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How to Survive Finals

How to Survive Finals

December 12, 2018

Seeing the horde of students dying over the weight of the textbooks in their bags, you can tell that finals season is upon us. Here are five tips to help you, somewhat, prepare for the upcoming four days...

What the Zodiac Signs Want for the Holidays

What the Zodiac Signs Want for the Holidays

December 6, 2018

Are you unsure of what that certain someone wants for the holidays? Are you stressed because you don’t have the time to be thoughtful about presents in the midst of exam chaos? Never fear, because, through...

Compliments For The Zodiac Signs

Compliments For The Zodiac Signs

November 29, 2018

Here are some compliments and advice for each sign individually based on their positive characteristics. The element of the sign (Air, Water, Earth, or Fire) will be indicated by the symbol next to...

5 Halloween Pranks to Play on your Friends

5 Halloween Pranks to Play on your Friends

October 31, 2018

Along with dressing up and  trick or treating, Halloween is one of the most epic times of the year to pull pranks on people. It’s the only time of the year where you can scare people and not get in...

An Introduction to Astrology and Zodiac Signs

An Introduction to Astrology and Zodiac Signs

October 29, 2018

Astrology is the study of the movement and positioning of the stars and planets around the earth. A zodiac sign is a symbol that represents somebody’s personality, emotions, and motivations. Everybody h...

How to Stay Safe on Halloween

How to Stay Safe on Halloween

October 29, 2018

Halloween is arguably the best holiday of the year. There’s nothing better than dressing up all spooky and running around all night. The pranks, the candy, the spooks: they all make Halloween the funnest...

How to Make a Mum

How to Make a Mum

October 19, 2018

Making mums has been a homecoming tradition in Texas for decades now. But maybe you’re new to Texas, maybe you’ve never quite understood the fuss behind them, or maybe you’re just curious about how...

The Most Terrifying Urban Legends

The Most Terrifying Urban Legends

October 11, 2018

As October creeps around the corner, the mood changes from endless days of boredom, to the fun, excitement, and scariness of Halloween. Whether you like candies, watching movies, or dressing up, Halloween...

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...