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UT’s switch to Workday came with more than a few hiccups, but they were to be expected

May 8, 2019

Editor’s Note: The names of students in this article were changed for fear of alienating their managers. It’s affected every corner of campus, and few people have anything good to say about...

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Amid national measles outbreak, UT doesn’t require MMR vaccine

May 7, 2019

So far this year, 764 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states, including Texas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “(It’s) the highest number...

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Students organize screening of anxiety documentary to raise awareness for mental illness

May 2, 2019

Plan II students presented a screening of “Angst,” a documentary that aims to raise awareness of anxiety, in Mary E. Gearing Hall on Wednesday. “Anxiety is definitely a difficult thing...

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Students to run, spend night on streets for fundraiser for homeless

April 25, 2019

UT students Nick Salameh and Nick Villareal will be running 15 miles per day for five days straight from May 27-31 to raise money for the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless. During this time, they...

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Groups seek to honor cyclist killed in crash, call for change

April 18, 2019

Bike Austin sent a letter to the University calling for immediate changes to San Jacinto Boulevard after the death of Tony Diaz, the 39-year-old cyclist killed in a collision with a CapMetro bus on Jan....

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Trump administration 2020 budget proposal calls for elimination of National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities

April 11, 2019

The Trump administration has called for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities in the government’s 2020 budget proposal. These federal...

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NBC reporter speaks on experience as a woman in sports broadcasting

April 4, 2019

Entering sports journalism as a woman wasn’t easy for Andrea Joyce, but she was able to remain strong, overcome her critics and make a name for herself in the world of sports. Joyce, a reporter...

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Retired UT professor becomes first woman to win prestigious prize in mathematics

March 26, 2019

During her 27 years as a professor at the University of Texas, Karen Uhlenbeck contributed to the formation of different math programs and served as a mentor to students and faculty. Now, she is being...

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UT employees report payroll issues since system switch

March 5, 2019

As someone who works on campus, mechanical engineering senior Steven Salazar said he has experienced payroll issues before. However, within the past few months, Salazar said the issues have worsened. In...

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Resource Recovery, UT Farm Stand offer new ‘Zero Waste Hero’ certification

February 26, 2019

Some people go from “zero to hero,” but according to a new University program, those words actually mean the same thing. UT Resource Recovery and UT Farm Stand held the first Zero Waste...

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Texas THON hosts inaugural Polar Plunge to raise money for Dell Children’s

February 13, 2019

For some students, plunging into an icy pool is the perfect way to jumpstart fundraising efforts for a cause they believe in. Texas THON, a student organization that raises money for Dell Children’s...

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Winter Tree Fest showcases forts designed by Austin architects, designers, students

January 28, 2019

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center hosted its annual Winter Tree Fest on Saturday in the Wildflower Center’s arboretum. This year’s tree festival was centered around the Wildflower...