The Word

The Last Good Game I Heard of…

Zachary Parker, Reporter

September 12, 2013

With the announcement of Assassins Creed Black Flag, Halo 5, Battlefield 4, “Half Life 3 (it must be cake because it’s a lie),” and even some consoles were announced recently. But through all this controversy, a special game slipped the attention of many peopl...

City of Bones movie review

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

September 12, 2013

As a middle school student -- an outcast -- I often found, and still find, books to be an escape. Anyone who takes pleasure in reading knows that feeling: being whisked away to make-believe lands, falling in love with unforgettable...

Review: The Heist

Habeeb Ali, Guest Reporter

May 14, 2013

Seattle’s independent music scene brought Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to prominence. The indie rapper and his producer have been making music for years, but with the release of their debut album Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have s...

Good times are coming to Cedar Park

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

March 27, 2013

Ever sat at home, bored out of your mind on a weekend? Was it because you didn’t have money to do anything or simply because you were lazy? Fear not, fellow Cedar Park citizens, for there is plenty to do in our little town,...

Did You See That?

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

March 27, 2013

Looking for something new and entertaining to watch? Well good thing you clicked this page because I have five videos for you to watch! 1) The Ultimate Goat Edition Supercut ...

All the Best for Prom Success

Regan Fruge', Reporter

March 6, 2013

    The Best for the Dress... Bella Nova 6001 West Parmer Lane Suite #140 Austin, TX 78727 Email: [email protected] Cloud 9 Bridal 1015 W University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78628-5341 The Best for Dinner... McCormick ...

Wii U Carnival Comes to Town

Jake Kralovansky, Guest Reporter

February 12, 2013

The Wii U’s carnival has come to town. But is it a new wonderland or is it not worth the price of admission? Design Nintendo Land creates a theme-park style with its launch title for the Wii U. These 12 attractions are ...

The Oscars

Alicia Davis, Researching

January 24, 2013

The Oscars is the motion picture event of the year. Hollywood comes together on one special night to show appreciation and to be congratulated on their accomplishments. Oscars are schedule is air Feb. 24 at 7:30 pm on ABC, h...

Devil May Cry, or should Dante be crying?

Jake Kralovansky, Guest Reporter

January 22, 2013

Ninja Theory's new design of Dante for DmC has stirred up more than a few arguments, but does the gameplay fix all of that? In the fifth iteration of the Devil May Cry saga, you control a new punk style Dante that doesn't care for the...

Review: Rise of the Guardians

Allyssa Rodriquez, Reporter

December 12, 2012

The Rise of the Guardians is the latest holiday movie from Dreamworks Studios. In the movie, the Sandman, Santa Claus, The Tooth Fairy and The Easter Bunny are guardians of the children of the world. Their job is to protect the ch...

A Spectacular Holiday with the Star Steppers

Regan Fruge', Reporter

December 10, 2012

The Star Stepper Holiday Spectacular will be hosted in the cafeteria at 7:30 pm on Wednesday Dec. 12. Tickets are $5 and a portion of the sales will be donated to a local charity. At the event there will be hot chocolate and treats...

Holiday Events

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

December 6, 2012

Trail of Lights Dec. 16-23 The Trail of Lights, back after a two-year hiatus, is a family, fun-filled adventure. Enjoy a walk through millions of lights at Zilker Park, and spin under the giant Christmas tree. Hours are from 6:30 p...

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