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Ally Wait

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Alejandra Wait, also known as Ally, is a sophomore who has a passion for writing. She plays soccer, does Tae Kwon Do and plays the guitar. Ally is hip with all of the memes, and goes by the nickname, “meme queen.” When a new meme is forming, Ally feels it in her bones. Some call…

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Alia Segura

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Alia is currently in the class of 2017 and this is her first year as a member of the Polaris Press. Alia loves to play videogames, solve riddles, and to obsess over her TV shows she watches. When not worried about school you can find her reading, listening to music, playing her games and enjoying…

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Gabby Martinez

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Gabby Martinez is an avocado loving, journal collecting senior at the Ann Richards School. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, making fun and exciting memories. She appreciates long walks on Town Lake, and believes that everyone should love kale! She explores restaurants throughout Austin. Therefore, you will most likely find her in her…

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What would our teachers do if they had early release?

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Emily Weaver

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Emily loves coffee, music, fiction and essay books, Ezra Koenig, netflix, food, writing, Benedict Cumberbatch, her two cats, her friends and family, winter, irony, shopping, record stores, Alex Turner, dark chocolate, metaphors, red lipstick, sunglasses, and Halloween, to name a few things. She is a freshman at Ann Richards, and this is her first year…

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Emma Foster

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In a perfect world, Emma would probably be living in a giant treehouse in New Zealand, studying Hobbits in their natural habitat. Since this is not the case, she is happy to engage in her favorite activities here in Austin, which include writing, reading, drawing, designing posters (zazzle.com/studio_erf), and playing the cello. She is incredibly…

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Meredith Oldham

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Meredith says if you give her a train ticket, a cup of tea, a camera, good literature, a friend, and a sprig of French lavender she’ll be happy forever. Meredith is also a varsity swimmer and co-captain on the school’s swim team, a Model UN delegate, a student ambassador for the Young Women’s Preparatory Network…

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Georgia Oldham

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Georgia Oldham is a senior at ARS, a third year Polaris Press veteran, and a pretty cool cat all around. Born to an aristocratic family at The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Georgia instantly became a pawn in numerous political schemes. She was quickly smuggled out of the country and brought to Austin, Texas…

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Erin Lungwitz

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Erin Lungwitz is a senior at Ann Richards and is embarking on her third year of writing for the ARS Polaris Press. Erin founded the satire section of the ARS Polaris Press in early 2015, “The Underground Root Vegetable” and hopes to expand on that this year. If you were on a wild-goose-chase for Erin,…

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Rewon Shimray

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Rewon Shimray goes under several aliases including but not excluded to Ray-123, Rewonderful, RayJuan, Rewalkin’ on Sunshine, Rayquantas, and Rwanda. Rewon is a senior at ARS. In her mature age, she is heavily criticized for walking and running everywhere instead of “sitting down and getting that darn license already.” She runs competitively in cross country…

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Gus Dexheimer

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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 Co-Editor In-Chief. Gus can’t wait to continue exploring and investigating the people and…

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Lupita Galvan

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Lupita is a senior at Ann Richards and is on the Editorial Board for The Polaris Press. When Lupita isn’t out finding a story she can be found singing, (both choral and pop songs),  volunteering, or playing with dogs. She is a lover of all things orange (the color, not the flavor,) and minty chocolate.…

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