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Five Things to Do in Austin During the Summer

Five Things to Do in Austin During the Summer

May 21, 2018

Sometimes summer vacation can seem daunting if you don’t have any specific plans to travel or work. But if you ever get bored of spending your time at home, there are plenty of activities to do here...

How to Ace AP Exams: Seven Tips for Success

How to Ace AP Exams: Seven Tips for Success

By Nisha Desai, Reporter

April 25, 2018

Filed under Extras, Lists

So it’s that time of year again! AP Exam season is in full swing, filled with frantic students clutching their AP books and review packets, racking their brains for long-lost memories from the treasure trov...

Six Ways to Savor Spring Break

Six Ways to Savor Spring Break

March 8, 2018

Spring break is a time for relaxation, filled with the scent of musty pinewood and fresh flowers and the trickle of sparkling dewdrops making their way across green lawns.  As the sun rises, we lie back...

Five Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Five Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2018

     Wednesday, Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day, a holiday known for hues of pink and red, huge hearts, and cherry lollipops paired with cute little square cards. Remember the good old days of elementary...

Six Ways to Savor the Rest of Senior Year

Six Ways to Savor the Rest of Senior Year

January 23, 2018

     Senior year is the most exciting year of high school, not just because there’s less pressure to maintain a competitive GPA, but also because it’s a time to muse about the future and what it ho...

National Hug Day: Five Benefits That Will Encourage You to Spread the Love

National Hug Day: Five Benefits That Will Encourage You to Spread the Love

January 19, 2018

Have you ever thought about how good it feels to give someone a hug?  January 21 is National Hug Day, a day honoring, you guessed it, hugs.  This special day was created by Reverend Kevin Zaborney in 1...

Seven Ways to Soak Up the Summer

Seven Ways to Soak Up the Summer

August 11, 2017

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 vacation, or earn some extra cash during...

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

April 21, 2017

Earth Day is an internationally celebrated holiday that takes place on April 22 every year. While the holiday might seem like something you need to have a green thumb to celebrate, all it really takes ...

Five Books to Read from Your Favorite YouTubers

Five Books to Read from Your Favorite YouTubers

April 18, 2017

In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World -- Joey Graceffa Nominated for Goodreads Choice Awards, this book is an inspiring memoir by YouTuber Joey Graceffa. The book relays stories from his childh...

Six Underrated Video Game Sequels

Six Underrated Video Game Sequels

February 22, 2017

"Kingdom Hearts 2" - This is a follow-up to an RPG (role-playing game) about a boy named Sora who travels around Disney worlds fighting creatures. In the sequel, originally released on PS2, Sora has to s...

Seven Christmas Movies to Watch Over Winter Break

Seven Christmas Movies to Watch Over Winter Break

December 13, 2016

1. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas As everyone from our generation may know, the Grinch is a classic Christmas movie that has been in our hearts since the its release.This classic is about the G...

Five New Movies to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

Five New Movies to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

November 17, 2016

1. Arrival    Release Date: Nov. 11th Rating: PG-13 When twelve mysterious extraterrestrial spacecrafts appear in random places around the Earth, Linguist Louise Banks is recruited by the US Milita...