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SB 17 defunds university-sponsored study abroad programs geared primarily to Black and Latinx students

SB 17 defunds university-sponsored study abroad programs geared primarily to Black and Latinx students

Christian DeBrady, General News Reporter February 19, 2024

This story was removed because the previous content was misleading and inaccurate. The following paragraph describes what was originally stated in the article and is followed by each respective correction. Previously,...

New UT program aims to increase teacher retention

New UT program aims to increase teacher retention

Pili Saravia, Senior News Reporter February 16, 2024

Rowdy teenage students filled the chairs of Katie Holbrook’s early 2000s classroom when she began teaching. When she struggled to get the teenagers to pay attention and take notes, Holbrook’s mentor...

The UT Tower viewed from the Turtle Pond on October 6, 2023.

$1 billion from UT fundraiser set to directly support students

Angela Santos, General News Reporter February 16, 2024

UT is the first university in Texas to raise $1 billion to directly support students.  The fundraising is part of the 10-year “What Starts Here” campaign that began in 2016. To date, the University...

Texas NAACP President Gary Bledsoe discusses with a collegue on Feb. 13. Attending the Texas Student Caucus hosted by the Onyx Honor Society, Bledsoe discussed his thoughts over the SB 17 legislative decision affecting Black communities.

‘Before I leave, please shake my hand’: students and officials gather to discuss effects of SB 17

Pili Saravia, Senior News Reporter February 15, 2024

Make voices heard, come together with allies, vote down the entire ballot and attack the thing universities care about the most: funding, speakers said at the Texas Student Caucus hosted by the Onyx Honor...

UT’s Presidential Citation Award honors outstanding Longhorns

UT’s Presidential Citation Award honors outstanding Longhorns

Chloe Robinson, General News Reporter February 15, 2024

Four UT community members received the 2024 Presidential Citation Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the UT community and within their respective fields, the University announced...

The tower on Wednesday.

Protestors choose to accept consequences after weeks-long University investigation

Pili Saravia, Senior News Reporter February 15, 2024

After over a month of being investigated by the University, Evan Scope Crafts faced three choices: accept a two-semester probation, prove he did not commit any violations or appeal all consequences.  Scope...

FAFSA delays information release to universities, leaving questions about timeline of financial aid offers

FAFSA delays information release to universities, leaving questions about timeline of financial aid offers

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter February 14, 2024

Due to changes to the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid application, colleges will not receive data from applicants’ forms until the first half of March, according to the U.S. Department of...

Rise in respiratory infections led to class cancelation

Rise in respiratory infections led to class cancelation

Abby Breyfogle, General News Reporter February 14, 2024

The rise in COVID-19, cold and flu rates over the past few weeks caused many students and professors to fall behind in their classes. According to the CDC Texas is experiencing “very high” levels...

Miakan-Garza Band continues wait for UT to return ancestors’ remains

Miakan-Garza Band continues wait for UT to return ancestors’ remains

Aaron Sullivan, Senior News Reporter February 13, 2024

President Jay Hartzell promised in 2020 to return Indigenous human remains in the University’s archaeology collection. The Miakan-Garza Band placed a new repatriation request on Jan. 26 after recent...

Jordyn Butler, an African and African Diaspora Studies sophomore, works at the former Multicultural Engagement Center on February 8. Butler served as the public relations chair of Afrikan American Affairs, a former MEC agency, last semester.

Former Multicultural Engagement Center agencies demand UT reestablishes center

Naina Srivastava, Senior News Reporter February 13, 2024

Former Multicultural Engagement Center agencies are demanding that the University reestablish the MEC, affirm job security for former center staff and return privately sourced money, according to a Feb....

General Philippe Lavigne, the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation to NATO speaks at the NATO and the Future of American Security Conference in the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on Tuesday.

NATO conference discusses future of American security

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General News Reporter February 12, 2024

Dozens of guests filled the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on Feb. 6. to attend the first installment of the 2024 NATO Washington Summit Campaign put on by the Transatlantic Security Initiative to examine...

Facilitator Professor Sherri Greenberg and panelists (from left to right) Will Griffin, Kenneth Fleischmann, and Steve Kramer spoke on artificial intelligence technology advances on Thursday in the UT FAC.

Texas Career Engagement panel examines ethical considerations of AI in the workplace

Melanie Faz, General News Reporter February 12, 2024

A Texas Career Engagement panel, cohosted with Good Systems, discussed the implications and integration of artificial intelligence in the workplace on Feb. 8. Sherri Greenberg, assistant dean at the...

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