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University buys apartment building for faculty housing amid increasing housing costs

University buys apartment building for faculty housing amid increasing housing costs

October 10, 2022

To help mitigate the high cost of housing for faculty, the University acquired the Boulevard apartments specifically for faculty housing, President Jay Hartzell said in the State of the University address...

Neuroscience major Khushi Bhakta speaks at an ADPAC meeting on Oct. 6, 2022.

ADPAC hosts the Asian American Leadership Institute to explore the intersectionality of identity, leadership

October 9, 2022

Oct. 6 marked the first session of the Asian American Leadership Institute, where every Thursday at 5 p.m. for six weeks, a cohort of around 20 students gather over snacks to discuss topics related to...

Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, speaks at the Texas Democratic Party Johnson-Jordan Reception on Oct. 9, 2022.

Vice President Kamala Harris visits Austin ahead of mid-term elections

October 9, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris delivered the keynote address for the Texas Democratic Party’s annual Johnson-Jordan Reception, hosted at the Hyatt Regency on Saturday.  The fundraiser, named after...

Texas Law Review’s first Black editor-in-chief reflects on milestone, looks to future

Texas Law Review’s first Black editor-in-chief reflects on milestone, looks to future

October 7, 2022

Jason Onyediri’s phone rings after a long day of interviews.  When he answers the call from the Texas Law Review editorial board, Onyediri achieves a personal milestone and makes history as the publication’s...

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UT-Austin recognized as 8th largest producer of tenured faculty in the U.S.

October 7, 2022

UT-Austin produces the eighth largest quantity of tenured or tenure-track faculty members of any U.S. university, with UT doctoral graduates making up approximately 2% of the academic workforce, according...

Protesters hold a banner reading AID ABET ABORTION during a protest on the West Mall on Oct. 6, 2022.

Bodily autonomy for all: UT students advocate for reproductive, trans rights following recent state legislature limiting freedom

October 7, 2022

Students chanted “hey hey, ho ho, abortion bans have got to go,” on the Oct. 6 Day of Action for Bodily Autonomy protest — a national event which included 50 campuses across 30 states.  The...

Second Longhorn Band created to not play ‘The Eyes of Texas,’ postponed

Second Longhorn Band created to not play ‘The Eyes of Texas,’ postponed

October 7, 2022

Editor's note: Some names in this story have been changed to protect the sources' position in their organization. UT postponed the creation of a second Longhorn Band that will not play “The Eyes of...

Early apartment renewals in West Campus lead to stress for students

Early apartment renewals in West Campus lead to stress for students

October 7, 2022

By the time Bryanna Boone renewed her Skyloft lease Monday to stay in her apartment for the next year, a waitlist had already amassed for her unit. Although she managed to keep the room, the early renewal...

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STDs rates are rising nationally — learn how to play it safe on campus

October 6, 2022

Data received by the Associated Press stated that the rate of US syphilis cases in 2021 reached its highest since 1991. According to the September report, the continuous uptick in STD and STI cases led...

Anonymous poster in Visual Arts Center restroom sparks conversation on authenticity

Anonymous poster in Visual Arts Center restroom sparks conversation on authenticity

October 5, 2022

With stalls covered top to bottom with artwork, characters, movies, jokes, political commentary and more, the first floor women’s restroom of the Visual Arts Center is filled with as much vibrancy and...

New student organization aims to educate UT community on substance use, overdoses

New student organization aims to educate UT community on substance use, overdoses

October 3, 2022

A new student organization, Longhorn for Harm Reduction, aims to raise awareness for the impacts of substance use. “Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing the...

‘You dont have to do it alone’: Mexican-American students reflect on finding their community, cultural identity on campus

‘You don’t have to do it alone’: Mexican-American students reflect on finding their community, cultural identity on campus

October 3, 2022

Based on the 2021 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic Texans now make up 40.2% of the population compared to 39.4% of non-Hispanic white Texans, making Hispanics the...

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