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Rockets riddled with injuries

Rockets riddled with injuries

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The Houston Rockets currently sit at 28 wins, tied for fifth place in the Western Conference, they are seven and a half games behind first place. The Rockets’ game plan of playing a majority of iso-ball with James Harden and Russell Westbrook at the helm has shown glimpses of success, but the plan...

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Folasade Sabitu

October 23, 2019

This is Frank Valdes. He is a senior and a finance major. What inspires him is his family and setting expectations for the future generations to come. This is his story. “I took a tour of the university with my high school. After touring a couple other universities within the state, I felt the difference in...

Humans of UTSA: Kimiya Factory

Photo by Folasade Sabitu

Folasade Sabitu

October 10, 2019

This is Kimiya Factory. She is a senior and a political science major. She is not afraid to fight for what she believes in, and her efforts towards change have helped so many along the way. This is her story. I was raised by a single mother, and I had one sibling. I’ve been in college since I was ...


November 2, 2015

Copyright SWELL Wake up wake up get your weight up it’s the first of the month because your friends are here to deliver. The savagery and humiliation behind our costumes are out, done with and are left with October. Its cold shoulder season and XMAS is on our calendars. Jolly and warm-hear...

Save Your Skin

November 2, 2015

Halloween is over, unfortunately, and as you come down from your sugar high and up from your hangover, you may realize that the festivities have taken a toll on you. While rest and lots of water is the best solution to most general ailments, sometimes your body can revolt. The most common pri...

Capsule Wardrobes and Uniforms

October 19, 2015

In middle school, I had to wear a uniform. I remember hating it because I felt it stifled my creativity and it made me look like everybody else. Now, there is a new “uniform” in fashion. A “uniform” is a specific set of pieces that you wear more often than not, a “flagship look.” I like to think of ...


October 19, 2015

It might be the slurry mumble, or that beat with a heavy stumble, but whatever it is, MADEINTYO has it. The Atlanta music scene - yet again - takes another dub at full ease with the rise of Private Club Record’s member MADEINTYO. The Tokyo based rapper keeps discreet but his music is t...

American Apparel and the Darker Side of Fashion

October 12, 2015

Heard the latest fashion scandal? American Apparel has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. On October 5th, the clothing company sent out an e-mail explaining the state of the company. Addressing the “rumor” that the company was hitting some tough financial times, they explained that ...

The Green Inferno (2015) by Eli Roth

October 8, 2015

Courtesy of Blumhouse Productions ★★★1/2 If you’re a lover of gore porn, Eli Roth’s Green Inferno will satisfy your thirst for blood, guts and absurdity. The story begins as a group of eager college activists travel to Peru to stop the destruction of the rainforest and the native...


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October 5, 2015

If you haven’t caught it yet, there is a new wave breezing over the Texas music scene and it is single-handedly taking over the game in a low key fashion. Robbie B, the Texas native rap pioneer, delivered a new vibe with his album “Somewhere In Texas”. In the midst of the misadventures and per...

Designer Talk: Rick Owens

October 5, 2015

While I usually offer readers fashion advice, tips and tricks, this week I’ve decided to do something more self-indulgent. Those who follow fashion as I do have a favorite designer: one whose runways we’ve memorized, whose looks we’ve coveted, and whose pieces are on the top of our wish ...

The Fairly OddParents

September 30, 2015

Courtesy of Nickelodeon. All rights reserved. “The Fairly OddParents" premiered in early 2001 and holds the title as one of Nickelodeon’s longest running cartoon series. Now, I will give readers a fair warning: I am not fond of this cartoon. I may be slightly biased due to the series premiering on the s...