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From a first timer: how to survive SXSW

From a first timer: how to survive SXSW

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Culture

Welcome to Austin, the official home of SXSW; bringing you multiple conferences, festivals, and parties all over Downtown. For a first-time attendee, it may be a lot to take in. You won’t know what to do, or where to start. You kept hearing rumors that there’s free food, or open bars with no badge...

Kathy Griffin tells her side of the story in exclusive comedy special

Kathy Griffin tells her side of the story in exclusive comedy special

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under SXSW 2019

The phoenix rises once more. So what has Kathy Griffin been up to since her career crumbled in May 2017? The 58-year-old comedian funded her own comedy special, from the film crew to the posters, filming at a fairly small venue in Santa Monica, CA. She wanted to tell her audience what really happened...

Lance Bass dives deep in 90’s boy band scam

Lance Bass dives deep in 90’s boy band scam

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase, SXSW 2019

If you have heard about Lou Pearlman, you may become aware of his history. Otherwise, you are in for a heck of a ride. If you were a 90’s girl like myself, I’m sure you remember those days when two of the biggest boy bands took over the world, and your bedroom walls. Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC were rival groups back in the day, however, no fan knew about what was happen...

Startups shine bright in SXSW Trade Show

Startups shine bright in SXSW Trade Show

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase

One of the highlights that SXSW had to offer was the Startup Pavillion, featured at the Trade Show. Each Startup had a story to tell, from how they came up with their invention or product, to promoting their company altogether. Some are currently in beta mode, or work in progress, while others are...

Gonzalez takes in sights, sounds of SXSW

Gonzalez takes in sights, sounds of SXSW

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase

It’s Spring Break for most of Texas, and it’s finally that time of the year to celebrate. I’m very grateful that South-By-Southwest, most commonly known as SXSW, gave a small community college news outlet a chance to cover Austin’s biggest event. Despite a few delays here and there, especially...

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