With about 83% of American adults consuming it annually, coffee has become a major aspect of the American way of life, being consumed for study, caffeination, and relaxation. But this staple is facing competition from a curiously unique, highly customizable, and increasingly popular drink from Taiwan – boba tea. … Continue readingQuali-tea Boba: An Inside Look Into The Boba Experience
For children, playing is so much more than just a way to pass the time–it is vital to their social, intellectual, and emotional development. The toys they play with greatly aid in this early development, but they can also implement gender stereotypes and negatively affect brain development. … Continue readingToys Make Us
Join the Texas Undergraduate Research Journal for a discussion on the process of commercializing ideas, focusing on how the research done in academic centers can be introduced to the marketplace and turned into marketable consumer products. … Continue readingFrom the Bench to the Bank: How to Commercialize Your Research (Upcoming Panel)
Enter any public setting here in South-Central Texas and one may witness a unique phenomenon of language interaction: a speaker starts a sentence in English and finishes in Spanish. “Es que, I sometimes talk así.” … Continue readingWhich language do you think in? All of them.
Jesse Gu is a second-year geology major in the Jackson School of Geosciences. Jesse has worked as an undergraduate research assistant in several labs since arriving on campus. He has also been actively involved with the Undergraduate Geological Society and Engineering Chamber Orchestra. … Continue readingCracking Open Geosciences with Jesse Gu
Coffee, now one of the foremost drinks of the Western Hemisphere, was unknown to Europe prior to the fifteenth century. In 1650, the first coffeehouse was established in Oxford, England, and by the end of the century, thousands more had opened. … Continue readingCommon Grounds: The Role of the Coffeehouse in Post-Restoration England