Sara Perkins, University of Indianapolis and Guest Contributor
The genre-repellant musician gets frank about his mental health and love life over deeply rolling bass riffs.
IRL vs. URL.
Cat yoga is the hottest thing in fitness. So ‘pawmaste,’ my friends.
Words by Aliyah Thomas, Howard University.
DePaul University’s Michael Lynch talks Beyoncé, more Beyoncé and Michelle Obama.
Louisiana State University’s Jason Badeaux talks of his dream job, the Kardashians and caramel.
Baylor’s Amye Dickerson talks about the Astros, salsa and her secret penchant for freestyling in this month’s questionnaire.
Southern Methodist University’s student body president David Shirzad talks about not having enough hours in the day and cooking mac and cheese.
Texas Woman’s University’s student body president Kristopher Johnson talks about being named TWU’s Emerging Leader of the Year and his secret talent.
The University of Dallas’ student body president, Karmina Martinez Ruiz, reflects on being one of eleven children and the writing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
On this month’s ‘Meet the President,’ the Red Raider talks taking criticism with a grain of salt, except when it comes to his guacamole.
In our survey, the Bobcats’ newest student body president admits to a predilection for scotch, steak and, if the mood is right, occasionally some very good migas.
Though she does know a lot about agriculture, Cole is more focused on reforming the education system than carving rib-eyes.
In typical Houstonian fashion, she wouldn’t tell us her favorite restaurant, probably for fear of it becoming too popular.
The Business Administration major loves philosophy and identifies with Superman. Coincidence?
The student body president of Oregon University dishes on her secret culinary dreams, and more, in the Study Breaks questionnaire.
Syedah, a Texas native navigating the University of Minnesota tundra, reflects on leadership and failure in our questionnaire.
Curators Jessie Collier, Jesus Acosta, Kelsey Cadenas and Sarah Hallal weigh in on trends and faux pas for the coming season.
Saucedo, the first in his family to go to college, had always dreamed of being the school’s student figurehead.
From biking to Anchorage to the best pho in Austin, Helgren talks life in the burnt orange.
Brooke Mondor, Brookhaven College and Guest Contributor
Four tips for keeping the soap out of your mouth.
Jill Phelan, Saint Vincent College and Guest Contributor
Voting ballots and diplomas are very similar in that they’re both worthless sheets of paper that symbolize a very valuable educational process.
Imani McGarrell, Texas State University and Guest Contributor
‘Imagine being perpetually immortalized in perhaps your most emotional public moment because a bunch of high schoolers keep putting your face on stuff.’
John Miles, Santa Fe College and Guest Contributor
There is no room in my heart for “Sorry, I didn’t know it was my turn!”
Mykaela Alvey, Anderson University and Guest Contributor
It’s like the five stages of grief, except for that you’re just being annoyingly melodramatic.
Olivia McCoy, University of Georgia and Guest Contributor
Imagine how much fun ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ must be if people, despite knowing its nerdy reputation, still choose to play it.
Jenna Ramsey, Seattle University and Guest Contributor
Impressively, none of them have matured since 2012.
Jessinta Smith, Suffolk Community College and Guest Contributor
A heartwarming story of perpetually sour grapes, a lifetime of terrible first impressions and, ultimately, begrudging acceptance.
Bettina De Mesa, California State Fullerton and Guest Contributor
Many of these are dangerous and will likely backfire.
Anne Ertle, John Carroll University and Guest Contributor
You’re going to need a clean groutfit, at least one streaming service, several Canada Dry’s and a window with a view that makes you melancholic.
Elizabeth Rourk, University of New Haven and Guest Contributor
Choosing Lady Gaga not only reflected Bowie’s importance to the music industry, it reflected Ziggy Stardust’s importance to David Bowie.
Mallory Arnold, Ohio University and Guest Contributor
If you’re complaining that nice guys finish last, your problem probably isn’t that your too nice for her.
Natalie Hays, Texas State University and Guest Contributor
It’s good that the gamer community is tight-knit, but the uniform needs to go.
Finlea Baxter, University of Oklahoma and Guest Contributor
Everyone remembers their first time.
Sofia Rivera, Simmons College and Guest Contributor
These shoes weren’t made for walking, but that’s exactly what we’ll do.
Oh what a surprise, another remake nobody asked for…
Charlie Wooley, University of San Diego and Guest Contributor
From the cloud of dust kicked up by multiple media miscues, Kanye’s grandest, most schizophrenic work to date emerges.
Alina Shaikh, University of Toronto and Guest Contributor
If you’re an art major, the line between lifestyle choice and schoolwork is a thin, if nonexistent one.
With their questionable motives, crude humor and traumatic pasts, anti-heroes aren’t just hotter than heroes, they’re more relatable than them.
The perfect playlist for attracting votes from the music-fan demographic without compromising your xenophobia or commitment to American exceptionalism.
Josh Yazdian, a student at Indiana University and founder of Yaz Apparel, knew his clothing could be a hit when he discovered that people were stealing it.
Please, don’t vote for someone based on gender.
Cheating is discouraged, tattoo referrals are common and they die more often than you’d think.
Juliana Mae Neves, Loyola University and Guest Contributor
A powerful black woman making a powerful racial statement. Political? Yes. Criticizable? Absolutely not.
Josh Lefkowitz, Temple University and Guest Contributor
A lot of people would say it’s impossible to pick the best episodes of such an amazing show, but it’s not, because we’ve done it.
