A group of 10 young, diverse female staffers who served during the Obama administration came together to publish “Yes She Can,” coming out on March 5. The book has received high praise from influential feminist voices such as activist Gloria Steinem and actress Amy Poehler.
The crowd booed her off stage in elementary school when she performed The Cheetah Girls’ songs at a lip-syncing show. “American Idol” dismissed her after the group round at 17 years old. Every UT a cappella group she auditioned for denied her, yet none of that stopped Courtney Penry.
As historic buildings decay across that landscape, a need to preserve Texas' rich history has been met by the artisans behind This Old Wood, an Austin-based business specializing in refurbishing building materials into unique decor.
Famous artists such as Bruno Mars and Paul McCartney wait in their specially designed trailer before performing onstage. Little do they know, architecture junior Amber Pufal is one of the brains behind it.