Songs for every occassion

Sydney Moore, Media

February 17, 2016

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The bell rings, the car door closes, bedroom doors slam, and the music starts to weave an enchanting rhythm around whoever is listening. The wail of a broken-hearted girl is accompanied by the calming sound of her favorite song. A smile graces the face of the boy in love as their song comes on. A boy with no reason other than...

From the studio to social media

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E

February 17, 2016

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Names such as DJ Khaled and B.o.B. may remind teens of their middle school playlists, so it has been a while since Myspace era rappers have been relevant. B.o.B.’s last popular track may have been “Airplanes” featuring Hayley Williams or “Nothin’ On You” featuring Bruno Mars. The name DJ Khaled can be associated wit...

David Bowie

Payton Primm, Reporter

February 17, 2016

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Fashion icon, singer, songwriter, record producer, painter, and actor. All of these things and more encompass David Robert Jones, better known by his stage name “David Bowie.” After an undisclosed 18-month battle with liver cancer, Bowie died on January 10th at the age of 69. He died just two days after the release of h...

Wicked City

Gabriella Maestri, News Editor

December 1, 2015

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Los Angeles, 1982. Rock ‘n’ Roll, drugs, and sex were all the rage in the murder capital of the country, and ABC is returning to LA’s past with the new drama Wicked City, which premiered for the first time Tuesday, October 27th. Ed Westwick, the star of this new series, takes on a very different role than what Gossip Girl fans...

The Walking Dead has fans dropping dead

Diana Blanco, Art

December 1, 2015

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Fans have anticipated the long five month wait to watch the suspenseful show take place. The Walking Dead has finally returned with the sixth season. Rick Grimes, the main character in this apocalyptic world, is a cop who has just woken up from a coma and is trying to survive amongst the dead. Surviving in a world where ...

Students form new band “Bearfoot”

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

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Since the past summer, seniors Jonah Thornton and John Rhodes and junior Isaac Baker have spent all their time in a room above City Point Church writing, playing, and producing music. Recently having performed a cover of “Arabella” at the school talent show, the band’s name has been mentioned throughout the school. Bearf...

Fall fashion

Kacie Young, Review Editor

December 1, 2015

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Fashion is changing along with the leaves, which means old favorites from last year and new fads are becoming more popular. Upcoming fashions such as fringe, booties, Birkenstocks, and half-buns are becoming a norm among student appearance. Classics such as button-ups, warm colors, dark lipstick, naturally wavy and curly ha...

Human attachment to fictional characters

Kacie Young, Review Editor

December 1, 2015

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While watching a new episode of The Walking Dead, junior Blake Vetetoe recounts his reaction to Glenn’s ‘death’. “I honestly had a heart attack. I sat on my couch and screamed,” said Vetetoe. Many students experienced heartbreak over the recent ‘death’ of Glenn from The Walking Dead along with the previous c...

Who is Steven?

Kacie Young, Review Editor

October 20, 2015

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If you’ve ever paid attention to menus at various Mexican restaurants, then you might have seen the Steven Special. Though the name changes depending on the location, the question arose: who is Steven? “No one really knows. I’ve worked here for over a year and it’s been here for longer than that,” said Josh, a serv...

Virtual Art

Diana Blanco, Art

October 20, 2015

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Technology today is creating more opportunities for creativity to shine. Advances in technology have opened a new door to artists everywhere, expressing themselves through virtual reality;  a computer-generated simulation that produces real-life events using 3D technology. The app used is the Tilt Brush app, which allows yo...

Almost, Maine

Amanda Thattanahkam, A&E Editor

October 20, 2015

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Costume manager Sarah Gill sends a dapperly dressed couple on to the stage for the Har-Ber production of Almost, Maine. After school rehearsals take place everyday in preparation for the upcoming play. The play features a series of nine duets that focus on moments in time in the quaint town of Almost, Maine. “There are ...

Austin City Limits

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

October 20, 2015

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Music blares from multiple stages, energy from anticipation bubbles in fans’ chests, and the vibrations pound through your bones. Festival season is wrapping up, just as summer is coming to an end. Seniors Chase Morgan and Sydney Hanshew, as well as their friends, savor the last of summer with a trip to the Austin City Limit...

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