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It’s that time of the year again, Coogs.  Coogs Choose.  What is Coogs Choose, and what’s the point?  Coogs Choose is a yearly (and occasionally bi-yearly) duel to the death between the best Cougar-serving businesses, orgs and people, all fighting to be named #1 in their category.   Well, not to the death, but...

Madison Sinclair’s life rapidly changed when TikTok turned an inside joke into a full-fledged business. BUGGIRL200 is now famous for their novelty, ironic t-shirts and accessories. Cooglife chatted with Sinclair about the process of transforming from UH student to successful business owner and the journey of...

Starting September 15 in the United States, there is a month-long celebration of the Hispanic and Latino community. This date was chosen in relation to Latin American countries gaining independence. Music has always been a huge part of Hispanic/Latino communities. Today, I will be recommending 10 songs to help start...

Where do you even start when looking for work? Some people turn to internships, but why would you take on an internship instead of a job? Before entering the workforce, you already have plenty of opportunities to make the transition from college to post-grad less daunting. These opportunities may include joining...

“If you were to describe yourself as a child, what would you say?”  “Curious and just like ready to learn,” said Anna Esther Lopez Concepcion from across my desk, smiling as she remembered.  “I think even now, I just see myself always wanting to learn more, always curious about things. I’m definitely curious and...

The M.D. Anderson library, located near the Student Center, has been a sanctuary for thousands of cougars, serving as a space for learning and memorable experiences. Before adopting this space as a resource, you should familiarize yourself with the plethora of assets and spaces in the library. The Basics The...

Alexis Pye sits on the floor next to her kittens, back resting against a door frame.  “I’m more comfortable here, really.”  She helps a kitten pry its claws free of a blanket, then sets it free only for it to get caught again.  The artist Alexis Pye is an artist, painter and educator based in Houston,...

Time spent in college can be exhilarating and hopeful, as it is a major stepping-stone for many young adults. Yet, college students often have to undergo pressures like managing heavy loads of coursework, working part-time or full-time jobs and engaging in extracurriculars, all while attempting to maintain constant...

In between the fast-paced college environment and maintaining a social life, you might find someone you want to get to know on a more personal level. While there are few spots on campus considered date-worthy, the large city of Houston is home to numerous spots perfect for romantic gestures. Listed from cheapest...

As a rising senior, I have had a variety of experiences with dozens of tales to tell about life at the University of Houston.  As a student who arrived just before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, I would say my previous statement is a lie. For many present and future Coogs, the “the best years of our lives” were...