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If you're new to campus there are a handful of things you need to know that veteran Houstonians don't think twice about.

Let’s be real here, being a student isn’t cheap. While eating good food for meals might be a necessity for some, for those with tight budgets it’s more of a privilege. If you’re sick of eating ramen and Chick-Fil-A every day, then here are five student-budget-friendly restaurants around Houston that can give your...

If you don’t want to pay top dollar while you’re shopping, and you enjoy being kind to the planet, secondhand shopping is the way to go. Why pay over twenty dollars for a piece of clothing, furniture or trinkets when you can get the same thing for under twelve? If you’ve never heard of resale shopping, then you’re...

Whenever you attend any UH football or basketball game, you’re likely going to hear the sounds of the “Spirit of Houston.” Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t just a marching band. The Spirit of Houston includes everyone from the band, cheer and dance teams, culminating for an experience like no other. Every...

Ever since I was a kid, I loved secretly using my allowance money to buy cute mechanical pencils that were sold in front of my elementary school. There was something about those tiny pens/pencils that brought me joy. Now, fast forward to 15 years later, stationery is still my number one weakness when it comes to...

When you research the top things you should experience as a college student, the importance of joining an org, volunteering, getting a part-time job, or finding some way to be involved on campus is certainly highlighted. Here are some of the personal experiences I have accumulated ever since I entered college in...

Finding an organization and joining one can be intimidating if you don’t know what to look for. Many students join organizations and clubs to meet new people, connect with others who share the same interests as them and maybe even for academic and career purposes. You can find more information about organizations...

As Kelechi Iroegbu, 20, drove down the streets of the Third Ward, he was met with a familiar scene to the Houston area: people experiencing homelessness asking for money. Iroegbu knew he didn’t have the cash to help them, but it made him wonder what else he could do to help the many people he saw in need. “I...

While it is important to focus on your campus involvement, it’s equally important to find ways to be involved outside of campus and in our communities. In this time of the coronavirus pandemic, we should all help each other to get through our struggles. Here are some of the activities I participated during my time in...

Moving to a new city can always be intimidating, especially when it’s on your own. As someone that has moved many, many, many times (seven to be exact), I have some experience making new friends. Here’s what has helped me in the past, and what I can only hope helps you in Houston! Find ways to explore your...