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Students discuss motivations for blogging
May 8, 2019
A year after Max Scheffer started a blog to document his travels during a gap year, he shifted his focus to create a different blog — discussing his struggle with his bisexuality and religious beliefs.
Students discuss feelings of loneliness, isolation during summers in Austin
April 30, 2019
Whether it’s classes, an internship or job, it can be difficult for students who remain in Austin to enjoy the summer when isolated from their family and friends.
Lizzo offers refreshing take on body positivity with third studio album ‘Cuz I Love You’
April 21, 2019
Body positivity hasn’t always been the norm, but with Cuz I Love You, Texan singer, rapper and songwriter Lizzo makes music that preaches her own self-love while extending the same message to her listeners.
Ramen, phở enter mainstream, offer exchange of personal culture
April 17, 2019
It’s really not just soup. Phở and ramen have traveled the distance from their countries of origin to become standouts in the Austin food scene.
Students face difficulty transitioning from student to conventional housing
April 16, 2019
Moving into a dorm may take a center stage in the college housing experience, but the transition to apartments comes with its own set of complexities and experiences.
UT student explains social oppression and disabilities at international conference
April 2, 2019
At 14, Shruti Patil was watching “Grey’s Anatomy.” At 20, she’s delivered a presentation at an internationally recognized conference discussing health and the humanities.
Indie rock band Wallows’ debut album ‘Nothing Happens’ shows it’s normal to be in turmoil
March 24, 2019
With their debut album Nothing Happens, released March 22, Wallows encapsulates the melancholy and whirlwind of youth while making it sound almost fun.
CNS Got Talent provides an outlet for students in the natural sciences, creates a platform for connection
March 13, 2019
A talent show that showcases students who can balance the sciences, their passions and each other.
Four food trucks to try during SXSW
March 7, 2019
Since 2013, SXSW has relied on its creation “SouthBites Trailer Park” to tether together Austin’s food trucks, but 2019 presents a unique year as the festival will no longer offer the service.
Little Simz captures what it means to be a twenty-something without making it monochromatic
March 3, 2019
British rapper Little Simz solidifies her presence with her most recent album GREY Area.
Austin’s Canopy represents an oasis for the arts, artists, the public
February 28, 2019
Canopy in East Austin has established itself as a creative, multimedia hub, fostering new connections between artists and the public.
Band Pure Goodness channels hardships with homelessness into music
February 13, 2019
In a city continuously striving for progress, those who have encountered homelessness are often marginalized by Austin’s populace and rarely given a chance at connection. However, at Community First! Village, those who have experienced chronic homelessness are given an opportunity to feel the warmth of community by means of music.