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Despedida de verano: recommendations for summer 2018

Despedida de verano: recommendations for summer 2018

Enrique Bonilla

April 24, 2018

As the stress of deadlines and exams come to an end, summer’s sunny skies lie a few short weeks away. For many, this break is the first sight of the unfamiliar concept of “free time” in a few months. After you’ve caught up on sleep, make sure to explore the beauty of San Antonio and the surround...

Body positivity

Photo courtesy of Johnny Silvercloud

Kimiya Factory

April 10, 2018

Suns out, buns out; literally. Along with the semester’s final responsibilities comes the mood to soak up some sun. And along with that comes the incentive to bite into a cucumber and live a “healthy” lifestyle to reach “beauty.” You know, flat stomachs, flawless skin and whatever else the main...

A look at the summer of 2017 in sports

Sidney Crosby poses with trophy after winning
game 7 of ECF. Photo courtesy of Michael Miller

Zach Truesdale

August 22, 2017

For the summer of 2017, the word exciting is not powerful enough to explain what has happened over the past few months in the sports world. Blockbuster trades, feuds, broken records, new deals and of course championships have taken place. This year’s Wimbledon champions were Garbiñe...

Don’t beach about your summer; make it count

Don't beach about your summer; make it count

Gaige Davila

June 4, 2016

When the spring 2016 semester came to a much anticipated close, campus and student housing parking lots—once filled past maximum capacity—became nearly vacant. The Sombrilla and JPL, uncharacteristically quiet.   Summer is finally upon us. Well for some, anyway. Some students, myself i...

What to do with yourself this summer

What to do with yourself this summer

Annette Barraza

June 4, 2016

We have all been there: trudging through the last days of school, merely surviving until summer vacation. Then once it is all over, you have no idea what to do with yourself. However, if you are determined not to repeat the monotony of summers past by wasting this summer vacation, pay attention. For ...

How to get a summer beach bod

How to get a summer beach bod

Jose Santos

June 4, 2016

Everyone complains about that extra weight we have around our core, hips and chest area. It’s where our bodies store excess fat. Getting rid of it however, can be difficult and frustrating. Here are some tips from your local personal trainer at the Rec Center. Why not make a few changes this summer...

New attraction in New Braunfels

May 27, 2014

Stand aside IMAX theaters — the drive-in movie theater is making a comeback! Unlike sock hops and poodle skirts, this piece of 1950s Americana is alive and well thanks to the family-owned Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theater out of Lubbock, Texas. After the success of his first drive...

Chilly treats at SA Pops

May 27, 2014

Tania Khan (The Paisano) SA Pops, a frozen treats shop, invites customers to cool off with artisan, handcrafted treats and drinks sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater. The creator behind the brightly colored paletas — Spanish for popsicles — which are quickly becoming popular, is...

Summertime Bucket list

May 27, 2014

Marcus Connolly (The Paisano) First, if you haven’t already, take a 12-hour nap, stay in your pajamas for a day and binge watch your favorite show on Netflix. Then, regardless of work and summer school, make some time for these five fun things to do in and around San Antonio. Big Bend Natio...

Elvis Presley: Loving You

May 26, 2014

Courtesy of RCA Records After only two studio albums and several hit singles, Elvis arguably conquered the music world. What’s next? Elvis wanted to take over the movie world. With his first appearance in the movie Love Me Tender,Elvis released a soundtrack that doubled as an EP with...

Sounds of summer: the musical guide to making summer a little sweeter

June 3, 2013

Summer has finally peeked its way over the rainclouds of April, which means it is officially time for road trips, swimming, Texas BBQ and new summer music. Whether you’re two-stepping at Cowboys or dancing the night away at a dive bar, here are a few songs to inspire the brief fun that summ...

Summer TV Preview: what to watch this summer

April 30, 2013

Arrested Development Season 4When: Sunday, May 26Where to Watch: NetflixThe Ron Howard-narrated short lived series returns this summer with a fourth season. The show has become a cult classic since it was cancelled in 2006 and has gained a following of fans anticipating its return on the small and ...