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A&E 3/19/19 9:18pm

The best and worst of South by Southwest 2019

South by Southwest is confusing, exciting, draining and inspiring — usually all at once. The film, music, interactive media and comedy festival takes place each spring in Austin. Staff writer Lavina Kalwani gives her take on the best and worst of South by Southwest 2019. 



A&E 3/19/19 9:10pm

Us makes horror a relatable experience

As a general rule, I normally avoid watching trailers because there is nothing quite like walking into a film and just letting everything about it take me by surprise. I would recommend that for a horror film like Jordan Peele’s Us, because the horror comes from the element of surprise.


A&E 3/19/19 9:08pm

Conversations with The Daily Show correspondents

Roy Wood Jr. and Jaboukie Young-White are correspondents for the self proclaimed “World’s Fakest News Team,” The Daily Show. Wood has served as a correspondent for this late night news satire show since 2015 and often tackles race-related issues. 








A&E 3/1/19 12:08am

‘Harverd Dropout’ disappoints with obnoxious dissonance

Between the hyper-synthetic style of his production and saturated doses of immaturity, tracks on Harverd Dropout adopt a Fun Dip-like quality, far too sugary and overcolored for consumption. The Ronny J-produced “Vroom Vroom Vroom” is nearly two minutes’ worth of car sound effects.


A&E 2/26/19 9:39pm

Comedian and alum Matthew Broussard returns

Comedian Matthew Broussard (Jones ’10) had his homecoming in front of a packed house in the Wiess commons Thursday night. Raised in Georgia, Broussard spent most of his time at Rice focusing on his computational and applied mathematics major and filling in electives with mechanical engineering courses.




A&E 2/26/19 9:33pm

Rodeo Houston 2019: Who to see, what to eat

Fried bacon-wrapped cinnamon rolls, “minnepumpkin” pie, a $2.17 million prize pool — who says Texans don’t have culture? It’s time to put on newly-bought cowboy boots and sweat in jeans because the Houston Rodeo is in town.