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Senior Column: Benji Wilton

Senior Column: Benji Wilton

Benji Wilton, print editor

May 27, 2020

College: Rice University Major: Economics "Mr. Furious.” My parents gave me that nickname when I was little for my intense stubbornness that never seemed to let up. Performing tasks conventionally wasn’t in my nature. My fastball always drifted to the left in little league, and I still hav...

Madi’s melody

Madi's melody

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

April 2, 2018

"Everything’s bigger in Texas,” Madi Janysek, senior, said. “I’ll keep telling you that until the day I die.” Janysek is no stranger to the Lone Star state, the place she still calls her home. Native to Arizona, Janysek moved to New York, San Antonio, Austin, Rhode Island and back to Austin,...

Senior Profile: Alexis Link

Senior Profile: Alexis Link

Daniel Kim, sports writer

April 17, 2017

As the referee signals halftime, the varsity pommies, arranged in a line, march onto the turf with warm smiles. With every choreographed kick and turn, thousand who pack the stands roar with excitement. In the middle of the dancers stands Alexis Link, who, in the moment, is doing what she loves. As ...

Bigger school, bigger team?

Bigger school, bigger team?

Allie Hickenbotham, features writer

September 23, 2015

Moving from a school of 300 to 1,800 and from a girls’ cross country team of one to 55, Shiloh Johnston, junior, did not know what to expect from KHS. “I was extremely nervous,” Johnston said. “I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m going to get lost in this big new school and not make any new friends.’” Johnston...

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