SHORT STORY: In Which Nothing Happens

I was in the 5th grade when he called me a whore. What else could we have been playing but Minecraft, back then in its prime, a world of simple blocks and concrete shapes building an escape for some bored children on a hot spring day. He was my older sister’s friend, a striking 6-foot-something, face graced with handsome cheekbones and an angular nose; smile … Continue reading SHORT STORY: In Which Nothing Happens

Weekly Events 11/18

Monday-11/18 (A-Day Schedule)Video Production Club – Room C103 – 8:00 amSpicee Tigers Club Meeting – 1.205C – 8:40 amThespian Individual Events Showcase (Pre-Thespian Festival) School Board Meeting – Administration Building Board Room – 6:00 pm Tuesday-11/19 (B-Day Schedule)Video Production Club – Room C103 – 8:00 amYouth & Government Club Meeting – A109 – 8:30 amFIRST Robotics Club Meeting – D145 & D147 – 4:30 pmLady Tiger … Continue reading Weekly Events 11/18

573 Ways to Say Thanks: Problems With “Native-Inspiration”

“Every six seconds a white woman on Youtube does a native inspired makeup look, when it has nothing to do with native culture,” JJ Smith declares. Even though statistically this may be inaccurate, the idea stays the same. Thanksgiving at its core, represents America, a holiday built around hunting and feasting as a family. The holiday exemplifies the values of “unity” and “fairness,” where the … Continue reading 573 Ways to Say Thanks: Problems With “Native-Inspiration”

What You Don’t Know About the VSCO Trend

Nicknamed after the VSCO photo editing app , the scrunchie-wearing, crop-top-clad VSCO girl has come to dominate the internet. Some VSCO girls — who are primarily teens — are popular influencers, like Emma Chamberlain, while others are your typical high-school girl on the street. A VSCO girl by definition is a teenager that wears oversized t-shirts paired with Lululemon shorts, Birkenstocks, scrunchies, stand up for … Continue reading What You Don’t Know About the VSCO Trend

Friday Night Sights: Spotlight on New Dance Ensemble

The bright, beaming lights shine on the football field for another Friday Night Lights. The halftime performance groups make their way down to the field, while the crowd roars with excitement, but wait there is a new group walking with them and it is the Dance Ensemble ready to showcase their skills. Dripping Springs High School has recently had a new addition to the band. … Continue reading Friday Night Sights: Spotlight on New Dance Ensemble

Veteran’s Day Sights and Sounds

All photos by Paige Miller Notable Moments from the assembly: Students stood and bowed their heads in a moment of silence for all the MIA and POWs. “Hopefully they’ll be sitting here next year.” Senior Travis Myhand led the color guard, which presented the colors. The color guard was boy scout troop 101. The Jazz Cats sung “The National Anthem.” Captain David Koss spoke at … Continue reading Veteran’s Day Sights and Sounds