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Since this summer, I have been on journey to find the greatest taco spot in Houston. This list contains some of the highlights from my journey. Brothers Taco House, 1604 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77003 This humble shack has some of the best flour tortillas that I have ever had. I’ve been “Team Corn Tortillas”...

Holiday gifts don’t have to be pricey or amazing to be special. A lot of times, just taking the time to get together and exchange something can be enough. Plus, there’s a solidarity that exists among college students. We all understand that textbooks, food and classes are all expensive. This is not a good time to be...

When a movie is based on real events, one of the biggest challenges is to tell an exciting and suspenseful story, even though the audience already knows the ending. This is a particular problem in period pieces, where some historical knowledge can quickly turn into a movie spoiler. But director Joe Wright is a...

With New Year’s Eve and its parties right around the corner, here are a few less conventional outfits you can wear to steal the night away. This slideshow requires JavaScript.

When we look at Christmas on TV, we always see falling snow, people going to Christmas Tree farms, people wearing fluffy coats and people drinking steaming cups of hot chocolate. Put on a fluffy coat and drink a hot chocolate in the Houston weather and you might as well sign yourself up for a potential heat stroke....

A handcrafted Raggedy Ann Doll was what Diane Hendricks gave to her husband Bill Hendricks. She told him to deliver the doll to an organization that could give it to a child in need on Christmas day. Her husband couldn’t find a place that provided this service. That is when he decided that he would fulfill that...

Is Black Friday even worth it? I’ll admit, I’m not a huge fan of Black Friday and I really don’t get the point of it. I’d much rather spend Thursday night eating my weight in Thanksgiving food and passing out than worry about getting to the mall or waiting in line for hours to get the best deal. You can type the...

In the land of Gods, monsters, midterms and deadlines, there is an enormous amount of stress that inhabits a college campus and torments students on the daily. Some choose to get a hobby, others indulge in recreational drugs and alcohol and the rest relieve themselves of tension through casual sex. Most of the time...

Over the past decade, music festivals across the U.S. have begun hosting “official aftershows” as a part of their weekend experience. Despite admission generally not being included with the purchase price of a weekend wristband, aftershows have become an essential part of the overall festival experience, drawing not...

Upon viewing a live premiere of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Halloween night, a question was brought to my mind. Despite its powerful cult following and enjoyable performance, why is it specifically Halloween when most people tend to watch it? At first sight, there really is nothing horrific about it (unless you...