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Students should get the shot that prevents cancers and STDs

August 9, 2018

A simple shot can protect you from both cancer and the most common STD. You can get it right now, but many Texas students are not. This is not a miracle injection. It’s simply a series of vaccinations...

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Financial bars hinder student registration

August 6, 2018

A UT student stares at her computer clock. It’s 9:29:55 am. She fidgets with a list of unique codes on a blank page. Five seconds later, she pastes a code only to receive a note in a bold, black...

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Don’t stare, help students with seizures

August 4, 2018

Imagine waking up cold and confused with a room full of strangers standing over you. Imagine if this happened to you over and over again. Unfortunately, this nightmare is a reality for the more than 3.4...

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‘Study smarter not harder’ doesn’t refer to Adderall

July 24, 2018

In the hyper-competitive college world, everyone is looking for an edge. A grade can dictate your academic future, and overloaded schedules have made sleep a luxury. About 13 percent of UT students see...

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UT should bee careful

July 7, 2018

There is a beemergeny at UT. If administrators don’t act now, we may be stung by the repercussions. A particularly aggressive bee population this summer has experts warning Austinites to exercise...

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Students can benefit from investing

July 5, 2018

Life is expensive. Saving is not. For half the cost of a Starbucks coffee a day, you could end up with a quarter of a million dollars.  Here’s how: Starting at age 20, save $1,000 a year...

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Campus tablers should negotiate peace with student pedestrians

June 26, 2018

At the beginning of every semester, Speedway and West Mall transform into sidewalk gauntlets. Before walking down these stretches, students suit up to enter a verbal war zone. Hoods up, headphones in and...