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For the past two weeks, I volunteered with the Super Bowl Committee, and although I didn’t get to go to Super Bowl LI, I did get to experience some of the amazing things it brought to Houston. Applying The initial process is easy enough—fill out an application and hope to be called into an interview. After the...

There won’t be dragons or galaxies here. Films are often known for their escapism nature, but the destination of the escape doesn’t have to be fantastical or visualize a what-if scenario. Media production junior and budding filmmaker Brian Kizzee is set to test this theory when his directorial debut, the short film...

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...

Imagine you’re running late to class, didn’t finish studying, could potentially miss a quiz and on top of that, you can’t seem to find a parking spot. This isn’t far from reality, as it seems like every day I hear another student complain about campus parking—it has been a common topic of conversation and a tedious...

Finals end on December 14, making it hard to get in the mood for the holidays when you’re worrying about ten page papers and that calculus final you feel like you’ll never be prepared for . But this list is here to help. So whether you take a study break or are lucky enough to be done with finals early, here are 11...

The holidays are around the corner, and for many people that means it is time to think about putting together their Christmas list. Everyone wants to be able to give gifts to their loved ones, but sometimes gifts are not in the budget. Something that lasts all year compared to one month really is what most people look...

UH’s Student Feminist Organization has been meeting to promote gender equity, social justice and student success through weekly group discussions. In 2009, UH alumni Amanda Williams and Andrea Pratt founded SFO to inform and educate students about feminism. Their goal was to inspire members to abolish social...

The dining halls at the University of Houston (Fresh Foods Company and Cougar Woods) seem to have a wide variety of reviews. Some people think that the dining halls are the bane of all creation, and this side would probably argue that the quality of food is low, they do not serve the needs of students who want to be...

Houston’s animal shelters are reporting a huge increase in abandoned animals and they can’t hold them for long. This means a lot of them will have to be put down, something most people don’t like. The different animal shelters around the Houston area such as BARC and the Houston Humane Society are trying everything in...

Walk through the beauty aisles of any major supermarket and you will be inundated with products that guarantee to fix problems you didn’t even know you had. But turn over that bottle of hair gel and you might discover a paragraph of ingredients that seem better suited for a sci-fi novel. Sure, you don’t know what...