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Summer ’16

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...

While professors are busy finalizing our grades, we’re busy finalizing our summer plans. Some of us have already mapped out our travel routes while others feel stuck at home. If you’re spending the summer in Houston, there’s no need to feel like you’re missing out. There are plenty of cool things to do in Houston, and...

—–NEED INTRO—- “Girl Boss”  by Sophia Amoruso At 29 years old, Amoruso is the founder, CEO and creative director of Nasty Gal, a $100+ million e-tailor that sells high-end fashion to the masses. Her story is extraordinary considering she chose not to go to college and instead to live a life of dumpster-diving at age...

With summer right around the corner, many of you are thinking that it’s time to break out the bikinis and hit the beach. While that sounds fun, protecting your skin is what is most important. Slathering sunscreen all over your body is only part of what you need to do, especially if you decide to wear a lot of makeup....

Although it may sound like more fun to spend the summer soaking up the sun, it’s a good idea to spend the summer soaking up every professional opportunity that’s available. Summer jobs provide a multitude of things that have the potential to increase chances of finding, and loving, a career upon graduation. Having a...

Remember when you were younger and spent summer vacationing, playing video games or just being lazy for three months? Those luxury days are (almost) over. As college students who need a compelling resume for this competitive world we call job hunting, we need to spend those three months wisely. So instead of working,...

“Send Me On My Way” by Rusted Root: Start your journey with this 90s throwback, so turn up the volume and take on the road. Then you’ll be on your way. “Surfin’ U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys: A summer road trip playlist isn’t complete without a song from The Beach Boys. You’ll be itching to swim in the nearest ocean as...

With the hot and heavy air of summer comes the hot and heavy joys (and pains) of short-lived romances. That’s right, I’m talking about summer flings. Our friend’s stories and our favorite movies have told us that summertime is the best time to test drive a relationship. Even science backs this up. During the summer,...

Everyone is allowed to sit back, relax and relish in a little (or a lot of) downtime, particularly once the semester ends, the grades are in and beaches and pool parties are in the foreseeable future. Here is a guide on how to have the laziest summer break. 1. Binge watch movies and TV Turning on Netflix is a great...