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Oh Valentine’s’ Day, you media-backed, loneliness-shaming, tacky-red-and-pink-decoration-sequined corporate joke of a holiday—why must I always be vexed by you? Why have I never spent one of you with someone nice? Was it too much to ask for a pleasant Valentine’s’ Day with that girl who tried to stab me with a fork? Or...

What Will Virtual Reality Look Like? Virtual reality will completely disrupt how we interact with computers, revolutionizing the world around us. It promises to allow us to experience vistas on earth we would never see, animals at full scale and unique ways to explore our universe. Too bad it’s so gimmicky. VR suffers...

It’s a new year, our style may be evolving, our weight may be fluctuating or it may just be time for a wardrobe update. Whatever reason we have for spending money on new clothes, here is short guide to help you save money on your new threads, this new year: Local Shops Shopping locally pairs the convenience we college...

You’ve already declared 2017 to be the year you eat and live a cleaner, healthier lifestyle. You’re cutting out the toxic patterns of diet, relationships, study habits (or lack thereof) and starting fresh this year. You, however, are currently binge watching Netflix’s newest release of “A Series of Unfortunate...

With cooler days ahead and finals upon us, warmth and caffeine are necessities. If you’re not a coffee drinker, or perhaps have had one cup too many, then a cup of tea might be just what you need. I don’t claim to be an expert on tea, but I was quite excited to get to try out the new “Story of My Tea” subscription...

Have you ever wondered why, thousands of years ago, we decided to split the winter season into two separate years? Dividing the cold months to create an entirely new year in the latter half is one of the enigmas best left to history, I suppose, but I think we college students have as good a guess as any as to why our...

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes it’s impossible to make it home. Here are 10 ideas of what to do over the holiday break to make the best of it. Create family away from family. If you’re alone for the break, I guarantee there are a handful of other people who are alone as well. Find...

Finals end on December 14, making it hard to get in the mood for the holidays when you’re worrying about ten page papers and that calculus final you feel like you’ll never be prepared for . But this list is here to help. So whether you take a study break or are lucky enough to be done with finals early, here are 11...

Houston’s animal shelters are reporting a huge increase in abandoned animals and they can’t hold them for long. This means a lot of them will have to be put down, something most people don’t like. The different animal shelters around the Houston area such as BARC and the Houston Humane Society are trying everything in...

Last week, I had the privilege of meeting New York Times best-selling author, Jay Asher. His first major novel, “Thirteen Reasons Why,” resonated with me when I first read it in eighth grade. I remember my friends and I devouring this book like candy as Asher told his tale about Hannah Baker struggling to be the new...