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Sisters and DJs Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf, otherwise known as Krewella, took the EDM world by storm in June 2012. Known for their top hit Alive which topped charts all over the world and has over 90 million views on Youtube, the Yousaf sisters share a second-generation immigrant story that many Houstonians can relate...

The UH System’s Public Art program is launching a new outdoor exhibit this fall at the UH Main Campus. The collection, titled “Color Field”, will feature the works of six contemporary artists in the form of large-scale sculptures throughout the campus. “Color Field” is a collaboration between the Public Art...

Even though we live in the nation’s fourth most populated city, it’s hard not to feel isolated, alone and uninspired during the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, there are still many ways to enjoy all of the life, arts and culture our city has to offer while making sure to wear a mask, social distance and take other...

The history and traditions of Christmas and Thanksgiving are well known to almost all, but what about the explosion of the red and pink holiday decorations that come after the Christmas trees? Every year, people of all ages across the globe celebrate love on Valentine’s Day with flowers, hearts and chocolate. But how...

Pakistan is known for three things: fashion, food, and their scenic views. This winter break, I got the opportunity to visit the breathtaking Karachi, Pakistan. Karachi is a city with many spectacular features. As every tourist says, the food is unbelievably delicious, the sunsets and sunrises at seaview are...

Ever wished the Christmas season lasted longer? There is no other place around the world that celebrates this joyful and spirit-filled holiday longer than the Philippines. The tradition starts when “Hanging Amihan,” a wind from the Northeast, arrives in September. This wind marks the beginning of the holiday season,...

As the holiday season approaches, spending quality time with your family becomes more of a priority. Activities like putting up the Christmas tree, making cookies, and taking pictures with Santa creates a unique experience for every family. Another common holiday activity is going to see Christmas lights.  If...

As a Muslim with Pakistani-Indian roots, I have grown up with hearing stories and tales about the existence of an unseen being called a “jinn” or “djinn”. From a religious perspective, these jinn are referred to in the Quran. Yet on a cultural level, they’ve become woven into Middle Eastern and South Asian folklore...

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...