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UT’s foreign language programs push students to online alternatives

April 30, 2014

Many UT students are required to take a foreign language as part of their degree. To fulfill this requirement, students must participate in language courses either at UT or a community college. Many students...

Yik Yak app encourages racism, sexism at UT

April 9, 2014

Recently, a new app called Yik Yak, which brands itself as a “no profile, no password, it’s all anonymous” app, has been gaining popularity on the UT campus. Yik Yak is essentially a...

UT sororities band together through ‘After Chapter’ bible study

April 3, 2014

After Chapter, a Christian event started by the current Chaplains of each Panhellenic sorority, has shown that women of the Greek community are much more than stereotypical “sorority girls”...


When parking on the UT campus, you don’t get what you pay for

March 6, 2014

Despite the many positive aspects of living in a vibrant, growing metropolis such as Austin, every Austinite knows that getting on Mopac Expressway between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. without necessity...

Homeless population in West Campus pose threat to UT students

February 4, 2014

At 2 p.m. on November 19, as I was surrounded by fellow University students, a homeless woman on Guadalupe randomly attacked me. I had no affiliation with her, and I had not provoked her in any way; the...