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Back to School List: Quarantine Edition

Back to School List: Quarantine Edition

August 18, 2020

With the pandemic still looming over the country, going back to school is going to be a bit unconventional. Instead of lugging your new backpack through the halls, you will be getting out of bed and going...

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Nine Shows and Movies to Binge During Quarantine

April 21, 2020

Let’s face it, we all know this quarantine is going to last a while, and we have a lot of free time. So if you get bored and want to watch something fun on Netflix, here are nine shows and movies that...

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Four Ways the Dreamcatcher Will Get Rid of Your Boredom

March 31, 2020

After Austin and Travis County issued the stay at home order, many of us are understandably bored. It doesn’t need to be this way, though, and the Dreamcatcher can help with that. Here are four ways...

Five Activities to Do At Home During the Extended Break

Five Activities to Do At Home During the Extended Break

March 22, 2020

With the risk of the coronavirus, it looks like we’re going to be out of school for quite some time, and the option of traveling to other places is severely limited. However, you don’t always need...

Top Five Houseplants For Beginners

Top Five Houseplants For Beginners

February 20, 2020

With Spring right around the corner, houseplants are a great way to incorporate greenery into your life, even if you don’t have the space or time to care for an entire garden. There are so many different...

Unconventional Valentine's Day Gifts

Unconventional Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 13, 2020

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day, unless of course, you're single. Hearts, candies, and roses are really common gifts received on this day. But why do all these gifts have to be shades of red...

Five Last Minute Gifts You Could Give to Your Friends and Family

Five Last Minute Gifts You Could Give to Your Friends and Family

December 24, 2019

With Christmas right around the corner, most people have already bought presents for their loved ones. At least they should have. Some people are busy with work, others are forgetful, and some of us are...

Five Costume Ideas for the Lazy Trick-or-Treater

Five Costume Ideas for the Lazy Trick-or-Treater

October 30, 2019

Are you a super lazy person looking for a costume that takes almost zero effort and hopefully no trips to the store? Well have no fear! Here are a few costume ideas you can make with everyday objects that...

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Five Ways to Celebrate Independence Day in Austin

July 2, 2019

Austin is chock full of celebrations and fun activities for you and your friends to do this Independence Day, so if you’re looking for something to do this July, have no fear. Here are just five local...

The Zodiac Signs as Street Signs

The Zodiac Signs as Street Signs

May 13, 2019

Road signs, bathroom signs, warning signs, etc. There are many types of signs, including zodiac signs. But have you ever wondered what sign you are, based on your sign? Look no further. The element...

Superpowers for the Zodiac Signs

Superpowers for the Zodiac Signs

January 31, 2019

All of us are human, but have you ever wished you could be something more? If you were a superhuman, what would your powers include? What would be your kryptonite? Find out what superpower you would have...

Seniors Talk About Their Favorite Memories From High School

Seniors Talk About Their Favorite Memories From High School

January 23, 2019

In this video, six Westwood seniors recount their favorite memories from high school. ...