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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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‘You need to keep voting’: Austin community discusses reproductive justice’s impact on student political involvement

‘You need to keep voting’: Austin community discusses reproductive justice’s impact on student political involvement

October 27, 2022

Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the abortion ban in Texas being enacted, 13% of likely voters considered abortion to be the most important voting issue to them ahead of this year’s midterm...

Moody College reveals major transformations to the Walter Cronkite Plaza

Moody College reveals major transformations to the Walter Cronkite Plaza

October 27, 2022

The Moody College of Communication unveiled renovations to the Walter Cronkite Plaza and updates to the plaza’s digital art installation Oct. 14. The plaza connects the William Randolph Hearst building...

Robot dogs to roam campus as part of a UT research project

Robot dogs to roam campus as part of a UT research project

October 26, 2022

While some students have seen the albino squirrels around campus, all students will have the opportunity to see robot dogs on the Forty Acres in upcoming years. Scheduled to begin early next year, the...

Dobie Twenty21 complex coordinator Jesse Lafarga answers audience questions during Thursday’s panel on Oct. 20, 2022.

Dobie Twenty21 holds panel to address ongoing housing concerns, resident displacement

October 23, 2022

Floors 14-27 of University housing complex Dobie Twenty21 have been closed since August, causing displacement for students who signed a lease. Dobie Twenty21 staff hosted a panel in the Dobie courtyard...

Perry-Castañeda Library no longer a campus polling location, replaced with LBJ School of Public Affairs

Perry-Castañeda Library no longer a campus polling location, replaced with LBJ School of Public Affairs

October 23, 2022

During a Travis County Commissioners Court meeting on Oct. 11, county officials explained that the Perry-Castañeda Library at UT will no longer serve as an early or regular voting location during this...

Title IX pro bono program to expand

Title IX pro bono program to expand

October 21, 2022

A pro bono program allowing Texas Law students to serve as advisors to parties involved in Title IX proceedings is set to accept more appointments and more types of cases in 2022-23. “I realized that...

Students propose solution to help diseased bats

Students propose solution to help diseased bats

October 21, 2022

UT students proposed a solution to detect white nose syndrome, a disease affecting bats in Austin, through the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition — a global event to showcase academic...

Order on the Forty Acres: Texas Mock Trial prepares for new season

Order on the Forty Acres: Texas Mock Trial prepares for new season

October 20, 2022

During Texas Mock Trial’s case practices, they seek to argue whether or not a pilot acted negligently following a plane crash that left no survivors. Answering these questions will be the team’s job...

$26 million investment to aid renovation, restoration of UT Tower

$26 million investment to aid renovation, restoration of UT Tower

October 20, 2022

UT President Jay Hartzell announced the UT Tower will soon undergo a renovation and restoration project during his State of the University address on Sept. 20.  The plan marks the first renovation...

‘I want quiet space, too’: freshman with Tourette syndrome asked to leave silent study

‘I want quiet space, too’: freshman with Tourette syndrome asked to leave silent study

October 20, 2022

“That is my go-to study spot,” computational physics freshman Anay Patel said. “I was simply studying and doing my physics homework, and a security guard approached me.”  Patel, who has autism...

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UHS sees fewer students getting flu shots, hopes to increase shots administered

October 20, 2022

University Health Services has been providing low-cost flu shots to UT faculty, staff and students for over 20 years, but the number of students willing to get those shots has almost halved since 2020.  In...

Boa feathers across campus have students concerned

Boa feathers across campus have students concerned

October 18, 2022

Harry Styles officially ended his residency in the Moody Center on Oct. 3, yet remnants of his stay still remain on campus including pieces of feather boas —- a popular accessory worn by many concert-goers...

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