Growing in a Pandemic

“It’ll never be as easy as it was during kindergarten nap time,” Brooklyn Rice, sophomore said. Growing up means figuring out how to simultaneously be a student, a friend, or even a student-athlete. Generation Z, which operates primarily through the internet, is emerging into functional members of society. “With a bunch of people online, you realized who would still call you and text you while … Continue reading Growing in a Pandemic

Senior Send Off: Student Prep for Life After High School

Colors of red, pink, orange, yellow and blue can be seen in the clear sky as hundreds of students sit in chairs and take their place before the last ceremony begins. Family members line the bleachers in the hot sun as they keep their eyes glued on the stage in anticipation. Once it begins loud cheers and claps are heard as names are called one … Continue reading Senior Send Off: Student Prep for Life After High School

Cybertruck Overrun: New Tesla Gigafactory Threatens Zilker Park 

Bulldozers and construction equipment have remained at work for months. Crew workers spend their endless days working to build the new Tesla factory, with only the end result as their drive to move forward. As the building continues, we face just one big problem: Zilker park. The once relaxing weekend spot filled with a myriad of people laying on picnic blankets talking with friends as … Continue reading Cybertruck Overrun: New Tesla Gigafactory Threatens Zilker Park 

The Rich Man’s Struggle

Many of the students at Dripping Springs High School were born well off, but what many people don’t understand is the burden of being rich.  “Being rich is a lot harder than what people are led to believe.” Junior Sara Pinto said. “My mom won’t buy me the new iPhone, but she will spend thousands of dollars on Gucci bags. I feel ignored and undervalued, … Continue reading The Rich Man’s Struggle

New Blue Bell Flavors Coming This Summer

Licorice- Everyone’s favorite candy is now an ice cream flavor. Bits and pieces of real black licorice can be found inside as an extra treat! Sadness- Eating ice cream is what some people do when they are feeling down. Well now you can actually eat your feelings. Pizza- A delicious tomato flavored ice cream base swirled with grease. Also bits of pepperoni and cheese can … Continue reading New Blue Bell Flavors Coming This Summer

Public School is Not a Waste of Time

To many teenagers, going to school is a waste of time. Why should students have to wake up at the crack of dawn to sit down for 8 hours 5 days a week?  But students do learn many life skills at school. Some include sleeping (children need their beauty sleep to thrive in adulthood), texting (children should learn how to communicate properly), sitting (good posture … Continue reading Public School is Not a Waste of Time