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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...