August was filled with strange and exciting album release announcements. From Aphex Twin’s weird blimp over London to Taylor Swift’s Yahoo live stream atop the Empire State Building, several artists have given music lovers something to look forward for the rest of the year. The Daily Texan made a list of some highly anticipated, end-of-the-year releases from around the musical spectrum.
Making annual plans to survive on a ramen noodle, futon mattress, cheap thrills budget may be the biggest college cliche of all, but year after year it is something students tend to do incorrectly, especially at large urban universities like UT.
A 2012 study from the journal “Consciousness and Cognition” attempted to answer this question using the Remote Associates Test, in which subjects are given three words and asked to find another word they all connect to.
To call “Lucy” science fiction is a bit of a stretch, since the film’s basic premise — a woman is given a special drug that allows her to access 100 percent of her brain, rather than the usual 10 percent — is based on a profoundly stupid platitude.
Welcome, freshman. Your choice is simple: Go out and find yourself among the dozens of local coffee shops and small businesses this town has to offer, or stay in the cold, dark, damp loneliness that is your dorm room.