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Gus Dexheimer

Gus Dexheimer has 29 articles published.

Gus Dexheimer's favorite things are people and butter. She’s also a fan of puns, long distance running, power tools, realistic fiction, pastries, new places, old photographs, and good conversation. This is her third year on the APP, and her second year as Editor In-Chief. Gus can’t wait to continue exploring and investigating the people and the world around her via The Polaris Press. In her "spare time," Gus runs varsity cross country, works at a bakery/restaurant, and does a lot of talking. She lives by one of her late grandfather’s many unofficial mottos: things change.

About Gus Dexheimer

Gus Dexheimer's favorite things are people and butter. She’s also a fan of puns, long distance running, power tools, realistic fiction, pastries, new places, old photographs, and good conversation. This is her third year on the APP, and her second year as Editor In-Chief. Gus can’t wait to continue exploring and investigating the people and the world around her via The Polaris Press. In her "spare time," Gus runs varsity cross country, works at a bakery/restaurant, and does a lot of talking. She lives by one of her late grandfather’s many unofficial mottos: things change.

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On taco tours and loquat trees: My Texan revelation

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In true Austin, Texas fashion, the front door of my house is painted a fading red. Made of hearty old stones, the house has two dormer windows, faces the east, and sits on what is essentially one giant, overgrown vegetable garden. To the left of the red door is a message engraved in the crumbling…

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Volume III Sources

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Arts & Entertainment: Real Technicolor  http://www.indiewire.com/article/the-diversity-gap-in-the-academy-awards-in-infographic-form Springin’ http://www.rottentomatoes.com/top/bestofrt/top_100_classics_movies/ http://www.imdb.com/movies-in-theaters/ http://jembellish.blogspot.com/p/clothes-upcycling-projects.html http://arspolarispress.com/7348/entertainment/classic-anxiety-no-more-five-extra-cool-classics-to-read-in-2016/ http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/30-books-that-everyone-should-read-least-once-their-lives.html http://www.waterloorecords.com/Genre/694451 http://www.rodeoaustin.com/ http://freefuninaustin.com/2014/12/visit-austin-museums-and-galleries-for-free/ http://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/programs-events http://www.thecontemporaryaustin.org/ http://www.thecontemporaryaustin.org/exhibitions/lise-haller-baggesen-mothernism/ http://www.mexic-artemuseum.org/visit http://blantonmuseum.org/ http://blantonmuseum.org/exhibitions/details/come_as_you_are_art_of_the_1990s/ http://blantonmuseum.org/exhibitions/details/the_crusader_bible/ Unapologetically black: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-beyonce-super-bowl-reaction-20160208-story.html http://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/feb/14/beyonce-profile-black-power-super-bowl-civil-rights http://nypost.com/2016/02/08/giuliani-blasts-beyonce-for-attack-on-cops/ http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/police-unions-call-members-boycott-beyonces-anti-cop-formation-tour-after-black-panther-1545165 Our Voices: Vow to vote? http://www.statisticbrain.com/presidential-election-voter-statistics/ https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2012/10/27/jacoby/PiV0sbV2bXf6OQAToXalxM/story.html https://www.aclu.org/oppose-voter-id-legislation-fact-sheet https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-113.html http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2015/03/19/comparing-millennials-to-other-generations/#!0 Formation under discussion: http://tidal.com/album/57034934 http://fusion.net/story/269367/beyonce-formation-superbowl-murfeesboro-cop-blames-video/ http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/americas-sheriffs-turn-back-on-beyonce-super-bowl-formation-performance/article/2582705 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YV0EtkWyno http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2014/nov/26/cleveland-video-tamir-rice-shooting-police https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anti-beyonce-protest-rally-new-york-tickets-21446744791?aff=efbneb Catty Clinton: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/05/us/politics/hillary-clinton-speeches-sexism.html?_r=0 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hillary-clinton-grandmother-in-chief-2016-presidential-bid/ http://www.sanders.senate.gov/about Beyond Our Walls…

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Under construction: Infinite works in progress and one Teacher of the Year

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“I never wanted to be a teacher because I thought, ‘Oh my god, stab me in the eye with a fork.’ I just thought it wouldn’t be a good fit and I thought it would be boring,” says Shireen Dadmehr. “And I was so wrong.” On the other hand, when math department head Shamaa Lakshmanan…

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Carry that weight: Understanding new gun control legislation

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“I’m just very simple about it,” college counselor Eric Heineman said. “In places where they don’t have guns, people don’t die from gun violence.” Just over sixth months ago, Texas’ 84th Legislative Session came to a close. Among the bills that passed were two very controversial pieces of legislation, both of which were signed into…

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Queso Queries: A Guide to the South Lamar Food Kingdom

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With great privilege comes great responsibility. And we are certainly privileged enough to go to a school just blocks away from some of the best food joints in the city. But sometimes this diversity of options, the extreme variety available, can be overwhelming and the great responsibility of choice weighs on our shoulders. Eating should…

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Heart in the right place: Meet the man behind the camera

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He made it all the way up the staircase before it happened. “I was at the University of the Incarnate Word and my heart started accelerating. Since I didn’t have health insurance, I didn’t call 911. I just got a ride to the emergency room nearby. You do funny things when you don’t have health insurance.”…

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Igniting the power: Spirit Stick involved in new ritual

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Dakahla Holiday (12) leads the color guard at the UIL competition on Tuesday. The marching band received all superior rankings. “The stick can tell if you don’t commit,” High School Vice Principal Kris Waugh said. The spirit stick, which was created in 2007, the year the school opened, has been awarded to the senior class…

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Ready or Not: Soon-to-be legal voters chew over the 2016 Presidential nominees

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Senior Joshua Banja discusses his thoughts on the upcoming 2016 presidential elections. It has been almost four years since the last presidential election, and almost eight years since there has been a new president.    As current high school seniors become adults, they are beginning to form initial opinions on the 2016 presidential elections. “It’s nice to finally…

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On tattoos and electing a president: My call to action

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“Look at it!” said my sister, rolling up her sleeve to reveal her new tattoo, my late grandfather’s signature. Tattoos are relatively popular in my family–my parents have two apiece, there are scattered inked body parts among aunts and uncles, and I’ve always thought that at some point, I too will get a tattoo. Seeing…

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Former mayor of San Antonio announced as potential running mate for Clinton: Locals react

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Juan Capallero discusses his support for Castro on the San Antonio Riverwalk. Capallero is from San Antonio, “born and raised.”   After being endorsed by the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, Presidential Candidate and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she is “looking hard” at Castro, causing many to speculate…

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And now, a few words from the Democrats: The first Democratic Presidential Debate

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The first round of Democratic Primary Presidential debates for the 2016 presidential election occurred last evening, Tuesday, October 13th. Discussion topics included gun control, the shrinking of the middle class, the raising of the minimum wage, imminent climate change, college affordability, Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, and injustices surrounding the criminal justice system. According to New…

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Clinton on campus: Social advocate and former first daughter visits Ann Richards

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Chelsea Clinton visited The Ann Richards School in celebration of the release of her new book, It’s Your World on Thursday, October 8th. Members of local news and the Ann Richards Foundation were in attendance for Clinton’s presentation and student led interview for students, faculty and staff, and for the following private press conference. Clinton…

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