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Austin Ikard

Austin Ikard, Digital Co-Editor-in-Chief

Hello! My name is Austin Ikard, and I am a senior. Recently, I have spent lots of my time working on videos.  I have been making sports edits for different teams, taking videos of the outdoor landscape, creating short films for people, and hopefully, soon I will have the opportunity to take videos for professional athletes! I am one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief this year and look forward to helping others learn many multimedia components, managing the website, and making the most of my last year in high school!

All content by Austin Ikard

[Video] Junior jumps into the world of music

Austin Ikard, Digital Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2023
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[Photo] The Dawgs’ face the Westlake Chaparrals

Ben Tillisch, Executive Editor: Staff
October 29, 2023
Baking students prepare funfetti cookies for the autumn themed bake sale.

[Photo] Autumn bake sale brings students together

Alex Edwards, Digital Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 27, 2023

[Video] The Dawgs take down Akins

Ben Tillisch, Executive Editor: Staff
October 22, 2023

[Video] A day in the life of a mountain-Baker

Noah Bihan, Photo Essay Editor
October 12, 2023
This single-player game offers a unique experience inspired by the Rick and Morty interdimensional cable episodes. 

High on Life is a strangely hilarious game

Austin Ikard, Online Managing Editor
March 29, 2023
AWAITING PERFORMERS: The auditoriums empty seats provide are all facing the stage. The auditorium has a 600-person capacity.

[Photo] Years of construction come to an end

Lucille Price, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 11, 2022
PREPARING TO SCORE: Coggins improves his skills on the field with the rest of the Bowie varsity soccer team. The team practices on the field three times a week.

[Photo] Soccer star kicks off his senior season

Kate Davis, Print Managing Editor
October 7, 2022
GTA 5s remastered editions for the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S include three new graphical modes, Performance, Fidelity, and Performance RT.

Is next gen GTA worth it?

Austin Ikard, Staff Writer
April 11, 2022
Texas has a humid subtropical climate with cold winters and hot summers.

Is Texas weather enjoyable?

Austin Ikard, Staff Writer
April 5, 2022
One of the big reasons Evans started the Film Club is due to the Austin community and the number of films being created in the area.

[Photo] Bowie film studios

Addy Schlink, J1 Reporter
March 31, 2022
The purpose of the Book Club is to allow members to connect through reading and expand their imaginations.

[Photo] Book Club

Macy Jennings, J1 Reporter
March 22, 2022
The Photography Club members schedule meetings to get together on the first Thursday of every month after school, from 4:40 to 5:15 pm.

[Photo] Photography club

Ava Vasquez, J1 Reporter
March 3, 2022
Many students think FIT is not long enough, let alone not needed.

[Photo] Is FIT helpful?

Emily Loewe, Dispatch Reporter
February 24, 2022
The p emoji gained a new meaning after the new song by Gunna dropped but had fans pretty confused as the meaning is hard to explain.

Is Gunna’s new album ‘Pushin P’?

Austin Ikard, Dispatch Reporter
February 16, 2022
Many Bowie students have different opinions on the dress code and if it is too strict.

[Photo] Dress code is okay

Ava Jackson, J1 Reporter
January 26, 2022
FIT, also known as Flexible Instruction Time, is currently only 22 minutes long.

[Photo] FIT should be longer

Ava Loera, J1 Reporter
January 19, 2022
Many schools have dress codes implemented that students must follow.

[Photo] Dress codes are biased

Emily Vaughn, J1 Reporter
December 23, 2021
These past few years have led to the film industry being riddled with hurdle after hurdle, continuously slamming down on the actors, directors, and film crew trying their hardest to keep the industry alive.

The film industry right now

Austin Ikard, Dispatch Reporter
December 2, 2021
As a result of many events and organizations requiring a COVID vaccine, some individuals have taken it upon themselves to fake having been vaccinated.

Faking Vaccinations

Austin Ikard, Staff Writer
October 13, 2021
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