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Students discuss motivations for blogging

May 9, 2019

A year after Max Scheffer started a blog to document his travels during a gap year, he shifted his focus to create a different blog — discussing his struggle with his bisexuality and religious beliefs. Whether...

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Students discuss feelings of loneliness, isolation during summers in Austin

April 30, 2019

For many students, a summer alone in the city can mean independence and freedom. But for others, it means a vacation of loneliness. Whether it’s classes, an internship or job, it can be difficult...

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Lizzo offers refreshing take on body positivity with third studio album ‘Cuz I Love You’

April 22, 2019

Body positivity hasn’t always been the norm, but with Cuz I Love You, Texan singer, rapper and songwriter Lizzo makes music that preaches her own self-love while extending the same message to her...

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Ramen, phở enter mainstream, offer exchange of personal culture

April 18, 2019

It’s really not just soup. Phở and ramen have traveled the distance from their countries of origin to become standouts in the Austin food scene. Phở is a Vietnamese noodle dish traditionally...

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Students face difficulty transitioning from student to conventional housing

April 16, 2019

Moving into a dorm may take a center stage in the college housing experience, but the transition to apartments comes with its own set of complexities and experiences. For many students, the topic of...

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UT student explains social oppression and disabilities at international conference

April 2, 2019

At 14, Shruti Patil was watching “Grey’s Anatomy.” At 20, she’s delivered a presentation at an internationally recognized conference discussing health and the humanities. On...

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Indie rock band Wallows’ debut album ‘Nothing Happens’ shows it’s normal to be in turmoil

March 25, 2019

With their debut album Nothing Happens, released March 22, Wallows encapsulates the melancholy and whirlwind of youth while making it sound almost fun. The three-piece band consists of Braeden Lemasters...

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CNS Got Talent provides an outlet for students in the natural sciences, creates a platform for connection

March 13, 2019

With a student culture that’s known for intense, academic competitiveness and constant studying, CNS Got Talent offers an outlet for students in the natural sciences to pursue their passions. The...

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Four food trucks to try during SXSW

March 8, 2019

Through its food, SXSW offers its attendees a unique culture and dining experience to complement its various events. Since 2013, SXSW has relied on its creation “SouthBites Trailer Park”...

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Little Simz captures what it means to be a twenty-something without making it monochromatic

March 4, 2019

Life in every sense is rarely black and white, and Little Simz proves that with her third album GREY Area. Simz has produced a body of work that captures the intimate, transitory period of an individual...

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Austin’s Canopy represents an oasis for the arts, artists, the public

February 28, 2019

Canopy in East Austin has established itself as a creative, multimedia hub, fostering new connections between artists and the public. By converting and redesigning warehouse space into galleries and...

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Band Pure Goodness channels hardships with homelessness into music

February 14, 2019

In a city continuously striving for progress, those who have encountered homelessness are often marginalized by Austin’s populace and rarely given a chance at connection. However, at Community...