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Wikihow: How to Get Good Grades (without pictures)

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We hear it from our parents, we hear it from our friends, high school does not define us. However, not doing good in school affects your whole future and, evidently, your entire life. Projects, exams, homework, and presentations get in the way of that perfect A, so to start getting accepted into the best college,…

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ACL 2019 Lineup Playlist

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https://open.spotify.com/user/ars_press/playlist/1uutgRRw6zHj2sFSHUzbv6?si=Xfz5WxV-TkOS0dKgtoYv-Q   As of April 30 the annual Austin City Limits lineup was released to the public. Headliners include Childish Gambino, The Cure, Guns N’ Roses, Tame Impala, Billie Eilish, Mumford & Sons, Cardi B (weekend one only), and Robyn (weekend two only). ACL is always a great opportunity to discover new artists, or to…

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Queer Eye season three: A heartwarming Netflix original

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Netflix Original Queer Eye: More Than a Makeover has taken over the world recently, and for good reason. The show, a reboot of the mid-aughts makeover extravaganza, stars five gay men each in charge of one area of makeover-land. Its predecessor, Queer Eye: For the Straight Guy was focused primarily on making over straight men.…

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Discovering Us: 2019 Film Review

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Spoiler Alert Jordan Peele hits 2019 strong with his new film, “Us”. Like the American actor, director and comedian’s 2017 film “Get Out”, “Us” also experiments with political statements hidden behind toe-curling horror. While the movie may depict a mind-boggling government conspiracy, what really is being said is much, much deeper. The movie offers a…

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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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