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‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing’ Develops a Remarkable Narrative

‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing’ Develops a Remarkable Narrative

By Bernice Chen, Reporter

November 18, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

“Knowing something is a bad idea does not always decrease the odds that you will do it.” - April May, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing Following in the footsteps of his brother John Green, internet c...

Imagine Dragons Creates New Sound with ‘Origins’

Imagine Dragons Creates New Sound with ‘Origins’

By Anouka Saha, Reporter

November 15, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Famous rock and alternative band Imagine Dragons released their new album, Origins, on Nov. 9. While not as experimental as Evolve had been, the band did find a unique way to incorporate electronic and s...

Kerbey Lane Cafe Remains Local Austin Favorite

Kerbey Lane Cafe Remains Local Austin Favorite

By Anouka Saha, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

An Austin staple, Kerbey Lane Cafe once started out as a small restaurant run out of a house on Kerbey Lane. Now, it has expanded to seven locations across the city. The 24-hour cafe is a favorite ...

Two Westwood Parents Feature in Local Play About Societal Issues

Two Westwood Parents Feature in Local Play About Societal Issues

November 7, 2018

Intriguing, astonishing, and impactful barely begin to describe the fantastic play that two Westwood parents, Mr. Manoj Jain and Ms. Asmita Kashikar, starred in. A local play, Khamosh! Adaalat Jaa...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Psycho’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Psycho’

October 31, 2018

Complex, powerful, and revolutionary, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho paved the way for screen slashers and modern horror films. With themes of corruption, identity, and the consequences of greed, Psycho ...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Halloween’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Halloween’

October 31, 2018

“I met him fifteen years ago. I was told there was nothing left. No reason, no conscience, no understanding, and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong. I met ...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Scream’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Scream’

October 26, 2018

The iconic image of the Ghostface Killer has been the face of horror for years, and it all began with the classic horror film Scream. Scream does something that many films are too afraid to do: address other movies in ...

Amy’s Ice Cream: Austin’s Quirky Ice Cream Shop

Amy’s Ice Cream: Austin’s Quirky Ice Cream Shop

October 25, 2018

Austin’s favorite ice cream shop, Amy’s Ice Cream, has been expanding across Texas rapidly, with creamy and rich flavors that have become well-known and liked amongst customers. Founded by Amy...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

October 25, 2018

The slew of low-budget slasher films that was the 1980s birthed something truly special and very unique from the typical killer with a mask and screaming beautiful women fright fests: A Nightmare on El...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Exorcist’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘The Exorcist’

October 22, 2018

The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, was more than just another scary movie. In 1973, hundreds of people across the country were lining up to watch the movie that had the scariest reputation. I...

Bruno Mars Astounds Fans at Formula 1 Concert

Bruno Mars Astounds Fans at Formula 1 Concert

October 22, 2018

Bruno Mars blew the crowd away at his Formula 1 concert at Circuit of the Americas on Saturday, Oct. 20. His 24K Magic album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2018, and thousands of peop...

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Poltergeist’

Halloween Horror Month: ‘Poltergeist’

October 18, 2018

Poltergeist (1982), written by Stephen Spielberg and directed by Tobe Hooper, leaves the viewer with an entertaining thrill and a taste of sweet nostalgia. This exciting yet subtle, creepy, and nightma...