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Dos and don’ts of leasing in West Campus

September 27, 2018

West Campus offers close proximity to campus, Greek life, restaurants and stores, but living there often comes at a steep price.  For some students, the apartment hunting process is a challenge....

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“Nothing is being done about it”: Lawrence Ross exposes widespread issue of on-campus racism

September 17, 2018

The University Panhellenic Council targeted the elimination of on-campus racism with their fall semester keynote speaker Lawrence Ross.  Ross, a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, studied...

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Free behavioral therapy clinic opens its doors for the year

September 13, 2018

The UT Department of Psychology’s free cognitive behavioral therapy clinic is now accepting patient applications for the fall, and spots are filling up fast. The free clinic offers treatment...

Former NASA engineer celebrates diversity in STEM

September 12, 2018

On Tuesday, former NASA engineer Shayla Rivera shared with students her story, from struggling to learn English to getting to where she is today. “I had a moment of realization while I was talking...

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UT kicks off ‘Longhorn Fridays’

September 4, 2018

UT’s newest tradition aims to turn the whole campus burnt orange every Friday. The campaign is a campus-wide effort encouraging current and former UT students to show their pride by wearing burnt...

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‘I’ve always wanted to go to UT’: DeSoto valedictorian stripped of title is headed to 40 Acres

August 31, 2018

After giving her commencement speech and graduating from DeSoto High School, Destiny Brannon abruptly lost not only her valedictorian title but her certainty of attending UT. Brannon, a health...

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‘It really makes no sense’: Skyloft ‘Luxury Living’ grand opening met with criticism

August 30, 2018

As students settled into their homes for the new school year, some tenants found themselves unsatisfied with their rooms at Skyloft, a newly constructed 18-story building on the corner of Nueces and 23rd...

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Student committee’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day combats nation-wide drug crisis

April 26, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice’s 2016 National Drug Threat Assessment reported that 52 people across the country die every day from overdosing on painkillers. In response to the growing national...

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Students complain of registration season bringing advising frustrations

April 23, 2018

While some students leave advising appointments feeling satisfied, others have complained of feeling lost and confused. In the hectic few weeks leading up to registration, complaints about academic...

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36 hours, one challenge; UT students Chase the World for charity

April 5, 2018

UT students are gearing up to race as far around the world as they can, with no money, no personal transport and no limits. Chase the World is a fundraising race started by design sophomore Kate Thomas...

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Cockrell School Cares Week focuses on mental health, self care, diversity

March 28, 2018

This week, the Student Engineering Council is hosting its first weeklong campaign to encourage awareness of mental health, self care and diversity, and to promote student engagement with each other. The...

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Conversations about accessibility allow student concerns to be heard

March 22, 2018

Students expressed frustration over accessibility issues, such as bumpy terrain on the Speedway Mall, at an open forum discussion hosted by Services for Students with Disabilities and Student Government...

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The Voices of Texas THON Day 2018: Miracle Kids and miraculous students

March 5, 2018

Texas THON has spent the year raising money and awareness for Dell Children’s Medical Center, but its impact is greater than just monetary sums. Every year, Texas THON holds a 12-hour Dance...

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Diseases and detective work open the Science Under the Stars lecture series

February 9, 2018

In the midst of flu season, UT students led a public discussion on the spread of diseases worldwide and how government agencies try to stop them. The Science Under the Stars outdoor series kicked off...

UGS Major Exploration Panel aims to help plan students’ futures

February 1, 2018

A group of past School of undergraduate studies students provided insight for current students on trying new paths to different majors on Wednesday. Students enter undergraduate studies when they are...