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Independent student seeks stability during freshman year
November 27, 2016
After shuffling through many schools and homes throughout her childhood, Madison Round has had to learn to adapt to supporting herself in college.
'The Edge of Seventeen' sparks laughter, disillusionment in millennials
November 16, 2016
Audiences of the teen angst film “The Edge of Seventeen” will find themselves chuckling at the sarcastic quips of the protagonist while also silently screaming at her to get her life back in control.
Former lawyer seeks education after fleeing Mexico
November 9, 2016
When Maria Perez was a child living near Mexico City, she dreamed of seeking justice for the innocent. But after experiencing threats to her life, she made the choice to move to the U.S.
Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street hosts friendly spirits
October 31, 2016
Jill Bickford, owner of Austin's Inn at Pearl Street, checks in guests, prepares the deck for twilight dinners and tidies boutique-styled rooms — all in the presence of a few friendly spirits.
Students make efforts to revamp zine culture
October 13, 2016
DJ Lana Power holds the 68th copy of the spring 2016 KVRX zine in her hands, one of a hundred copies that will never be printed again.
Light designer pushes for more freedom in ACL production
October 7, 2016
One hundred feet above the crowd, light designer and rigger Kelsi Bodin balances without a harness on an 8-inch beam.
Student and veteran draws smart comedy from experiences
September 29, 2016
When most comedians get on stage, they’re hoping for a laugh from the crowd. But when Eric Krug, history junior and Iraq veteran gets behind the mic, he just hopes the show ends without anyone throwing a punch.
Texas Music Museum preserves musician histories from the past of Tejano
September 23, 2016
Legendary Tejano accordionist Bruno Villarreal was sitting in a nursing home, blind, unable to walk and without his instrument. But when social work professor Clayton Shorkey gifted him a small accordion, he came to life.
Students turn to fake Instagram accounts to conceal behavior
September 15, 2016
Most Instagram posts are carefully shot, edited and captioned. Despite this, college students in long-term relationships with their Insta accounts have begun to avoid the calculative nature of the posting process with one easy solution: the Finsta.
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