Student marches for her life against gun violence

Sarah Davis

March 28, 2018

On March 24, an estimated 20,000 Austinites gathered downtown for March For Our Lives, a national march protesting gun violence. I traveled by bus with my church group to be a part of the movement. The march was sparked by Marjor...

It’s time for common sense gun measures

Conor O'Bryon

March 9, 2018

Columbine: 13. Sandy Hook: 26. Marjory Stoneman Douglas: 17. School and other mass shootings draw the nation’s attention in horror and sympathy for the innocent victims of such violence. In such times of tragedy we come togeth...

“What’s Your Problem?”

Sarah Davis

January 19, 2018

My mom told me a story one day when I came home from school visibly distressed. A white boy behind me on my bus ride home had used the n-word six times in a two-minute time period. I was beyond angry and bothered by his ignorance...

The best holiday blockbuster movies to keep you entertained over winter break

Maite Napoliello

December 12, 2017

Now that we’ve had our snow day and finals week is less than a week away, it’s really beginning to look a lot like the holidays. When you're bored over break and don't know what to do, make a cup of hot chocolate, get cozy...

Junior expresses unusual love for mornings

Turi Sioson

October 20, 2017

The time: 5 a.m. Me: awake. The reason: none. That’s right, I get up at five in the morning. For fun. I’m the morning person that everyone who has logic and morals dreads. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved gett...

Scared of IT

Gabriel Raazia Khataw

October 11, 2017

“C’mon Raazia, it'll be fun! I'm buying the tickets right now. If you back out, I'm putting a statue of a clown under your bed.” My anxiety shoots through the roof of the Commons. How can people be so cruel? This is NO laughing...

When friendship becomes an obligation

Isabella Zou

October 2, 2017

3. 4. 5. There’s something satisfying about watching that number tick up. 50. 51. 52. It becomes something with higher stakes. 170. 171. 172. Higher, higher — 398. 399. And then. The unimaginable happens. You’re sucker-punched...