Fighting for College: Jackie Compean on How She Achieved Higher Education

During her senior year, Jackie Compean had a difficult decision to make – her parents, or college. It was such a point of contention that her father promised to give her a car, all expenses paid, just to stay home.  “In my mind, being bribed out of an education opportunity is really hurtful,” Compean said. “And some of it, I still deal with it today, … Continue reading Fighting for College: Jackie Compean on How She Achieved Higher Education

All I Want For Christmas is to Get Into College

Ah yes, it’s that time of year again; a season full of Christmas cookies, lighting the menorah, family drama, and college applications. Although we should be enjoying our time off, hanging out with the people we love, and getting in the holiday spirit, the majority of us will have nothing but college decisions on our minds. Applications are due, decisions are approaching, and the future … Continue reading All I Want For Christmas is to Get Into College

Where to Shop for the Holidays in Dripping Springs

Haute Exchange: For the friend who… Always has the best outfits -gift cards -tops -bottoms -jewelry -purses -dresses -shoes Mazama: For the friend who… Always has coffee in hand -cookies -coffee beans -travel mugs -gift cards -decorative mugs -hoodies Sacred Moon Herbs: For the friend who… Wants to get into horoscopes -candles -crystals -jewelry -cards -herbs -tarot cards -books -oil blends By Tessa Stigler, Editor-in-Chief … Continue reading Where to Shop for the Holidays in Dripping Springs

Theater Redefines "A Christmas Carol"

A blank white-board. Chairs occupied by the passionate and eager students of Advanced Theater 1. Their director, Mr. Campbell Duncan is about to announce their next project. He breaks the nervous energy and the room is suddenly filled with excitement and curiosity. They’re going to be performing a show for the public. But there’s a catch; the class is going to be writing it. Advanced … Continue reading Theater Redefines "A Christmas Carol"

Road to Success: Division One Athletes Discuss the Path They Took

For most athletes, the dream of competing for their favorite college team’s starts at a young age. Whether its playing rec league or practicing in the front yard, the will to be great is there. Natural talent is a factor for most, but every college-level athlete has worked and put in countless hours to achieve their childhood dreams. On Nov. 13, Dripping Springs High School … Continue reading Road to Success: Division One Athletes Discuss the Path They Took

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