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‘Think Pink’ strives to tell story that resonates with every woman

December 7, 2018

A pink parachute can be a lot more than a middle school PE gym toy if it falls in the right hands.  Art for the People is a gallery that focuses on local artists, and every quarter, it feature...

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Students found beauty company with focus on natural products, ethical standards

November 20, 2018

For business freshman Tejal Bhikha and chemical engineering alumna Kaya Bhikha, spilling oils all over their belongings was the best thing that ever happened to them.  They were on vacation carrying...

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Student fashion community reflects on responsibility to alter beauty standards

November 13, 2018

UT has established a desire to change the world. Recent efforts by the creative community on campus are striving to do just that. Ockhee Bego is a textiles and apparel assistant professor of instruction...

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Business freshman strives to make donating more accessible with upcoming app

November 9, 2018

Business Honors freshman Lucious McDaniel was at dinner watching his longtime mentor write a check for $10,000 to a charity when the idea came to him. He made a sarcastic comment about how not everyone...

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Students discuss teacher-written course materials

November 5, 2018

Students can gain a professional’s perspective when professors use their own published work as teaching tools in the classroom. Some students, however, wonder if their professors’ voice dominating...

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Viva La Vida festival continues to bring Mexican traditions to Austin

October 25, 2018

For UT students who hail from Mexico, El Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that many Hispanics can lose touch with after coming to the United States. The Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin hopes to fill...

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Kimberly Lee reminds her readers of the importance of poetry

October 18, 2018

When it seemed impossible to express herself at home, communication and leadership freshman Kimberly Lee found her voice in poetry. With the encouragement of her friends, Lee published her first book. Lee...

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Taco food truck built on long-lasting friendships comes to Guadalupe Street

October 3, 2018

Austin seems to have a new taco joint at every corner, and at first glance, Tacos El Boo might seem like just another addition to the mix. However, it stands out because of how authentic the food tastes...

Students weigh in on ‘freshman 15’

September 26, 2018

Failing your first test, getting lost on campus and making new friends are all things that worry freshmen. But for some, the “freshman 15” tops the list. “Freshman 15” is a colloquial...