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The good, the bad and the ugly of backup dates
May 4, 2012
It’s Friday night. Do you know where your backup date is?
Cast of Workaholics discuss show, new season, hair care, sex products
May 1, 2012
If you think there isn’t anything charming about three 20-something best friends and roommates with jobs at the same call center, think again.
Playing games can complicate yet add excitement to dating
April 26, 2012
“Playing games” is one of those hopelessly ambiguous terms that all daters use but rarely ever know how to define.
Q-and-A with Lauren Conrad on recent book, beauty blog
April 19, 2012
Conrad sat down with The Daily Texan to discuss "The Fame Game," a spin-off from her first trilogy.
Breaking old habits means fighting comfort, laziness
April 19, 2012
The many reasons people often get back together with an ex.
Free arcade games give bar retro vibe
April 18, 2012
Recess Arcade Bar’s intricate lighting fixtures and custom-built bar are far cries from most of its neighboring bars.
Determining the thin line between an innocent kiss and causing a spectacle
April 12, 2012
Figuring out when and where PDA is appropriate determines the difference between having the people around you think “aw” or “ew.”
Pizza trailers spice up traditional dish with flavors from around the world
April 10, 2012
For pizza cravings both gourmet and unique, Osaka Soul, Via 313 and Firefly Pies top the Austin pizza trailer list.
Overcome infidelity, regain trust
April 5, 2012
If a relationship’s single greatest strength is the ability for both people to trust one another, then its greatest enemy is infidelity.
Dan Savage offers sex advice on MTV U
April 3, 2012
Tonight, syndicated dating columnist Dan Savage will premiere his new show, “Savage U,” on MTV U.
Sneaker enthusiasts share their love of shoes through blogs
April 2, 2012
Sneakers are the rare commodity of cool to people like Joah Spearman, the brains behind the cleverly named Sneak Attack.
First dates dont have to be disasters
March 29, 2012
In the real world, a first date isn’t always glamorous.
Campus career, internship fairs attract eager students
March 26, 2012
Career fairs offer students a last chance to secure a summer internship as the economy continues to flounder.
Staying overnight can bring couples closer despite possible embarrassment
March 22, 2012
Living situations in college offer a better place for alone time with your boyfriend or girlfriend than at home.
Film, tech, music enthusiasts flock to SXSW
March 18, 2012
2012 was South By Southwest's biggest year yet.
SXSW Interactive DAY 3
March 12, 2012
The internet has evolved the way sex scandals occur and the way we watch TV.
SXSW Interactive DAY 2
March 12, 2012
The Daily Texan looks into Funny or Die.com, as well as other internet comedies.
SXSW Interactive DAY 1
March 11, 2012
SXSW is in full swing, and we've got you covered. Check out news from day 1 of SXSW Interactive.
Panels focus on future of technology, connections
March 9, 2012
For panels on social media, the future of news and more, here are just a handful of those participating during Interactive.
Facebook makes breakups difficult, future dates easier
March 8, 2012
From exes to prospective partners, Facebook has single-handedly made secretly stalking someone socially acceptable.
SXSW brings style to the scene
March 5, 2012
SXSW’s second annual tradeshow, Style X, is going to set style loose in the Austin Convention Center.
Millennials find true love in laughter
March 2, 2012
Laughter proves to be an essential element of any happy relationship.
Long-distance love: luxurious or limiting?
February 24, 2012
Long-distance relationships may actually test and strengthen the relationship.
Low lake levels not a problem for Austin Yacht Club
February 22, 2012
For sailors of the Austin Yacht Club, comfort comes in the sound of water rhythmically lapping against the sides of a boat.
Jealousy may be healthy in small amounts
February 17, 2012
The green-eyed monster we’ve all been taught to hate isn’t necessarily such a bad guy.
Popular hybrid meal provides time for relaxation
February 16, 2012
Brunch is a true hybrid that blurs the lines between breakfast and lunch, with such meal staples as steak and eggs and mimosas.
Valentine's Day loses appeal with commercialism
February 9, 2012
February brings a flood of jewelry commercials and chocolate hearts, enough to drive you insane.
Jason Wu-ed Target Masses
February 6, 2012
Retail, designer collaborations allow for high-class look for low price.
Internet dating sites change the way we find true love
February 2, 2012
Why not find the person you want to date online?
Fun, cheap road trips are possible through South Texas
February 1, 2012
From hikes at Canyon Lake to small town shopping in Gruene, this three day trip will help you discover more of Texas.
Pinterest provides competition for Facebook
February 1, 2012
Pinterest works like a scrapbook, saving all of the things you know you’ll forget to remember.
Post-breakup encounters should be concise, civil
January 26, 2012
Both people involved in a relationship abandon old favorites for fear of the awkward first post-breakup run-in.
Former painter develops make-up for Texas heat
January 25, 2012
Rochelle Rae created a heat-resistant makeup to allow the skin to breathe while providing coverage.
Bollywood dance studio shakes up fitness routines
January 22, 2012
It is clear that the Bollywood Shake dance studio’s workout class isn’t the average gym’s dance class.
Texting utilized as dating tool
January 19, 2012
Dating in the modern world challenges potential lovebirds with the perils and advantages of technology.
Nation-wide events to get excited for in 2012
January 18, 2012
The Daily Texan relases the second part of the series of movies, music, books, and tv shows to look forward too this year.
Post-humous Winehouse album shows off her best
December 6, 2011
Listening to Amy Winehouse’s posthumous release, it’s hard to believe the tracks were recorded within the past decade.
Winter Arts Preview: Music
December 1, 2011
Life & Arts writers give their picks for this season's best released and upcomming albums.
Songz unabashedly explores his favorite subject on new EP
November 28, 2011
Inevitable is like an over-the-top Valentine’s Day date with a guy in a limousine holding a dozen red roses — it’s slightly uncomfortable, but you can tell he means well.
Gym Class Heroes follow-up lacks cohesion
November 21, 2011
The band relies on the talent of its sampling artists to make up for their own lack of it.
Strong vocals, beats lead to powerful Florence + the Machine release
November 7, 2011
Ceremonials blends gospel, rock and soul influences to create a hauntingly romantic sound.
Clarkson's new album dips into mutiple musical genres
October 31, 2011
Kelly Clarkson’s latest album, Stronger, holds true to its title, pumping out song after bass-thumping song.