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Community members pay their respects with candles at the vigil for Palestine conducted by the Palestine Solidarity Committee on Oct. 26, 2023.

Students grieve loss in Israel and Palestine through on campus vigils

As violence continues to unfold in Israel and Palestine, students with loved ones in the region find outlets for their grief on campus by attending events like vigils. The Palestine Solidarity Committee...

UT’s Product Prodigy team wins HSI Battle of the Brains, $50,000 scholarship

UT’s Product Prodigy team wins HSI Battle of the Brains, $50,000 scholarship

Athena Tseng, General News Reporter October 25, 2023

UT’s Product Prodigy team won first place and a $50,000 scholarship in September at HSI Battle of the Brains, a national business case championship for Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Students had...

UT program lets students get head start on graduate-level accounting courses

UT program lets students get head start on graduate-level accounting courses

Mara Ramazanoglu, General News Reporter October 25, 2023

UT launched a new program this semester for non-accounting undergraduate students to get an early start on the Master in Professional Accounting degree. The MPA Bridge program allows both McCombs and...

Student opinions conflicted following Hartzell’s statements on the Israel-Hamas war

Student opinions conflicted following Hartzell’s statements on the Israel-Hamas war

Elijah Carll, General News Reporter October 23, 2023

Following two statements made by UT President Jay Hartzell concerning the ongoing crisis in Israel and Palestine, the UT community felt conflicted by the University’s response. Hartzell released his...

Benefits felt by Longhorns, Sooners following annual food fight to lessen campus food insecurity

Benefits felt by Longhorns, Sooners following annual food fight to lessen campus food insecurity

Pili Saravia, Senior News Reporter October 23, 2023

The Red River Food Fight, a competitive food drive held in September between the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma, played on the classic rivalry to bring more than 8,000 pounds in donations...

Appeals court says history professor’s lawsuit claiming retaliation for racial disparity report can move forward

Appeals court says history professor’s lawsuit claiming retaliation for racial disparity report can move forward

Mason Rouser, Senior News Reporter October 23, 2023

A lawsuit filed by a University history professor can proceed, despite a previous ruling siding with the University, said the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Oct. 5. In the spring of 2018, history...

UT Greek life unifies to support community in SFL Day of Service

UT Greek life unifies to support community in SFL Day of Service

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General News Reporter October 23, 2023

Hundreds of UT fraternity and sorority members came together Oct. 14 to assist three Austin ISD schools in beautifying their campuses. Jack Tanner, an aerospace engineering junior and president of the...

Protestors march through Downtown Austin to show support for Palestine on Oct. 15, 2023. The demonstration was organized by the Palestine Solidarity Committee, a UT student organization for Palestinian liberation and right of return.

Students disrupted at Palestine education event, Palestine Solidarity Committee speaks out

Maryam Ahmed, General News Reporter October 22, 2023

Three men disrupted members of the Palestine Solidarity Committee at an educational event in Welch Hall on Oct. 12. The men repeatedly called PSC members and event attendees “terrorists.” One of the...

Jordan Jessie, Lira Amari Ramirez and Cat hold up books with Emily Shryock, the director of the DCC Library, at a DCC Halloween hangout on Oct. 17, 2023. The library is currently under renovation, but Shryock had many books from the library in her office.

UT Disability Cultural Center to open disability-focused library for students

Sarah Brager, Senior News Reporter October 22, 2023

The UT Disability Cultural Center will launch a new disability-focused library by the start of the spring semester, allowing students to check out books and academic resources specific to disability identity...

Texas Union Film Festival opens the curtain for student creators

Texas Union Film Festival opens the curtain for student creators

Athena Tseng, General News Reporter October 19, 2023

Showcasing student filmmakers on campus, UT Showtime, a committee under Campus Events and Entertainment, opened applications this month for the annual Texas Union Film Festival. “We're coming up to...

Emily Shryock, director of the Disability Culture Center, during disability discussion on assistive technology and mobility aids on Oct. 18, 2023.

University celebrates Disability Access and Belonging Month

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 19, 2023

University students, faculty and staff celebrate Disability Access and Belonging Month in October to advocate for accessibility and recognize the community of students with disabilities on campus. The...

UT community celebrates connections to indigenous languages as part of Indigenous Peoples’ Week

UT community celebrates connections to indigenous languages as part of Indigenous Peoples’ Week

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 16, 2023

Students, staff and community members shared why and how they connect with indigenous languages at “Living Our Languages: Roundtable and Open Mic,” the first University event centered around the importance...

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