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: 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 […]
“They say money cannot buy happiness, but money most certainly plays a huge role in general happiness and satisfaction in life” -Annmarie Ivey, counselor Imagine a college student enrolled in 6 classes, which is 18 hours a week, working 40 hours a week, while also attempting to maintain a household, animals, their social and romantic […]