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The rising “flex” culture changes customers purchases

The rising “flex” culture changes customers purchases

Amelie Hayne, Reporter

March 23, 2020

With the rise of social media taking over society and the constant craving for something new to show off, luxury items have started to consume the lives of students. This has slowly become known as “flex” culture, which does come at a hefty cost. Although for some students it is not just about p...

Shoe reselling kicks up a major profit

Shoe reselling kicks up a major profit

Mia Folkers, Feature Editor

March 17, 2020

Walking into the store, you imagine the perfect pair of shoes in your head. Searching through every pair, you finally find the perfect pair of kicks. You quickly ask for the pair in your size to find they are sold out, and you hopelessly put the shoes back on the shelf. Pulling out your phone, you fi...

The Voter Registration and Awareness Club

The Voter Registration and Awareness Club

Amorah Schultze, Feature Editor

March 10, 2020

The Voter Registration and Awareness Club was created to inform students about their options for voting and the ongoing election processes, particularly the primaries for the presidential election. Senior Liam Kornacki began the voters club at the beginning of the school year, where they meet every Wed...

Students embrace passion in surfing

Students embrace passion in surfing

Naya Tillisch, Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

Flying across the water while getting to enjoy the beautiful view, sophomore Brooke Garner has a unique hobby for someone who lives in Texas: surfing. “I started surfing when I was four years old,” Garner said. “My family owned a boat back then, so my dad was able to coach me. Currently, I surf...

Student teaches archery classes

Student teaches archery classes

Cassidy Pesek, Photographer

February 13, 2020

Addy Schmer is a Sophomore that teaches archery classes at Central Texas Archery. Central Texas Archery is an archery range located in Travis County. Currently, she’s a level 1 USA archery instructor.  Addy mostly teaches kids of the ages eight to twelve and she’s been an instructor since Septe...

BEHIND THE SCENES: Big Fish the Musical

BEHIND THE SCENES: Big Fish the Musical

Anna Holme, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Big Fish experiments with stories that are larger than life Towards the end of January, the Starlight Theatre Company put on their annual musical. This year featured, “Big Fish,” a story about a father with wild stories and a son who’s hesitant to believe them. The show was originally based o...

Junior works in the private event industry at ACL Live

Junior works in the private event industry at ACL Live

Brianna Lopez, Photographer

January 28, 2020

From assisting clients and making gifts to understanding the steps to create a private event; junior Sidney Tishgart was able to work in the private event industry at ACL Live to gain experience, allowing her to solidify the fact that she wanted to pursue a career in the music industry. “This is s...

Artisan makes fashion statement with unique earrings

Artisan makes fashion statement with unique earrings

Sammie Thompson, Dispatch Reporter

January 5, 2020

Miniature plastic babies, while commonly used as decorations at baby showers, are not typical in the world of jewelry. However, senior Chloe Bluemel combined these items to create her own style of jewelry. Since the beginning of this school year, Bluemel has been handcrafting her own “baby earrings,” ea...

Photographer captures chic candids

Photographer captures chic candids

Mia Folkers, Feature Editor

January 3, 2020

It was the middle of a warm day when she took the photo. She had the camera positioned just right, and all the settings of the camera were perfect. In just a few minutes she would capture pictures of all sorts of smiles and laughs. These moments captured in many images would be shared with family and fr...

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