Terrariums are the perfect plant remedy to spice things up in a dreary dorm or apartment. These tiny ecosystems are typically made in glass jars and thrive off room temperature environments. It’s the perfect low-key way to decorate and rejuvenate your college living space. So, green thumbs and garden newbies alike, grab your gloves because it’s about to get herbaceous up in here.
ATX Rookie Guide to Austin City Limits Music Festival
I was a senior in high school the first time I attended ACL. My wristband was a birthday gift from a boyfriend at the time, and together we strategically planned which artists to…
Check the Fine Print: Five Bands You Should Get To Know At ACL
While festivals are known primarily as a way to catch some of the world's top musicians within the span of a couple of days, they’re also a great place for scoping out the…
Local Zoo Recovers from Burglary
Arriving early to prepare for the weekend’s big debut, Patti Clark walked in to her office at the Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary one morning, only to find a roll of black bags…
GMOs: What Are We Saying “No” To?
Editors’ Note: This is the first in a series of columns exploring trending topics and issues in the popular science community. By Hannah Jane DeCiutiis Austin’s food scene…
Opinion: Science Supports David Ash’s Decision To Retire
After it was announced that Tyrone Swoopes would be the starting quarterback under center for Texas, it seemed like only a matter of time before David Ash would make the…
5 Different Ways To Style Your Boyfriend Jeans
Move over skinny jeans, there’s a new cowboy in town — boyfriend jeans.
Closet Confessional: Natalie Sendukas
Natalie Sendukas’ closet is filled with halter crop tops, patterns and bold prints galore. As evidenced by the vibrant red and mustard yellow silk kimono decorating her desk…
Raw Paw Collective Launches Label, Announces Zine Theme
Dancers painting themselves to the beat of live music. A life-sized Pabst Blue Ribbon can ring-toss. A rapturous audience, filled with crowd-surfers and mosh pits. Foam noodles…
One Direction Show: Concert, or Quasi-Religious Experience?
By Maria Nunez When I purchased tickets to One Direction’s “Where We Are” Tour back in December, I thought I knew what I was getting myself into. Yes, I know I’m a…
ORANGE Has Got You Covered: Our Favorite Song Renditions
Cover songs: one of the trickiest balancing acts in music. Artists face the tremendous pressure of putting their own stamp on a time-honored classic, while still paying homage to…
When The Makeup Comes Off, Do You Like What You See?
It’s no secret that the media and advertising agencies have been promoting natural beauty. Dove created the “Real Beauty” campaign in 2004 and Aerie launched an initiative…
For Artist George Herms, All You Need is LOVE
Junk. At least, that’s what we call it. George Herms, however, marvels at trash heaps and paper scraps, blank canvases awaiting his transformative touch. For nearly 60 years,…
The Buzz: Emma Watson And The #HeForShe Campaign
By Selina Bonilla Emma Watson stepped off the red carpet and onto the stage of the United Nations Headquarters last Saturday. The actress delivered an eloquent speech, expressing…
With a perfectly stuffed bag filled with my closet’s best and New York’s comfortable fall weather, it was time to face the streets of New York…
On Friday, September 12, the LBJ Presidential Library lit up with socialites, designers and fashion lovers from all over at “MOD: A Modern Take on ‘60s Fashion.” Austin designers Daniel Esquivel, Ross Bennett, Crowned Bird, Gail Chovan, Boudoir Queen, Amber Perley and Rare Trends brought Lady Bird Johnson’s evening wear back to life with modern looks based on her time in the White House.
They say home is where the heart is. They forgot to mention that home is where the comfy bed, working kitchen appliances and free Wi-Fi are as well. We got back from tour a couple of weeks ago. I’ve been meaning to sit down and write my final reflections on the whole adventure ever since then, but truthfully, I’ve been trying to enjoy my last week and a half at home before I leave yet again, this time until December at the earliest. Hey, this is the first stress-free week I’ve had all summer.
We just had two days off, yet I didn’t write a single word about the tour in our downtime. Instead, it’s back to the iPhone notes while sitting in the back of the van. Good to know I maintained my stellar work ethic from the school year.
Story by Bryan Rolli Photo by Jane Claire Hervey I’m starting this post on Friday afternoon in a note on my iPhone, sitting in the backseat…
I haven’t produced a single piece of writing in nearly three months.
That’s probably a mortal sin in this world, right? Shouldn’t I be stricken from the journalistic community and left to wither in my own irrelevance? Even if I’m allowed to stay, my creative muscles have probably atrophied past the point of no return. I’m lucky I even managed to eek out the last five sentences!
With a hint of an accent and a whole lot of bleach blonde hair, it is no surprise that Norwegian blogger Emilie Frøyland is just as sweet as the desserts inside Royer’s Pie Haven. It is a hot Friday afternoon and Frøyland is wearing a black leather skirt and a navy striped blouse. Her blue nails reflect her blue eyes, and she models a pair of white pumps and a black Prada bag. With wide eyes and a big smile, the blogger proclaims her love for bags: “I definitely have a purse obsession!”
First, you pick your leather. Then, you pick your textile. At Teysha, the Guate Boot experience is entirely personal.
Two years ago, Sophie Eckrich and Travis Breihan bought a one-way ticket to Panama in the hopes of starting a business that would help the people. Three months later, they returned to Austin with a business venture they never planned for.
“Boocha Queen!” one of Rachel Brumbelow’s housemates shouts from the other side of the industrial kitchen. “Teach me your secrets!” Rachel laughs warmly and continues pouring…