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Hundreds gathered in downtown Houston this past October to celebrate the 50th annual Greek festival. Since 1917, when Greek immigrants created what is today one of the largest Orthodox communities within the United States. The event featured delicious food from the Greek cookbook, cathedral tours and live Greek music. The event brought together people of different backgrounds and ages. OPA!
Arte Publico Press held the Fifth Annual LibroFEST at the Houston Public Library on Oct. 1. This yearly event recognizes Houston’s Latino culture through literature and highlighting local Latino and Hispanic writers and artists. The event showcased Latino writers, arts and local hispanic writers affiliated with Gulf Coast, Public Poetry
You’ve seen them around campus dunking on students. If you haven’t then you’ve most likely stumbled across their videos through a Social Media platform. They go by the name of Papas. They include electrical engineer major Wesam Hindi, business major Mamoon Hindi, kinesiology major Mehdi Hindi, business major Mohamad Fattouh and
Voucher Line Party It was finally Saturday morning, and as planned I was to head to the University of Houston early. Although I overslept I was able to have my morning coffee. As I sipped my coffee my friend Matt sent me a message on Facebook. It was 8:00 a.m.
METRO provides the people of Houston efficient transit services. One of the challenges for them consist on trying to connect the METROrails with B-Cycle, which creates a more effective system. Bikes are METRO’s latest answer to making transportation easier in such a crowded town like Houston. I accepted the challenge
ComicPalooza fans gathered at the George R. Brown Convention Center this past June to celebrate the 8th annual con held in Houston in 2008. The convention featured super heroes, Disney princesses, aliens and star guests such as Norman Reedus from The Walking Dead and Apollo Creed. The convention brought together
Super heroes, time travelers, robots and aliens decided to invade the George R. Brown Convention Center June 17 for Comicpalooza. Hundreds came out in costumes to enjoy what was the most unique year to attend the con. This year’s costumes presents an unforgettable sight that goes beyond the traditional comic
Guests gathered at the Raven Tower this past May to attend one of the events hosted by the Free Press Summer Fest. The FPSF paint party featured Patrick Renner, an artist that is known for his work around Houston among other art fans who offered a unique experience to paint