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All the Single Ladies

Sofia Colorado, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

"Recent years have seen an explosion of male joblessness and a steep decline in men’s life prospects that have disrupted the 'romantic market' in ways that narrow a marriage-minded woman’s options: increasingly, her choice is ...

Flashback Prom

Lauren Goulet, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

As you fly out the front door with your date on your way to prom, every child dreads the moment when your mom hugs you goodbye and then starts the inevitable story that beings with, “You know, when I went to my high school prom…” We...

The Lucky One: Running Off Of More Than luck

Avery Brillante, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television, Top Stories

The Lucky One: Running Off of Way More than Luck   A  Marine, thrown into the middle of a raging war, is trying to stay alive. He witnesses the brutal deaths of two fellow Marines before escaping into the daylight aft...

Going the Distance: Relationships After High School

Sofia Colorado, Lifestyles Editor

April 30, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles

On June 3 when the seniors walk down the aisle, it will mark a new chapter of their lives. All the labels that high school has put on you are washed clean. It's a new beginning, when old friends are cherished, and new ones are...

Viperpalooza Promises Fun, Fundraising

Ashley Shoemake, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, Community, News

On May 19th, the third annual Viperpalooza will be from 11 am until 2 pm. Viperpalooza is a great opportunity for the community to come together in support of our PTSA, booster clubs and student organizations, and to celebrate ...

Oh My Gas!

Zoe Lopez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Community, News

Although gas prices continue to soar throughout the United States, high school parking lots are as full as ever. Having an off period, busy parents and after-school sports or activities keeps people from riding the bus to and...

10 Books to Cure Hunger Games Withdrawls

Taylor Watson, Editor-In-Chief

April 30, 2012

Filed under Books, Entertainment, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Although I have not taken the time to read the phenomenon that is The Hunger Games trilogy, I realize that 99% of the population has. I also realize that when the 99% finished the series- they felt as though they were lost wit...

Austin’s Hidden Boutiques

Abby Knowles, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles

Tired of your run of the mall clothing chains? Well lucky for you, Austin has a wide variety of thrift stores and boutiques. If you typically shop at Forever 21, Nordstrom or other large stores, then try SoCo or South Congress...

Practical Preparation for a Carefree Prom

Priyunka Maheshwari, News Editor

April 30, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles

It’s the highlight of senior year—the event girls painstakingly prepare for, the last time you might dance with certain people, the final memory of senior year. Prom is right around the corner, and while the point of the night...

Check Yes or No

Check Yes or No

April 30, 2012

Superior Bands Receive Superior Ratings

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor and Opinions Editor

April 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The Viper Band is the only program in Central Texas to have Division 1 Superior Ratings awarded to all four Concert Bands at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest. “Mr. Paper, Mr. Howard, and myself could not have been...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Spring Sports

Zoe Lopez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

The season of spring is here. With spring comes the blooming of bluebonnets, lake days and the start and success of many high school sports. Here are five things you may, (or may not have known), about our current spring sports....

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