Sunday, October 17, 2021

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The Texas House of Representatives sent a message of pragmatism and cooperation Tuesday by re-electing Rep. Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, as Speaker of the House.Who could believe that Texas, a state that epitomizes hard-headedness and acts as a breeding ground for far-right thought, would set such a premium on compromise to get things done?In the midterm elections, an...
These past two weekends, Austin's Zilker Park hosted the Austin City Limits Music Festival with 130+ bands in attendance. Many big names in the music business made appearances, but every band was given a chance on one of the 7 stages around the 46 acre plot of land. Some bands really brought it and drew a crowd. Others, however,...
In an ever-evolving world of major and influential technological advancements, schools, especially Jesuit, have evolved to adapt such technologies through implementation of services like Moodle.However, many students are largely unaware of another helpful service called Dropbox, which eliminates the need to manage and maintain previously used methods like jump drives and e-mail. These methods of transferring files between two...
Your tired eyes stare at the clock after a long night of studying. It's 11:30 P.M on a late Saturday night. Bored out of your mind, you decide to go to Netflix, scrolling through a plethora of shows. You realize that you can't watch The Office or Parks and Rec for the tenth time, so you look to find...
Sophomore year serves as a big transition from freshman year. Harder classes, higher expectations, everything gets bumped up a notch here. Suddenly, you must stay on top of things, or you are slacking behind. To the class of 2023, I suggest you take a look at this article before you consider taking on that extra sport, activity, or challenging...
Previously, I showcased my working versions of my two characters to see if anyone was interested in the modeling/rigging/skinning workflow, and I saw enough interest to justify another article. I intentionally left out sculpting, complex character design, and animation, which I will cover here.(I will still be exclusively using free, open source, or student licensed software. The staples are...
Above the checkered-walled unisex bathroom in Webster Hall in New York City, neon signs provided the sole source of light in a dark bar. The place looked abandoned, almost completely vacant and very gloomy. It's macabre tone weighed down on the eyelids of Dylan Walker, vocalist of Full of Hell, noisy patrons of "artsy grind core." The band closed out...
Every day in the halls of Jesuit, a student runs down the hall toward his classroom, English assignment in hand, rushing to beat the bell. Another student plows through his math homework before algebra class, finishing with one minute to spare. Understandably, these students simply forgot that they had homework assigned the previous day; they failed to write a...

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