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Ms. Holly Browning Steps Up as Lead Counselor

Ms. Holly Browning Steps Up as Lead Counselor

Emily Lu, Editor in Chief

A change in the counseling department will take place for the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. Holly Browning, who served as an alpha counselor in the past, will now be working as the lead counselor. ...

August 14, 2017No Comments

Becky Donald Announced as Area Superintendent of Westwood Learning Community

Becky Donald Announced as Area Superintendent of Westwood Learning Community

Emily Lu, Editor in Chief

For the upcoming school year, Superintendent Dr. Steve Flores has announced a new Area Superintendent of Learning Community model. Th...

August 10, 2017No Comments

President Trump’s Nuanced Travel Ban Goes into Effect

President Trump’s Nuanced Travel Ban Goes into Effect

Sanika Nayak, News Editor

After garnering much debate and controversy, the Supreme Court has approved an amended version of President Donald J. Trump’s original travel ban. Unlike the original ban, this is a more limited...

June 30, 2017No Comments

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Seven Ways to Soak Up the Summer

Seven Ways to Soak Up the Summer

Lizzie Deal, A&E Editor

Summer is all about resting, relaxing, and recharging ourselves as we take a break from the rigorous school year. It’s common practice to hang out with friends, go on v...

August 11, 2017No Comments

‘Cars 3’ Makes Its Final Lap

‘Cars 3’ Makes Its Final Lap

Faith Song, Extras Editor

It’s been a good 11 years since the first Cars movies hit the theaters. With the debut film making a whopping $464.2 million, it seemed almost logical for the Pixar produ...

July 13, 2017No Comments

Kula Revolving Sushi Bar Finds Popularity

Kula Revolving Sushi Bar Finds Popularity

Emily Lu, Editor in Chief

Austin has finally caught up with the conveyor belt sushi craze as Kula Revolving Sushi Bar opened a location in early May. Tucked away in the Crescent shopping center on Airport Bou...

July 6, 2017No Comments

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Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas

In the Warriors’ spring season closer, the defense triumphed over the offense in their annual spring scrimmage on Tuesday, May 16. This year’s spring game presented a compe...

May 18, 2017

Kayla Shea ’18 Looks Forward to College Career in Lacrosse

Kayla Shea ’18 Looks Forward to College Career in Lacrosse

May 18, 2017

Softball Celebrates Their Season One Last Time

Softball Celebrates Their Season One Last Time

May 12, 2017

Kiana Graham ’20 Wins Regionals, Looks Beyond

Kiana Graham ’20 Wins Regionals, Looks Beyond

May 12, 2017

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Freshman Capsules: Joyce Zhuang ’20

Freshman Capsules: Joyce Zhuang ’20

Amy Vo, Assistant A&E Editor

May 24, 2017No Comments

Freshman Capsules: Anastasiia Borisova ’20

Freshman Capsules: Anastasiia Borisova ’20

May 23, 2017

Freshman Capsules: Sarah Christman ’20

Freshman Capsules: Sarah Christman ’20

May 22, 2017

Kelly Kim ’17 to Attend UT at Austin This Fall

Kelly Kim ’17 to Attend UT at Austin This Fall

May 22, 2017

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OPINION: Violence and Hatred Are Not the Answer

OPINION: Violence and Hatred Are Not the Answer

Kate Lee, Voices Editor

On May 22, Salman Abedi set off a hand-made bomb at the Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 and injuring 116. The day after, the Islamic State gr...

June 26, 2017No Comments

OPINION: AP/IB Classes Cause Unneeded Stress

OPINION: AP/IB Classes Cause Unneeded Stress

May 8, 2017

OPINION: Underage Drinking is a Pressing Issue

OPINION: Underage Drinking is a Pressing Issue

March 28, 2017

Many Faces of Bipartisan Politics

Many Faces of Bipartisan Politics

March 27, 2017

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