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Vagina enthusiasts discuss what scent considered typical
September 1, 2010
“What does [vagina] taste like to you?” And at first, the anonymous contributors who responded to this question posted at ask.metafilter.com were just as blase as the question itself. Some mentioned fish, others musk or zinc, and some even used the forum to mourn the loss of their dearest vagina-having friends.
Beat the Texas heat with sangria
August 11, 2010
August in Texas can be defined by a few things: trips to the river, anxiety about upcoming fall classes and, of course, 100-degree temperatures in the shade. To combat the onslaught of late summer heat and worries over starting that dreaded statistics course, sangria can be the easiest way to chill out.
The Stampede plays punk rock without sappy quality
August 10, 2010
“Don’t be scene, be heard” is a powerful saying in city where the music scene is almost as incestuous as it is vibrant. And for Austin’s The Stampede, “Don’t be scene, be heard” is an anthem.
Mezcal drinks pack smoky flavor, spicy punch
June 15, 2010
Mezcal may not be the easiest liquor to find in Austin, but at the few places that it is available, mezcal can be crafted into some of the most distinctive drinks in town.
Indigenous music sings a siren song to roving student
June 9, 2010
This afternoon, UT graduate student Eliot Stone will leave for Russia, where he will spend the rest of the summer continuing his research on the indigenous music and cultures of inner Asia.
Frosty margaritas soothe in sweltering summer heat
June 8, 2010
I love margaritas. I could dedicate, and have dedicated, entire afternoons to appreciating well-crafted goblets of tequila, triple sec and lime.
Advances in birth control make male pill possible
June 6, 2010
Once birth-control pills became available in the 1960s, the burden of responsibility regarding family planning has rested solidly on the shoulders of women.
Music man Taylor Steinberg knows no 'sour note'
June 1, 2010
Taylor Steinberg is a busy man. Last year, as chair of the Music and Entertainment Committee at UT, he booked Girl Talk and White Denim for semester’s 40 Acres Fest.
Relationship hopeful fails to find date on website
April 22, 2010
Imagine waking up to an e-mail alert informing you that “[insert derogatory word for female genitalia] Destroyer” has sent you a message. Would you be confused, maybe offended or turned off?
Generational gap complicates stats for hooking up
April 21, 2010
“The low percentage of students actually having one-night stands may dispel the perception that most college students are routinely having casual sex,” said Jefferson Singer, a professor of psychology at Connecticut College, in a news brief released last Monday on the findings of his study on casual sex and college students.