Lauren Daly

Lauren Daly

Senior Writer

 Lauren Daly is a freshman education major. Originally from Rowlett, Texas, she is an amateur actress on YouTube (Arabelle Little and Scarhead) with a passion for Harry Potter. This is her second semester working for Longhorn Life.

Lauren loves the diversity and active lifestyle that exists in Austin. She aspires to  be an elementary school teacher and a novelist some day.

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Whether or you're a marathon runner, thrill-seeking biker or just looking for a new place to dog walk, Austin has a place for you to exercise outdoors. Check out our favorite spots!

Fall is approaching, and though Texas winters aren’t exactly fur-coat worthy, it’s best to get outside before those winds pick up. Luckily Austin is a beacon for cheap, outdoor activities.

If you’ve been a studying, caffeine-chugging drone this past week, you may have not noticed that Mother’s Day is creeping up quickly. Don’t fear, though. If you use a little creativity, you can give your mother the day she needs without looking like you got her gifts last minute.

Who says you need to fly out of town for a fun summer vacation? This year, save yourself the stress of extensive traveling, and have a summer “staycation” right here in Austin. Use this as a chance to see essential Austin attractions and locales that you typically don’t have time for during the school year.

In what seems like a rather cruel twist of fate, though your freedom seems to increase after you get to college, your funds tend to move in the opposite direction. You’re probably wondering what good is all this freedom from parental control if you’re still so limited by money, right?

Interviews can be terrifying, especially if you walk in feeling underdressed.