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Houston Cougars back in action with their first week of summer practice for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Houston Tennis drops the match, 4-1, against their Cougars counterpart from Brigham Young University.   Photos by Francisco Casillas

Santana Perez, a finance professional in the energy industry, grew up in an economically distressed environment in South Texas.  Her family was not financially savvy, and in the world of finance, she was often the only Latino in the room. From these experiences, she has developed a passion for educating … https://www.theventureonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Santana-episode-1-final-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Hello again this next blog is all about this simple topic: expectations. Ever since we are kids and follow our journey to adulthood, we see this cloud of expectations that have followed us around like a shadow, whether you asked for them or not.  When you were a child ( …

It is often embedded to us either by society or the media that everything is better once we fall in love. This as cliche as it might sound makes a whole lot of sense, but what happens when we can’t seem to find that special someone that we see in …

“As far as I can tell it’s just about letting the universe know what you want, and working toward it, while letting go of how it comes to pass. Your job is not to figure out how it’s going to happen for you, but to open the door in your …

Many students struggle to find jobs or a specific career after college, here is an open letter of a student going through the struggle of finding himself.

As a Houstonian,  flash flood warnings are unfortunately very common. Houston is prone to flooding and Imelda brings back remnants of what happened with Harvey. It is no fun having to remember the floods, the evacuations and the people affected by that tragedy.  This is why The Venture would like …

Connie Leon, making your blog successful
When Connie Leon started her blog she just felt a need to connect with other people. She didn’t know that her hobby could potentially be very lucrative. “I’m pretty sure there are people that just try to do (blogging) for the money, but I’m also pretty sure that if you’re … https://www.theventureonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Mary-Connie-interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

“Why do you fight?” The question every single fighter is asked ritually. Why would one want to have a combative instance with a relative stranger that has prepared themselves for 6-8 weeks to destroy you? Could it be emotional relief, the seduction of fame, or the pleasure of money? In …