Category Archives: Culture

If it’s here, it will probably entertains you.

PAA plans events for Asian American Heritage Month

This semester at Southwestern University, April is Asian American Heritage Month. Previously ASIA Club (Association for Students Interested in Asia), Pan Asian Association is revamping its mission and activities along with its name. “We changed at the end of last … Continue reading

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Online daily deals: Internet good for more than porn

Feel like saving money but don’t feel like cutting coupons like your Grandma? Continue reading

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Hall praises "How to Train Your Dragon"

I was initially skeptical when my sister recommended to me the PG-rated “How to Train Your Dragon.” I should have never doubted her. Continue reading

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Austin’s Chicken Fried Radio: Not So Fowl

For those who enjoy exploring the podcast universe, check out Chicken Fried Radio. Continue reading

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MGMT releases sophomore album

On April 13, MGMT will officially release its long awaited sophomore album entitled “Congratulations.” Continue reading

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High praise for “Urinetown”

Sure, it’s a strange title. But it’s also one of the funniest musical satire’s to cross Southwestern’s stage in years. Continue reading

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South by Southwest Must-See Movie List for 2010

For those of you interested in music or film South by Southwest is the perfect opportunity to experience artists from all around the world presenting their works. Continue reading

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Artist of the Week: Miike Snow

John A. Logan once said, “Music’s the medicine of the mind.” When I heard this quote, I instantly thought about Miike Snow, the Music Artist of the Week. Miike Snow hails from Stockholm, Sweden and was formed back in 2007. … Continue reading

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Photo Retouching is a Fake Reality

“Sometimes when you work in advertising you’ll get a product that’s really garbage and you have to make it seem fantastic, something that is essential to the continued quality of life.” – Augusten Burroughs Blame it on the media, if … Continue reading

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Lookbook.nu: Fashion Sophistication

Lookbook is a little fashionista’s best kept secret. It is a website dedicated to the ins and outs of fashion with a mixture of brand names and treasures from thrift stores. Continue reading

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Animal Liberation Orchestra is the Artist of the Week

Sergei Rachmaninov once said, “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” No words better describe the music of Animal Liberation Orchestra, the Music Artist of the Week. Animal Liberation Orchestra, also known as … Continue reading

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Change in store for musical landmark

The Cactus Café, a music venue established in the University of Texas student union in 1979, barely seats 150 people. The stage, backed by a quaint, red velvet curtain, is somewhat cramped (much like the rest of the space), but … Continue reading

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