The Word

Changes in the Cafeteria…Again.

Madelaine Clay, Reporter

February 26, 2013

With the start of the spring semester, the cafeteria has yet again undergone changes. Students may have noticed increased prices, the build-your-own buffet on Luigi’s and Adobe lines or the different menus and individual lunches...

Fashion Week

Paola Rawlinson

February 18, 2013

Everyone is talking about winter fashion. Sophomore Jessica Richardson said she doesn`t have a favorite designer because she loves exploring different styles and not sticking to one person. Richardson said she most often wears...

The Great Chicken Debate

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

January 24, 2013

Bush’s vs. Cane’s So the big question around campus is who has better chicken -- Bush’s or Cane’s? I decided I would go on my own journey and decide which was best. Two chicken meals with tea and sides later, I came...

Master Chief Coltrain Joins NJROTC Program

Bethany Houston, Guest Reporter

January 22, 2013

Master Chief James Coltrain joined our NJROTC program as the new Naval Science Instructor earlier this year in September. Joining Senior Naval Science Instructor, Chief Warrant Officer Rocky Hulse, Coltrain is now teaching all...

Seussical the Musical Hits the Stage Next Week

Edie Monceaux, J-1 Reporter

January 22, 2013

Dr. Seuss will soon be taking over. The theater department will perform Seussical, a fantastic show based on several of Dr. Seuss’s classic books, running Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 in the auditorium. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased...

COOL Week Offers Seniors Work Experience

Ashlyn Aharden'villinges, Guest Reporter

January 15, 2013

COOL week is Feb. 3-7 and offers seniors the opportunity to participate in an internship. This year about 70 seniors are signed up. Seniors get to choose the line of work for their internship. “I think that seniors should part...

Brown Santa

Zachary Parker, Reporter

December 18, 2012

Brown Santa is a community service program of the Travis County Sheriff's Office, and the many sponsors and volunteers who help make it happen each year. Brown Santa started in 1981 with a few deputies helping about 25 families...

Lights of Love 5K

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

December 14, 2012

       The Lights of Love 5k was on Dec. 8 and raised money for the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House, next to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin is an apartment-like complex that is set up for the parents...

Brain Food

Regan Fruge', Reporter

December 14, 2012

Use these 10 hot links to transform your learning and study habits for finals. 1. Study Tips helps with tips for test taking, learning and writing skills. 2. Study gs  includes time management and study tips along with ways to lear...

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