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Learning to Swim

As any writer will know, writing is hard. Sometimes we feel as though we have nothing to say, nothing to add to the conversation. But other times writing is necessary. The urge for catharsis is so strong that our fingers simply move about the keys until we string our thoughts into some sort of cohesive whole. … Continue reading

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Millennials Abroad: Young Cosmopolitans or a Façade?

Originally posted on Nathan T. B.:
I wrote this as part of my application for an opinion column with The Daily Texan.  ———————————————————————————————————————————————– UT sends more students abroad than almost any university. We’ve all seen (and envied) the semester-long photo streams on Facebook and Instagram of our friends romping through an exotic land: laying on…

Austin’s premiere pole dancing studio allows students to embrace their inner monkey
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Austin’s premiere pole dancing studio allows students to embrace their inner monkey

By Lingnan Ellen Chen, Alice Kozdemba, Larisa Manescu and Alex Vickery To passersby, the small, unassuming studio on Manor Road doesn’t look like much. The big, yellow “Brass Ovaries” sign is the only thing that hints at what’s inside, and that doesn’t say a whole lot if you’re unfamiliar with the name. Every now and … Continue reading