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ACL weekend two recommendations

J.T. Sparks

October 11, 2017

Filed under Music, News

This past weekend, I attended weekend one of Austin City Limits at Zilker Park. Here are some bands/musical groups that I recommend seeing and some that I would avoid at weekend two of the festival. Friday: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. DO: Mart...

Las Vegas shooting requires us to take a look at security, gun control

Sarah Davis

October 6, 2017

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The Second Amendment is a widely controversial topic for most Americans. Some say it provides safety and supports a right to defend yourself against harm, while others say it is a threat to everyone's safety and that proper regulations...

More than 200 choir students attend annual weekend retreat

Grace Brewer

September 25, 2017

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Every year, choir students pack into six buses to travel to Mo Ranch, an outdoor retreat in Hunt, Texas, for a weekend of bonding and making friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. “I loved Mo Ranch,” freshman...

New Spanish teacher discusses teaching career

Kendall Carroll

September 18, 2017

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He holds the small, orange, jagged rock in the palm of his hand. It isn’t flecked with gold or some precious metal; it’s something you could find in any everyday place. Most people wouldn’t think much of it, but for Spanish...

After Hurricane Harvey, junior remembers escaping Katrina 12 years earlier

Catherine Barany

September 11, 2017

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Back in 2005, junior Isabel Burke and her family left New Orleans as the incredible force that was Hurricane Katrina approached. Exactly 12 years later, as Hurricane Harvey has just left its destructive mark on the Texas coast,...

Groups, clubs offer ways to help after Hurricane Harvey

Isabella Zou

August 31, 2017

Filed under News

Last weekend, students huddled in their homes while Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast and inland cities. Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit Texas in 56 years; it’s projected to produce more than 60 inches of rain,...

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