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Miao culture uses embroidery to share stories at HOPE Farmers Market

September 21, 2018

For a tribe with no written language or history, stories of the Miao people are passed down in a different way: embroidery. The HOPE Farmers Market is a collaborative effort of food vendors, musicians...

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Spend your day tripping with these central Texas day trips

May 3, 2018

With the curtain closing on the spring semester and the treacherous, black heart of finals week looming, student’s minds, bodies and souls could most likely benefit from a much needed getaway. Luckily,...

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Eeyore’s Birthday celebrates those who make Austin unique

April 26, 2018

What better way to celebrate a sad donkey’s special day than by wearing full costume and eating a chicken fajita? Inspired by the mopey gray donkey from A. A. Milne’s “Winnie-the-Pooh,”...

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Texas Revue displays an array of extraordinary student talents

April 11, 2018

This Saturday, UT students will perform the show of their life, competing for a $1,500 grand prize.  Campus Events + Entertainment will present the annual Texas Revue, a “Burlesque-themed”...

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Class registration gets on everyone’s nerves, but it’s a necessary evil

April 9, 2018

The two words “class registration” have the capability to send a chill down students’ spines, bringing to mind prior struggles with the system. UT students will soon be able to enroll...

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Che Malambo reinvigorates the legacy of South American dance

March 26, 2018

Dusting off the style of traditional Malambo dance, dance group Che Malambo will soon be presenting their rich culture and heritage in a theater near you. Malambo dance originated in South America...

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Houseplants offer a variety of mental and physical health benefits

March 20, 2018

Indoor plants are making a comeback as popular house décor, but what you may not realize is that these photosynthesizing friends offer more for your room than just an aesthetic. Not only can...

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Blues concert venue adds to Austin’s rich legacy

March 9, 2018

What do a DNA and software company, famous Austin concert venue Antone’s — of Stevie Ray Vaughan fame — and UT Austin all have in common? Spencer Wells holds a place in his heart for...

SXSW: Food trucks reunite for Austin’s SouthBites

March 9, 2018

To help combat rumbling tummies as you take in the sights and sounds of Austin, South by Southwest has you covered. With a craving in your belly and a passion for exceptional food in your heart, head on...

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Local, hand-crafted boots walk all over globe

February 22, 2018

Boots cover the walls of the small shop, forming a work of art comprised of leathers, textiles and stitchwork. Each pair of boots has been delicately hand-crafted with a keen eye for detail and quality....

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The Fear of Missing Out might cause you to overload your life

February 19, 2018

College is supposed to be the best four years of your life. So why does it feel like you’re missing out? FOMO is a term that’s only been around since the mid-2000s, but the concept has been...

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Pros, cons: having a dog in college

February 12, 2018

Going to college and leaving your friends and family is hard, but leaving your dog(s) can be even harder. While pursuing a degree, it can be tempting to get a dog to fill the void in your heart. While...

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Austin experts offer plenty of ways to lift up your life

February 2, 2018

When juice cleanses and healing crystals just won’t cut it anymore, maybe it’s time to switch things up.  Shortcuts may be enticing, but dedication to diet, exercise and mindfulness...

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Austin’s bats can’t stand Texas’ cold either

January 26, 2018

From late February to October, Austin natives and tourists alike flock to Lady Bird Lake to see 1.5 million bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge. As temperatures drop, fewer bats emerge nightly,...