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Posts by: <a href="http://cooglife.com/byline/tyler-campbell/" rel="tag">Tyler Campbell</a>

Driving to and from school every day can get repetitive. Large cities like Houston are known to have an overwhelming number of vehicles on the road at any given time. This leads to accidents and traffic jams, which can make your commute intolerable. For students that live off-campus, this is a part of a daily...

A large part of Hollywood is taking a very popular novel or book series and showing it on-screen for readers and other audience members to enjoy. We see a lot of book-to-movie adaptions from all kinds of different genres and filmmakers, but now more stories from authors are being introduced to the small...

With the fall anime season upon us, there is a slew of new anime shows starting up, over 40+ new shows in fact, so I’m here to help highlight some of the biggest and best the anime industry have to offer this fall. This list will feature beloved shows making a return, newcomers looking to make their mark and...

Surface pressure from the atmosphere: 90 bars Thick and toxic clouds trap everything on the planet, including our knowledge of “out there.” If we have a satellite, we cannot see it. Just as we cannot view the sphere of fire and gas around which we move or the other burning orbs in the invisible galaxy. How do we...

As a Muslim with Pakistani-Indian roots, I have grown up with hearing stories and tales about the existence of an unseen being called a “jinn” or “djinn”. From a religious perspective, these jinn are referred to in the Quran. Yet on a cultural level, they’ve become woven into Middle Eastern and South Asian folklore...

Spooky season has arrived, and it is time to break out the candy, costumes and comradery! A big “fad” that always arises during this festive time of the year is going on fall or October themed dates with a significant other.  Unsure of what to do or where to go? Here are a few spooky date ideas: Pumpkin Patch...

Now that everyone has dived into the Halloween spirit, a great way to celebrate is to watch movies that capture the essence of spooky season. Whether it’s a kid-friendly film or a movie that send chills down your spine, we all love to bundle up and watch Halloween movies. Here’s a list of the 10 best films to watch...

If you’re new to Houston, or just looking for a place to get delicious cocktails, look no further because I am going to let you in on some of the best bars in town.  From Lei Low, a Polynesian themed bar, to Latin inspired drinks from Batanga, there is bar for whatever mood you’re in. Depending on your drink of...

As students, our rooms can get very messy, so decorating can just cause more clutter. But like everyone, we still want to get into the Halloween spirit, so here are some ways to decorate your room without making a mess. Hang it up Putting decorations on desks and shelves can be a recipe for clutter, especially...

As students, almost everything we do comes with expectations. We’re expected to join student organizations, get internships and jobs, all while still getting good grades and graduating on time. These high expectations can make us so stressed that we may want to scream or cry. Sometimes even both. To decompress, we...