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Austin Progressive Coalition prepares final endorsement campaign

October 31, 2016

Armed with boxes, flyers and door hangers, members of University Democrats loaded into cars ready to convince last-minute voters to support the candidates endorsed by the Austin Progressive Coalition. The...

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Texas Thon hosts pancake night for children’s hospital

October 24, 2016

The smell of syrup and homemade pancakes filled the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house Thursday as students filled up on unlimited pancakes to raise money for a children’s hospital.  Texas THON,...

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New online magazine hopes to promote creativity on campus

October 12, 2016

Toward the end of her high school experience, Plan II freshman Margaret Siu was struck with an idea: to create a collegiate-level literary magazine.  By the end of this semester, Siu said...

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Students learn to help people with speech disorders through nonprofit

October 10, 2016

When she signed up to be a volunteer at Austin Speech Labs her freshman year, Madison Lee didn’t realize the experience would change her life.  “You go into this field because you like...

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Black Studies Conference addresses struggles of the black community

October 3, 2016

The narrative of hardships for people of color stretches back as far as the history of the nation itself, from slavery to modern-day racism, according to panelists this weekend at the first annual Black...

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National Security Forum wraps up with National Security Council discussion

September 27, 2016

On Friday, the two-day Herzstein Texas National Security Forum closed with a panel on presidential transitions in the upcoming election. The panel took place at the LBJ Presidential Library and included...

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Panel at security forum discusses terrorism

September 23, 2016

Just six days after the 15th anniversary of 9/11, the long narrative of domestic terrorism in the U.S. was reopened Saturday, when a bomb fashioned from a pressure cooker went off in the Chelsea district...

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Classics professor gives lecture on upcoming book material

September 19, 2016

Classics assistant professor Cristina Carusi spoke to an audience Friday on the construction industry in classical Athens.  Carusi detailed her research in the emergence of specialization in the...

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Broadcast journalist John Quiñones discusses path to success

September 16, 2016

The Center for Mexican American Studies and the Mexican American Studies program hosted the Hispanic Heritage Month kickoff with a talk from John Quiñones, a broadcast journalist and current host...

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Students discuss importance of identity and breaking stereotypes

September 9, 2016

Students for Equity and Diversity hosted their first meeting Thursday with an event focused on identity and breaking stereotypes, aiming to facilitate a dialogue about diversity and giving students the...