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UT art professor to fly to Germany to tattoo senior citizens

May 5, 2017

On a warm summer day, town elders will gather outside a parlor, waiting to have needles dot their bodies with characters, images, commemorative messages and public statements.  Studio art professor...

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Lebanese immigrant finds his niche in the United States

May 1, 2017

After 15 years of applications, Hadi Matny finally received his green card to leave Lebanon for the United States. “It was just like a long and tedious process,” Matny said. Now a computer...

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Austin Farms

April 18, 2017

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Sala & Betty offers farm-fresh cooking in a casual setting

April 17, 2017

The idea of freshness being more than just flavor, drives every growing farm to table movement. At Sala & Betty, a North Austin restaurant opened by Teresa Wilson in February 2015, freshness is...

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Vintage ’50s mom and pop in West Austin serves burgers and old fashioned vibes

April 6, 2017

If you’re seeking a trip to the ‘50s, look no further than Nau’s Enfield Drug.  The pharmaceutical room in a back corner earns the store its name, but that’s hardly all...

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Out-of-state Longhorns rely on new SG resource agency

March 29, 2017

Not all butterflies break out easily. It’s common for out-of-state students to struggle with the move, but UT has taken measures to help non-Texans find a place in the longhorn community. Previously...

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New Irish pub brings a piece of Ireland to the United States

March 23, 2017

Fado is Gaelic for ‘long ago,’ synonymous with ‘once upon a time,’ a name that fits the timeless nature of Ireland’s iconic pub culture.  Fado Irish Pub is a company...

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Traditional barbecue with a twist arrives in North Austin

March 21, 2017

In the northern reaches of Austin lies a diamond in the rough. Removed from the bustle of the city, a small community welcomes a new restaurant. Opened on Jan. 6 by Mark DeLong and managed by Landon...

Five tips to enjoy SXSW without ruining your body

March 10, 2017

When an event like South By Southwest is happening, edible debauchery is in order. People tend to go big or go home at these festivals, and diet is no exception. As usual, SouthBites is hosting an array...

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UT freshman releases first EP, ‘Summer Songs’

March 1, 2017

In a small dorm room sat an aspiring artist, thinking, writing and composing hope into reality. Michaela Newman, international relations and global studies freshman, dropped an alternative folk EP...

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Students debate tea and coffee

February 27, 2017

At either ends of the Drag lie two distinct realms of caffeine for energy-drained college students. On one end, a quaint hole in the wall of bright toned walls mixes cool, refreshing tea, and on the other...

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Maha Shivratri

February 26, 2017

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Good hearts gather to celebrate god of destruction and rebirth

February 24, 2017

A quiet festival, a quaint gathering, where loyal devotees and inquisitive newcomers convene from dusk till dawn, praying and meditating in honor of Shiva. This Friday is Maha Shivaratri, a holiday...