Italian restaurant lives up to good reviews

Colleen Pletcher

December 19, 2012

Carmelo's is a delicious Italian restaurant located at 504 East 5th St. in downtown Austin. The restaurant is located in an old, beautiful building. From the inside, the building seems large, but on the outside, it is small and...

Life of Pi impresses reviewer

Margaret Norman

December 17, 2012

This amazing story of discovery and adventure takes you on a journey with young Piscine "Pi" Patel (Suraj Sharma) as he survives a shipwreck and lives on a life boat with the company of no one except a Bengal Tiger named Richard...

Teens have an adventurous new shopping experience

Laura Jessich and Michelle Fairorth

December 17, 2012

Michelle and I, being avid thrifters, were looking forward to our journey to the Goodwill Outlet located in south Austin. It was our first time going, and we had no idea what to expect. We walked in to find a warehouse crowded...

Varsity takes on Plano West in State Quarterfinals

Sabrina Knap

December 14, 2012

On Dec. 8 the varsity football team took on the Plano West Wolves for the Region II Championship and state quarterfinals at Waco ISD Stadium. The Chaparrals, who had the same record as the Wolves, 9-4, were favored by two touchdowns....