Austin Youth Artists United Literary Arts, Poetry Ghost Town April 1, 2020 Ghost Town: A timely, passionate poem by Sophie Buechler about many people’s newfound sense of… Community Impact, Health, Op-Eds COVID-19’s Impact on Austin’s Homeless: How You Can Help March 25, 2020 An op-ed reflecting on how COVID-19 will affect our city’s most vulnerable populations and what… hip hop, Music, Performing Arts, rap Japan (prod. DVIAN) March 28, 2020 Listen to “Japan,” a hip hop soundcloud track by ATX rap group TX Youngin! Produced… Politics, Education, Op-Eds, Research Paper Re-examining History with the Romans December 29, 2019 Why do we resonate so much with Rome’s Republic––a Republic which barely resembles our own, and a… hip hop, Music, Performing Arts, rap From Tha A (Produced by Kill Xantos) March 26, 2020 Check out rap group Tx Youngin’s soundcloud track “From the A.” Produced by Yung Xantos.… Visual Arts Sewn Heritage February 21, 2020 A mixed media piece by Westlake High School senior Quinn Erickson. Made with cyanotype prints… Illustration Visual Arts, Origami Bosque October 14, 2019 A piece of artwork crafted out of paper by Westlake High School senior Quinn Erickson. Visual Arts, Illustration Chameleon Zentangle January 1, 2020 A pen illustration by LASA senior Champ Turner. Click to see his bio and work. Politics Journalism, News, Op-Eds, Politics The Polarization of Israel in American Politics is Dangerous October 14, 2019 An op-ed about an emerging threat to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. By Thomas Goldstein, senior… Op-Eds, Politics Beto O’Rourke Wants to Tear Down My House November 1, 2019 An Op-Ed by McCallum student Elyjah Johnson: “I’m black, 16, and have lived in Austin… Music Music, Performing Arts 3 Rounds Down March 24, 2020 Listen to Yung Xantos’ hynoptic, melancholic piece entitled “3 Rounds Down.” Caution: This work contains… Amber Lights March 24, 2020 No Comments on Amber Lights Film Documentary, Film, Short Films, Visual Arts The Art of Punning June 7, 2019 A documentary about the O’Henry Pun-off World Championship and the mind of a punster. Film, Music, Trailers, Visual Arts 2016 Pflugerville High School Band Trailer June 10, 2019 A neat piece of work from former PHS student and band member Ian McClure, who… Journalism Politics, Journalism Impeachment Reaches Fever Pitch in Austin, TX: December 18, 2019 Austinites gathered in front of City Hall on the evening of December 17 in support… Journalism, Politics AYAUJ’s Guide to Spotting Fake News: February 9, 2020 “The reality is that only an informed and empowered public can make the changes that… Op Eds Op-Eds, Community Impact, Journalism Gentrification: Why We Shouldn’t Fight Progress November 19, 2019 An op-ed by Jonah Pierce “Gentrification— It is a word that is tossed around venomously… Sex Ed Should Educate Teens About Sex, Right? November 1, 2019 No Comments on Sex Ed Should Educate Teens About Sex, Right? Digital Art Visual Arts, Digital Art Peace on Earth June 17, 2019 Digital art by Carla Lavache, a former student at Manor Senior High School. “I started… Visual Arts, Digital Art, Music Legacy ATX EP Cover Artwork July 6, 2019 The cover art for Legacy ATX’s 2016 album, which featured songs about current social issues,… Visual Arts, Digital Art Midnight June 17, 2019 Anthony Womack is a junior at Akins High School. “I just draw stuff, mainly people,… Mixed Media Mixed Media, Visual Arts And the Lights Shone Up February 21, 2020 A mixed media piece by Westlake High School senior Quinn Erickson. Made with aluminum sheet… Mixed Media, Visual Arts What Remains? February 20, 2020 A mixed media piece by Westlake High School senior Quinn Erickson. Made with cement, lace,… Visual Arts, Mixed Media Heineken Gas Pump January 1, 2020 A mixed media piece by LASA senior Champ Turner. Click to see his bio and… Paintings Visual Arts, Paintings Night Street in Seville January 1, 2020 A Spanish street scene in gouache and pen by LASA senior Champ Turner. Visual Arts, Digital Art Head in the Clouds December 25, 2019 A digital art piece by Anthony Womack: “I just draw stuff, mainly people, and try… Paintings, Visual Arts Heritage in Cyan February 21, 2020 An oil painting by Westlake High School Senior Quinn Erickson. More Illustrations Visual Arts, Illustration Out Like A Fox July 8, 2019 By Litzy Rea Valdez: An observational illustration (still life) of a sleeping girl and her… Illustration, Visual Arts Yakuza Boi June 17, 2019 Anthony Womack is a junior at Akins High School. “I just draw stuff, mainly people,… Visual Arts, Illustration Pedo Pig June 17, 2019 Anthony Womack is a junior at Akins High School. “I just draw stuff, mainly people,… Digital Art, Visual Arts 2006 Edge June 17, 2019 Anthony Womack is a junior at Akins High School. “I just draw stuff, mainly people,… Digital Art, Visual Arts Cheesus Christ June 7, 2019 A digital work inspired by a real life man who crucified a rat for attacking… Digital Art, Illustration, Visual Arts Dragon June 7, 2019 A hybrid illustration and graphic design piece inspired by traditional Japanese art style. Education, Mixed Media, Stories, Visual Arts Calculost: June 4, 2019 By Dane Hildreth: “Calculost” is done with acrylic and felt pens, and is about the… Mixed Media, Visual Arts Self Portrait June 4, 2019 By Quinn Erickson: Senior at Westlake High School in Austin, TX. Mixed Media, Politics, Visual Arts The Green Head June 4, 2019 Paintings, Visual Arts Allongé: June 4, 2019 “It is of my sister when she was very little in one of the back… Watercolor Luna January 1, 2020 A canine portrait in watercolor and pen by LASA senior Champ Turner. Visual Arts, Watercolor Blue Face with Water Eyes: May 29, 2019 By Anna Olivo: Born and raised in Texas, Anna moved to Austin in 2014 where… Illustration, Visual Arts Gloved To Death June 17, 2019 Anthony Womack is a junior at Akins High School. “I just draw stuff, mainly people,… Digital Art, Illustration, Visual Arts Dagger June 7, 2019 “Dagger” 2019, by Ash Catalan. “This was originally a sketch from my sketchbook that I… Illustration, Visual Arts Pescatentacle June 7, 2019 A piece influenced by Japanese art. Done with markers and India ink.