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SXSW swings into Austin’s Spring Break

SXSW swings into Austin’s Spring Break

Kerry Madden, Reporter
March 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that Austin is a hub for fun attractions that draws locals and tourists alike. Now in it’s 30th year, South by Southwest, or SXSW, is an interactive conference that turns the entirety of downtown Austin into even more of a bustling center of music and entertainment than it is on a...

And the Oscar goes to…

And the Oscar goes to…

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
March 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Lights flash as the curtains open, presenting a well-dressed African American man representing all the underrepresented races in Hollywood for the night. Diamonds, gowns and tuxes were all the eye could see from the large Dolby Theater. Finally, the camera guy in the back gives the host the signal and...

The cooperate takeover: Valentine’s Day

The cooperate takeover: Valentine’s Day

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In the mist of the chilly air, and the pure white snow, couples race and dash to get overpriced, tacky and gaudy presents. Women cry while men nervously smile as they hand over their credit cards hoping to please their other half.  This ladies and gentleman, is Valentine’s Day; otherwise known as...

American Horror Story captivating viewers

American Horror Story captivating viewers

Emilee Guernsey, Editor
February 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The show that has caused mixed opinions nation-wide, has finished their fifth season called “Hotel.” American Horror Story has outdone themselves, yet again. The new season brought about new characters that fans have grown to love and a new plot that was very exhilarating, to say the least. “Hotel...

Movie night go to picks for the hopeless romantics

Movie night go to picks for the hopeless romantics

Kerry Madden, Reporter
February 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s day may have come and go, but that doesn't mean romantic movies are out of season. As a self proclaimed sap for romantic movies, I have collected a list of some of my favorites. Rom-com, period, classic, musical, you name it, I got it covered. Whether you find yourself with that special...

Kendrick Lamar’s new album: The album America needs right now

Kendrick Lamar’s new album: The album America needs right now

Ben Prasifka, Guest Contributor
February 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

We so often forget our roots. We gloss over the preface of violence and hatred that only The Land of The Free could possibly endure. We forget that, at one point, brothers slaughtered brothers for nothing more than a political dispute. Pride forged this nation from steel and gunpowder, and it is this s...

The Fifth Wave invades movie theaters

The Fifth Wave invades movie theaters

Avery Deen, Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under Opinion

“The 5th Wave” movie was released on Jan. 22 based on the bestselling young adult novel by Rick Yancey. Fans of the books had long awaited the film and after its release there was a large mix of opinions. Personally, I think that while the movie is good in isolation, the characters lacked the depth...

Elections: what you need to know as a new voter

Elections: what you need to know as a new voter

Collyn Burke, Reporter
February 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Let's talk politics. With election season fastly approaching we’ve been thrown back into a time of satirical SNL political openers, aggressive bumper stickers and the lovely little screaming matches we call the GOP debates. This election has been made special by a few things this year, those things...

Five fun ways to spend the day of love

Five fun ways to spend the day of love

Collyn Burke, Reporter
January 29, 2016
Filed under News, Opinion

Looking for a fun unique way to celebrate the day of love? Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, or just some fine friends, these fun Austin experiences are sure to make the day of love one to remember. The Blanton 200 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 Open from...

Most anticipated entertainment of 2016

Most anticipated entertainment of 2016

Avery Deen, Reporter
January 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Staff

New year, new things to enthrall us. Whenever we’re not reporting, The Wolfpack staff enjoys catching up on the latest and greatest in the entertainment industry. Here are some of the things we are most excited to see released this year. Some movies we’re looking forward to in 2016 are: The 5th W...

How to survive until graduation: a senior’s perspective

How to survive until graduation: a senior’s perspective

Ben Prasifka, Guest Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

High school is tough, anybody will tell you that. The drama, the uneven sleep schedules and an ongoing competition to be the best, wears down even the most hardened of students. Don’t believe all of the hype around senior year, either. Besides the stress and regret that will inevitably build up as the...

Thespians congregate for convention

Thespians congregate for convention

Kerry Madden
December 18, 2015
Filed under Opinion

If you want great people watching, I know a place. The Texas Thespian Convention or “Tex Thes Fest” is a yearly event that has been hosted at the Omni and Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in downtown Dallas in recent years. Troupes from high schools as well as middle schools from all across...

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