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    Q&A: Two Medicine breaks in new solo project at SXSW

Q&A: Two Medicine breaks in new solo project at SXSW

Paul Alexander isn’t new to the music/interactive/film festival South by Southwest. As a bass player for the folk-rock band Midlake, Alexander played for the Austin crowd in the early 2010’s, even performing for the city’s other music festival, Austin City Limits. However, this year marks a new chapter in Alexander’s

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    Solasta Stained Glass shines bright with nature-inspired art

Solasta Stained Glass shines bright with nature-inspired art

The word “solasta” is an old Scottish word meaning “of the sun” or “luminous.” It’s a fitting name for Carol Long’s art business, as thin sheets of colored glass grace the windows inside her home studio and glow with the sun’s incoming light. Each piece, hanging from either a leather

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    Q&A: Claire Morales brings a little Denton to Austin at SXSW

Q&A: Claire Morales brings a little Denton to Austin at SXSW

Between being named one of 10 “new country artists you need to know” by Rolling Stone magazine (although objectively speaking, her sound can’t be reduced to country alone) and releasing a new album, the last year has been a breakout era for Denton-based singer/songwriter Claire Morales. Her momentum hasn’t shown any

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    KnottyGirlThreads knits together veganism and design

KnottyGirlThreads knits together veganism and design

Psychology senior Ali Vazquez spends her days getting lost in the art of crocheting. What started as a shop on Etsy, an online marketplace focused on handmade and vintage goods, expanded into KnottyGirlThreads, her own online store. Since opening in 2016, Vazquez has crocheted over 400 pieces including clothing, accessories

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    Preview: Films to keep an eye on this year at SXSW

Preview: Films to keep an eye on this year at SXSW

Before lathering on the sunscreen and grabbing the cooler, get familiar with these nine must-see films being screened at SXSW. From Jordan Peele’s ”Us” to Max Minghella’s ”Teen Spirit,” these films are sure to have audiences talking. “Us” Jordan Peele, back with another horror-thriller for audiences, promises a star-studded and chilling film

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    Tattoo apprentices ink their own paths to creating permanent body art

Tattoo apprentices ink their own paths to creating permanent body art

Basslines from the music of Notorious B.I.G., Playboi Carti and Aminé accompany the buzz of the tattoo gun in Nina Kauffman’s hand as she inks a flame band around a client’s ankle. Kauffman is an apprentice at Denton’s Lizards Ink Tattoo, learning the skills required to be a tattoo artist.

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    Groov owners blend together friendship and passion for veganism

Groov owners blend together friendship and passion for veganism

Pale light and brisk wind filters in through the open window of Kennedy Kitching’s kitchen as she chops up romaine lettuce and celery. A jar containing a scoby, which contains the bacteria used to make kombucha, rests on the counter. Beside Kitching, her friend and business partner Micheal Garcia squeezes

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    SXSW Preview: Everything between the music and movies

SXSW Preview: Everything between the music and movies

South by Southwest is known for premiering long-awaited films like Jordan Peele’s “Us” and showcasing musicians like John Mayer (back in the day). However, it also offers showcases from tech startups and community leaders you wouldn’t normally expect to see. Take a dive into the interactive events and panels to

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    On the Brink of Ink teaches students risks of body art

On the Brink of Ink teaches students risks of body art

For years, tattoos and piercings have generally been a taboo topic and going to college is often portrayed as a student’s first time having the freedom to express themselves however they want. When students consider getting a tattoo or piercing, it is important to know the risks and what to

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    Love Yo’ Self: Students take time to practice self care during NEDA week

Love Yo’ Self: Students take time to practice self care during NEDA week

Eating disorders are most likely to develop when individuals are between 18 to 21 years of age, according to a National Eating Disorder Association collegiate survey project. Many young adults begin college around the age range of 18 to 21, and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating are

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