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Annual Cricket Invasion Hits Austin

Annual Cricket Invasion Hits Austin

October 15, 2019

Almost every year around the autumn season, crickets appear seemingly from nowhere and cover the entire city of Austin. They usually appear during this period thanks to rain and cooler temperatures du...

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates Culture

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates Culture

October 10, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is a month in which Hispanic and Latino Americans are recognized for their contributions and their important presence in the United Sta...

Boston Straight Walk Galvanizes Citizens

Boston Straight Walk Galvanizes Citizens

October 1, 2019

“Finally, straight people will have their voices heard,” proclaimed associates of Super Happy Fun America (SHFA),  a right-wing organization which strives to empower the “oppressed straight major...

Students Attend Howdy Modi Rally

Students Attend Howdy Modi Rally

September 30, 2019

Last Sunday, President Donald Trump met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public rally in Houston. With over 59,000 attendees, including multiple US senators and congressmen, the significance...

Splash and Dash Raises Money for Project Graduation

Splash and Dash Raises Money for Project Graduation

September 29, 2019

The 2020 Project Graduation committee held its first fundraiser of the year this Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Anderson Mill Pool. The swim-run event -- dubbed "Splash and Dash" -- raised funds for the annu...

Support Local Animals Up For Adoption

Support Local Animals Up For Adoption

September 18, 2019

The Austin Animal Center welcomes 15,000 animals each year, making them the largest No-Kill animal shelter in the United States. The shelter has a 98 percent live outcome rate compared to the 71 pe...

Hurricane Dorian Devastates U.S. Coastline

Hurricane Dorian Devastates U.S. Coastline

September 8, 2019

During the first week of September, Hurricane Dorian made its way through a chunk of the Atlantic coast leaving millions of citizens in need of aid, support, and safety. On Sunday, Sept. 1st, Dorian struck the nort...

Icelandic Glacier Melts Due to Climate Change

Icelandic Glacier Melts Due to Climate Change

August 29, 2019

Scientists recently bid farewell to the first glacier lost in Iceland, pleading others to observe and take action against these threatening situations. This marked the first time that a glacier had been ex...

Everything You Need to Know About The Hong Kong Protests

Everything You Need to Know About The Hong Kong Protests

August 27, 2019

Clad in surgical masks and clutching umbrellas, protesters have occupied the streets of Hong Kong for close to three months now. They signify the only resistance against a government accused of encroac...

Literary Legend Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Literary Legend Toni Morrison Dies at 88

August 14, 2019

Nobel and Pultizer prize esteemed author and icon Toni Morrison passed away on Aug. 5 at the age of 88. Morrison left behind a legacy encompassing African American tradition interwoven with culture and his...

USWNT Dumps France Out Of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2-1

USWNT Dumps France Out Of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2-1

June 29, 2019

In one of the most important matches of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the United States and host country France squared off in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday, June 28 at the Parc des...

Liverpool Downs Tottenham 2-0 To Win UEFA Champions League Final

Liverpool Downs Tottenham 2-0 To Win UEFA Champions League Final

June 1, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, English club Liverpool F.C. won the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League final, taking down fellow England side Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 2-0 in Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, with goals for...