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Student's food blog sparks tasty journey
May 1, 2012
And as long as Boyle keeps returning to the kitchen, she will keep up with The Best of Thymes.
UT alumna creates, sells jewelry on Etsy
April 29, 2012
Artist scours world for fashion and inspiration; offers creative and current wares
Take a break from school and enjoy an eventful weekend in Houston
April 17, 2012
What better way to take your mind off the stress of school than a quick jaunt to Houston?
Austin artist creates one-of-a-kind artwork
April 3, 2012
From vintage cowgirls to Frankenstein to Bob Dylan, Sue Zola has found that she can make glitter art of just about anything.
Thrifting takes time, saves money
March 26, 2012
Rather than scouring through big name stores, consider thrift shopping.
New Orleans proves to be sweet escape
March 21, 2012
The perfect escape before final exams roll around is in New Orleans.
Boho chic comfort, rock 'n' roll accessories key to stylish looks
March 9, 2012
The look to have during the festival is boho chic mixed with rock ‘n’ roll.
Fashion blogger makes an appearance at SXSW
March 7, 2012
It is hard not to take notice of Julie O’Boyle. The fashion blogger has long locks that would make Rapunzel envious.
Well-received fashion blogger set to visit Austin
March 7, 2012
A few years ago Veronika Placek was at a desk in an office wishing for bigger and better things, but now her blog gets over 100,000 views a month.
B12 Bingo creates a unique atmosphere for all ages
March 5, 2012
Smoking and non smoking sections and BYOB give bingo a youthful air.
Nail art trend provides easy way to show off stripes
February 29, 2012
The word “trend” can immediately set off a sigh or palm-to-face motion as fashion, but not with nail art.
Sugar Mama's Bakeshop whips up sweet treats, expands location
February 27, 2012
While the rest of Austin sleeps, Carla Finley bakes cupcakes and mini pies in the Sugar Mama’s kitchen.
Romance novelist hits the spot between love and lovemaking
February 22, 2012
Tina Leonard weaves lavish tales of whirlwind romances and passionate nights of lovemaking.
Strange state laws are obsolete, humorous
February 20, 2012
While some of this legislation funny, silly laws show the importance of good legal review.
Food, friends, fun await in San Antonio
February 15, 2012
An escape from the routine certainly seems attractive. A mere 83 miles from Austin lies San Antonio.
Artists' tattoos color Austin
February 12, 2012
The sound of ceaseless buzzing is in the air as Rachel Kolar begins to work on a piece of art.
Defining and Exploring Modern-Day Hipster Culture
February 7, 2012
The question remains: What is the modern-day hipster?
Family business preserves art of taxidermy
February 6, 2012
With the Martinez brothers, taxidermy more than just a practice but a local family tradition
Fun, cheap road trips are possible through South Texas
February 1, 2012
From hikes at Canyon Lake to small town shopping in Gruene, this three day trip will help you discover more of Texas.
Saxophone player shines with major
January 30, 2012
Nichols has been playing the saxophone since he was 11 years old and is currently preparing for his senior recital.
Pets need more protein-rich diets
January 25, 2012
Pets who consume a raw diets have better muscle tone, higher activity levels, reduced shedding and shinier coats.
Students experience unique perceptions of CAP program
January 23, 2012
The CAP program offers freshman applicants a second chance to get into UT by attending one of the participating UT system universities for a year.
Locals give winter wardrobe advice
January 18, 2012
With flurries of snow being wishful thinking, stay faithful to smart styles like layering.
Popular professors share their New Year's resolutions
January 18, 2012
Several professors' resolutions include changing work-related habits, as well as more personal ones.
Nation-wide events to get excited for in 2012
January 18, 2012
The Daily Texan relases the second part of the series of movies, music, books, and tv shows to look forward too this year.
Journalism student shows off thrifting skills in blog
November 30, 2011
What started a year ago as a hope to provide fashion inspiration has brought out the inner bargain hunter for Natalie Garza.
Eavesdropper blogs about all things Austin
November 22, 2011
Moseley has been singing the city’s praises on her blog, Austin Eavesdropper, for four years now.
Couple competes for dream wedding
November 14, 2011
From school bells to wedding bells, this couple's been through it all.
Engineering blogger to host fashion show
November 8, 2011
Senior Diya Liu will strut her stuff to win an internship with Marie Claire magazine.
Fire breather hopes to pass the torch
November 1, 2011
This Austin resident channels his fascination with fire into a dangerous and alluring display.
Sophomore slams his way to the top of Austin poetry scene
October 25, 2011
Since its move to the 29th Street location, Austin Poetry Slam has seen an influx of young college students in its audience and as performers.
A capella groups perform together for wildfire benefit
October 17, 2011
The second annual Acappellooza starts at 8 p.m. in ART 1.102. Admission is free, but donations for victims of the wildfires are encouraged.
Game designer helps men find love
October 11, 2011
There is no cheat sheet for mastering the dating game, but Dominic German is doing what he can to help the less skilled find success.
Comic artist Maybury finds support in Austin
October 3, 2011
Paul Maybury made a name for himself in the Austin comic book scene with his webcomic, Party Bear.
Local artists paintings show unique vintage swagger style
September 27, 2011
As head sculptor at Blue Genie, artist Ian Shults is now creating his own artwork and showing in galleries nationally.
Students use social media for personal branding
September 20, 2011
Social media can be a means of connecting people with businesses and employers.
Shyama Golden uses social media, local venues to show paintings
September 14, 2011
A growing figure in the Austin art scene, Golden never expected she would attribute her success to social media.
Local video stores thrive, refute national trend
September 5, 2011
With Blockbuster filing for bankruptcy last year, it may come as a surprise that local video stores are still able to keep in business.
Tinsel outshines feathers as latest flashy hair trend
August 30, 2011
This is not the tinsel on the Christmas tree every December. Hair tinsel is a tiny highlighted strand tied to the existing hair using a knot.