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Walk through the beauty aisles of any major supermarket and you will be inundated with products that guarantee to fix problems you didn’t even know you had. But turn over that bottle of hair gel and you might discover a paragraph of ingredients that seem better suited for a sci-fi novel. Sure, you don’t know what...

Often, college freshmen struggle to discover who they are and where they fit in. But sometimes all it takes is a little courage, a supportive friend and season six of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” For stage management senior Ryan Barrett, known by his fans as Regina Thorne-DuBois, entering the world of drag queens was...

Most class assignments only lead to a grade. When I completed my application to an international residency for performers in Tuscany, Italy, which was hosted by the International University for Global Theater Experience, I was merely thinking of submitting the copies of the application to my teacher.  It was our...

UH School of Theatre and Dance opens its 2016-2017 performance season with “Broken Horizon,” an avant garde play written and directed by Adam Noble. The play is set in a post-apocalyptic world and explores themes of violence, sexuality, human relationships and the frailty of civilization. “Broken Horizon” is an...

As another Texas summer heats up, Houstonians will surely find themselves in need of a cool drink. Check out our list of refreshing summer drinks and cocktails. Plus, these fun refreshments are a guranteed bordeom buster if you decide to DIY. Peach-Ginger Zinger: Summer gets a little more peachy with this tantalizing...

Everyone has heard the saying “you are what you eat,” which can be interpreted to mean if you eat healthful foods you’ll be healthy and if you eat unhealthful foods you’ll be unhealthy. This for the most part rings true. Well Hippocrates said, “let food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” Coincidentally...

Best Sandwich: McAlister’s With our own location at the Welcome Center, it is no wonder McAlister’s was chosen as Best Sandwich among the community. “I love the Sweet Chipotle Chicken Sandwich on a croissant,” said Ashley Lara, a communications sciences and disorders senior. “This is my go-to sandwich because I get...

Two developers of Wube Software working out of Prague began a campaign on Indiegogo in 2013 to continue work on their game small game Factorio and, within the span of two years, it has found itself featured on Steam’s “Top Sellers.” Reminiscent of early management games like Simcity and the Tycoon series, Factorio...

For some whose homes are far away from school, the college dorms become their second home — or even first. Living by yourself for the first time is a unique experience, and one that leaves you with freedom and responsibility all wrapped into one. We’ve all been there — designing a small space and attempting to make it...

To my dearest of Houston restaurants, House of Pies: We met in September of 2012. A transplant from Arkansas, I was beginning my freshman year at the University of Houston, and after I’d been in the city three weeks, a mutual friend introduced us. We were destined to meet, I think. I still remember the first time I...