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Students listen as COLAA and Liberal Arts Council host a panel to discuss SB17s affects on the future of Diversity and Inclusion at UT.

UT College of Liberal Arts hosts panel about Senate Bill 17

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter November 7, 2023

The Liberal Arts Council hosted a panel on Tuesday to help answer student questions about the future of DEI in light of concerns posed by Senate Bill 17, which is taking effect next semester and requires...

Kids play on the Monkey Bar Fort at the Fortlandia interactive exhibit at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on Nov. 5. School of Architecture professor Ria Bravo was the designer of this fort.

UT professor, graduate student’s custom-designed fort showcased in annual interactive art exhibition

Caroline McConnico, General News Reporter November 7, 2023

Graduate student Jessica Wilsey stood waiting for her professor at the Oct. 6 soft opening of Fortlandia, an annual exhibit from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. No children were playing with the...

UT launches delivery system for healthcare products, including emergency contraception

UT launches delivery system for healthcare products, including emergency contraception

Sarah Brager, Senior News Reporter November 7, 2023

The University launched a delivery service for healthcare products last week in partnership with two local pharmacies, allowing students to order over-the-counter items online, including a lower-cost emergency...

College of Liberal Arts to kick off Common Read program next semester

College of Liberal Arts to kick off Common Read program next semester

Erika Pernis, General News Reporter November 5, 2023

The College of Liberal Arts will kick off its Common Read program, a book club for all liberal arts students with a twist, next semester. This year’s text, “All We Can Save,” is an anthology written...

Alumni Cynthia Rhodes-Patterson, Trevante Rhodes, and Dr. Nathaniel Hughes with moderator Public Health Graduate student-athlete Marolyn Nwore speak at the 38th Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights in Rowling Hall on Nov. 2, 2023. They spoke about their own student-athlete experiences at the University of Texas at Austin and in their own current professional fields.

Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights celebrates the ‘game changers’ in communities

Mara Ramazanoglu, General News Reporter November 5, 2023

The University held the 38th annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights to celebrate this year’s recipients of the Heman Sweatt Legacy Award and recognize “game changers” in the community on Thursday.  The...

After the vandalization of the Texas Hillel Foundation wall with antisemtic graffiti on Oct. 8, the wall now reads with a mural reading Let your Love Grow, Nov. 2, 2023.

Muslim, Jewish students express safety concerns amid Islamophobia, antisemitism around campus

Naina Srivastava and Maryam Ahmed November 2, 2023

Every day before stepping out, Kira Berzack questions whether she should take off her Star of David necklace. Berzack said she’s proud of her Jewish identity, but fears the symbol could incite a reaction...

The Ofrenda at the Mexican American Culture Committees Día de los Muertos event in the WCP Ballroom on Nov. 2, 2023.

‘We get to share a little piece of ourselves with other people’: Students, alumni come together to celebrate Día de los Muertos

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General News Reporter November 2, 2023

Traditional Mexican music filled the evening air as dozens of students, alumni and other visitors gathered in front of the Tower on Nov. 1 to attend Sigma Lambda Beta's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. Día...

Students, community members share their experiences with religious indoctrination on campus

Students, community members share their experiences with religious indoctrination on campus

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General Projects Reporter November 2, 2023

This past summer, a freshman's orientation experience was different than he expected. The expanse of the campus, the swiftness of orientation activities and the abundance of fellow incoming freshmen momentarily...

Mechanical engineering senior Anh Tran works at a machine at a Lonhorn Racing work day on Oct. 28, 2023.

Longhorn Racing, Cockrell School of Engineering receive over $200,000 donation

Sarah Brager, Senior News Reporter November 2, 2023

Financial company Santander Consumer USA Inc. gifted $25,000 to the Longhorn Racing Team last month, establishing a partnership that will help the student organization source parts for the vehicles it...

Renters’ rights: How to navigate unfinished building contracts

Renters’ rights: How to navigate unfinished building contracts

Rylie Lillibridge, Projects Reporter November 1, 2023

When psychology junior Adrienne Wood signed a lease for the Union on San Antonio in mid-October, she was primarily motivated by her need to secure SMART Housing, which are apartment units with adjusted,...

A student speaks during the UndocuVoices Panel on October 25, 2023.

Undocu Voices Panel speaks on immigrant activism, supporting undocumented students

Mara Ramazanoglu, General News Reporter November 1, 2023

The Monarch Program invited panelists to share their personal experiences with immigrant activism and information on how to support undocumented students on campus to celebrate I Stand With Immigrants...

Longhorn SHARE Project hosts mental health support circles at Blanton Museum

Longhorn SHARE Project hosts mental health support circles at Blanton Museum

Julian Petzold, General News Reporter October 31, 2023

The Longhorn SHARE Project will offer mental health peer support SHARE circles throughout the month at the Blanton Museum of Art to provide a safe space for students to talk about mental health. The...

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