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Guitar program wins sweepstakes

Students in the advanced guitar class celebrate winning a “professional sweepstakes” award at the University Interscholastic League’s competition. Both the advanced students and the beginning students won sweepstakes in Classical Guitar Ensemble Concert and Sight Reading.

Gregory Roque, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

The guitar program is among the many fine arts programs to have found success this year. At this year's UIL competition, Guitar was able to achieve Professional Sweepstakes in sight reading as well as Outstanding Ensemble. Guitar teacher Thomas Mann said it takes a lot of work to get to...

You decide: Best to Worst in the MCU

Credit to Marvel Studios

Victoria Navarro, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Now that Phase 3 has concluded for the MCU, all of the movies leading up to Endgame have been set it stone, whether it be a timeline, or by popularity. Here is a list of all the movies, including Endgame, and you yourself are able to list which you believe are the best, and worst movies of the Marvel...

summer time junkie

summer time junkie

May 16, 2019

The New Big Battle Royale: Apex Legends

The New Big Battle Royale: Apex Legends

Jackson Battle, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends has taken the gaming world by storm since its initial release in February. This new addition to the Titanfall series had garnered almost over 25 million players worldwide and after a month over 50 million, beating out Fortnite’s beginning player numbers. So...

Endgame hype puts attention on spoiler etiquette

Photo Illustration: Everyone who has seen a very popular, massively hyped up movie can naturally be worried about hearing spoilers before they saw it. And with Endgame, they have good reason to be concerned.

Isaac Guerrero, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

With the release of Avengers: Endgame looming over the MCU fanbase like a cloud of dust, people now more than ever are worried about spoilers. The movie itself has had build-up for 11 years over 22 films bringing the hype surrounding it to unprecedented levels. Everyone who has seen a very popular, massiv...

Self-taught dancer builds following, gets sponsorship

Senior Emanuel Garcia-Ruiz shows off his dancing style called “pop animation”. Garcia-Ruiz is currently working on becoming a professional dancer and is a representative for Lavish Supply.

Nathan Martinez, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

While dance is typically thought of as something students learn as part of a team or with formal instruction with private tutors, social media and YouTube dancers are taking down those clichés. Senior Emanuel Garcia-Ruiz — known as “Airpulse” on social media — started dancing four years ag...

Days Gone has anticipated release, cinematic features

Days Gone has anticipated release, cinematic features

Diego Gutierrez, Sports Editor

April 19, 2019

Gamers are counting the days, until Days Gone hits PlayStation 4 on April 26, as they anticipate it to be the biggest blockbuster game of 2019 and a fork in the road for the gaming scene. Since first being revealed at the end of the E3 gaming expo in 2016, Days Gone excited fans for it...

Disney+, Apple TV+ create competition for streaming

Streaming video's rise in popularity is transforming the entertainment and broadcasting industries as more and more viewers are dropping cable providers and are turning to streaming services.

Jennifer Espinoza, Opinions Editor

April 18, 2019

Cord cutting has gone mainstream as video streaming services have diversified their offerings and major brands are entering the market place with their own new options. According to statistics by Forbes, the streaming service business generated $20.1 billion in revenue in 2018, which is likely the...

Senior plans to study acting in college, pursue theatre

Senior Jonathan Macedo preforms in Chicago. Macedo has preformed in several musicals at Akins including Rock of Ages and Hairspray and is also involved in theatre outside of school with Zach Scott Theatre Pre-Profesional Company.

Zeta Handy, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Senior Jonathan Macedo has emerged as a star of the Akins theatre program. He’s been a performer since the 7th Grade when he starred as the Big Bad Wolf in The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf. He decided to join the Arts and Humanities Academy at Akins after he saw a friend at Dare To Dream h...

Mortal Kombat 11 improves, upgrades popular game

Mortal Kombat 11 improves, upgrades popular game

Eli Calderon, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

It’s hard for a game with 10 previous versions to stay relevant, but fans of the Mortal Kombat franchise are hopeful that Neth- erRealm Studios has achieved that when Mortal Kombat 11 hits consoles on April 23. Mortal Kombat is famous for its gore and extreme violence that has players...

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