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General commentary blog about campus life that often presents a behind-the-scenes look at life in the Student Publications Office. Written by The Signal editor(s).

Free Press Summer Fest makes the most of the rain

For a long time, the idea of a two-day festival in Houston seemed a strange sort of import to me – a product of another city, state or country trying to find a niche in Houston to make some money and show off some music and beer. Instead, the whole experience felt genuinely Houstonian. Everyone there made the most of what they could.

The new scene for retro gaming

Surrounded by arcade machines and old posters for video game consoles, Kingsley Alexander, founder of the Houston Retro Gamers, has come to talk to me in the basement of Gameover Video Games, a video games store in Clear Lake.

Rhyme of the modern metalhead

Five of the best metal bands from Houston performed Sept. 3 at Scout Bar. I have the opportunity to sit down with Green as Emerald, a band that came highly recommended from friends working and going to the show.
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