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If youre still deciding on what kind of dress to wear for prom this year, read on to get some inspiration!

Best and Worst Prom Dresses for 2024

Valerie Zhang, Reporter April 7, 2024

1. Ballgown The most expensive out of all the options, ball gowns are also the most dreamy and enchanting types of dresses. Famous for their intricately laced bodices fitted with heavy layers of romantic...

Do you agree with this Girl Scout cookie ranking? Tell us your opinion in the comments below!

Girl Scout Cookie Tier List

Jacob Chow, Yearbooker February 26, 2024

It’s that time of year again - the sweet smell of caramel delights and thin mints linger in the air as the Girl Scouts sell their infamous, delicious cookies. Although the cookies are selling for six...

Have you ever yearned to visit Arendelle and experience a magical winter wonderland? Continue reading for a list of cold weather approved activities in Austin that can transport you into Anna and Elsa’s kingdom.

Feel the Festivity With ‘Frozen’: A Winter-Themed Itinerary of Austin

Aarya Kale, Reporter January 17, 2024

A sparkling expanse of white blanketing the ground, a warm fireplace to cuddle up next to, and hands curling over a mug of steaming hot chocolate is often the scene painted in many popular winter films...

If you need movie recommendations for the holiday season, read this Christmas movie ranking!

Top 5 Christmas Movies

Rifah Mirza, Photographer December 31, 2023

The Polar Express  Capturing the essence of Christmas with its heartwarming tale of a magical train ride to the North Pole, The Polar Express is perfect to watch during the Christmas season....

Sophomores Sophia Cortes, Faith Mason, Chiara Pellegrino, and Tyler Galaviz showcase their different styles. Each student could express themselves with their aesthetic - not just with clothes but also accessories like shoes, belts, and jewelry.

Fashion Forward: Popular Aesthetics Sweep the Student Population

Charly Obermiller, Dreamcatcher Staff November 30, 2023

With certain aesthetics gaining popularity, it's important to have an idea of what the most common trends are. From emo to preppy and leisure to cottagecore, each aesthetic is fascinating in its own way...

For all the Swifties, read on to see Taylor Swifts newest album and re-record songs ranked.

1989 Taylor’s Version: Top 5 Songs

Mahek Sureka, Yearbooker November 16, 2023

On Friday, Oct. 27, Taylor Swift released her much awaited album, 1989 (Taylor’s Version), along with five vault tracks that instantly became fan favorites. In the first week of its release, the album...

Read on for a ranking of Westwoods best and worst Homecoming dance themes from the last decade.

Best of the West: Homecoming Themes of the Past Decade

Sabareesh Dinakaran, Reporter October 25, 2023

One of Westwood’s quintessential traditions every year is the homecoming dance. Preceded by a week dedicated to hyping up the event with hallway decorations, a parade and a big football game, the homecoming...

Twilight: Ultimate Ranking

Twilight: Ultimate Ranking

Ashna Karthik, Instagram Account Manager October 5, 2023

Twilight, a book series written by Stephanie Meyers, quickly became a staple in American pop culture when the first book was released in 2005. However, the 2008 film adaptation enthralled a whole new audience...

Only Murders In The Building: Unanswered Questions

Only Murders In The Building: Unanswered Questions

Katie Ring, Reporter August 18, 2023

The renowned murder mystery show Only Murders In The Building, starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez, recently released its first two episodes of season three, with eight more on the way....

5 Activities To Do Before School Starts

5 Activities To Do Before School Starts

Mishree Narasaiah, Reporter August 7, 2023

1. See a movie or plan a cozy movie night at home  If you’re going to the theaters to enjoy a day out with your family and friends, you can catch all the latest trending blockbuster films like Barbie...

Top 6 Places to Visit in Austin During the Summer

Top 6 Places to Visit in Austin During the Summer

Aarya Kale, Reporter June 28, 2023

While summer vacation is something many look forward to during the school year, when it finally arrives, it’s likely that you may find yourself exhausted with the sheer amount of free time you have....

RESET: 5 Summer Activities To Do Instead of Being On Your Phone

RESET: 5 Summer Activities To Do Instead of Being On Your Phone

Mayla Montgomery, Reporter June 18, 2023

With summer break officially in full swing, it can be hard to find ways to pass the seemingly endless hours of summer. With the sweltering Texas sun at its hottest and brightest, going outside tends to...

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