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Miley Cyrus’ Plastic Hearts: unapologetic, introspective, empowering
November 29, 2020
If rock is dead, then Miley Cyrus just revived it with her latest release, Plastic Hearts. The experimental album features collaborations with some of the most influential artists of the genre including Billy Idol, Joan Jett and Stevie Nicks.
UT-Austin alum releases collection of comics that touches on identity, family, talking cats
November 20, 2020
“The Phantom Zone” includes a collection of stories José Alaniz has written throughout his life that shed light on disability representation and his identity as a Mexican American.
Students and organizations find remote ways to celebrate Día de los Muertos
November 6, 2020
While there wasn’t a parade in the streets of Austin this year, students are finding safe ways to celebrate the day while continuing to honor the lives of those who have passed.
Ariana Grande’s Positions is full of disco, debauchery, and duets
November 2, 2020
The expectations for Ariana Grande’s newest album Positions were almost as high as her whistle tones.
Students take matters into their own hands with homemade costumes this Halloween
November 2, 2020
In light of COVID-19 regulations, students have found ways to make sure the Halloween spirit is restored this year. Some are putting together their own costumes as they plan the weekend’s festivities.
Wallows took all the right risks with experimental EP ‘Remote’
October 25, 2020
What started as a quarantine project is now the band Wallows’ EP, Remote. The album consists of six lively songs that make any listener feel like the main character in their own coming of age movie.
Students recall past paranormal experiences and ghostly encounters
October 18, 2020
As Halloween nears, telling ghost stories can be a fun way to enjoy the spooky season. According to the Atlantic, 42% of Americans say they believe in ghosts, so it should come as no surprise that some students are believers in the paranormal.
Austin local artists come together to release ‘Walk With Me Austin’ benefit song
October 9, 2020
The song aims to unite Austin against racial injustice with lyrics like, ‘We will rise in this together if you walk with me.’
Austin vintage store goes viral on TikTok, sells cheaper UT apparel
October 5, 2020
Flamingos received new customers this summer after a TikTok featuring the storefront garnered half a million views.
Local artist paints burnt orange mural in memory of Mike Ramos
September 29, 2020
The mural was completed in early September and portrays Mike wearing Longhorn gear surrounded by the UT Tower, the Texas Capitol and more Austin landmarks.