Last February, a group of St. Edwards’s University graduates went on a brewery tour. They looked around and noticed they were not only part of a small number of women at the brewery to begin with, they were also the only women there not on a guy’s arm.
Sarah Pitre had a lifelong love affair with young adult literature, but couldn’t find a place online to connect with other people who understood that reading about first kisses and the trials of young-adulthood wasn’t just for thirteen-year-olds.
In the last couple months, short story writers suddenly realized Kickstarter was a great way to finance an anthology. Heck, there are 192 anthology projects on Kickstarter alone, and those don’t include the ones on IndieGoGo, RocketHub or any other crowdfunding platforms.
When a bout with Swine Flu left her stuck in bed and bored, Joanna Wilkinson took her love of fashion, along with a communications degree, and turned it into the blog Keep Austin Stylish. Fast forward to today and the photographer/artist/model/entrepre
Author, biographer and magazine writer Robert Draper graduated from the Austin media to become one of today’s most prominent political journalists, publishing his latest book, “Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives,” earlier this year.
Life isn’t all about networking events and making business connections. Sometimes you need to find like minded geeks for some relaxing fun. Once a week, we round up the best geek social events in Austin.
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