Día de los Muertos at Austin College

The Austin College La Familia and the Spanish Language House commemorated the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead by creating altars at the Johnson Gallery to memorialize Vanessa Guillen, those who had lost their lives from Covid-19, and the honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg. When arriving Continue Reading

How Fall Sports Teams Handle Covid-19: Football

Fall football has always, and probably always will be, a staple in Texas and Texas culture. From tailgating, to cowbells, to screaming-until-you-lose-your-voice, college football has always been how one was supposed to spend their Saturday nights. But now that the fall season has been canceled, the boys are instead using Continue Reading

How Fall Sports Teams Handle COVID-19: Volleyball

Volleyball is a fall sport that typically begins for Austin College in mid-August, with a week of pre-season workout and practices before the real season kicks-off and the playing begins. But this year, (and only with tons of precautions, regulations, and negotiations), the team officially began practicing September 23 from Continue Reading

Masks Up, Screens On: Students navigate between in-person and remote classes

It is no surprise that this semester looks very different from the last one. Faces are covered by masks, hand sanitizer stations are everywhere, and student gatherings are few. The biggest difference of all might be the way students—and professors— learn.  Most Austin College students decided to attend classes in Continue Reading

New COVID-19 Masks Regulations on Campus

With COVID-19 still here on campus, Austin College is officially requiring all visitors, students, staff, and faculty to wear a face mask inside and outside at all times. Since the start of Fall Term 2020, masks have been required in all buildings, but outside regulations changed in the first few Continue Reading

Don’t Let April Fool You: It’s a Great Comeback Month

“April showers bring May flowers.” In a literal sense, that’s true. As winter makes its exit, the sun and rain collaborate like paramedics administering CPR to resuscitate nature. Flowers bloom, animals emerge from hibernation, and grass looks greener on every side! That old adage remains true in a figurative sense. April Continue Reading