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MXMTOON Releases Heartfelt and Catchy Album with ‘The Masquerade’

MXMTOON Releases Heartfelt and Catchy Album with ‘The Masquerade’

By Keana Saberi, Reporter

September 14, 2019

Composing songs and recording them right from her house, 19 year old singer and songwriter MXMTOON also known as Maia has been entrancing listeners with her dreamy ballads since gaining recognition in 20...

Post Malone Delivers Another Hit-Filled Project with ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’

Post Malone Delivers Another Hit-Filled Project with ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’

September 12, 2019

Well-known rapper and singer Post Malone released his third studio album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, on Friday, Sept. 6, immediately drawing praise from both critics and fans. The Texas rapper’s album was he...

‘Bennett’s War’ Fails to Capture Audience

‘Bennett’s War’ Fails to Capture Audience

September 10, 2019

Marshall Bennett is a U.S. army sergeant in an Afghanistan war where he and his partner Riley suffered major injuries due to an explosion made by their enemies. He returns home with an immobilized leg, w...

Launderette Combines New American Flavors with Worldwide Cuisine

Launderette Combines New American Flavors with Worldwide Cuisine

By Keana Saberi, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Located in the upcoming newly revamped East Austin area, Launderette, a chic and modern restaurant is altering the local food scene with New American fare incorporated with a flair of aspects of d...

Summer Moon Coffee Impresses Locals with Unique Flavors

Summer Moon Coffee Impresses Locals with Unique Flavors

By Srilekha Cherukuvada, Heritage Copy Editor, Horizon Weekly Editor

September 9, 2019

Soothing dimmed lights shined through the hardwood ceiling creating a relaxed ambience that settled around me as I entered Summer Moon Coffee. Founded in 2002 in Austin, Summer Moon Coffee was opene...

‘It: Chapter 2’ Does Terrifyingly Well

‘It: Chapter 2’ Does Terrifyingly Well

By Hayden Swanson, Sports Editor

September 9, 2019

Almost 40 years have passed since Stephen King initially released his book, and two movie adaptations later, his terrifying franchise is as popular as ever. It: Chapter 2 is the highly anticipated sequel ...

Taylor Swift’s Album ‘Lover’ Touches Fans’ Hearts

Taylor Swift’s Album ‘Lover’ Touches Fans’ Hearts

August 25, 2019

Famous pop singer Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated album Lover on Friday, Aug. 23, which instantly excited many fans and received many positive reviews. It sounded like a combination of all ...

‘Blinded by the Light’ Shines in Theaters

‘Blinded by the Light’ Shines in Theaters

By Srilekha Cherukuvada, Heritage Copy Editor, Horizon Weekly Editor

August 12, 2019

It was 1987 in England and 16-year-old Javed, a British son of a Pakistani immigrant, couldn’t stop writing. He grew up in the midst of the turmoil of the segregation of Pakistani immigrants and his...

Lunar Vacation Shapes the Indie Music Genre

Lunar Vacation Shapes the Indie Music Genre

August 4, 2019

At 9:30 p.m. on a Saturday night, the local Stubb’s BBQ could be expected to be filled with hungry customers. Rather, the Downtown business has closed its restaurant services for the night and o...

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’: A Successful Swing Into a New Era

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’: A Successful Swing Into a New Era

By Rustin Mehrabani-Farsi, Extras Editor

July 9, 2019

After the massive work of cinematic history that was Avengers: Endgame, fans were anxious to see how Spider-Man: Far From Home would follow it up. Was it going to nice bit of humor and levity after the emot...

Taylor Swift’s Single ‘ME!’ Embraces New Style

Taylor Swift’s Single ‘ME!’ Embraces New Style

May 1, 2019

People all around the world were eagerly waiting for midnight on Thursday, April 26, as pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift had been consistently posting ‘4.26’ on her social media for a couple weeks...