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Eight ways to handle Summer Assignments

Laura Figi, Spotlight Editor

June 5, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles

1) Take a break This may initially seem counterproductive, but you need to give yourself time to recover from the stress of the year. Summer assignments can seem overwhelming and sometimes upsetting so take two or three weeks, ...

College Checklist

Kelly Honts, Web Editor

June 3, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles

As senior year wraps up it’s time for many of us to start thinking about college and what the next year holds. For the first time in our lives we will be living on our own and it’s crucial that we’re prepared for the changes...

Viper Students’ Summer Plans

Wilson Chestney, Staff Writer

May 22, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles

  With the end of the school year quickly approaching, many students are starting to work out their plans for the summer. Some students are preparing themselves for a new, bigger school, like incoming freshmen and outgoing...

Senioritis: What to do

Kelly Honts, Web Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles

Senioritis. We all have it. I can deny it all I want, but I know it’s there telling me “it’s okay,”  “you deserve this break,”, “nothing matters anymore anyway.” Except for it does. This mental state, this disease,...

Nutritious and Delicious Treats

Kelly Honts, Web Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles

When hanging out with friends it’s easy to over eat or eat a wee bit more junk food than you would on your own. Below are three simple and extremely tasty recipes that also happen to be very good for you! These are the perfect...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Kelly Honts, Web Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles

I don’t know about you guys, but my mom is pretty much the most amazing person ever. She’s kind, nurturing, funny, and one of my best friends. Therefore, it’s important for me to make sure I get her the perfect gift this...

Chuy’s annual Christmas parade comes to town

Sessen Stephanos, Lifestyles and Entertainment

December 10, 2014

Filed under Community, Lifestyles

The Chuy’s Christmas Parade has always been a big part of my life. I was born and raised in Austin and started going to the Chuy’s Christmas Parade with my dad and cousins when I was 4 years old. Every Saturday after Thanksgiving,...

Fall events happening in Austin

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

With the cold fall months upon us, Austin gives us lots of options to choose from when wanting some fun fall things to do. The events range from outdoor music festivals to inside Christmas shopping; the possibilities are endless....

November and Epilepsy Awareness month begin

Laura Figi, Spotlight Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

Prepare yourself for Epilepsy Awareness Month for all of November by pulling out all of your purple, the color most used to celebrate the month. Nearly three million Americans, or one in 26 Americans experience Epilepsy at some...

Halloween costume inspiration

Lauren Conroy, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

With only one day to plan, people are frantically looking for the perfect Halloween costume. Whether you want to dress up by yourself, in a pair with one other person, or in a large group, there are endless possibilities for what...

Upcoming adventures in Austin

Madison Smith, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

The quirky city of Austin is host to many different exciting events. Over the next month fellow Austinites should mark their calendars for the upcoming local events taking place. Ranging from horror, film, fitness and more, there...

Austin fans anticipate up and comer, Sam Smith

Lauren Conroy, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

The artist lineup for Austin City Limits Music Festival was released several months ago and to the excitement of ticket holders, many familiar performers such as Lana Del Rey, Eminem and Lorde were headliners. Hidden among the...

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