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From Sep. 14 to Sep. 16, a brand new comic convention made its home at the NRG Center. The convention, entitled the Fandemic Tour, began at 3 p.m. on Friday and featured a large show room of various comic stands, collector booths, etc. But the most important part of the convention was all of the guest who attended....

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...

As a self-proclaimed foodie, I have a special place in my heart for Houston. I know that no matter what I’m craving, this city will have something that can satiate me. The newest of these cravings being a good cup of joe. It took me longer than I’d like to admit to get wean off my Starbucks Frappucino training wheels,...

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...

The A.D. Players is bringing the 1974 Broadway play “God’s Favorite” to Houston. The play provides a biblical answer to the question: why do bad things happen to good people? “God’s Favorite” is loosely based on the biblical book of Job. His story flies in the face of the idea that God always rewards good deeds and punishes...

Despite cancellations only weeks out from this year’s installation of JMBLYA, Scoremore Shows brought the heat to Houston – both in terms of the weather and the lineup of performers – for the inaugural installation of JBMLYA in the city. First, Cardi B cancelled her remaining tour dates this summer due to the...

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...

Most students at the University of Houston don’t live on campus. In fact, around 85 percent commute every day to get to campus. I am in that 85 percent and I have been commuting for the last three years. Although I don’t mind commuting, it does have its pros and cons. One of the good things is that I don’t have to...

You are closer to everything Living on campus means you are closer to all classes and university facilities. You don’t have to wake up at 7 a.m. for a 10 a.m. class and drive from home to college amidst all the road traffic. You can get a good sleep, wake up late and still won’t be late for classes — isn’t it awesome?...

If there is something that everyone should do at least once in awhile, it is taking yourself out on a “solo date.” I know some, or maybe even most people, long for the pleasure of having company, since having someone or a few friends to hang out with is always fun and comfortable. As college students, we are usually...