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Byline: Erin Davis

Sometimes it can feel like staying motivated is fundamentally against human nature. With just a quick search online, you can find a huge amount of content based on how to deal with lack of motivation, how to motivate yourself or what truly motivated people do to stay that way. While there’s a huge amount of advice out...

There’s no denying that minimalism is a buzzword these days. The word itself evokes a design philosophy that is sparse, white and cleanly. In that same breath, minimalist spaces can also feel clinical, sterile and empty. Minimalist design is modern, geometric and simple. To be honest, even though I call myself a...

Having made it through the majority of holiday season, it feels comical to be thinking about gifts. My wallet is in need of a break, and I’m fresh out of ideas. In spite of that, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. It’s only a few days until significant others everywhere will be scrambling to find a gift...

Maybe you’ve been swiping for months or perhaps your coffee has yet to meet a nice bagel. Well-known dating apps are notorious for being oversaturated with folks who may not be looking for the quite the same things that you are. Due to Tinder’s popularity, there’s a number of alternatives that are both free and...

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...

The semester is winding down and the break is finally approaching, but that usually means that a slew of deadlines and finals are just around the corner. That project you were supposed to be working on three weeks ago is now due in two days, or tomorrow, so it’s finally time to sit down and deal with it. These are a...

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...

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...

For more stories like this, please check out our fashion issue, online today! So your favorite retailer is probably a fast fashion brand, meaning that production costs are cut through the use of unfair compensation and damaging chemical treatments that go unregulated. As a student, it can be hard to know there’s a...