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Captain Marvel movie leads into final MCU installment

Marvel Studios' CAPTAIN MARVEL

Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Brie Larson)

Photo: Chuck Zlotnick

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Josh Guerrero, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Captain Marvel, Marvel’s second to last installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is helping to bring the blockbuster series full circle. Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, is the first Marvel movie with the lead hero character featuring a woman. It takes place in the 1990s...

Orchestra student learns composition, pursues career

Senior Melaina Newman plays a piece called

Jose Garcia, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Senior Melaina Newman has dreams to one day compose classical music that inspires other people as much as the great composers that inspire her. Composing is a relatively new endeavor for Newman, who has participated in orchestra four years and marching band two years at Akins. Newman said she felt...

Pop-punk bands grow, work to maintain popularity as fans age

As fans grow up, pop-punk bands' music grew with us. These bands have switched their genre of music to stay relevant and to keep up with the audience that has followed them since the beginning. Bands like Linkin Park, Maroon 5, Weezer, Green Day, and Blink 182 are some examples of changing to match their audience.

Zeta Handy, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

While music classified as “pop-punk” is very popular, its specific classifications are often unclear. It’s often conflated and used as a synonym for alternative music and some indie rock. Indie rock is another genre that has picked up speed, without much real meaning attached to its de...

EE Recommends: SXSW gaming 2019

EE Recommends: SXSW gaming 2019

Jarel La'Fabion Deere, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

One of the lesser known but just as fun things to do during SXSW is the Gaming Expo. It features a Tournament Stage, Indie Corner, Tabletop Experience, PC Arena, Arcade Bunker and more. The Gaming Expo Hours & Location Friday, March 15 – Saturday March 16 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunda...

EE Recommends: Artists to check out at SXSW

EE Recommends: Artists to check out at SXSW

Javier Arellano, Section Editor

March 8, 2019

The annual SXSW Festival is fast approaching "the live music capital of the world" also known as our home town. Every year, thousands of people flock to Austin from all over the world to check out the five SXSW festivals that take place in March: film, music, interactive, comedy, and gaming festivals. Unlike previo...

Underclassmen take lead roles in Chicago

Sophomore Coral Rolon sings

Jennifer Espinoza, Opinions Editor

March 7, 2019

It's almost a tradition that seniors get the lead roles in a typical high school play. However, when the Akins Journey Theatre program staged its big musical of the year, three of the lead roles went to underclassmen. Chicago, which was hailed as one of the biggest musicals it has staged i...

Luke’s Last Resort For Fame: The Last of Us Throwback Review

Looking for something fun and frightening? Then lets take a blast to the recent past

Luke Sepulveda, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Gamers looking for something fun and frightening should take a journey into the recent past where we’ll find the classic game The Last of Us. This survival/horror game is a 3rd person zombie shooter released on the PS3 on June 14, 2013. Instead of the traditional walking, resurrected corpses we’...

Austin Weekend event recommendations

Austin Weekend event recommendations

Dazani Barker and Jarel Deere

February 28, 2019

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Fans of Kingdom Hearts series prepare to dive into latest installment

Fans of Kingdom Hearts series prepare to dive into latest installment

Alexandra Cruz and Anthony Womack

February 26, 2019

For the uninitiated, the Kingdom Hearts video game series just seems like a confusing mix of Final Fantasy and Disney characters. But those who’ve played the previous installments of the series know that is a game rich in substance, story and addicting gameplay. Kingdom Hearts 3 is an action RPG, w...

Glass concludes Shymalan’s three-piece movie series

The movie Split has audiences and critics in a back and forth conversation with some saying that it was way too overhyped and others are saying that people were going into this movie with too much of an expectation.

Eli Calderon, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

For some M. Night Shyamalan, the director behind the new movie Glass is “the guy who makes the scary movies with a twist.” He earned this reputation with movies like 1999’s The Sixth Sense, 2008’s The Happening and 2015’s The Visit. However, besides his masterful ability t...

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