Author: Devika Singh

Lake Bryan Guide

Monday, March 20, brought upon us the first official day of spring and we begin compulsively checking the weather for sunny weekends. We also begin planning vacation hangouts and outdoor activities with friends and family; however, we usually overlook places close to home, including the intimate, countryside spots at Lake Bryan. Camping The vast and natural Lake Bryan provides visitors 125 acres of campground for the perfect getaway. With amenities like RV sites (reservation only), picnic tables, fire pits, public restrooms and water sites, campers can enjoy conveniences of home within nature. Camping passes range from $5 to $20,...

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App Review: Movements

Spring has sprung and sunny days call for bright spirits, including the spirit of giving back. This latest app, “Movements,” makes doing so simple and efficient. According to the AppAdvice website, it based on the principle that small acts of kindness, when executed by a large number of people, can make an impact. Upon installation, the app provides users with “movements,” or campaigns in categories like Education, Human Services and International. To donate, users can add a credit or debit card to their account and donate spare change and the app will round the sum to a dollar amount....

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Movie Review: Get Out

This spring, another movie has taken the theaters and swept the box office. Director and writer Jordan Peele released horror/mystery film “Get Out” last month and it has been receiving quite a lot of attention. For the two weeks it has been in theaters, audiences have been stunned, mystified and amazed by a different and riddling movie. Female lead Rose (Allison Williams) takes boyfriend Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) to meet her parents at a middle-of-nowhere bungalow upstate. He soon understands he is not safe amongst them and attempts to escape when the girl he thought he knew so well turns against...

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ArtFest 2017 at The MSC

The MSC Visual Arts Committee, a student-led organization, is hosting the annual ArtFest 2017 in the James R. Reynolds Student Art Gallery. The exhibition and competition started March 1 and will run through April 8. The Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9am to 8pm and Saturday-Sunday, noon to 6pm. This year’s top three winners were announced and awarded during the opening reception on March 2. The MSC Visual Arts Committee was created in 1953 and has since provided students the opportunities to exhibit their works and participate in competitions. They welcome effort from students of all majors and fields in...

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Spring Texas Road Trips

It’s the first day of March and spring break is in sight! Many of you have made plans and many are still waiting for an idea of a perfect trip to fall into your lap. Here are a few road trip options around the state that are sure to be enjoyable: Nature– these sites are picturesque, colorful, and perfect for enjoying views while camping or hiking. Of course, this road trip requires planning in advance and hoping Texas weather cooperates. Lost Maples (Vanderpool) Medina River (Bandera) Big Bend National Park Gorman Falls (San Saba)   Historical– these landmarks will...

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