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Look to student artists for new campus murals

August 7, 2018

Packed in the middle of Austin, there’s not much wasted space on UT’s campus — buildings almost seem stacked on top of one another. Even so, there is still opportunity for growth on our...

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Be strategic with your meal plan

August 3, 2018

College is the first time students independently choose what food to buy where. Each student who lives on UT’s campus receives a meal plan. While these plans seem to map out all food expenses for...

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Let’s give HornsLink some love

July 31, 2018

Friends, leadership experience, networking and more — students have high hopes for what they’ll find in a student organization. In the search for that perfect organization, it’s natural...

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Human trafficking is closer than you think

July 17, 2018

Each year over 25.6 million people are drawn to the large-scale events, culture and opportunities that make Austin such a great city. Unfortunately, this popularity also contributes to our city’s...

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Departments, student orgs should use ethically made T-shirts

July 13, 2018

As a student, you’ve probably received about 100 free T-shirts since Freshman year. You might have a class shirt, a specific program shirt and shirts from events and organizations. Getting a free...

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Student film can be a tool for connection on the 40 Acres

July 7, 2018

With more than 50,000 students, 170 majors and 1,300 student organizations, UT has a lot to offer. But this can lead students to find and interact in small circles. While this helps in finding a friend...

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You can help Austin immigrants and refugees

June 29, 2018

These last few weeks you’ve probably seen pictures of chain-link fences and concrete floors, heard children crying and scrolled through endless outraged tweets. The scope and complexity of the border...

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You’re not alone in your spiritual search

June 25, 2018

Our time in college takes place at an intersection of many factors that challenge spirituality. A laundry list of new priorities, past religious baggage and new people and ideas can create barriers for...