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Not going to prom? Don’t pout ... that’s the perfect time for a girls’ night out

Olivia Andrus
Apr 11 2014 - 4:00pm

Though it's every girl's dream to attend the prom -- the magical night of lights, dresses, sparkles and dancing -- the ugly truth is that there just aren't enough guys to go around.But no matter. This is the reason "girls' nights" exist! So relax, ladies, if you aren't going to prom, and thank your lucky stars you don't need to worry about dress...

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TRENDING WITH TX: Oreo cookies and QuizUp app

Erin Geiger, Olivia Andrus
Mar 31 2014 - 9:38am

A passion for those chocolatey cookies with the creamy middles and the joys of a new trivia app are the topics of our latest installment of Trending With TX.Oh, oh, oh ... OreosI just want to let the world know about my deep love for Oreos. Never before has a single food item meant so much to me. I consider them to be my comfort food. Oreos have...

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’14 Olympics in the record books

Olivia Andrus
Mar 3 2014 - 10:44am

 From the moment the fifth Olympic ring refused to light up in the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi games, everyone could tell that these winter games wouldn't be the same as games in the past. Unpredictability was almost a given.

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Disney films teach plenty of life lessons

Olivia Andrus
Feb 17 2014 - 10:43am

Disney has always been an influence in my life. As a child who grew up thinking the only movies that existed in the world were "Lady and the Tramp," "Aristocats" and "Beauty and the Beast," I figured that what happened in these and other Disney movies was always socially acceptable. Here's what I've learned from some of my favorite films:* You...

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Fall from grace: When our idols crash, it can be a hard landing

Cara Darr, Erin Geiger, Nathan Beeston, Olivia Andrus, TX correspondents
Dec 9 2013 - 10:44am

Many dream of fame and fortune, from imagining your picture on the front cover of a magazine, acting in a blockbuster, or being a singer with millions hearing your music. But is the fame worth it? Being constantly chased around by the paparazzi and having your personal life completely exposed causes enough stress to make anyone crack. And when...

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'Ender's Game' action-packed, but thought-provoking

Asa Butterfield is Ender Wiggin in “Ender’s Game.” (Summit Entertainment, LLC)

Olivia Andrus, TX correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 10:48am

"In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him."This quote by Ender Wiggin that flashed on the big theater screen during "Ender's Game," which was released Nov. 1, proved to be an important concept in the movie. It became Ender Wiggin's weakness and strength, and...

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Not going to prom? Don’t pout ... that’s the perfect time for a girls’ night out

Olivia Andrus
Apr 11 2014 - 4:00pm

Though it's every girl's dream to attend the prom -- the magical night of lights, dresses, sparkles and dancing -- the ugly truth is that there just aren't enough guys to go around.But no matter. This is the reason "girls' nights" exist! So relax, ladies, if you aren't going to prom, and thank your lucky stars you don't need to worry about dress...

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TRENDING WITH TX: Oreo cookies and QuizUp app

Erin Geiger, Olivia Andrus
Mar 31 2014 - 9:38am

A passion for those chocolatey cookies with the creamy middles and the joys of a new trivia app are the topics of our latest installment of Trending With TX.Oh, oh, oh ... OreosI just want to let the world know about my deep love for Oreos. Never before has a single food item meant so much to me. I consider them to be my comfort food. Oreos have...

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