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Kevin Abstract’s ‘ARIZONA BABY’ is great, but BROCKHAMPTON is greater

April 29, 2019

With the largest Twitter following of any other band member, BROCKHAMPTON founding member Kevin Abstract has shown that he can attract just as much attention on his own as he can in a group. Many fans...

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State policies hinder, and help student admissions

April 8, 2019

Under state law, 90% of UT-Austin’s incoming freshman class must be Texas residents. Senate Bill 175, passed in 2009, specifies that in-state applicants must make up 75% of all admission offers...

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‘Days of The Whale’ director Catalina Arroyave Restrepo discusses filmmaking process, SXSW premiere

March 16, 2019

“Days of The Whale” is a foreign language film that is having its global premier at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The film is a display of symbolism surrounding coming-of-age themes while being among...

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SXSW world premiere: ‘Days of the Whale’

March 8, 2019

A whale cannot swim in polluted water. This is one of the many pieces of symbolism seen throughout the film “Days of the Whale.” As the first feature film by director Catalina Arroyave, it...

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The Peached Tortilla adds to Austin’s growing ‘mecca of food’

March 7, 2019

Growing up in Japan, Eric Silverstein gained an appreciation for local cuisine. After settling in the American South, he decided to combine Japanese cuisine with the flavors of traditional southern cuisine. Silverstein...

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5 secret menus of The Drag revealed

March 4, 2019

As students walk down Guadalupe St. from Martin Luther King Blvd., they are faced with the daunting decision of where to eat. Bright signs and lights pulling their attention in every direction, The Drag...

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Art history advocates emphasize importance of art literacy

February 11, 2019

It was in high school that art history sophomore Jaelynn Walls first walked through the doors of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Her first exposure to the world of art, the museum visits gave her...

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Outside of an election year, TX Votes still adds political pressure on campus

January 25, 2019

The voter advocacy organization TX Votes wants to drive more STEM students to the polls next election cycle, organization members said in their first meeting of the semester Thursday. “We have...

Underground bands to watch at Austin City Limits 2018 (before it’s cool)

October 8, 2018

Before you plan your weekend around the main headliners of Austin City Limits Music Festival, be sure to check out the quality underground artists scheduled at the festival. Here are the lesser-known artists...

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‘Family is more important than money’ at Matt’s El Rancho

September 28, 2018

Rodney Warner remembers running across the grass at the Matt’s El Rancho property, following the scent of fresh tortillas. Along with that came the familiar faces of Matt and Janie Martinez greeting...