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Supreme Court hears cases challenging Biden’s student loan forgiveness program

Supreme Court hears cases challenging Biden’s student loan forgiveness program

Mason Rouser, General News Reporter March 21, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases at the end of last month that challenge President Joe Biden’s program to forgive up to $20,000 of student loans for those who qualify, giving insight to how the...

New bill filed in Texas Legislature seeks to increase medical transparency amid increased medical debt

New bill filed in Texas Legislature seeks to increase medical transparency amid increased medical debt

Mason Rouser, General News Reporter March 10, 2023

A bill filed by State Rep. Caroline Harris aims to increase medical transparency by requiring hospitals to provide patients with an itemized bill for all treatments administered during the patient’s...

Informe estudiantil destaca problemas de vivienda inasequible en el campus

Informe estudiantil destaca problemas de vivienda inasequible en el campus

Mason Rouser, Keya Sampat, and Andrea Arias-Zarate March 6, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 2 de marzo por Mason Rouser y Keya Sampat y fue traducido al español por Andrea Arias-Zarate. Un reporte publicado por Students for...

Student report highlights unaffordable housing issues around campus

Student report highlights unaffordable housing issues around campus

Mason Rouser and Keya Sampat March 3, 2023

A report published by Students for Revolution last month analyzes how rising housing costs have negatively impacted working class UT students, revealing the unique challenges students face in securing...

UT algorithm bias research published amid anti-DEI efforts in Texas Legislature

UT algorithm bias research published amid anti-DEI efforts in Texas Legislature

Mason Rouser, General News Reporter February 24, 2023

Algorithms trained to be sensitive to bias based on gender and race in the job recruiting process pose the risk of showing a new kind of bias called “social norm bias,” a study published Jan. 23 found. The...

UT alum receives first Academy Award nomination for animated short film

UT alum receives first Academy Award nomination for animated short film

Mason Rouser, General News Reporter February 16, 2023

UT alumna Pamela Ribon landed her first Academy Award nomination on Jan. 24 with the animated short film “My Year of Dicks.” Created and written by Ribon, the film follows a teenage girl living in...

Innovative stuttering research, education of UT’s Blank Center featured in new memoir

Innovative stuttering research, education of UT’s Blank Center featured in new memoir

Mason Rouser, General News Reporter February 10, 2023

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research’s innovative approach to stuttering therapy was featured in a newly published memoir from author John Hendrickson. The book, titled “Life...

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