if I’m at th...

A letter from the editors

Amy Oakes, Tristan Boyd, Marissa Caputo, Monica Penn
January 30, 2009
Filed under Opinion

It’s almost over. There are just a few more weeks left in 2008, a year marked by a variety of events and changes to come. As America’s first African-American President prepares to take office and implement some changes, The Wolfpack is implementing its own brand of changes. As you, hopefully, noticed, o...

How to throw the perfect holiday party

Eric Van Allen
January 30, 2009
Filed under Opinion

Every year many people attempt to throw the greatest Christmas party ever conceived. Whether it’s a competition over who has the best lights or who can get the biggest Christmas tree, everyone wants to be the one with the ultimate Christmas display of holiday cheer. But how could someone possibly ...

In the Ring: Should school policies be made more lenient?

Lauren Kuerth, Megan Garza, Tristan Boyd, Colin Meier, Sarah Nation
January 29, 2009
Filed under Opinion

  Imagine... by: Sarah Nation How often do we hear from our fellow students, “this place is a jail,” or that “the rules are ridiculous?”  Confusion abounds regarding changing standards for dress code as well as many of the common student rules and guidelines. To make matters worse, ...

What’s the matter with kids today?

Katie Johnson
January 29, 2009
Filed under Opinion

When first I walked the hallowed halls of Cedar Park High School, a trembling freshman still convinced that glitter lip gloss was God’s gift to mankind, I made sure to respect the sacred high school social codes of which I had heard tell. I shuffled obediently from class to class, careful to recognize ...

Foreign Exchange diary

Hanna Ladstaetter
January 29, 2009
Filed under Opinion

There is a big world map hanging on the wall over my bed. All the places that I have seen are circled with a red pen and the places I want to see one day in my life are in blue. Unfortunately, there are not too many red circles. Time goes by fast and it is already November, which means that one third ...

Seven steps to overcome marching band addiction

Beth Rozacky
January 29, 2009
Filed under Opinion

For the average band student, the end of marching season is a harbinger for the dismal road ahead. It is a return to the daily routine of high school and the monotonous drone of reality. Beyond the fast paced life of marching season, a slow return to “normal life” is a painful experience. The day...

Kickin’ it 1700’s style

Amberly Tabor
January 29, 2009
Filed under Opinion

A few weeks ago, I realized how much time in my day I devote to being on my computer, watching television, listening to my mp3 player, talking on the phone, and using other technological devices. I also realized how dependent I am on modern conveniences such as driving my car constantly to places I c...

The Black and White Years: Changing Austin one mustache at a time

Sam Kuykendall
January 14, 2009
Filed under Opinion

Armed with my favorite sunglasses and fueled with coffee, I arrived at about 11 AM to the Austin City Limits Music Festival filled with anticipation for a day full of sweaty crowds of people and a great expansion of my music library. Since The Fratellis were not performing until 1:30 PM, I was carefully contem...

Austin celebrates the holidays with various events

Lauren Hansen
January 12, 2009
Filed under Opinion

Austin is full of quarks that help it stay true to the saying “Keep Austin Weird.”  Around this time of year, it’s no different. Most everything between Guadelupe and Congress is covered in bright white twinkle lights, giant red velvet bows, round green wreaths and shiny gold tinsel. With studen...

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