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Trail of Lights gifts the delights of winter

Catie Graves, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under News

Every year, for two weeks in December, Central Texans celebrate the spirit of the holidays at the Zilker Trail of Lights. The Trail of Lights is an Austin holiday tradition that has been occurring for 54 years. There are two...

The fate of District 1

Somaya Jimenez-Haham, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under News

Five seats on the Austin Independent School District (AISD) Board of Trustees were on the ballot during the midterm election. There are nine members in total, each of whom serve four year terms. Austin is divided into seven districts,...

Exploring Austin with Mayor Adler

Max Domel, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under News

Steve Adler was re-elected as mayor of Austin during the midterm elections on Nov. 6, 2018 with the promise of changing the future of Austin. Mayor Adler is a Princeton graduate and a former University of Texas Law School student....

East Austin Studio Tour

Nia Orakwue, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The quiet, contemporary rooms of the gallery illuminated as the artists presented their work to viewers. Hundreds of artists set up their booths and exhibitions in different locations around East Austin in mid-November. They all...

ACL Fest goers find benefits in work and play

Emma McBride, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Filed under Student Life

During the course of two warm, music-filled October weekends, LASA students traveled to Zilker Park to witness artists such as Paul McCartney, Metallica and Travis Scott perform live on stage for Austin City Limits (ACL), an annual...

Student sees potential for city council candidiate

Ainsley Freeman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Danielle Skidmore is a mother of a special-needs child, transportation engineer, and a trans woman. She is also a candidate for Austin City Council in District 9. Skidmore has lived in Austin for 24 years with her partner and...

ACL Essentials

Alex Winter, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Filed under Web Exclusive

You’re trapped in the middle of a heat and mosquito infested swamp. No, it’s not Florida, it’s Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL). These are some of the essentials to ensure an enjoyable experience. Portable phone c...

Local comics artists find their niche with webcomics

Isabelle Amanuel, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Posters, action figures, and keychains of the most well known superheroes and their symbols line the walls. Colorful pages bound by flimsy spines or hard covers fill the shelves. Every year, comics are promoted by the North...

Lonestar Roundup

Sophia Blaha, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

On April 12 and 13, thousands of Austinites and car enthusiasts flocked to the Travis County Expo center for the Lonestar Roundup. This annual festival brings together custom made cars from before 1963 for a two day festival,...

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