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Orange Outreach promotes collaboration among service orgs

December 5, 2018

Many student organizations encourage their members to serve the community, and Orange Outreach hopes to guide these organizations to reach their service goals. Orange Outreach, an agency within Student...

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Longhorn Powerlifting aims to meet fundraising goal for Nationals

November 28, 2018

After multiple complications with the University, Longhorn Powerlifting currently does not have enough funds for equipment or getting to this year’s national competition. The team held practice...

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UT ‘15 alumna awarded Houston Teacher of the Year

October 30, 2018

UT alumna Alejandra Ortega recently received the Houston ISD Teacher of the Year just three years after graduating. Ortega teaches eighth grade math at the same middle school she attended when...

Campus ambassadors get a step ahead in marketing careers

October 25, 2018

Local and national companies are entrusting students to integrate their brands into university culture as campus ambassadors. Campus ambassadors take on the responsibility of marketing a company’s...

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PUC sends engineering, social work students to aid underdeveloped communities

October 23, 2018

Projects with Underserved Communities, a course unique to UT, teaches various groups of engineering and social work students to create social projects before implementing them internationally in summer...

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Nonprofit director speaks on relationship between economic inequality, human rights

October 16, 2018

Human rights policy can have a boomerang effect on issues outside of its traditional sphere and is key to solving many of today’s inequalities, according to an expert on economic inequality and social...

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Mcgill Professor Daniel Pratt discusses protest culture

October 9, 2018

McGill University assistant professor Daniel Pratt presented his paper on self-sacrifice and the long-term importance of protesting, especially for students, at a talk held Monday by the Center for Russian,...

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Panelists discuss experiences with asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

September 26, 2018

Former UT professor and author Irma Guadarrama spoke Tuesday on the impact asylum seekers had on her understanding of the border crisis. “There’s structural violence in these countries that...

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Austinite Cindy Elizabeth kicks off the Afro-local ATX Diaspora Series

September 20, 2018

For Austin photographer Cindy Elizabeth, the term “rebeautification” is complicated. “For me, I strive to reclaim it in regards to East Austin,” Elizabeth said. “That’s...

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‘Vaudeville!’ exhibit shows origins of contemporary entertainment

January 31, 2018

“Vaudeville!,” an exhibit on what could be described as the foundation of American entertainment, is now open to the public at the Harry Ransom Center until July 15. The exhibit, which opened...

Visiting professor discusses book on displaced Syrians

January 26, 2018

More than 80 voices of Syrian civilians and their stories came to campus when Wendy Pearlman, Northwestern University political science professor, presented her book on Thursday. Pearlman discussed...