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Byline: Karin Keller

As commuters, we all know the trek from our homes to school can be a long one. Especially if you, like me, commute from Cinco Ranch a solid 40 minute drive from UH sans traffic. Through my two and a half years as a commuter, I have curated a list of items I highly encourage you keep in your car. Umbrella/Rain boots We...

Unlike most major universities in the South, Greek Life and sorority recruitment at the University of Houston is a small and close knit community which accounts for a small percent of UH’s student population. My freshman year of college I decided I would go through fall recruitment knowing little to nothing about...

Starting off the semester on the right track can be difficult for everyone — especially in lieu of a major hurricane. But here are some tips to keep you on track for the duration of the semester. Be Self Aware Self-Awareness is key when it comes to a successful school year. Realizing what you are and are not good at...

Harwin Harwin may not be the most scenic area in Houston, but it does have its charm. Known for its killer bargains and discounted prices, it’s an area of town every college student should be familiar with. On the outskirts of Chinatown, between Beltway 8 and 59, you will find a plethora of strip malls offering...

The newest “Power Rangers” movie is among the first to introduce an openly LGBT+ superhero. Although both Marvel and D.C have superheroes who have been openly gay and bisexual, none of them have made it to the big screen. The superheroes who are part of the LGBT community in the comics have been depicted as cis-gendered...

As a society, we seem to have this idea that feminists, or let me rephrase this—“real feminists”—have to reject all social constructs of feminine beauty. By this I mostly mean that any good feminist shouldn’t wear makeup, or trendy clothes or be bothered to shave. But the concept that a woman has to look, dress, act...

“Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking....

The Exhibit The Dogon people — a culture living along the steep and rocky Bandiagara escarpment in present-day Mali — have crafted art for centuries. Recently, the Menil Collection is displaying an exhibition showcasing a variety of subject matter, techniques and materials. A beautifully curated exhibit, “ReCollecting...

As college students, I assume most of us are relatively well-versed in the art of finding a professor via ratemyprofessor.com. For those unfamiliar with the site, Rate My Professor is a database of most college professors where students anonymously rate them on a variety of criteria. Unsurprisingly, most of the...

For the past two weeks, I volunteered with the Super Bowl Committee, and although I didn’t get to go to Super Bowl LI, I did get to experience some of the amazing things it brought to Houston. Applying The initial process is easy enough—fill out an application and hope to be called into an interview. After the...