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Halloweekend 2017

Lanie Malone and Hallie Locke

November 6, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Entertainment, Opinions, Student Spotlight

Every year around October, rolls around period of time where you can be anyone you want. On Halloween, people plan weeks ahead for the perfect look that expresses their most secretive wishes of whom they would be in another l...

Dealing with conflicting schedules

Claire Lawrence, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

I’ve noticed throughout the four years I’ve been in theatre that every time a show or musical rolls around, my grades crash. Keeping up with the endless hours we spend rehearsing along with the countless hours of homework...

Why you should bring your mom to a rap concert

Lanie Malone, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television, Opinions

Last Tuesday, I found myself devastated when two of my friends who were supposed to join me at a No Jumper concert cancelled. The rap concert made me more excited to think about than anything I’d ever gone to. I was bot...

Oh, the places I’ll work

Lanie Malone, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Restaurants

Everyone has experienced the wrenching feeling of not having enough money to go through the Taco Bell drive-thru on your way home from school. It’s a heart-breaking experience that leaves one scarred for days. Maybe you get $...



September 14, 2017

Pro vs. Con: Freedom of Speech

Madeline Smyser and Hadley Hudson

April 18, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Pro: The First Amendment to the United States Constitution declares, among other things, that Americans have the right of free speech. In short, this means that they are able to openly express their opinion, without fear o...

Five fun things to do during Spring Break

Kate Schulte and Lane Williard

March 8, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Top five things to do during Spring Break in Austin:   ABC Zilker Park Kite Festival. The festival is taking place on Sunday, March 12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and is being held at Zilker Park.       2. South b...

My COOL Week Experience

Carson Field, Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Every February, Leander ISD allows students to take a break from education and step out into the real world. This is COOL Week, which stands for Career Opportunities on Location, and I was fortunate enough to participate i...

Hiking and happiness

Hiking and happiness

February 14, 2017

Review: Oliver! The Musical

Ashley Chase and Linnea Kennedy

January 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Last night, I attended the Oliver! invited dress rehearsal. The musical is based on the novel “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens and follows the story of an orphan named Oliver who has lived in a workhouse all his life. Af...

Dynamic PIT schedule: for better or for worse?

Ashley Chase, Assistant News Editor

January 9, 2017

Filed under Opinions

This past week, the school announced the implementation of a new PIT schedule for the rest of the year. The new system, called the “Dynamic” PIT schedule, rotates students’ default PIT class Monday- Thursday and makes their...

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