“Le spectacle”

The spicy smell of salep and the sound of frothing milk filled the air between the show tents. Vendors called…

a memory

a memory everlasting, a line that twists into an oval, sprouting features, lips, contours of a face I’ve known for…

Opportunity and Proximity

It’s 3:30 on a Wednesday afternoon. The Texas sun illuminates the east side of campus as students trek towards the…

The Journey

The dark in you will say what it wants.. never listen to the darkness listen to the art the art…

The Power of Alternative Breaks

The Alternative Breaks Program (AB) within the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement aims to help students become more aware of…

Please Hear Us

#Metoo. Aziz Ansari. Cat Person. #Timesup. Performative allyship. Consent. Sex Ed. These are only some of phrases, names, and ideas…

The Lockers in Rainey Hall

There are very few buildings at UT that have been untouched by the university’s massive expansion and the need to…

Got Grit?

Written by Nathan Pastrano. Scholars have spent the last four decades debating about what, exactly, makes students “successful.” Angela Lee…

A Step Toward Sustainability

Written by Hayley Wood Shades of pretentiousness, urgency and obscurity tint the topic of sustainability. As a pillar of science,…

The 21st Century Muslim

Written by Hira Vayani Careful, condemned, curious are some words I would describe my experience as a 21st century Muslim.…

De-Gentrify Your Rhetoric

Written by Brooke Quach We roll into Austin at 40 miles per hour, caught in the traffic of ACL, but…

Checking in with MasculinUT

Written by Reese Grayson Over two years ago, the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center’s Voices Against Violence program started…

“Iron” by Siqi Jiang

Poem by Siqi Jiang. Originally published in the POWER issue, Jiang was the winner of our 2017 Creative Writing Contest. Image:…

A City Divided

A City Divided By Robyn Yeh   In the early 1900s, the US Supreme Court passed a series of policies…

A Presentation of Truths

  Last spring, I found myself doing what I considered to be daring. No, not daring as in eating an…