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Student attends Texas Musical Theatre Workshop over the summer

Alaina Galasso, Opinions Editor

September 23, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles, Student Spotlight

This summer junior Jacqueline Kotlarz attended the Texas Musical Theatre Workshop, a summer musical theatre intensive for high school students taught by Broadway and Hollywood professionals. “This experience was absolutely...

Graduation Gift Ideas

Kelly Rosenblatt, Lifestyles Editor

June 6, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

Grad party season is in full swing which means it’s time to get creative with gift giving ideas for all of your fellow graduates. Here are some ideas for the perfect grad gifts.   For boys and girls: 1. Eno: The eno is a portable hammock ...

Summer Smoothies

Kelly Honts, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

There’s nothing like tropical smoothie on a hot summer day. Whether it’s after a morning workout or while you’re lounging by the pool, smoothies are always the perfect way to cool down. Below are just a couple of my favorite...

Summer Style 2014

Kelly Honts, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

With the start of every season comes the arrival of new styles. This summer there are numerous new trends that will keep you looking hip for nearly any occasion. Below are just a couple of my favorite looks this season: White on Whit...

Austin Summer Hotspots

Katie Grace, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

Sno-Beach: In the dry Austin heat there really is nothing better than a snow cone. Sno-Beach is one of the original food trailers in Austin. Sno-Beach is strictly a snow cone hotspot. They have around 70 different flavors that you can mi...

Trends To Try This Summer

May 23, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

  1)      Jelly Sandals- Jelly sandals are making a comeback. These shoes have been seen on the runways of Salvatore Ferragamo, Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors. You can find them at DSW, Forever 21 and Nordstrom. 2)     ...

Ways to Avoid the Second Semester Slump

Abby Knowles

April 15, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

1) Create a schedule. If you feel like you’re still in spring break, setting a schedule will force you to turn off the television and open your books. Also, making a list of all that you have to do can motivate you. 2) Entice...

Austin events: March 2014

Sessen Stephanos, News Editor

March 4, 2014

Filed under Lifestyles

1.) Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo: 3/1/14-3/16/14 at the Travis County Exposition Center 2.) Zilker Park Kite Festival: 3/9/14 at Zilker Park The nation's oldest kite festival features hundreds of kites in the air and is free to attend for peop...

Christmas Treats

Kelly Honts, Writer

December 19, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

For as long as anyone can remember, baking Christmas cookies has been a holiday essential. Whether it’s gingerbread, chocolate chip, or, my personal favorite, sugar cookies; we all have that one Christmas treat we can't resist....

A Yearly Tradition

Zoe Dowley, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Austin has many traditions during the Christmas season and one that captures many out of town guests’ attention, and my own, is the Trail of Lights. Located in Zilker Park, the Trail of Lights consists of a pathway featuring...

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