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[Vox News] Sweet Potato Awareness Month

There are many injustices continually unfolding around us. Some receive national attention and become banners of passionate soap boxory for politicians, musicians and celebrities. But for the issues that lack ‘sex appeal’ and do not satisfy our cravings for all things shock value, they remain ignored, whereby muting the cries of the oppressed and amplifying the mocking voices of the […]

[Vox News] International Magic Week Edition

Whether you’re in the business of making things disappear or employing smoke and mirrors to mystify your mates, you best brush off that bunny and top hat in preparation for International Magic week. Card tricks and levitation aside, there’s finally a kosher use for misdirection outside of tax evasion. Although Harry Potter and David Blaine have a corner on the […]

[Vox News] National Chemistry Week Edition

Whether you’re cooking dinner, watching TV or speed dating, chemistry surrounds us and empowers us like that protective layer of plastic covering your grandmother’s sofa. Some may sneer at the stupefying strides made by chemists around the world and wonder if scientific progress has been stunted for the sake of selfish rapacity, but these sneers will soon shift sides from […]

[Vox News] National Field Trip Month Edition

Three cheers for outside the classroom learning!! Granted, there is much knowledge to be imparted from teacher to student within the confines of one’s school premises, a field trip is the ace in the hole that guarantees you a victory. Whether it’s a simple jaunt to your local wildlife holding zone known fondly as a zoo, or an extravagant outing […]

[Vox News] National Caramel Month Edition

Considered the chameleon of certain culinary confectionary circles, Caramel has just as many uses as Lady Gaga has outfits. In its gaseous form, it can be used to mask odors from sweaty socks to week old meat, or used as a perfume. When gently dabbed on your wrists and neck, caramel gas, has been scientifically proven to woo that special […]

[Vox News] Squirrel Awareness Month

Just as the Lion is known around the world as the King of the Jungle, the mighty Squirrel roams the plains of our urban Jungle with a confidence and guile that rivals those possessed by your typical ostentatious schoolyard bully or lip-synching teeny bopping pop tartlet. Combining a fearless precision with an irresistible charm, the typically unassuming Sciurus Carolinensis will […]

Community Research

Our friend Nadine Romig is a PhD student in American Studies at the University of Texas. One of the main ideas she is researching is how faith and the cultural geography of place relate to each other. She will be conducting an ethnography of Vox over the next year, which includes observing and talking with our community and participating in […]