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Advice For Stars: Michelle Morse’s Speech from the Ann Richards Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Last Friday morning, the Ann Richards School was overflowing with supporters, parents, and current and former students and faculty. This large group was gathered to announce the official groundbreaking for our new school as well as to celebrate the successes achieved and the ones to come. And, of course, to thank all of those who…

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Into The Review: The Latest Spider-Man Movie Breaks Tradition

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After watching Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, released early December in 2018,  I would easily name it one of the best films of 2018. Not only has it been rated a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes but, it has been nominated for a BAFTA Award as “Best Animated Film,” and won an Academy Award for “Best Animated…

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Red Carpet Style: A Low-Down On This Year’s Fashionable Nominees

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Not only is awards season an exciting and tense time for celebrities and their fans, but it’s also coined by elegance, drama, and most noted: style. From Givenchy to Versace, looks have gone from velvet black dresses to vibrantly decorated gowns, to simple black and white tuxes to floral and velvet jackets. Here are some…

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A Bat’s Background

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Recently, there has been a new addition to the ARS family: a small colony of bats. The majority of the students and staff became aware of the bats during the morning assembly when a bat made an appearance during Ginger Rodriguez’s senior speech. Shortly after, one of the bats made a second appearance during senior…

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A Job Interview with Your Stereotypical ARS Student

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The banned Doc Martens boots still don many student’s feet. Photo by Sammie Seamon Disclaimer: I, too, am a liberal millennial, and this satire is just meant to hyperbolize the thoughts a stereotypically edgy, socially-aware ARS high schooler has and some trends.    Wheatsville Co-Op Interviewee #123 How would you describe yourself? To start with,…

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Chill Out: Best Documentaries to Watch in Winter

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As the season of winter comes around, so follows the cheesy seasonal movies, be it Love Actually, The Grinch, or Home Alone. These movies are undeniably classic but at the same time slightly overrated. A great escape from the basic Christmas movies while still enjoying the vibe of the winter season is watching nature documentaries.…

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Culture Cuisine: Our communities’ holiday recipes

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As you wake up, the smell of the delicious food trails you down the stairs to a loud living room full of your loved ones. The one thing we all do is head straight to the kitchen, incessantly asking, “When is the food going to be ready?” Whether you’re waiting for that hot pozole just…

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Logging the hours: service opportunities for the summer

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If you find yourself struggling to finish your service hours during the school year, summer is a great time to get them out of the way. Here is a list of great service opportunities to take advantage of during the 3 month long break. Austin Pets Alive! APA is a great place to spend time…

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Adventures in the sunshine: 5 Studio Ghibli movies to animate your summer

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Studio Ghibli is a Japanese film studio based in Tokyo. The studio is popular for its head director Hayao Miyazaki and his anime films that entertain people of all ages and portray unique, emotional stories. These films are award-winning works that have received accolates and acknowledgments from around the world, including Japanese Academy Prize for…

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Music Forecast: Three playlists that correlate with the time and weather

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Ever listen to the wrong song on a rainy day, or turn on the radio and hear a song that just doesn’t fit in with the weather or time of day? Check out these newly released tunes whenever you need a playlist that fits in with your daily routine. Be sure to look on the…

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