The Zilker Tree Lighting is an Austin tradition that has been an annual celebration since 1967 when Mayor Emma Long lit the first tree. This years lighting, on November 26, marks the 53rd time that the tradition has been upheld and celebrated. This is just one of the great ways that the city of Austin brings people together to grow the community. The tree lighting marks the beginning of the holiday season and the opening of Austin’s renowned Trail of Lights on December 9th.
By Giselle Kowalski As the pandemic surges on, the public’s grasp on who to listen to when it comes to COVID19 [SARSCoV2 virus] procedures and scientifically accurate information wavers between absolute confidence and complete distrust in public health professionals. According to The New York Times, around 23,000 new cases are reported in Texas per week. […]
By: Mallorie Sanders, Sara Thornhill and Katharine Robertson Wake the Dead Coffee House held it’s monthly Reptile Night on November 14th in conjunction with Homies With Scales. The event is held every second Wednesday of the month where people can experience a hands-on encounter with reptiles. Homies With Scales is a non-profit educational organization that […]
By: Wendy Aviles In light of the coronavirus outbreak, many dine in restaurants & some stores across the states have closed. Chick-fil-a in San Marcos has remained open, along with other drive thru restaurants, allowing some college students to keep their jobs. Student Andrew Vineski stated, “I am still being scheduled twenty hours a week […]