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sexualassault

Student discusses social experiences in relation to potential sexual assault, related pressures of being in Greek life

Marisa Charpentier December 4, 2015

The name in this story has been changed to protect the source’s identity. Go out, have fun, be cute, meet a lot of boys. When UT junior Sarah joined a sorority her freshman year, she found these...

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Student discusses personal experiences with pornography, its effects on social perception

Danielle Lopez December 4, 2015

The locker room of UT freshman Jake’s high school was filled with talk about porn sites, the latest sex videos and who recently got laid. If someone didn’t have a story to share, they were...

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Student reflects on how sexual assault of males remains stigmatized, prevalent issue

Cat Cardenas December 4, 2015

UT sophomore Nathan was waiting to cross the street by McCombs when someone called out to him. Mark was a stranger, drunk and asking for a kiss. When Mark confided he was questioning his sexuality, Nathan,...

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Survivor reflects on experience, necessity of taking sexual assault seriously

Cat Cardenas December 4, 2015

She was in the middle of the frat party talking to him when he asked if she wanted to go get drinks. The bar was behind them, but before she got up, she blacked out.  The rest of UT sophomore Cheyenne's...

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Student speaks out against negative reputation of Greek life in regards to sexual assault

Marisa Charpentier December 4, 2015

The name in this story has been changed to protect the source’s identity. UT sophomore Michael has seen the news articles denouncing fraternities across the nation for sexual assault allegations....

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Voices of Diversity

Click here to read about the complicated relationship between race and genetics.

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Professors, students seek diverse representation on campus

Cat Cardenas December 3, 2015

Editor's note: This article is part of a package about diversity on campus. Click here to read the other stories. In her hometown of El Paso, business freshman Anysha Fortenberry said every...

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International students share struggle to make connections with peers

James Rodriguez and Marisa Charpentier December 3, 2015

Editor's note: This article is part of a package about diversity on campus. Click here to read the other stories. When mechanical engineering senior Emeka Ugwu first stepped foot on campus in 2011,...

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UT transgender students face campus, social challenges

Megan Hix December 2, 2015

Editor’s Note: This article appears in a package focused on LGBT issues on campus. Click here to read about the Delta Lambda Phi fraternity and LGBT professors' perspectives on the campus climate...

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Delta Lambda Phi offers community for LGBT students, allies

Danielle Lopez and Marisa Charpentier December 2, 2015

Editor’s Note: This article appears in a package focused on LGBT issues on campus. Click here to read about issues  transgender students face and LGBT professors' perspectives on the...

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Plant to Plate

Stephanie Tacy December 2, 2015

The Division of Housing and Food Service works to produce at least 16,000 meals per day for the dining halls on campus. Twenty three percent of the Division of Housing and Food Services’ $8 million...

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Minds Over Matter: Students discuss mental health struggles, recoveries

Check out our video recap of the Texan Talks: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention: If you or someone you know would like to talk to someone about mental health concerns, contact the UT Counseling...