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Seinfeld’s new stand-up special is familiar and comfortable

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld  returning to Playhouse Square on Friday, October 11, 2019

William Becker, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

The majority of people have some kind of familiarity with Jerry Seinfeld. Whether it be from the aptly titled “Seinfeld” show he created with Larry David which became one of the most popular sitcoms of all time, his observational stand-up comedy which was so remarkable that Comedy Central named him t...

Quarantine Book Club: “Tales of the City” offers bite-sized stories perfect for quarantine reading

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2020

Despite its almost 40-year-old age, Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” can still captivate readers with its bite-sized chapters perfect for short attention spans. There’s a lot of books that try to capture the essence of 70s San Francisco, but if you want a real taste of life in that cultural hub, Maupin...

Pandemic Playlist #4 with Moses Eshiet

Moses Eshiet. Photo courtesy of Moses Eshiet.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Need something to get you through Finals’ Week? Check out the playlist from Moses Eshiet, a senior majoring in communication studies! His playlist is called “The Rona.” Similar to other interviewed students, Eshiet created a playlist for each year of the season. “I love music,” Eshiet said....

Quarantine Book Club: Brace yourself for this love story with ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 27, 2020

For years now, author Jojo Moyes has warmed the hearts of hopeful romantics with her addicting love stories, including this week’s book club pick, “The Last Letter From Your Lover.” Reading one encourages you to collect them all, with their similarly designed book covers making that go...

Quarantine Book Club Bonus: Interview with Lara Prescott, author of ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Lake Travis Reads will present an evening with Lara Prescott on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bee Cave Public Library. Prescott is the author of the best-selling novel “The Secrets We Kept.”

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 26, 2020

As part of The Seahawk's ongoing book club, the first book featured was the spy novel "The Secrets We Kept," the first novel from the talented Lara Prescott. The review for the novel came out on April 13, but now we have a bonus interview with Prescott and Lifestyles Editor, Brenna Flanagan. Read below as Prescott talks about her influences as a writer and her inspiration for writing 'Th...

Pandemic Playlist #3 with Meredith Wilson

Meredith Wilson. Photo courtesy of Meredith Wilson.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Check out the playlist from Meredith Wilson, a senior majoring in communication studies with a minor in leadership! Her playlist is called “Quarantine,” which she created as motivation to get through the changes in the world since the pandemic. “With all the changes that have happened over the...

Baking for beginners: Chocolate Chess Pie

The finished product of Angus Barn's Famous Chocolate Chess Pie. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Lauren Wessell

April 25, 2020

Before the pandemic, my baking skills were limited to boxed brownies and transferring cookie dough from the packaging to the pan. But now, during this difficult and confusing time, many people are trying their hand at baking. I came across this recipe for Angus Barn's Famous Chocolate Chess Pie and decided to join in the baking fun! The recipe is simple, with a whopping seven ingredients...

Pandemic Playlist #2 with Darius Melton

Darius Melton. Photo courtesy of Darius Melton.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

Check out the playlist from Darius Melton, The Seahawk's Opinions Editor and a senior majoring in creative writing! Since 2020, Melton has been creating multiple playlists for each month of the year. “This was not only done to organize all of the new songs I’ve discovered that month,” Melton...

The Strokes debut new album, ‘The New Abnormal’

The Strokes perform during the first day of the 2019 Lollapalooza Music Festival in Grant Park, Aug, 1, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

William Becker, Staff Writer

April 18, 2020

A processed, fast drum beat, barely distorted guitar, and a smooth, perfectly audible bass-line. All of this shows restraint in the beginning ten seconds of “The New Abnormal,” the first The Strokes album since 2013. It is easy to expect an opening number to be full of energy, groove, a face-...

How to find motivation in the quarantine

Dreamstime photos sent for a sleeping better slideshow.

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

The waves of the coronavirus have left most of us deserted in our homes, dwindling beneath our desire to go back to sleep or to go out into a functioning society once again. I have found, with the progression of these past few weeks, that mustering up the will to finish my homework, to attend live classes...

Quarantine Book Club: Secrets and spies in Lara Prescott’s ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 13, 2020

As the first pick of The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club, “The Secrets We Kept” took readers back to the 1950s in a sentimental story of spies and secrecy, split between Russia and America, but brought together by one powerful novel. The story surrounds the masterpiece “Doctor Zhivago,” its author Bor...

Pandemic Playlist #1 with Rachel Cash

Creative writing major and senior Rachel Cash. Photo by Rachel Cash.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic stressing most of us out for a myriad of reasons—worry about the future, concern for our health, boredom staying at home—it is as good as time as ever to listen to some of your favorite music to (hopefully) make the days go faster. Do not know where to start? The Seahawk...

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