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‘Austin’ in Austin: Blanton installation utilizes sunlight to reveal city’s core

@christineliza3

February 19, 2018

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Crowds gathered at the University of Texas on Sunday, Feb. 18 as The Blanton Museum of Art held the grand opening of “Austin,” a 2,715-square-foot limestone building designed by the late Ellsworth Kelly. Fittingly, the piece is named af...

‘Black Panther’ emphasizes connections of fantasy, society

@eliana_532

February 19, 2018

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Representation is the ability to serve as a counterpart or image of someone or something. Grasping the identity of an entire culture is no easy task, especially when you have society ready to judge. At the same time, an aware...

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Camille Mayor / Hilltop Views

February 12, 2018

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Angelica Ofelia Carrete and Austin Stevens officially met after their mutual friends set them up. Their relationship became official after Austin, with the help of his friends, surprised her with flowers and rose petals in her ...

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Camille Mayor / Hilltop Views

February 12, 2018

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Sophomores Sabrina Gonzalez and Gustavo Saucedo are celebrating their year and a half anniversary this Valentine's Day. They met their Freshman year at East Hall, and made their relationship status at Hillfest; a true Hilltopper ...

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Camille Mayor / Hilltop Views

February 12, 2018

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Though Tristan and Mandi have been dating for 3 years, these seniors met at orientation before their Freshman year. The two realized they had feelings for each other while playing Cards Against Humanity. One of their favorite th...

‘Slow Burn’ ties Watergate scandal to Trump-era politics

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February 12, 2018

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If we were living through the next Watergate, would we know? This is the question Leon Neyfakh, host of “Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate,” poses to his listeners. In these eight episodes, Neyfakh captures what it was like...

Chile natives provide education student new family experiences abroad

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February 5, 2018

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As she stepped in through the doorway of her host family’s home, Kali Wortham discerned her host mother’s daily reminder to switch over to house shoes. Wortham laughed as she recalled her host mother’s rules.“She would ...

What’s your damage, ‘Heathers’: Dark comedy explores horrors of high school

@SaintCanaan

February 5, 2018

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Set to premiere on March 7 is “Heathers,” an anthology television series based on the film of the same name. Originally released in 1989, “Heathers” is a black comedy concerning Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder), her not ...

‘The Invitation’ highlights awkwardness of social dinners through sound

@SaintCanaan

February 5, 2018

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If you were to go through my Netflix feed you would see a collection of horror films, most of them bad, but every now and again there’s a true gem in the mix. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a bad horror film every now and then, b...

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