Fight for the cure

Kenzie Finch

March 6, 2018

Every year, Relay For Life puts on an event to help raise awareness of the struggles cancer patients face every day. This year, it will occur May 5th from 6 p.m. to midnight. Senior Kelsey Lyszkowsky is an ambassador who is helping...

The flu affects Westlake students

Cameron Loven

March 2, 2018

All across the United States, an influenza (flu) epidemic is causing students and adults to have to stay home from school and jobs. In Texas, the death toll for flu victims is more than 4,000 for 2018, according to “About...

ACL weekend two recommendations

J.T. Sparks

October 11, 2017

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

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

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

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...