If you’re in South Austin, you may want to consider making a stop at the corner of Alpine Road and Wilson Street. A clever Austinite, who may have watched “Cast Away” one too many times, duct taped a Wilson look-alike volleyball to the intersection’s street sign. Tom Hanks lovers know what we’re talking about. “Cast Away,” a 2000 drama, centers on Hanks, who was lost and attempting to survive in the middle of the ocean after a plane crash. Utterly alone while he was cast out (get it?)
During college orientation, you’ll hear one phrase on repeat — join a club. At first, I shrugged the notion off. Joining a club was not my ideal way to spend my free time in college. I was never a fan of long club meetings or forced social events. On top of this, I knew that I was about to have mounds of coursework incomparable to anything I’ve had before. I didn’t foresee much free time in my schedule. I nodded it off. I wasn’t much of a “club” person, I told myself.
Let’s face it, when you first get to college, it can be difficult to decide what to do with a budding group of new friends. Some of you will be under 21 so certain clubs and bars will be nixed from your list. Here’s our list for a few fun option for places to visit and things to do in San Antonio for a group of college friends under 21. • 18-and-up clubs: San Antonio has a few l 18-and-up clubs that are ideal for younger friends.
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Selecting a term
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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