Students reveal outfits for celestial Prom night

The students are shopping, the cameras are charging and the excitement is thriving. It’s prom season, the most intoxicating time of the year. The enchanting idea of spending an unparalleled night of pure, high school bliss with the perfect person is too contagious to fend off. The whole school...

Bachelor not looking for love?

This season of the bachelor has been a rollercoaster to say the least. Nick Viall is this season’s Bachelor. Not only is this not his first time second time appearing on the multimillion dollar franchise, but he’s actually been on this show a whopping three times (“Bachelor In Paradise” included). ...

Former band director returns

In order to prepare for the LBJ Full Orchestra for their UIL competition on Febuary 28, where they received all superior rankings, former LBJ Band Director Don Haynes came back and visited his former students and the current LASA and LBJ students in full orchestra. Senior Coralie Huibregtse is in th...

Novels for novices

In my search for the best books to read if you don’t read that much, I went out and interviewed three students who all expressed that they don’t read for pleasure that often. Each person recommended a book for me, and I read each one in order to decide whether or not their recommendations were worth...

Orchestra goes to Carnegie

Over spring break the LBJ Orchestra took their yearly trip to New York City and were given the chance to play in Carnegie Hall. Along with performing in this prestigious venue, the students also had an extensive tour of the New York area. According to students such as LASA senior Devin Ryan, who wen...

LASA talks in TEDx

In just a few days, the Westlake High School Performing Arts Center will flood with people from all over Austin eager to learn. Both a Los Angeles celebrity and a scientist studying Mars, two people who it seems couldn’t be more different, will receive the attention and cheers of the audience. What ...

SXSW: who to see and what to hear

South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017 is set to feature the work of several LASA students in categories such as music and film this March. The musical group Misimplicity featuring LASA junior Zoe Czarnecki is set to play for the second time as an official South By artist this year. On the film front, a gro...

Punk to pop: student explores the musical tastes found at LASA

One of the most difficult things to categorize is music, especially since new genres seem to spring up all the time. Listening to music is an everyday action for so many people. Music can be as diverse as the people that listen to it, and everyone has their own preference. Tastes can change drastica...

Alley Cat Players deliver ‘Nice Work’

Large numbers of people burl past each other, walking this way and that all with a different task occupying their immediate attention. Kids carrying paintbrushes stroll past while others walk by carrying large set pieces meant for the stage. The excitement for theater fills the air while the massive...

Big movies only made for money

Movies are important and influential in our society, just like money, and in that sense the two go hand in hand. But how does money really influence movies? Some would argue that when films first started being produced, the plots had more depth, the actors conveyed clearer emotion and the cash was j...