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Little Shop of Horrors Hits Stage

Sahiti Karumuri, Reporter

February 21, 2014

Senior Shimshon Adam Zeevi 1. What was your favorite part about being in the musical?   “ Getting to be an evil alien fly trap every night and getting to eat my friends was the best part.” 2. What part did you play a...

Winter Game Guide 2013

Peyton Engh, Reporter

January 6, 2014

2013 was the quintessence of shoot em' up, action, and adventure games. Ranging from GTA V to even The Last of Us. And although this is true, I will be writing about my Top 5 favorite.   5. Call of Duty: Ghosts Call of Duty...

Catching Fire Hits Theaters

Peri Adamson, Guest Reporter

November 21, 2013

At midnight on Thursday, Nov. 21, “The Hunger Games” Series will return. The production of Catching Fire has been eagerly awaited by millions of fans. The popular book series, which are written by Suzanne Collins, is the base ...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Review

Peyton Engh, Reporter

November 8, 2013

Are you tired of playing Black Ops 2 or Battlefield 3 and want a new First-Person shooter to play? Well, there’s a fairly new game that came out in 2012 called Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Once again, this game was made by my favorite video game developer, Valve. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is pretty much a ...

November Music Lineup

Meghan Klein, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Music Line-up For November 2013, For Austin and San Antonio   Nov. 4 -  Cults at Emo’s East Nov. 5 - Sense’s Fail, and For The Fallen Dreams at The Korova Nov. 8 -  FunFunFun fest featuring, Snoop Dogg, Cut Copy, Beach Fos...

The Game is Afoot

Peyton Engh, Reporter

October 29, 2013

Are you finished watching every season of "Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad?" Now there’s a show on BBC and Netflix that you can watch called "Sherlock." It is a modern-day version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Sherlock H...

Fall Shows Guide: What to Watch

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Returning Shows: We all have our favorite shows we look forward to seeing after a long week of school. But sometimes we get tired of the same old same old, or find ourselves with nothing to watch on a particular day. So why not...

Valve Finally Counts to Three

Peyton Engh, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Recently, news has been released about a third Half-Life game by Valve. They have trademarked it and officially announced its release sometime in the next one to two years. This will be my second review of a Valve game although this...

October Events

Megan Hippe, Reporter

October 8, 2013

The House of Torment is open every weekend from the end of September to the beginning of November.  Located by Highland Mall in Austin, tickets cost $25 per person for general admission and $35 for the VIP fast pass. The Hous...

‘Animal Farm’ Review

Peyton Engh, Reporter

October 4, 2013

              The last good book I read was a book called "Animal Farm" by George Orwell. Although it is most commonly known as a summer reading book, I read it for fun. The main premise of the book is that it is the common story of a tyrant or t...

September Movie Reviews

Megan Hippe, Reporter

October 4, 2013

“The Family” “The Family,” a movie shot in a present-day Italian village follows an old-time mafia boss (De Niro) and his family after he has ratted on some of his “old friends,” proves to be anything but appropriate for the family. Not o...

October: A Band A Day

Meghan Klein, Reporter

September 30, 2013

October music lineup October 2nd: Eyes Set To Kill, at the White Rabbit in San Antonio The Naked and FAmous, Stubbs Austin October 3rd: The Pretty Reckless, at the Parish in Austin October 4th, ACL Zilker Park in Austin: Jim...

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