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Lettuce Eat at these Rad(ish) Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurants

Dallas is a meat lover city. BBQ, Mexican beef fajitas, State Fair fried concoctions, fried chicken and more. However, for the vegans and vegetarians out there, romaine calm because this city has great options...

In Search of Ted Cruz’s Lost Conscience

Political party conventions often have very little to do with actually choosing a nominee; instead, the party uses the four days of free media coverage to promote their candidate with such egregious propaganda that,...

Help From Heidi: HOCO or NOCO

Dear Heidi, All of my friends are getting asked to homecoming and even though I don’t care about it that much, I can’t help but feel sad about not getting asked. Advice? Sincerely, Feeling...

Fast Fashion Alternatives Just in Time for Autumn

Fast fashion is a phenomenon in the fashion industry where production costs are lowered and production processes are expedited in order to get new, current merchandise to consumers as cheaply and quickly as possible....

Staying Hydrated in Texas’ Fall

I live in Texas and anyone that lives in Texas knows that the weather is always changing. As of yesterday, fall has officially started which means cold weather, the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte and...

Stories from My Mixtape: The Paris Attacks/La Vie En Rose

Stories from My Mixtape is a column written by staff writer Jenny Zhu, centered around a certain song chosen to be played as you read the post. It’s 2 a.m. My mind is on the...

Get Your Eyes Checked

Growing up in a relatively small, conservative town on the outskirts of Houston, the phrases, “I don’t see color,” “I am colorblind” or “there is one race: the human race” was often thrown around...

Miss STEM: The Truth About the Gender Gap

I recently read an article about how the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) gender gap is “overblown”—and it left me infuriated. Here are my responses to a few choice quotes, to illustrate my...

Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just a Millennial: Debunking Millennial Myths

“Millennials spend way too much time on their phones.” As a practicing Millennial, I hear this approximately 32.6 times a day. Yeah, I’ll admit it—I spend a lot of time on my phone. But...

The Making of a President: The House Select Committee on Benghazi

How Kevin McCarthy and Republicans failed in their attempts to ruin the Clinton campaign What do you call a partisan witch hunt that fails to such an extent that it actually promotes the one...