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Perhaps one of the only financial silver linings of being a college student is the heaps of student discounts you can get with just a flash of your student ID (or that student email you were given ages ago that you really should’ve remembered). When it seems like almost every retailer is going to give you some sort of...

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...

As a college student, it can be hard to keep a steady flow of money in the bank. That part-time job at Target or that cool bar in Montrose is hardly keeping you afloat financially. Plus, working at a retail job you’re not passionate about with uncaring bosses and supervisors, can really drag you down. But in the age...

Houston, admittedly, is not a city that lends itself to tourism. The combination of sweltering heat and long commutes can be discouraging to the common sightseer. That said, there are several destinations that are a must-see for any Houston native looking to beat the heat or looking to show off some of their H-Town...

Even though Houston is considered a concrete jungle, it boasts a multitude of different parks. It has long been understood that urban greenspaces have a number of proven benefits to the people that have access to them, as well as to the ecological health of the city itself. In regards to communities, parks offer a...

It was a typical evening down I-45 when I had my first encounter with the elusive vehicle known as the “slab.” The traffic was bumper to bumper as usual, so I was able to get a pretty good look at this unusual stead. It was a 1982 Cadillac Eldorado, painted a bright hot pink with swangas stretching out so long I was...

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...

Within moments of sitting down with Chris Pinto, it’s easy to see why he was voted Best Student Leader and Best Resident Adviser. With an easy smile and charisma galore, he’s one of the rare few capable of immediately putting a person at ease. Mere minutes into the interview, I am willing to follow the guy into...

As a child there was no greater shame than the day my jeans had to be mended. But as a tomboyish and active youth I knew that the day would inevitably come. My mother tried multiple methods of consoling me; tempting my acceptance with bright iron-on patches in the shapes of flowers and rainbows. When that didn’t work...

You may have heard the term “café racer” floating around the motorcycle world in recent years, which can be attributed to a sudden boom in interest in this style of motorcycle. A café racer is a motorcycle with a retro look that has been increasing in popularity within the past decade. The trend was off to a slow...