After getting sorted into Hogwart’s worst house, you might feel like your life’s over. It’s not. Or, maybe it’s not.
Gabriela Hernandez, Kansas State University and Guest Contributor
A UC San Diego study revealed that viewers actually enjoy stories more if they’ve been spoiled, so do the right thing.
Judging girls (or guys) for embracing conformity is just as ignorant as judging them for embracing non-conformity. So don’t do it.
Once again, thanks to the internet, another uncomfortable rite of adolescent passage has disappeared. But the awkward stage, despite its unpleasantries, is necessary.
Julia Dixon, Texas State University and Guest Contributor
A decade-long drop in sales has prompted Mattel to offer Barbie in different body types that, after nearly 60 years, finally make her look human.
Will Strecker, University of Texas at Austin and Guest Contributor
A move to include skateboarding in the 2020 Olympics has the international skateboarding community giving a collective, “Whoooooooooaaaa, dude, wait what?”
You can’t serve two masters before you get your Masters.
Jacoby Bancroft, University of Nevada at Reno and Guest Contributor
The original was funnier than the parody.
Exploring Deadpool’s unique role in the war for superhero dominance.
Molly Burke, University of Texas at Austin and Guest Contributor
While homophonically enthusiastic about being ‘never bored,’ the rapper mentions relatively few activities that can be performed on the hoverboard.
I might be an 80-year-old grandma trapped in a 19-year-old’s body. Help me.
Going is half the battle.
Don’t expect another Fargo.
Carla Aravena, University of Massachusetts at Boston and Guest Contributor
A new breed of bodyposi, sexually liberated and independently successful women are setting an example that young women (and men) could benefit from following.
One of my customers thought Huckleberry Finn was black.
If you’ve got a toilet bowl and a coat hanger, you can make apple pie.
There might still be hope for your younger siblings.
Mikala Everett, Texas State University and Guest Contributor
‘Wetlands’ taught me that people may have had sex on any surface that you can sit on. Any surface.
Cuffing season is over, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and you are without bae. Here’s what you do.
Spoiler! It’s basically the same as watching it at home.
On February 9, follow the city of Austin’s lead and gives thanks for Alejandro Rose-Garcia, the world’s shakiest one-man-wonder.
Heaven is a place where the tuition’s cheap and the poutine’s squeaky.
When it dropped in February of 2000, Ghostface Killah’s Supreme Clientele helped pave the way for modern hip-hop.
Sara Marie Seidel, University of Colorado at Boulder and Guest Contributor
Why some memories are best left unremembered.
Jesse Sisler, DePaul University and Guest Contributor
Most country-music fans don’t like ‘Bro Country,’ and most white male Republicans don’t like Donald Trump. But neither group likes being stereotyped.
Andrew Wilson, University of Texas at Austin and Guest Contributor
Wet and sweaty, dark and silent, I sat in an oversized tub filled with supersaturated medicinal salt water for 60 minutes.
I’ve been attacked multiple times by on-campus squirrels, but it doesn’t have to happen to you.
From Bowie’s death to a debate over the shape of the Earth, here are all the crazy things that happened in January 2016.
Self-confidence, humor and admiration don’t seem like such bad attributes.
Everything you wanted to know about Sufjan and then some superfluous stuff.
Taking five seconds off the shot clock has made this the most entertaining season of college basketball in recent memory.
From ‘Heroes Reborn’ to ‘Daredevil,’ these are the superhero series worth your time.
From Mean Streets to Goodfellas, the acclaimed director is famous for enhancing the verisimilitude of his films by lacing them with iconic, period-appropriate songs.
But you only live once, right??
The schadenfreude is just how you know it’s working.
A crusader for the fashion knights who say knee.
If you think you smell like pot, you smell like pot.
Amy Lukac, East Stroudsberg University and Guest Contributor
Among other gems, Brahms the haunted doll makes Lauren Cohan a PB&J sandwich.
Unfortunately, it took a really long time to make this list.
From long locks to slinky scarves, these are the hottest spring trends to watch out for.
It’ll only take four years to turn you from a nervous, tail-chasing spaz into a listless but selectively-focused slug.
You’d grown soft over the holidays.
From the perspective of a 20-year-old voter who plans to go with Bernie Sanders.
The Hateful Eight and its period-appropriate film techniques will throw you happily back into the heyday of Western cinema.
If any of these sounds familiar to you, that means you’ve gone from platonic to pining.
It’s all the rites with none of the passage.
A quick look back at five producers who had a phenomenal 2015, and a few educated guesses on who’s going to have a phenomenal 2016.
It’s not funny anymore, try different jokes.
Now that the stigma on tattoos has gone so far the other way, I feel like I have to explain to my friends why I don’twant to get inked up.
Alison Miller, University of Texas at Austin and Guest Contributor
Is the debate over gender-neutral bathrooms clogging up the real issue?
It’s like taking an English class and a sex-ed refresher at the same time.
From Ziggy to the Duke, never has a musician so profoundly influenced the world of fashion as David Bowie.
“And she wouldn’t stop once she heard the door open. She’d look around and see who was in the bathroom, wave and start up a conversation.”
Pinterest Has Destroyed My Home, Burned My Body, and Shattered My Self-Confidence
An actual coherent argument, not the pleas of an underage student who wants to get drunk.
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