Au Revoir, Les Enterns
Go back to school with the 'Chronicle' interns
University of Texas at Austin
Laura Walters (alumna, Plan II Honors May 2012), interviewed by Tyler Pratt.
Heavy metal. I had my own radio show on KVRX student radio. We talked about concerts and interviewed metal bands from all over the world. With the breadth of metal bands, it's a full-time hobby. Also, I like to crotchet iPhone cases.
Cheap Date Close to Campus
The Spider House and the 29th St. Ballroom at Spider House. There are lots of free events. It's really close to campus.
Coco's Cafe – snacky place with lunch stuff. If you're broke, order the Green Onion Pie. Veggie Heaven (Taiwanese), along with the little grouping of Asian restaurants on the Drag. And Mi Madre's on the Eastside for breakfast tacos and really good waffles.
Mohawk has all-age shows. Elysium has an Eighties night. Barbarella is fun. For shows: Red 7 and Red Eyed Fly. Dirty Dog Bar and Headhunters have a lot of metal shows.
Best On-Campus Study Spot
• LBJ Library lawn. You can read and watch the Quidditch team practice.
• Fine Arts Library, Doty Fine Arts Building (2306 Trinity St.)
• Texas Union
Best-Kept Campus Secret
"El Rey," a replica of an Olmec head statue, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the Sid Richardson Hall breezeway