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Meeting my college roommate wasn’t your typical orientation day encounter. It was the start of a journey that began with a simple direct message and solidified over a coffee-fueled conversation at Tout Suite, where we would soon become regulars. From that serendipitous first meeting, our bond grew, shaping our college...

Photo by: Oscar Herrera If you have seen two English mastiffs being walked on campus, they are probably accompanied by Moody Towers Faculty-in-Residence, Scott Gilbertson or his wife Michelle Gilbertson.  The chemistry professor and the associate dean of faculty affairs in the College of Natural Science and...

Graphic by: Len Duenas Living away from home can be an eye-opening experience for university students. Many mixed emotions are present on move-in day when given a new, blank space. Here are 10 essentials that can improve organization, the overall experience of living on your own and representing your personality...

Graphic by: Len Duenas Deciding what to make and eat every day as a college student can be quite daunting. There are so many things to consider: whether we have the ingredients needed, whether it takes too long to make and most importantly whether we have the right appliances to do some culinary magic. Most...

We’re all Coogs, but Shasta is the main Coog. Shasta is loved by all, bringing the Spirit of Houston to UH. With Sasha by their side, Shasta’s always bringing a smile to everyone. But how well do we know our furry friend? Check out Cooglife’s exclusive interview below to learn more about this celebrity...

All photos by: Cindy Rivas Alfaro As assistant volleyball coach Jill Loiars and assistant tennis coach Giorgia Pozzan bike their way to the University of Houston every morning, they never would have thought that they would be able to live such intertwined lives together as coaches. “I think the coaching...

Photo by: Oscar Herrera Setting out on a first date can be equally as thrilling as it is nerve-wracking. When you’re surrounded by the vibrant energy of the beloved UH campus, the possibilities for memorable beginnings are endless! Whether you’re a student looking to impress that cute person from your lecture,...

Photo by: Raphael Fernandez Feeling lost and confused about choosing a major is an internal dilemma most college students face in their academic careers. Having recently gone through this complex process myself, I understand how this situation can make one feel immense stress and an unsettling sense of...

Graphic by: Len Duenas Whether you’ll be a first-year or returning student this semester, getting involved on campus can be an exciting endeavor. It provides benefits such as academic and professional development and an extended friend group. UH offers its diverse student body a myriad of opportunities to...

All photos from CCA On a campus with more than 37,943 students, from various backgrounds and ethnicities, cultural organizations at UH go a long way for students in making friendships and finding a home away from home. Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the U.S., and most of the University’s student...