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‘Sharknado 6: It’s About Time’ to Stop

‘Sharknado 6: It’s About Time’ to Stop

September 5, 2018

If you are a big fan of inconsistent plot and useless subplots that fade in and out, then Sharknado 6: It’s About Time is the movie for you. Sharknado 6 is the final movie in the Sharknado franchise, and poss...

Unwind at Illuminate Coffee Bar

Unwind at Illuminate Coffee Bar

September 2, 2018

The relaxed ambience, the soft music, the hushed chatter: these all describe the Illuminate Coffee Bar, previously named Cafe Yolly, located in Austin. Founded by Tom Snyder, this is a wonderful place ...

‘Jane, Unlimited’ Bridges Different Genres All in One

‘Jane, Unlimited’ Bridges Different Genres All in One

August 28, 2018

Kristin Cashore, author of the acclaimed Graceling Realm series, achieved another success with the release of her first standalone novel Jane, Unlimited. Cashore’s work received high praise for its unique...

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Adds a Refreshing Take on Teen Romance

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Adds a Refreshing Take on Teen Romance

By Nuha Momin, Index Manager

August 21, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

If you are looking for a new teen romantic comedy, Netflix released To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on Aug. 17 which has grown popular in a little amount of time.  The book, which was released in 2014, became ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Breaks Through Hollywood’s Bamboo Ceiling

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Breaks Through Hollywood’s Bamboo Ceiling

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

When I began watching Crazy Rich Asians, I was nervous—I needed it to be good. I needed the film to be good so that Hollywood couldn’t whisk an all-Asian cast away as part of a representation agenda, in...

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: A Fun Summer Treat

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: A Fun Summer Treat

By Rustin Mehrabani-Farsi, Extras Editor

July 20, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Following the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel was faced with the tough decision of what to do with the film that was going to follow it up. Instead of another high intensity action film, Marvel ga...

Everyone Loves Chuy’s: Here’s Why

Everyone Loves Chuy’s: Here’s Why

July 13, 2018

Chuy’s, a popular restaurant based in Austin, has become a staple for Tex-Mex cuisine all across the nation. Established on Barton Springs Road almost 40 years ago, it has grown and spread its infl...

‘Incredibles 2’ Flies High

‘Incredibles 2’ Flies High

By Rustin Mehrabani-Farsi, Extras Editor

June 15, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Released in 2004, Pixar’s The Incredibles has been a staple in the childhood of millions of people. For over a decade, fans have been longing for a sequel, and director Brad Bird has finally answered our c...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Disappoints in Box Office

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Disappoints in Box Office

June 4, 2018

The newest addition to the Star Wars franchise, Solo: A Star Wars Story, follows a young and ambitious Han Solo as he embarks on the journey that shapes him into the smuggling scoundrel seen in Star Wars: ...

LAUV’s Single ‘I Like Me Better’ Finds Success Year After Release

LAUV’s Single ‘I Like Me Better’ Finds Success Year After Release

By Becca Halaney, Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Pop-electric-folk inspired singer-songwriter and producer Ari Staprans Leff (better known by his stage name, LAUV) dropped his most recent single, I Like Me Better, all the way back on May 19 2017, but even one yea...

JMBLYA Music Festival Showcases Trap Music

JMBLYA Music Festival Showcases Trap Music

May 14, 2018

As JMBLYA, the Texas-based music festival, made its way to Austin, crowds of glitter, Camelbaks, and sweaty concert-goers filled the Circuit of the Americas parking lot while the cars raced by in the ...

LIVVIA’s New Single ‘Catch a Body’ Seizes Success

LIVVIA’s New Single ‘Catch a Body’ Seizes Success

By Becca Halaney, Reporter

May 14, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Pop singer-songwriter LIVVIA, also known as Olivia Somerlyn, released her newest single entitled Catch a Body on Jan. 19, showcasing a new, more mature sound than heard in her previous songs. Somerlyn...