Lunchtime Links



Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.


Selfies cause more deaths than sharks posted this article explaining that there have been more selfie-related deaths in 2015 than shark attacks.


State of the Forty Acres

Listen to SG President Xavier Rotnofsky and Vice President Rohit Mandalapu’s State of the Forty Acres as they address issues such as campus carry, food trucks on campus and the Iran deal.

NPR’s Tiny Desk featuring Gina Chavez

This week on NPR’s Tiny Desk series, Austin-based singer-songwriter Gina Chavez performs music from her latest album, Up.Rooted.

Texas Monthly’s “The Checklist”

Update your music, film and book libraries with Texas Monthly’s October checklist.