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Student Council Hosts RAVE

Danielle Docherty

August 23, 2011

The school year is starting off on the right foot . . . the right dancing foot, that is. Student Council is sponsoring the Really Awesome Viper Event (RAVE) dance Friday, August 26th from 8:30 to 11:30 pm in the cafeteria. ...

Austin’s Top 5 Cheap Eats

Taylor Watson, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2011

In no particular order P.Terry’s – With a combo meal for less than five dollars, who cares what the food taste likes. Luckily, with the 2008 “Best Fries” award from Rare Magazine under their belt, chicken burgers, hamburg...

Vandegrift Community Needs To Act With Integrity

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

May 13, 2011

 In the early hours of Monday, May 9th, freshman Amanda De La Torre’s brain pressure soared to 138 and she was declared brain dead, according to the Caring Bridge blog that her family set up.  Vandegrift High School has been f...

Evening Out The Playing Field

Editorial Board

April 26, 2011

   American society has a tendency to praise athletic achievements but set aside academic victories. Even within LISD, a school is often known for how far they got in basketball play-offs or how many football players have committed...

Hanna Fights Her Way To Box Office Success

Priyunka Maheshwari, News Editor

April 19, 2011

    Released April 8, Hanna is garnering more and more positive feedback after successful ratings and reviews. Starring Saoirse Ronan as Hanna, a 16-year old girl with the power of an adult assassin, Hanna tells the story of a te...

Spring Break Brings SXSW

Priyunka Maheshwari, News Editor

March 11, 2011

South by Southwest is one of those Austin traditions that makes clear the fact that we live in the live music capital. Bringing in 13,022 participants in 2010, SXSW expects an even larger crowd for 2011, which begins Friday, March...

Grammy Night Brings Surprises, Unique Performances

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

February 18, 2011

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Los Angeles Staples Center Arena Sunday night with stunning debut performances and unexpected winners. The Grammys started with a tribute to Aretha Franklin, nominee and winner...

The 12 Events of 2010

Sofia Colorado, Danielle Docherty, Priyunka Maheshwari, Taylor Watson

December 16, 2010

This year, we wrapped up the first decade of the 2000s with a bang. 2010 was filled with things to remember: getting adjusted to a new president, rescuing trapped miners, placing certifiably crazy celebrities in rehab . . .an...

The Case For A Lower Legal Drinking Age

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

November 19, 2010

While the drinking age in the United States is 21, in over 80 other countries the drinking age is 18. 12 countries allow drinking at the age 16, and 17 countries have no drinking age at all. Fiji, Pakistan, Palau, and Sri Lanka...

Austin City Limits Tickets Hard To Come By

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

October 7, 2010

Austin City Limits Music Festival runs October 8 through 10 at Zilker Park in downtown Austin. Passes are completely sold out. Previously priced at $185 for a three-day pass and $85 for a one-day pass, your best bet now is...

Vampire Diaries a Fitting Addition to Trend

Priyunka Maheshwari, staff writer

September 21, 2010

   By September, 2009, the vampire craze had soared to ridiculous proportions. With the whole Twilight rage, many people wanted to watch vampires and werewolves more than ever. That’s why on September 10, 2009, The Vampire...

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