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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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UT alumnus writes for Netflix show about Selena Quintanilla

Cara Daeschner December 5, 2019

Following his graduation from UT in 2014, Raymond Arturo Perez moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of writing. After almost six years of hard work and dedication, Perez had a chance encounter at a...


A&M rivalry brings new competition to on-campus cycling classes

Cara Daeschner November 12, 2019

UT students are competing against Texas A&M University this week to see which school cycles the most miles during various cycling classes. A&M has hosted the competition at its school for the...

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Austin drag queen discusses importance of personal branding, originality

Cara Daeschner November 6, 2019

After watching the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, a reality competition television show for drag queens, Celia Light knew she wanted to be one as well. “I saw these men in wigs doing...


Students discuss immigrant experiences on panel

Cara Daeschner October 31, 2019

When traveling between South Korea and the United States, Yoon Lee faced questions of his identity from people living in both countries. “When I go to Korea, people say, ‘Oh, you’re...


Disability Fest raises awareness, advocates for disabled students

Cara Daeschner October 18, 2019

The Disability Advocacy Student Coalition hosted their second annual Disability Fest to raise awareness and advocate for the experiences of disabled people. The event, held Thursday in the William...


Hogg Foundation awards grant to Moody College’s Center for Health Communication

Cara Daeschner October 8, 2019

Moody College’s Center for Health Communication received a $90,000 grant to conduct research, which will partly contribute to the creation of evidence-based health care curricula. The Hogg...


Former TX Votes president awarded MTV grant for civic engagement efforts

Cara Daeschner October 4, 2019

For her work making voting more accessible to UT students, chemistry senior Maya Patel was selected last week as one of nine recipients of MTV’s Leaders for Change grant.  Maxwell Zorick,...

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