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Winter Olympics Facts You May Not Know

Winter Olympics Facts You May Not Know

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

December 20, 2017

 In 1976 Denver won the winter Olympics but declined the offer. Figure skating and ice hockey were originally part of the Summer Olympics. The Lack of Snow in some areas caused military intervention. In 1948 two men's hockey teams went to the Winter Olympics. Only one person won a gold medal in bo...

How Extreme is My Love of Target?

How Extreme is My Love of Target?

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

December 20, 2017

Human beings need a lot to survive with family, pets, air. Now let's look at me, I'm different like every 7 billion people on this earth and on my list, I need to survive is family, pets, and Target. If Target wasn't a thing I wouldn't know who I am. I would just be this floating amoeba all alone and...

A Three-Way Movie Review

A Three-Way Movie Review

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

December 20, 2017

On Sunday I watched 4 movies. Each one was impressive and fascinating, and I thought I'd talk about how they connect and how they differ. The Truman Show I love The Truman Show. It's a great movie. But not many people appreciate it. They know the name, but most think it's a simple comedy. It's cas...

The Nutcracker: A Winter Tradition

The Nutcracker: A Winter Tradition

Keana Saberi, Reporter

December 18, 2017

A melodic mix of beautifully vivid and articulated dance merged with a symphonic set of music, Ballet Austin’s rendition of the ‘The Nutcracker’ is a tradition that has sustained nearly 55 years on the stage. The mid-December tradition is shared with children and adults alike. Everyone can enjo...

Everything You Need to Know About The Invisible Box Challenge

Everything You Need to Know About The Invisible Box Challenge

Rachel Iyer, Reporter

December 18, 2017

You may have heard of The Invisible Box Challenge also known as building up the Legos. In the challenge you must step on an invisible box and jump over it. Texas cheerleader, Ariel Olivar is known as THE master of this challenge. The Today Show reached out to Ariel and asked her how she did it. According...

The Durrells In Corfu

The Durrells In Corfu

Keana Saberi, Reporter

December 18, 2017

Set in the late 1930s, The Durrells in Corfu is a hilarious memoir that focuses on the eclectic and estranged Durrells family as they move from their native damp and cold England to mosquito flying, sun shining Corfu, a Greek Island where they plan to start their lives over after the death of the chi...

Pick-Up Truck – Jeremiah Chestnut (Official Music Video)

Pick-Up Truck - Jeremiah Chestnut (Official Music Video)

Oliver Barnfield, Zack Catuogno, and Branton Greenberg

December 15, 2017

  Song Written and Performed by Jeremiah Chestnut Produced by Oliver Barnfield and Branton Greenberg Music Video Directed and Edited  by Zack Catuogno For Proud American Records Special thanks to America for being my Homeland of Freedom, Eagles, and most importantly, Americans....

Winter Break Plans

Winter Break Plans

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Hey, Mustangs! We asked students all over the school to tell us what they are going to do over Winter Break, and this is what they said. Enjoy!

5 Quick Christmas Treats

5 Quick Christmas Treats

Alexia Clamou, Reporter

December 15, 2017

1. Oreo Santa Claus : Grab an Oreo and stick a wooden stick to hold it. Dip the outside of it with white frosting.It should be frosted to about a third of the cookie.Repeat the same process but with red frosting this time. A third of the cookie on the opposite side.Then grab some marshmallows and...

Political Parties : Why We Should Have Listened To Washington

Political Parties : Why We Should Have Listened To Washington

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

December 15, 2017

The American Presidential Election of 2017 was one of the most divisive and controversial America has seen. With accusations and trash talking running rampant, this was not an election George Washington would have approved of.  When the first president of the United States, George Washington, resigned ...

Five Things You Should Know Before Visiting France

Five Things You Should Know Before Visiting France

Margaux Deveze, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Have you ever been on a vacation and had a bad surprise about something? This article will help you to enjoy your vacation with no unfortunate incidents. One of the thing in France that is known for is food but be careful about where you go to eat. The food, in general, is pretty good but it usually...

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

December 13, 2017

I have always been a long fan of Nintendo games, specifically ones with the classic character Mario. When I first saw the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer a little bit over a year ago, I saw a tiny glimpse of Mario once again, but in a 3D world. We've had a couple of 3D Mario games such as Super Mario...