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Authors Invade Austin for Texas Teen Book Festival

Authors Invade Austin for Texas Teen Book Festival

Avery Deen, Reporter
October 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Most Recent, Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The Texas Teen Book Festival (TTBF) made it’s annual appearance at Saint Edward's University on Oct. 1. This year the event boasted 34 authors including special guest Mindy Kaling, author of “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” and keynote speakers Leigh Bardugo, author of “The Grisha Trilogy...

Swimming Upstream – A Guide For New Fish On Campus

Swimming Upstream – A Guide For New Fish On Campus

Avery Deen, Reporter
September 12, 2016
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Halfway through the fourth week of my senior year, I’ve heard a lot of classmates groaning about the new freshman on campus and how they stopped in the middle of the hall or were looking around lost in the cafeteria. I got to wondering; every year I seem to give a new student the same passing piece ...

Top 3 2016 Summer Movies

Top 3 2016 Summer Movies

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
June 1, 2016
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

2016 is set to be an amazing year of movies. The year already kicked off the year with "Deadpool," "Captain America," etc. and as the world starts to heat up and school bells ring indicating the end of the year, it’s finally time for students to make time to watch the big screen. Here are some movies...

Side effects of senioritis; thoughts on high school from a soon to be graduate

Side effects of senioritis; thoughts on high school from a soon to be graduate

Kerry Madden, Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

As a freshmen, I thought I had senioritis. I was wrong. So very, very wrong. Again, towards the end of my junior year, I thought I was ready to get of of high school; that I had reached my lowest point of self-motivation. If you, my dear reader, are an underclassmen and have the delusion that you have...

Celebrities’ Spring Show captures audiences

Celebrities’ Spring Show captures audiences

Emilee Guernsey, Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

The narrator's voice boomed over the audience, and the lights began to shine onto the stage. As the curtains opened, the Celebrities stood in their gleaming uniforms and performed the opening dance, “Diamonds,” for this year’s Spring Show. The theme this year was “Dreams,” and the show was a dream i...

Study tips to survive exams

Avery Deen, Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

It’s AP week and everyone’s running around desperately trying to study for all of their exams. No matter the subject, we could all use a hand studying for these tests; here are some tips that have helped me to prepare myself to get the best grade possible on  AP exams. One thing that has always helped me boost my...

Fighting for nothing: Batman V. Superman

Anjali Sudaram, Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

There were many anticipated movies for this year, two being both "Captain America: Civil War" and "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice." Two superhero moves. Both putting two superheroes that the world loves against each other, making way for many more. However, while "Captain America: Civil War" has...

College is coming

College is coming

Collyn Burke, Reporter
April 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

College. The word alone strikes fear into the hearts of many a teen. Is it the fear of rejection, that we could be deemed lesser than we held ourselves to be? Or that this is the first real decision we’ve had to make completely by ourselves? We are about to take the next great step in our lives, by...

“Allegiant” flies into theaters

“Allegiant” flies into theaters

Avery Deen, Reporter
April 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

For the last three years, I have loyally followed the “Divergent” franchise. I read all the books, and grudgingly watched the movies which I knew would not live up to them, so in keeping my expectations low I was not disappointed, other fans were not so lucky. The movie adaptation of “Divergen...

Iranians dodge morality police

Iranians dodge morality police

Jake Herrick, Reporter
April 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In Iran, there are state sponsored volunteers referred to as Basij, or in simpler terms morality police. And this may, to many, seem redundant, as the actual police ought to enforce ultimate moral judgement in the place of the state. But these Basij are a little different than you probably think, each Basi...

GAHSMTA rolls out the red carpet

GAHSMTA rolls out the red carpet

Kerry Madden, Reporter
April 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The events guests stride up the staircase and onto the terrace, the photographers buzz around and the sun sets over the backdrop of the downtown skyline. The attendees? High school musical theatre students from all over the greater Austin area. Just concluding its third year, the Greater Austin High...

The Observer sees police brutality

The Observer sees police brutality

Jake Herrick, Reporter
April 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The San Antonio Observer is considering publishing the names and addresses of police officers after the deadly shooting in yet another case of police brutality. Antoine Scott was brutally shot by an undercover cop, who was not in uniform, because of the cellphone in his hand, which the officer claims ...

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