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The #OscarsSoWhite Campaign Still Isn’t Over
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The #OscarsSoWhite Campaign Still Isn’t Over

If you remember last year, the controversial campaign #OscarsSoWhite trended online after the 2016 Academy Award nominations were announced. Only white actors and actresses were among the chosen few in the top four categories: best actress, best actor, best picture and best director. On January 24th, the Academy of Motion […]

How Hamilton Made Theatre Cool
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How Hamilton Made Theatre Cool

I’ve had a passion for theatre since I took my first drama elective in sixth grade.  In high school, all of my friends were in theatre with me or at least had an appreciation for it. However, when I came to college, it was a different story. Instead, most of […]

Houston, We Have A Super Bowl.
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Houston, We Have A Super Bowl.

For Super Bowl LI, the New England Patriots faced off with the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, the largest city in Texas. Lady Gaga provided the halftime entertainment. The last time Houston hosted a Super Bowl was 13 years ago. Since 2004, Houston has grown its population upwards of one million people […]

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Photo Courtesy of Zan Keith

“Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget”

Alcoholism stains a person’s life. No one understands this better than Sarah Hepola, a New York Times bestselling author. Speaking from her own experience, Hepola has crafted a candid memoir about her life and eventual breakup with alcoholism. With drinking still prevalent today, personal accounts such as Hepola’s will always be […]

You Can’t Go Home Again
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You Can’t Go Home Again

I grew up on a 250 acre ranch that had been in my family for more than 50 years. Unlike the typical cattle ranch, this property sat along the coastline where the river that separated my house from my grandparents’ flowed into the Pacific Ocean. On the evenings that offered […]