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Archive for: 2017

Star Wars is back! Two years after the start of the new trilogy the saga continues with “Episode 8: The Last Jedi,” and never were there more stars, more space ships, more aliens and more epic fights. At the end of Episode 7, Rey finally found Luke Skywalker, but he now seems unwilling to train her in the ways of the...

All photos included in this article are courtesy of Day for Night. Named by online music publication Consequence of Sound as one of the top three festivals in the world, Day for Night returns to Houston this weekend for its third installation and promises to top years prior. Staying true to its roots, the festival...

Finals are almost over, classes are done with and its time to take a break. Most of us have plans to go here, there and everywhere with the free time we now have. Plus, you can now binge watch on Netflix without any guilt of procrastination. It’s finally gotten cold too, so its time to take out those really cute...

With the fall semester officially over, the holiday season provides an excellent chance to unwind and catch up with friends and family. Alcohol definitely helps when it comes to those unexpected political debates that pop up at the dinner table, and the typical Shiner will just not do. If you need a reason to get into...

After stuffing ourselves fuller than the turkey on Thanksgiving, it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit and what better way to do it than by spending a comfortable night in watching Christmas movies.  Let’s dive right in to my top 10 Christmas movies. 10. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) A Christmas favorite for the...

Growing up I never identified with anyone or felt connected to anything as far as having a reference to what was possible for a gay, black male growing up in the south. Looking back, I can see how the lack of proper representation in media could stunt your growth in becoming the person you are destined to be. Though...

Winter is coming! But guess what else is? FINALS. Gives me shivers just thinking about it. The time is dawning upon us and I’m becoming more frantic each day with all the assignments that are piling up, and let’s not forget the rising stress levels. When I was sitting at Starbucks, finally taking a sip of my holiday...

Most commuters at the University of Houston, and possibly any university, tend to live double-lives; one here on campus and one at home.  Also, for most commuters, that other life tends to include a job that is fifteen minutes to an hour away from campus.  Balancing two lives, on campus and off, already comes with...

It’s Saturday morning, you have the day off, homework can wait till Sunday night, and you have no plans. You’ve been looking for a reason to ask out that babe in Spanish but you don’t have a plan of action. Maybe they like rare Porsches, or art, or motorcycles, or music, or food, or beer, and I think you get the...

I think we can all recall a time we had to read and watch Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in AP Lit, senior year of high school. Arguably, this was one of many people’s favorites. The long monologues, the confusing language and format Shakespeare used are hard to forget. Sometimes, it truly felt like the beauty of his writing...