Arts + Life

ICE! at the Gaylord Texan Features A Charlie Brown Christmas 

Every year, ICE! at Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan displays life-size sculptures made from ice that are all a part of a holiday theme.  This year’s ICE! exhibit has over 2 million colorful sculptures hand-carved by...

The Hidden Brain is a Hidden Gem 

The Hidden Brain is owned by National Public Radio, a non-profit media organization based in Washington, D.C. It can be found on NPR’s website, Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  Have you ever wondered why we...

Mixing It Up: Fine Arts Continues to Integrate Visual, Performing arts

//PICTURED ABOVE: Sophomores Tukwa Ashan and Sydney Ghorayeb look at a piece of art displayed in the choir room during intermission at Coffeehouse. Last year, the Upper School Fine Arts Board, led by Kate...

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

Why go to your local coffee shop when you can make a Pumpkin Spice Latte in the comfort of your own home? In under 10 minutes, you can create this popular, delicious fall drink....

Craving good Greek food? Give CAVA a Chance. 

Walking along the row of busy shops at Legacy West, I stopped in front of a smaller eatery with the name CAVA spelled boldly on the awning. Having not heard much of this restaurant,...

Big Shoes to Fill: “Tall Girl” Part of Growing Netflix Teen Movie Trend

//PICTURED ABOVE: New Netflix movie “Tall Girl” attempts to inspire audience with a story about finding one’s inner beauty; although it has gained fame among teens, “Tall Girl” fails to produce a meaningful story...

Pony Sells Out: New Rex Orange County album disappoints

If you want to listen to EDM music, try Skrillex, not Rex Orange County. Expecting to listen to some indie-pop music, I was instead met with music that depicted the image of a sell-out....

Senior Swag 

//PICTURED ABOVE: Class of 2020, closer than any, has kicked off the year, decked out in their unique senior garb. By choosing a class logo, the seniors are able to flaunt their seniority not...

Day of the Dead Dinner 2019

When boarding students entered the Biggs Dining Hall for their daily dinner routine, a different – more festive – scene unfolded before their eyes. Colorful Papel Picados hung on the wall while the movie...

Your Guide to Ordering Fall Drinks at Starbucks

With the drop in temperature, everyone needs some fall drinks to keep warm. I would recommend the Cinnamon Dolce Latte, Pumpkin Nitro Cold Brew, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte. If you are the type...