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Fire, Fury, and the Faculty of Donald Trump: What the latest White House exposé reveals about the attitude of the Trump presidency

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Filled with the personal accounts of White House aides, staff and sometimes Trump himself, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” provides an all-access pass to what Wolff calls “The most extraordinary political storm since Watergate.” Despite being referred to as the “Trump tell-all book,” Wolff exposes something much larger and more disturbing than Donald J. Trump…

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Scary Spice: What Pumpkin Spice shouldn’t be in

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In the more recent year, the pumpkin spice flavoring has increasingly become closely tied to the coming of fall. Coffee shops lets us know when leaves have started falling by pouring pumpkin spice flavored items on the menu again. Pumpkin spice can be good in the occasional pumpkin pie during Thanksgiving, however, I fail to…

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The Deplorables: A look at the 2016 elections as canidates race for the White House

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Donald Trump unveils child-care policy influenced by Ivanka Trump. Photo by Michael Vadon. The 2016 presidential race, that started a record of 21 months before election day, has seen unbelievable candidates and campaign strategies that have thoroughly riled up Americans. With Clinton’s chances of winning currently at 93%, the next commander-in-chief will have to face…

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We Asked People in San Antonio Who They’re Voting For and This is What They Said

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The Final Crash-down: Trump’s sudden struggle for women voters

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Donald Trump speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo by Gage Skidmore. Merely two weeks after the tape of Donald Trump talking to Billy Bush about sexually harassing woman, Trump is thrown into yet another scandal. Eight woman have stepped up and claimed that Trump sexually assaulted them,…

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2016 2nd Presidential Debate: Trump and Clinton didn’t started off with a handshake

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Krassotkin (derivative), Gage Skidmore (Donald Trump), Gage Skidmore (Hillary Clinton)   Sunday October 9 at 8 P.M. Central Time Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faced off in their second presidential debate in St. Louis Missouri. CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Martha Raddatz mediated the town hall debate, which featured…

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The low down on ‘The Get Down’

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The Get Down, Netflix “It’s about music man. Music is the only reason. It’ll move you forward and open up doors that everyone says are shut. It’ll give you the whole f****** world for free if you just love it and hold back nothing.” -Grandmaster Flash (Mamoudou Athie) In a colorful explosion ‘The Get Down’,…

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Your ACL 2016 Playlist Guide: Artists you must see live

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The Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009, Austin Texas, October 4, 2009.  The Austin City Limits Music Festival is an annual three-day music festival in Austin, Texas’s Zilker Park.   Get out your selfie sticks and portable chargers people; ACL is coming. On the weekends of September 30 to October 2, and October 7th to…

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Second Guessing: When did Nelson Mandela really die?

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Using Reddit, Youtube, and BuzzFeed, conspiracy theories have been able to run wild in the new age of social media. Amidst theories doubting Hitler’s death, 9/11 being an inside job, and Beyonce having a clone, one theory in particular has reached many ARS students: The Mandela Effect.   This phenomenon uses the convergence of parallel…

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Rock On! The history of a history teacher’s collection

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Ms. Devi Puckett’s classroom is unlike any other at the school. The walls are azure blue, tiles are painted with alumnae artwork, and different types of crystals, fossils, and rocks sit by the windows. “They spark my imagination,” Ms. Puckett explained. “They anchor me to the past, like remembering where this garnet came from. Part…

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Say Cheese: Annual ID and yearbook picture day at ARS

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It’s early morning on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 when Photo Texas Photography arrives to set up their lighting. It’s picture day 2016 and students are giddy, or dreading it. For the next two days, students will be exited from a portion of their English classes to face the flashing lights in the cafeteria — a…

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ARS High School Volleyball 2016-2017

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ARS high school volleyball team schedules and rosters for the 2016-2107 school year.

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