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Miley Cyrus’ Plastic Hearts: unapologetic, introspective, empowering

November 30, 2020

If rock is dead, then Miley Cyrus just revived it with her latest release, Plastic Hearts.  After two years in the making, what was supposed to be Cyrus’ seventh album was destroyed in a...

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UT-Austin alum releases collection of comics that touches on identity, family, talking cats

November 20, 2020

The Rio Grande Valley, inclusivity and a talking cat named Seymour all have one thing in common: They’re all essential elements of UT alumnus José Alaniz’s latest comic book series,...

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Students and organizations find remote ways to celebrate Día de los Muertos

November 6, 2020

A photograph of Genesis Palos’ abuelo, her grandfather, sits on a table surrounded by conchas, a Mexican sweet bread, one of his work shirts and a rosary. Palos created her own altar in her dorm...

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Ariana Grande’s Positions is full of disco, debauchery, and duets

November 3, 2020

The expectations for Ariana Grande’s newest album Positions were almost as high as her whistle tones.  The Grammy-award-winning singer announced early October via social media that she would...

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Students take matters into their own hands with homemade costumes this Halloween

November 3, 2020

Riley Church’s hands ran along the edges of the bright red fabric as they sewed the bows for their Powerpuff Girl Halloween costume. In light of COVID-19 regulations, students have found ways...

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Wallows took all the right risks with experimental EP ‘Remote’

October 26, 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.  In...

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Students recall past paranormal experiences and ghostly encounters

October 19, 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...

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Austin local artists come together to release ‘Walk With Me Austin’ benefit song

October 9, 2020

Over a montage of murals, photos and videos centered around the fight for racial justice, more than 40 local Austin artists performed the song ‘Walk with Me Austin’ on a YouTube livestream...

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Austin vintage store goes viral on TikTok, sells cheaper UT apparel

October 6, 2020

A huge mural of neon pink flamingos marks the storefront of Flamingos Vintage Pound. Inside, customers can browse through endless racks of tie-dye, concert T-shirts and letterman jackets.    Flamingos...

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Local artist paints burnt orange mural in memory of Mike Ramos

September 30, 2020

Pan dulce and tacos were Mike Ramos’ go-to orders at La Mexicana Bakery in South Austin. Now the building is home to a mural painted in his honor after he was fatally shot by Austin police.  Mike’s...