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Kansas City Chiefs Win Super Bowl LIV 31-20

Kansas City Chiefs Win Super Bowl LIV 31-20

February 4, 2020

A new NFL champion was crowned on Sunday, Feb. 2, with the Kansas City Chiefs defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. This was a landmark achievement for the Ch...

Girls’ Lacrosse Team Responds to Fire on School House Lane

Girls’ Lacrosse Team Responds to Fire on School House Lane

January 30, 2020

 On Wednesday evening, Jan. 29, what started as a small house fire escalated into a blaze engulfing the entire residence of 10900 School House Lane near Anderson Mill. The fire was reportedly started...

Coronavirus Outbreak Escalates Across The World

Coronavirus Outbreak Escalates Across The World

January 29, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has terrified people all across the world, forcing everyone to be vigilant and prepared for everything around them. Currently, the total death count has reached 80, with 78 deaths and thousands of cases reported in Wuhan, China, the origin place of this viral, airborne disease. Ten countries have reported to have people wh...

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Die in Helicopter Crash

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Die in Helicopter Crash

January 28, 2020

In a sudden, tragic occurrence, basketball legend Kobe Bryant passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26. First reported by TMZ News and later confirmed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office, Bryant, along with one ...

What You Need to Know About Influenza

What You Need to Know About Influenza

January 7, 2020

For what can appear as a mild ailment, seasonal influenza outbreaks pack a big punch. Each year the flu sweeps through the U.S. in the winter and spring months, leaving hundreds of thousands dead. It ...

Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment

Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment

December 11, 2019

The impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump (R) have been front page news over the last couple months.The catalyst of the inquiry was the leak of notes about a call between Trump and ...

Devastating Bushfires Ravage Australia

Devastating Bushfires Ravage Australia

December 3, 2019

For the past two weeks, bushfires have been raging across the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland spawning a path of destruction and fear. Almost 130 bushfires are burning in the area, with t...

Fairmont Hotel Tree Lighting Benefits Dell Children’s

Fairmont Hotel Tree Lighting Benefits Dell Children’s

December 2, 2019

Music, sweet smells, and children’s laughter filled the air at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Austin on Sunday, Dec. 1. The event consisted of a compli...

Instagram Removes Likes Feature

Instagram Removes Likes Feature

November 12, 2019

Starting this week, Instagram is planning to test the removal of the likes feature for “some” users. Likes, otherwise known as hearts, will then disappear from chosen users Instagram's feed and user...

#Team Trees Creates An Online Movement

#Team Trees Creates An Online Movement

November 9, 2019

 For a decade now, scientists have warned us of the impending doom known as climate change. A rapid rise in industrialization combined with the overuse of natural resources has increased carbon dioxide em...

Students Create Petition to Cancel School After Halloween

Students Create Petition to Cancel School After Halloween

October 30, 2019

Every year before Halloween, petitions are created by students trying to convince districts to cancel school on the day following the “holiday”. This year, one of these petitions is targeted at Round ...

U.T. Professor Becomes Oldest Nobel Prize Laureate

U.T. Professor Becomes Oldest Nobel Prize Laureate

October 16, 2019

In 2019, Professor John B. Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin’s engineering department became the oldest Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner at the age of 97.  Goodenough is not only the oldest Nobel reci...