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Putting together string light photo shoots is one of my favorite things, if you couldn’t already tell. String lights always have a warm, cozy feel to an image, and are a very simple, yet creative tool to brighten up a shoot. We did a string light shoot in my on-campus apartment. Using christmas lights up on...

I have grown up watching Bollywood films with my family, and some of the most classic films of the genre can be attributed to the 90s. During these years, actors such as Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol made their first presences in major films. It would be these very movies that would eventually lead to their fame and...

Christmas Rocks is a quaint, cute little shop in between the River Oaks and Montrose area of Houston. It’s a shop inside of a house; entirely dedicated to Christmas décor. The kitchen is lined with ornaments, the stairs lead up to a storage room, and the living room holds the cash register and an array of pretty...

Zhavia Ward, more commonly known as “Zhavia”, has taken the music industry by surprise. The California raised singer rose to fame last year, at the young age of 17, after competing in the singing reality television show, “The Four”. Her audition video has over 53 million views on YouTube, making it the most watched...

String light photography is a popular aesthetic when it comes to fall and winter photography. I personally love string lights. I have them all over my apartment, and I am a fan of how simple, yet pretty they are in creating a warm glow and cozy feel to any room.  When doing creative portraiture, so many artists use...

The weekend cold front that hit Texas brought Friday morning rain upon the city of Austin. For Austin City Limit attendees, the rain could either make or break their weekend at the festival. As the clouds moved away, and the sun shined, the gates opened to an unforgettable experience. From the music, to food & drinks,...

Here at UH, Learning Abroad is always there to promote cross cultural interaction and studying abroad all over the globe. This summer, I attended an intensive Arabic program at the American University of Beirut, in Lebanon. AUB is one of the top tier accredited universities in the whole region, and the Center for...

As a broke college student, I found a super good deal for tickets to New York City and with half my classes cancelled for the week, I decided to treat myself and visit the Big Apple.      I wandered the streets of Manhattan and the NYU area, got some street shots and some pics of myself but honestly, I kind of...

Educators prepare us to be subordinates — worker bees trained to submit to established brands and conglomerates. But modern technology has brought upon a revolution in the way we think about earning money — it’s no longer just about contributing to the profit margins of wealthy businessmen — but creating a brand for...

This era of social media has taken over our lives quite literally – and we are loving it. There is not a moment in the day when my friends, family or myself are not checking our social media platforms. But when I’m eating food that just looks so aesthetically pleasing, or go to a cute coffee shop I have to take a...