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All content by Jan Ross Piedad

Valuing teamwork is the key to TSM success

February 27, 2015

Editor's Note: Jan Ross Piedad, the Moody College of Communication candidate, has written the following column on a topic of the her choosing relating to her campaign. She agreed to forgo print space. In...

Austin-Ireland connection will benefit UT through new consulate

December 9, 2014

It’s about time another consulate came to town. For a city of such international influence, the recent arrival of the Irish Consulate marks the second official diplomatic post for Austin and the...

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Rise of on-demand services, such as Uber, Lyft, brings lifestyle changes

November 24, 2014

The nine-to-five grind isn’t the most attractive factor when it comes to today’s ideal work schedule. With the popularity of digital networking, some people are really making things mobile....

Students should expect more from new apartment complexes

October 24, 2014

When I moved into The G apartments I was honestly just happy to have a place to call home. While other nearby complexes postponed opening for months, we were pushed back for only two weeks and were able...

New Center for Identity should prompt students to watch out for identity theft

October 6, 2014

Students need to pay closer attention to protecting their personal finances and identity online. Independent research released in 2013 concludes that a person’s identity is compromised every...

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Technology brings world to UT

July 28, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is the last in a summer series of short columns from UT students studying abroad. VIENNA — Here I am, tapping away on my smart phone screen in an apartment in Vienna,...

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Camps liven the summer scene on campus

July 1, 2014

Editor's Note: Piedad worked as an instructor for the UT Project on Conflict Resolution this summer. They come like gaggles of geese next to the herd of incoming freshmen over the summer season....

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Difficulty finding a summer job opens up door for other interests

June 18, 2014

Summer, the months carved out of the school year for travel and relaxation, has now become the window of opportunity for us to get ahead by either interning or committing to a paying job. Unfortunately,...