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Grammy Award winning Daniel Caesar took the world by surprise through his soulfully adorned and original R&B vocals, echoing the rich sounds of gospel. The Toronto-raised singer’s career started when he was 17, after he felt that “he had no choice but to pursue his calling”2. Since then, he has amassed a strong...

Plenty of students in graduate school probably aren’t seeing the entertainment and fun parts of it all as they just start getting the workload for this semester. Yet, we have plenty of examples in pop culture from the big screen to the small that show us characters who may be a bit more entertained with their grad...

A short story, personal anecdote, and a little two cents on how we portray love. “You have never surprised me!” Olivia said. “Never! C’mon, I got you a bedspread on your birthday from Walmart. Even you were there. You forget and then blame me!” Ben said. “Exactly my point, I was there. How can it be a...

Here at UH, Learning Abroad is always there to promote cross cultural interaction and studying abroad all over the globe. This summer, I attended an intensive Arabic program at the American University of Beirut, in Lebanon. AUB is one of the top tier accredited universities in the whole region, and the Center for...

The digital age has opened several platforms for artists to share, grow, and expand their content. There has been a major shift from traditional portfolio making and gallery settings to marketing ourselves on places like Instagram. Some can argue that this shift is more accessible and beneficial to artist exposure...

Have you just moved to Houston and would like to see more of this city? Did you grow up here and want to indulge in some memories, or find some unknown perspectives? Well, look no further, because here are some of the ultimate films connected to Clutch City– in one way or another. Starting with one of the...

Let’s admit that living life on a college budget isn’t easy. From filling up your gas tank to book and club fees, the expenses for college life are unlimited but the budget isn’t. We know that just being in college drains your bank account, barely leaving you any money for food and your wants. We wish we could live a...

There’s no such thing as too much bubble tea, am I right? Haaniya Dawoodally and her friends would agree with me. This summer, the group of four went on a boba run to 15 places in a single day! Their goal started out with figuring out which location had the best milk tea, and by the end of it, they had compiled a...

Remakes have been very popular in Hollywood, especially now more than ever. Disney is Hollywood’s biggest studio, and it relies heavily on the repetition of popular productions’ successes. “The Beauty and the Beast,” “The Jungle Book” and “Aladdin” are three of their most beloved animated features that have been...

After the last movie of the X-men series flopped, “Dark Phoenix” was supposed to be a new start for the franchise instead. Yet the metaphorical bird coming from the ashes does quite the opposite; making the film the weakest of the series. Following the events of “Apocalypse,” Jean Grey still struggles to control...