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immersive opera Q&A_courtesy of Nathan Felix

Immersive operetta ‘Alien Wanderers: Alien World: Alien Home’ takes on modern topics of border, discrimination

November 22, 2019

With no physical barriers or a stage between the audience and the performers, “Alien Wanderers: Alien World: Alien Home” by opera composer Nathan Felix takes on the task of addressing discrimination...


Longhorn Singers work together as family

November 12, 2019

The audience grows quiet as the house lights dim and the spotlights come on. After hours of rehearsal and bonding, 29 students who form the Longhorn Singers begin humming the chords of their opening number. Garrett...


Plugged up: Longhorn Band members protect hearing with ‘acoustic filters,’ promote long-term hearing health

October 30, 2019

Crashing symbols and the beat of Big Bertha ring in human ecology junior Rafael Adrian Garcia’s ears as he marches across the football field with the Longhorn Band. “Hearing protection,...


Get a lick of this: Best vegan ice cream in Austin

October 25, 2019

Even as the weather cools down, ice cream remains a popular treat for many students. A variety of dietary restrictions make it challenging for some to enjoy creamy desserts, given the few vegan options...


How to document ACL without depleting your phone battery

October 11, 2019

The music blares, the crowd screams and a student raises their phone to record the scene and post it on their Instagram story. And then their phone dies.   To avoid this Austin City Limits...


Tips, strategies to help land your next summer internship

October 10, 2019

For many career fields, opportunities for students to get their foot in the door come from internships. The University has a multitude of resources to help guide students in finding a worthwhile summer...

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Students talk tattoos, meanings behind them

September 13, 2019

After two years of planning, undeclared freshman Agustus Hill got his first tattoo a month after turning 18. Whether students’ tattoos carry a personal meaning or no reason at all, they serve...