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Q&A: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
May 6, 2015
The Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars is an African band comprised of six members. They said their music sounds reminiscent of reggae beats to the untrained ear, but its roots are in traditional West African drumming.
Tropical Productions celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage month at CelebrASIA festival with hula dancing
May 2, 2015
St. James, a Hawaiian native, founded Tropical Productions because he said he noticed a void of understanding about Hawaiian cultural and wanted to be an ambassador for his homeland.
INSPIRE seeks to mentor women with leadership aspirations
April 21, 2015
Each year, about a dozen freshmen women get the opportunity to spend their next three years doing one thing: inspiring.
Doctorate student conducts research about involuntarily ‘outed’ teens
April 20, 2015
Last year, interpersonal communication doctorate student Robert Carroll watched a video on the Internet that showed parents kicking their son out of the house after someone outed him as gay. This clip influenced him to conduct a research study on outed teens.
Planned community serves homeless population, features Alamo Drafthouse theater
April 10, 2015
Combine a chicken coop, a community garden, permanent tents and a drive-in theater, and you get The Community First! Village — a master-planned community serving Austin’s homeless population.
300: Emergency coordinator David Chambers stays calm in difficult situations
April 7, 2015
With a big smile on his face, David Chambers, coordinator for Student Emergency Services, welcomes students in crisis to his office.
Five Easter services to check out in Austin
March 31, 2015
Whether you’re looking for a close-to-campus Easter service or one located at a historical Austin park and museum, these different locations and ministries offer a variety of options to mix up the holiday.
‘Homeless Jesus’ sculpture prompts $100,000 in donations to charity
March 26, 2015
“Homeless Jesus” lies on a bench on Brazos Street, near Central Presbyterian Church.
Austin hostels will host artists and musicians during SXSW
March 13, 2015
As celebrities make their ways to penthouse suites for South By Southwest, a large number of festival-goers will call Firehouse Lounge & Hostel and Drifter Jack’s Hostel home for the week.
Q&A: Directors discuss Mr Little Jeans music video, now nominated for SXSW Music Video Competition
March 12, 2015
Directors Ian Schwartz and Cooper Roberts’ music video for “Good Mistake” by Mr Little Jeans is nominated for SXSW’s Music Video Competition. Mr Little Jeans, the stage name of dance-pop singer-songwriter Monica Birkenes, released her debut album, Pocketknife, in 2014.
Musical group HarmoNation focuses on collaboration and creativity
March 6, 2015
Come one, come all: musical group HarmoNation is recruiting. Whether you've performed on stage or only in your shower, HarmoNation is happy to take members of all musical backgrounds and experience levels.
Q&A: Gioia Timpanelli, guest speaker and renowned storyteller, discusses tradition of storytelling
March 3, 2015
Gioia Timpanelli, often referred to as the “Dean of American Storytelling,” is an award-winning author and believer in the tradition of storytelling.
UT alumnus works with The Art of Living to make meditation fun
February 25, 2015
For UT alumnus Sanjeev Mathur, a community outreach volunteer at The Art of Living Center in Austin, meditation is about having fun.
The Orange Bike Project offers free bike repairs for students
February 17, 2015
The Orange Bike Project, a student-run organization, works to educate students on the ins-and-outs of their bikes and to cultivate a more knowledgeable bike community on campus.
Chi’Lantro opens first brick-and-mortar location
February 4, 2015
For Chi’Lantro owner Jae Kim, five food trucks just weren’t enough.