Amidst all the depressing news we see on Twitter every day, it can be hard to see the bright side of things. Here are five tweets from politicians that might actually make you giggle instead of making you want to curl up into a ball and cry.   Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years […]

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With the third — and thankfully last — presidential debate behind us, we are sure to be gifted with more hilarious “Saturday Night Live” parodies of the current circus that has become our 2016 election. While SNL’s humor has always been hit-or-miss, its political lampooning is always on point. Here are some of SNL’s best […]

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In the past decade or so, space exploration has become increasingly privatized. At NASA, the emphasis has been on developing the capabilities of private companies to launch astronauts to the International Space Station and complete resupply missions. As one could imagine, such operations have proven difficult to set up and companies such as Elon Musk’s […]

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Khushbu Shah, a writer for Eater, says, “Urban Outfitters has long been a mecca for millennials with disposable income to spend on pricey beanies, records and floral rompers that should have probably stayed in the ‘90s.” The store has taken hipster style and made it more conventional for the average, trend-seeking young person. Because of […]

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It has been said that learning history also helps us to learn from our mistakes. “Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it,” right? This seems like a straightforward enough task, but consider this question: what are we to do if the history we are learning is flawed? Recently, a Texas mother encountered […]

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The 2014–15 school year is shaping up to be one with the massive outbreak of stories about race. From night shootings to month-long protests and riots, things don’t seem to be looking up. On March 19, Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler told CNN he was outraged when police reported seeing stickers that state, “exclusively for […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @K_ebbie Who said mass-transit was easy? Having grown up in Houston, the concept of mass transportation extends as far as our METRO bus and a sad excuse for a light rail that has maybe five miles to its name. I first heard of the mysterious Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority from a […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @kebbietot As the Thanksgiving break quickly approaches, it seems like everyone I talk to has either gone home or experienced some serious homesickness. October, like everyone warned me, was a very long and arduous month, and in my weakest moments, I turned to something that reminded me of home: good […]

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By Meg DeMouth, MUSE Editor SXSW starts tomorrow. For those who don’t know, it’s an annual music and film festival in Austin, Texas. I don’t remember when, exactly, I realized that SXSW and ‘South by Southwest’ were one and the same, but I do remember wondering, at the time, whether the abbreviated moniker was brilliant […]

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