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In a city where there’s graffiti on every passing train, overpass and abandoned building, the “Be Someone” sign over I-45 is what really catapulted the Houston street art scene. Now, as Houston gets younger, more vibrant and diverse, it is almost as if we are moving toward becoming a street art city. In 2011, ‘Be...

In a line of white houses down Holman St, you will find Project Row Houses, a place that is enriching the lives of the Third Ward community through art. But in an area under such a high risk of gentrification, PRH can’t just be like other art installations, and for the artists who have and are inhabiting this space,...

The heart of the city of Houston — the 610 loop — and the greater Houston area has several neighborhoods that have helped carve culture, create identity and sustain history. One of the neighborhoods that single-handedly put Houston on the map as a focal point of the LGBTQ community is Montrose. In 1911, Montrose was a...

Marketing Major student Myles Payne studies by day, but in his free time he pursues his ultimate dream of his clothing brand Ugly Face – taking-off with accelerated force.  His clothing uniquely stands-out on campus when he walks to and from class. I sat down with this local visionary to discuss his inspirations of his...

It’s the opening night of UH’s newest theatre production. The curtain rises to reveal a beautiful set, and perfectly placed spotlights illuminate the characters in their costumes that seem to come from another world. As the story progresses, the spectators probably don’t stop to think about the hours upon hours of...

Spring is approaching and that means that we can throw on our denim shorts, store away our heavy scarves and restock on swim suits. The new season gives us the opportunity to reinvent ourselves, permanently or just for the aesthetics for the next few months. This spring, its time to cut it off. This can mean many...

Her family’s goal was to just be able to spend Christmas at their home — a wish that many families across Houston likely shared after the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey back in August. Their wish didn’t come true, but they made the most of their situation regardless, her mom bought a tiny Christmas tree from...

After winning the Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper competition back in 2008, UH Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts graduate student Alton DuLaney has become the #worldsmostfamousgiftwrapartist. DuLaney, a part of the Interdisciplinary Practices and Emerging Forms program, MFA candidate and teaching fellow,...

A handcrafted Raggedy Ann Doll was what Diane Hendricks gave to her husband Bill Hendricks. She told him to deliver the doll to an organization that could give it to a child in need on Christmas day. Her husband couldn’t find a place that provided this service. That is when he decided that he would fulfill that...

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...