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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...

Houston has been an up-and-coming city for years. It had the oil boom, railroads, the bayou and continues to be a pioneer for energy. Amid its exponential growth, like other cities, housing has been integral. Due to the need for housing (along with poor race relations) there are delegated and sanctuary places in...

Character Study: Madison Spencer May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. On the topic of social justice, progression and activism in reference to all other minorities, the Asian culture seems to be quiet and almost nonexistent in comparison. They had their social movement in the 60s and 70s (like many other...

Black women were the first people in whom I saw the concept of strength, beauty, intelligence and poise. As members of the black feminist movement, they are both underrepresented and misrepresented. Being raised by my mother and grandmother, I naturally formed some of the strongest bonds with black women, and that...