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Month: March 2016

Elizabeth Teare 0

The New Americans

Written by Elizabeth Teare. I was born and raised in a nation obsessed with itself. A pledge each morning, and flags that littered the skies and streets, and still, I had no idea what exactly it meant to be an American. After living in this constant bombardment of patriotism that claims to be built on equality and opportunity, and yet […]

Rebekah Edwards 0

Snapchat and Yik Yak Might Actually Be Legitimate

Written by Rebekah Edwards. As the use of technology and social media continues to expand, the intensity of the debate over its capacity to alienate one from engaging in personal interaction has grown with it. Naturally, colleges and universities are social media hubs since they contain a high concentration of teens and twenty-somethings, the primary users of social media sites […]

Art & Lifestyle 0

The 90s Alive at the Blanton

Written by Julián Muñoz Villarreal. The 1990s is an awkward decade for college-aged students. We get invited to a 90s themed party and immediately begin Googling everything about the decade in order to find something to wear. Suddenly you start questioning if you were actually born anywhere near the decade in question. Bill Clinton played the saxophone? Aren’t chopsticks in […]

Frances Molina 0

Love, Sex, and Relationships

Written by Frances Molina . Want to know how to have the best sex ever? Class is in session. The amusing tagline had me hooked almost immediately. The banner advertised a conversation on love, relationships, and hookup culture. I didn’t know what to expect from the lecture since I didn’t know which campus organization would be hosting, but the talk […]

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?

Written by Madeleine Kenney. Zombies. Pride and Prejudice. You don’t normally expect these two nouns in the same sentence, much less a movie title, but the newly released Pride and Prejudice and Zombies movie has somehow frankensteined two radically different genres into something brilliant. To bring everyone who is not in the Jane Austen fandom up to speed, Pride and […]