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Artist sets up shop in Austin
February 25, 2013
The day after David Heisler graduated college, he accepted a position working as a digital assistant and retoucher for Hollywood photographer, Greg Gorman.
The Record profiles a true Rock and Roll band
February 12, 2013
Clad in lightwash jeans, boots, button-down shirts and moppy curls that look tousled in an effortless sort of way, Scorpion Child gives off an air of regularity and unrehearsed sincerity.
For Carillon Restaurant chef Josh Watkins, it’s been a lifetime of cooking
January 28, 2013
Nearly 20 years later he still vividly remembers changing the plating of a dessert at Macaroni Grill.
Big Top Candy Shop offers nostalgia to satisfy any sweet tooth
November 25, 2012
Behind the sideshow curtain, the fruity mixture of taffy lingers in the air and the sounds of prewar music fill the room.
Jenna Radtke supplies Austin with a flamboyant selection of costumes at Lucy in Disguise
November 12, 2012
The walls are covered with swatches of old fabric, creating an endless checkerboard effect surrounding the thousands of costumes that suffocate the store.
Student DJs reveal what it takes to spin
October 31, 2012
Following the likes of David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Avicii, students around campus are becoming self-taught disc jockeys and music producers, gaining a fan base and landing paid gigs.
Student dedicates blog to being healthy
October 22, 2012
As a child she said she knew she was overweight and needed to lose weight.
UT-Arlington student posts flyers around UT-Austin campus in hopes of finding fleeting mystery girl
October 17, 2012
As Kaelin Mace glossed over the various message boards, she encountered the most romantic gesture she had ever seen: a boy looking for a cute, mysterious girl.
Hip-hop champs strive for more wins
September 24, 2012
Inspiration comes from everywhere, but for Redefined Dance Company, inspiration comes from music that reflects members’ life experiences.
Normandy Scholar Program students focus on World War II, prepare to travel to Europe
April 24, 2012
The 20 scholars spend the semester in World War II courses and will travel to Europe with their professors for three weeks.
Application tracks location in real-time
April 22, 2012
Glassmap is an application that enables users to find their friends’s locations.
Longhorn Circus offers alternative exercise and self-expression
April 15, 2012
Longhorn Circus is a group that shares their skills and knowledge with one another and with onlookers during their performances.
When the dogs come marching in
April 4, 2012
On Saturday, April 7, Hotel San Jose and Jo’s Hot Coffee will host their 13th Annual Easter Pet Parade.
University Flying Club encourages students to live out their dreams of flying
March 29, 2012
The University Flying Club is open to anyone with an interest in aviation.
Classic and modern dances evoke emotion
March 22, 2012
The Dance Repertory Theatre, the Department of Theatre and Dance’s student dance ensemble, will perform four dances throughout the weekend for students, faculty, parents and locals.
Film committee hosts local film festival
March 1, 2012
The Student Events Center Film Committee presents its Third Annual Texas Union Film Festival today in the SAC auditorium.
Sophomore Paige Baize lives strong for LIVESTRONG Austin Marathon
February 16, 2012
Paige prepares for the Sunday marathon with determination, courage and carbo-loading.
Annual chili cook-off will benefit local woman
February 1, 2012
Jo’s Sixth Annual Chili Cold Blood Chili Cook-Off will benefit the Lila Tenenbown Recovery Fund.
UT students perform traditional Asian Dragon and Lion Dances
January 26, 2012
The team typically performs multiple days each week for restaurants and birthday parties.
Second film serious to showcase work of disabled
January 18, 2012
VSA Texas will host the Disability from Real to Reel Film Series to showcase films by and about people with disabilities.
Gigglepants improv 'strives to constantly fail'
December 2, 2011
"In improv, the great thing is there’s no such thing as failure,” said captain Colin Bates.
Holiday show displays work by disabled artists
November 28, 2011
Despite blindness and other disabilities, these artists advocate accessibility to art for everyone.
UT students spread awareness about invisible children
November 15, 2011
New Invisible Children film "Tony" serves as a call to action for those willing to help.
Coffee robot serves up precise hot beverages
November 9, 2011
The kiosk will allow customers to choose the type and quantity of syrups, sweeteners and non-dairy options.
Service organization to host charity capture the flag tournament
November 2, 2011
With the bar set high this year, the Orange Jackets hope they will continue to have just as much success.
Robotics enthusiasts share expertise
October 24, 2011
The Robot Group meets every Thursday night to discuss building, how to deal with financial aspects and also their love of the hobby.
Metal detecting club digs up good vibes
October 16, 2011
When Jim Lawhon began detecting for metal in his backyard more than 15 years ago, he had little piles of dirt where he had found silver and gold coins.
Student group works to keep carillon tradition alive
October 9, 2011
Carillon guild embraces unique opportunity to perform atop the Tower and produce music for the university's community.
Austinites head over heels for trapeze lessons
October 2, 2011
Flying trapeze has been around for more 150 years, but Trapeze Austin only started two years ago.
Archery club practices poise, focus
September 25, 2011
Proper technique and mentality are emphasized over strength by club.
UT student shares Chinese yo-yo experience
September 15, 2011
Thomas Gu believes it’s the job of the yo-yo artist to come up with his own tricks.
Trailer serves Italian comfort food for Austin crowd
May 6, 2011
On the corner of South First and West Live Oak streets stands an orange trailer complete with a mustache painted on the back and fresh flowers in pots on the windowsill.
Alumnas shoe line offers comfy solution to heels
April 19, 2011
When she’s traveling or just wants a break for her feet, Jessica Nadeau slips on a pair of her Solettos — a comfortable ballet flat designed for emergency situations.
Breaking it down
April 14, 2011
Every Wednesday night, funk and hip-hop music is heard around the hall and through the closed doors of the Union Quadrangle Room. As Darren Lam made quick crossovers with his feet, he then dropped to the floor and spun on his back for what seemed like an eternity.
Pantry volunteers give food for thought
April 1, 2011
Every Saturday, hungry people file in to the Micah 6 Food Pantry and sit and wait for their food. Others drift toward the sign off to the side that says “clases de ingles gratis,” or free English classes.
Business students create Bible study, incorporate ethics
March 8, 2011
At first Brothers and Sisters in Business simply wanted to change the businessmen and women for the better. Once they saw this was possible, they wanted to change the world one ethical decision at a time.
Music, rhythm fascinates deaf student
November 17, 2010
Jannifer Wilkins spoke without words, her hands forming a language that Barbie Parker, her interpreter, decoded. Wilkins was born deaf, and has been singing since she was a child; since before she could remember. When asked about music, her hands moved with even greater dexterity exemplifying her passion for the subject.
Group pushes students to globalize education
November 14, 2010
Latin American studies senior Asiago Ogaisa is a big believer in karma, and rightfully so. While in Vietnam, Ogaisa ate dog, a traditional staple of the country’s diet, but just a week later, a dog bit him in Thailand.
Lifelong dream of flying inspires UT business major to take to the sky
November 3, 2010
Max Tribolet walks around the plane, completing tasks on a tedious list that includes testing the lights and switches in the cockpit, checking the weather and making sure the air space is clear. After finishing this, Tribolet insists that what comes after is actually the simple part — lining up the plane on the runway, getting up to a speed of 55 to 60 mph and taking off.
Sailing Club members tackle harsh winds
November 1, 2010
Last winter on Lake Travis, there were 30 knots of wind, so much that advertising senior and UT Sailing Club secretary Jennifer Beazley had to take the main jib, or front sail, down from her boat, forcing the railing to go almost entirely in the water.