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All content by Bevyn Howard
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More men are going into nursing but stigma of masculinity still poses problem

May 3, 2018

While male nurses are increasing both at UT and across the country, men in the field still face stigma.  Twelve percent of UT’s nursing students are male, a 3 percent increase from last year...

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UT offers resources to secure students’ summer employment

April 25, 2018

With fewer than two weeks of classes left in the semester, students are feeling the pressure to get their internships nailed down for the summer.  There is a lot of competition among students to...

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UT’s Senior Countdown program encourages students to graduate on time, some students don’t want to

April 6, 2018

Although UT is hoping to raise its four-year graduation rate with the Senior Countdown program, not all students want to graduate in four years. The Senior Countdown program provides seniors with guaranteed...

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — ‘Africa’s Iron Lady’ — fills Hogg Auditorium

March 29, 2018

With near full occupancy at Hogg Memorial Auditorium, UT campus took in the words of the first African female head of state and 2011’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Dubbed...

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Researcher presents on the objectification of black women in porn

March 23, 2018

Carolyn West startled her audience at Belo Center for New Media with graphic images and videos to show the pervasiveness of black women being objectified in modern pornography.  West is a researcher...

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Austin was clad in yellow in honor of #InternationalWomensDay

March 9, 2018

Boss Babes ATX painted the Drag yellow for their celebration of International Women’s day at Space 24 Twenty on Thursday. Attendees were encouraged to wear yellow to the event, called “Yellow...

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More people, more problems: UT attempts to address Texas’ growing population

March 1, 2018

By the year 2050, state officials expect Texas’ population to nearly double, so UT is embarking on its first grand initiative challenge to research the effects of population growth on the Texas environment. The...

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Goodbye, Taco Cabana. Hello, Taco Ranch.

February 21, 2018

P. Terry’s has served Austin burgers since 2005, but they want to venture out of their usual fare — by serving tacos. The owners of P. Terry’s Burger Stand will open their second...

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UT students tackle new Austin Marathon course

February 13, 2018

Several Longhorns will join the crowd of runners set to burn a combined 52 million calories at the Austin Marathon this Sunday. Jake Wohleb, music composition sophomore, is participating for the first...

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Brazillian English teachers learn new teaching strategies at UT Austin

February 8, 2018

A group of English teachers from Brazil have come to UT to improve their English–speaking skills and acquire new teaching methods to use in their classrooms back home.   More than 2,000 Brazilian...

Anti-American violence under the digital lens

February 1, 2018

Stories of violence on the Texas-Mexico border are often left out of the digital archive, but new projects are working to keep these narratives alive. Monica Munoz Martinez and English professor John...