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Brooklyn quintet Oberhofer tout their debut Time Capsules II and give the Live Music Capital some love.

The fifth installation of in Longhorn Life's series of Fun Fun Fun Fest artists - Wavves.

The fourth installation of in Longhorn Life's series of Fun Fun Fun Fest artists - Against Me!

Third installation in Longhorn Life's series of spotlighted Fun Fun Fun Fest artists - Twin Sister. Get the scoop before the fest every week day!

Second in Longhorn Life's series of spotlighted Fun Fun Fun Fest artists - Nite Jewel. Get the scoop before the fest every week day!

We have Fun Fun Fun Fest researched and planned so you don't have to! Check back every week day for a new FFF Fest artist profile, and remember to watch for our Fun Fun Fun Fest edition - on stands October 31!

First in Longhorn Life's series of spotlighted Fun Fun Fun Fest artists - Tanlines. Get the scoop before the fest every week day!

From drug scandals and noise complaints to the new Formula 1 racetrack, stay current on the latest nightlife happenings in Austin.

One of the best parts of being a UT college student is spending weekends downtown and exploring Austin's thriving nightlife. But with so many local bars and clubs, it can be hard to decide where to go. Check out these Longhorn Life favorites on your next downtown excursion.

With the variety of outdoor activities that Austinites have to choose from on a daily basis, it’s no wonder Austin often ranks as one of the “fittest” cities in America. Combine that with Texas’ warm, sunny climate for the perfect place to get out and explore. 

Cook to impress with these recipes for turkey pinwheels and a flavorful Greek pasta salad.  This meal is just what you need to cure those end-of-summertime blues.

Summer might be coming to a close, but the weather is still warm and perfect for a gourmet outdoor picnic.  Gather your friends for a trip to Zilker Park or plan a romantic date for two. Cook to impress with these recipes for tasty turkey pinwheels and flavorful Greek pasta salad.  Simple but classy, this meal is just what you need to cure those end-of-summertime blues.

“Texas fight! Texas fight! And it’s goodbye to A&M!” Seriously, though. As of July, it's official: Texas A&M has joined the Southeastern Conference. 

Finals week is that time of the semester where we flood our bodies with caffeine in the hopes of being able to survive long hours of studying. However, your body (and your sanity) can only take so much, so you need to make sure to give yourself a break!

The bright side of the scorching Texas summer heat is that there are many different spots that offer cooling and refreshing snacks and drinks to help ease some of the swelter. The following restaurants and shops are guaranteed to satisfy your summertime thirst and appitite.

It’s hard to imagine a world without mobile phone applications. With so many options, finding the best ones and trying to be ahead of the crowd can be difficult. So here are a few soon-to-be-launched apps for you to check out now… before everyone else does.

By the time summer in Texas is in full swing, those triple-digit temperatures can leave you desperate for the refuge of any place that is air-conditioned — but who wants to spend all summer inside? Take a break from the typical (and scorching) afternoon sun and sweaty crowds at Barton Springs and instead, save your outdoor adventures for the evening with these nighttime activities.

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When it comes to planning for summer vacation, there are often so many trips you would like to take that it can become difficult to choose where to go. Typically, the deciding factor for college students is budget ­— how much money do you have and how much are you willing to spend. So crack into that piggy bank and count up your change! We’ve planned great summer destinations for every budget.

Living in an urban area may be fun, but it can get a little claustrophobic sometimes. Nothing will make you feel more free than spending a night in the great outdoors.

It’s finally May. You’ve survived late-night cramming and early-morning classes all for this treasured time of the year — summer! Whether this was your last semester or first, you have something to celebrate, because you made it through. What better way to kick off the summer than by throwing a barbeque-by-the-pool kickback?

Austin is a city chock-full of activities and culture. If you’re looking for ways to spend your days during the summer but don’t have a ton of cash there are plenty of free activities in town or just a short car ride away.

Throw your own Cinco de Mayo party or just a feast for yourself with these quick and easy, yet delicious recipes from south of the border.

Graduation is a big deal — and you know what they say… everything is bigger in Texas! So of course when you’re graduating from The University of Texas at Austin, the celebration needs to be as large as the Lone Star State.

Earth Day is celebrated every year worldwide on April 22 to help increase understanding and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. People all around the world are helping to make Earth a better and cleaner place. So can you!