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It was a hot summer day and the hype for the opening of Zerodegrees falls in Bellaire by Chinatown in Houston. On the Instagram feed the comments are going wild, people are excited about this new place and let me just say the content looked delicious! I went to check this out because l needed to know if their...

Houston is widely known for its diverse and extensive cuisine. But for a student who’s trying dine on a budget, things can get expensive. Here’s a comprehensive list of places around Houston that offer the best bang for your buck. RA Sushi One of the most popular Sushi chains in the United States of America,...

The blending of foods has been appearing everywhere — from swanky restaurants to city roaming food trucks. But, how much of this “fusion food” is real, and how much of it is just dressed up fries? Fusion food, at its core, is the blending of two or more cultures’ foods and styles to make something different and new....

Glorified as the most important meal of the day, breakfast is a staple in every country. In the Unites States of America, a classic breakfast most popularly includes pancakes drenched in syrup, eggs any way you want them, crispy bacon and buttered toast. While theres no denying that an American breakfast will satisfy,...

There’s honestly nothing more frustrating than blind-ordering when out to eat, except maybe to find out that what you ordered is something your whole table dislikes. A good friend of mine had suggested that we get dim sum over the weekend. Beyond a basic description of “soup dumplings,” they didn’t give a clear...

Approaching The Burger Joint at UH campus early Wednesday, it’s easy to hear jokes and laughter of some five-or-so employees packed into the truck. The cashier carefully slides past the two men preparing the food practically back to back. Even though it’s only 11 am, a single student is already waiting patiently for...

Most college students know that you can find anything you might need on Amazon. Whether it’s phone chargers or textbooks, Amazon can send it right to your door. But it can be difficult to know if you’re getting the best deal. Here are three ways to help you save an extra buck on Amazon.com. Use Your Student Email If...

Somebody once told me that a white dress is the best way to let others know you are pregnant once you start to show. Here on Mars, we only have thick, lead-lined, liquid-cooled outfits in our wardrobe. You get a little red dirt on them and there’s no one to give you grief for it—no one except John, but it saddens me...

I was one of many to be devastated when American Apparel announced their second bankruptcy. AA was the one clothing store that restored some of my faith in our modern capitalist economy. Their sweatshop free promise ensured their buyers that the hundreds of dollars spent at the store was for a good cause. That their...

If you’re tired of the average music event, convention or whatever else happens in town this year, then I suggest shaking things up by taking a step into the realm of fantasy at the Texas Renaissance Festival located in Todd Mission, TX. The Texas Renaissance Festival contains a slew of events, shops and locations to...