Photo illustration by Carly Cowen.

Last-minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Sara Marchionda February 8, 2013

Valentine's Day is coming up fast, and it's too late to order something online without outrageous expedited shipping costs. What can you do? You simply must find something for your special someone...

Perfect picnic places around San Antonio

Paul Cuclis February 8, 2013

During this month of romance, bad poetry and lonely nights watching reruns, forecasters predict mostly sunny skies with temperatures averaging in the low 70s and high 60s. It is just hot enough to have...

How to just scrape by on Valentine’s Day

Megan Hageney February 8, 2013

I get it. We are college students. That means we are broke and we really do not have time or energy to squander on Valentine's Day. So here is a guide to scraping by this holiday with the bare minimum...

The return of “Star Wars”

John Mendiola February 8, 2013

A long time ago in a galaxy far away, George Lucas made films that did not divide families, and watching one of them would make childhood memories, not destroy them. It started with "Star Wars Episode...

Kevin Bacon stars in The Following on FOX.

TV Review: “The Following” series premiere

Donald Dimick February 1, 2013

With the premiere of "The Following," Fox has at the very least made the parlor game "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" a heck of a lot easier. Promoted heavily over the last few months on the network,...

Planning the perfect Valentine’s Day date around San Antonio

Sara Marchionda February 1, 2013

Wondering where to take your special someone for Valentine's Day? Wanting to finally ask that person you've had an eye on to be your "valentine?" Or are you in need of someplace fun to go with your long-term...

Freetail Brewing Co. offers original brews, pleasant atmosphere

Paul Cuclis February 1, 2013

As I headed up to Freetail Brewing Co.'s location on 4035 North Loop 1604 W, I wondered whether their micro-brewed beers were worth the 20-minute drive from campus. I had never tasted Freetail before,...

Texas stereotypes: fact or fiction?

Megan Hageney February 1, 2013

After studying abroad last semester in India, I have come to notice that nearly everyone had a negative reaction when I said I was from Texas and "” usually being the first person they have ever met...

This weekend is about the bowl… the Puppy Bowl

John Mendiola February 1, 2013

As always, millions of Americans are expected to watch the biggest sports event of the year. Reporters from every major media outlet from "Good Morning America" to the Washington Post will be covering...

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The new cutting edge technology of 2013

John Mendiola January 25, 2013

Another apocalypse and another set of holiday hangovers have passed Earth. A new year means new trials, new relationships, new opportunities and many, many more scandals. The best way for these scandals...

A glance at glasswear: science, nonsense or something else?

Paul Cuclis January 25, 2013

When I got home for Christmas break, still groggy from that wave of post-finals exhaustion, my father greeted me with a hug, a perfunctory, "Hey, how's school?" and a glass of wine. The glass wasn't...

Why HBO series “Girls” isn’t just for girls

Donald Dimick January 25, 2013

For a thirty-minute comedy focusing on a group of twenty-something females living in modern-day New York City, HBO's "Girls" garnered an unprecedented amount  of controversy. After its debut last April,...

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