The Word

Pick Up “Cinder” Over the Break

Guest Writer

December 15, 2015

Cinder By Marissa Meyer Feiwel and Friends, Jan. 3, 2012             This book uses the simple fairy tale Cinderella and takes it to a whole new level. A mix of science fiction and fantasy creates a mysteriou...

Fall Favorites

Mary Craighead, reporter

November 10, 2015

Food. The famous Pumpkin Pie and Caramel Popcorn are two of the many sweets that fall holds for us. Click on the words and find a simple way to make both so you can enjoy some fall essentials! Colors and Coffee. Orange, yellow, and red ...

Oscar Picks: ‘American Sniper’ up for six Academy Awards

Chris McCann, Guest Reporter

February 21, 2015

2014 boasted a wide variety of films with colorful and masterful stories. These films contained heartfelt performances and achieved greatness for the motion picture scene. On Feb. 22, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...

Talking ‘Dead’

Carolyn Glaesener, Guest Reporter

December 12, 2014

On Nov. 30, more than 14.8 million viewers watched the mid-season finale of AMC’s zombie-apocalyptic drama series “The Walking Dead” which airs every Sunday at 9/8c on AMC. In “Coda,” the last episode of season five...

Pop Out of Country

Abbey Cliffel, Guest Reporter

December 10, 2014

Taylor Swift has made a transformation like none other. She started off with her debut self-titled country album “Taylor Swift.” Then she moved on to her next albums “Fearless,” “Speak Now” and “Red.” Each album...

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Opens Near Costco

Catherine Rogers, Guest Reporter

December 9, 2014

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse 1001 E. Whitestone Blvd. Cedar Park, TX 78613 512-379-2180 After I parked in the intricate parking lot, I stepped into the new BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse that recently opened in Cedar...

The Fastest Man Alive

The Fastest Man Alive

October 28, 2014

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Peyton Engh, Reporter

September 29, 2014

Five Nights at Freddy’s is a new indie horror game developed by Scott Cawthon. It was released on Aug. 8 and has since received a lot of hype. In the game, the player gets a job as the new security guard at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza,...

League of Legends Review

Peyton Engh, Reporter

April 28, 2014

League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena very much like Dota 2 that I reviewed previously. As for the main premise of the game, you are striving to destroy a large building on the enemy’s base called the Nexus. ...

Lego Movie Review

Olivia Van buskirk, Journalist

March 18, 2014

Lego Movie Review By Olivia V. Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Arnett, Will Ferrell Length: 100 Minutes Rating: PG When someone hears the title Lego...

Veronica Roth’s Divergent Doesn’t Disappoint

Kathya Celia, Guest Reporter

March 18, 2014

Veronica Roth is an up-and-coming young adult author and Divergent is her first dystopian world novel in the Divergent trilogy. She writes her own blog and also writes at YA Highway. Beatrice “Tris” Prior is the trilogy’s main female...

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