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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Chemical engineers win first place in jeopardy

Emily Hernandez November 8, 2018

Winning first place in an international chemical engineering jeopardy competition may be unimaginable to some, but for four UT chemical engineering seniors, it became a reality. Nicholas Curtis, Joann...


Student volunteer groups can fundraise while sorting trash

Emily Hernandez November 2, 2018

Student organizations can fundraise by partnering with the Sustainability Sort Squad to sort trash on Sundays after football games. The Sustainability Sort Squad, a component of the athletic sustainability...


Longhorn Halloween brings together families, organizations

Emily Hernandez October 29, 2018

Princesses, Harry Potter characters and superheroes came together Saturday to eat candy and experience activities provided by more than 60 organizations at Longhorn Halloween. Longhorn Halloween is...


Students struggle with insurance, paying for healthcare

Emily Hernandez October 25, 2018

University Health Services offers options for students regardless of whether or not their insurance is accepted by UHS or if they do not have insurance at all.   Business sophomore Ellena Beltran...


‘I don’t really have an option’: Castilian residents experience elevators getting stuck, plummeting

Emily Hernandez October 24, 2018

Residents of the Castilian, a 22-story student residence building owned by American Campus, noticed issues with slow elevators in August. Students regularly encountered out-of-order signs, and some were...

‘Ugly’ produce delivery service launches in Austin

Emily Hernandez October 21, 2018

‘Ugly’ produce is now available for delivery to students’ doorsteps with a food subscription service’s recent expansion into Austin. Imperfect Produce is a California-based company...


Students confused, intimidated by UHS services

Emily Hernandez October 11, 2018

Confusion, intimidation, ignorance — these emotions are often felt by freshmen who have never scheduled their own doctor’s appointment or filled out medical forms. Journalism freshman Anysa...


Texas Señoritas deliver feminine hygiene products to women’s shelter

Emily Hernandez October 2, 2018

Colorful houses decorated with statues of the Virgen de Guadalupe greeted members of the Texas Señoritas as they delivered over 2,000 feminine and hygiene-related products to residents of a family...


Ismaili Muslim Student Association fundraises by selling handmade Pakistani bags

Emily Hernandez September 25, 2018

Intricately woven designs of gold, red, green and blue caught the eyes of many students on Monday as they passed the booth filled with handmade bags, pencil holders and key chains sewn by women from Hunza...


UT student organizations join forces to welcome undocumented students

Emily Hernandez September 11, 2018

Students flocked to the Multicultural Engagement Center Monday evening for Campus CommUNITY, an event geared toward helping undocumented students find a safe space as well as professional and academic...

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