Olympic Break: Staff Writer Grant Williams Explains the Impacts

With the rise of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many events are being cancelled due to the social distancing rules, one event being the Olympics. This being postponed not only makes us have to wait to watch the greatest sporting event worldwide, but the biggest impact is on the athletes. Because these athletes go through so much training for three years awaiting the coming of the … Continue reading Olympic Break: Staff Writer Grant Williams Explains the Impacts

Through the Eyes of Ronnie Adair

Known throughout Dripping Springs for his photography, Ronnie Adair has been a big part of our high school’s sports for many years. “There’s nothing more important in my life than your senior year in high school, Adair said,  “Make the kids feel like rock stars. If I can get one kid an absolute picture that he can remember back on, that he can take and … Continue reading Through the Eyes of Ronnie Adair

Blurring Lines of Gender Confines: Music’s Changing Ideals of Sexual Orientation

“Yo perreo sola.” Translation: (I twerk alone) With this simple lyric, Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny shot into a realm of feminism that seemed out of the ordinary and that was before the song’s music video was released, one where we see him transform into a woman.  The transcendence of gender has slowly been popping up within pop culture, flashes of indifference toward the classic … Continue reading Blurring Lines of Gender Confines: Music’s Changing Ideals of Sexual Orientation

Lifestyle, Motivation, Well-Being: Students Staying Fit During Self-Isolation

As each day runs into the next, quarantine can make us students feel bogged down, tired, and even a little bit worthless. It can feel difficult to keep a routine, or to feel a sense of accomplishment while we’re self-isolating. I spoke to two students of DSHS who have been encouraging others to stay fit and moving throughout this time.  Senior Alexa Smith has always … Continue reading Lifestyle, Motivation, Well-Being: Students Staying Fit During Self-Isolation

Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

This is a time where we are all isolated in our homes and trying to stay active can be a little hard to get motivated about. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be doing it though. It is time to start doing things that we only do because on a normal day we need to. For all of you who are feeling this way here … Continue reading Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

Binge Worthy Watches: The Best Shows, Movies, to Watch While Stuck Inside

While we’ve all been locked inside during these trying times, Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services are thriving. Everyone and their mothers are turning to streaming services to pass the time. But with an end to the lockdown not yet in sight, there is a limit to what we can watch and re-watch. With that being said, here’s a breakdown of the best things to … Continue reading Binge Worthy Watches: The Best Shows, Movies, to Watch While Stuck Inside

Characterizing Couch Classrooms: Remote Education Alters Students, Teachers

Empty stores and silent highways have become the norm; restaurants closed, schools canceled, a sci-fi movie turns into reality. Living in a time of a pandemic provides a stressful result in nearly every category can be hard, and with more than 50 million kids at home from school closures, the issue illustrates a huge one.  COVID-19 infiltrated American news after the first confirmed case on … Continue reading Characterizing Couch Classrooms: Remote Education Alters Students, Teachers