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Director Zhang Yimou’s latest film is a monster film set in China during the Song dynasty “The Great Wall” tells the story of a warrior (Matt Damon) who is confined within the legendary Great Wall. While being held captive, Damon’s character learns the secrecy that lies behind one of the biggest spectacles of the...

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...

Even though Christmas in Houston is barbecue weather for the rest of the country, it can still get pretty chilly for us locals when the occasional cold front hits. This makes dressing up in the winter an ordeal, but the last thing you want on a frigid morning is to fuss over what you’re going to wear. It’s hard to...

The semester is almost over, which means that soon you’ll be free from exams and have more downtime to catch up on some reading.  Here are five great books for your winter reading list. “The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney An insightful debut novel about the fate of a family’s inheritance. Summary: Leo Plumb is...

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...

Winter: each of us have probably felt her chills during an early morning run or on our commute to campus—signals that colder seasons are sending their presence to Houston. Coming from a southern belle such as myself, I, too, can attest to the feeling of relief from the summer’s heat. (Absolutely way too hot.) As some...

Winter is often seen as a romantic time of year, with holidays like Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day. Sometimes, creative winter date night ideas can be hard to come up with. Here are a few fun date night ideas to enjoy this holiday season with your significant other: Festival of Lights – Take a trip to...

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