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UT class ring celebration marks milestone for students, opens door to Texas Exes network

April 30, 2018

Hundreds of UT students gathered at the Texas Exes Alumni Center, where some embraced their parents and others celebrated with friends as they picked up their UT class rings this past Friday. The...

Student athletes host shoe drive in advance of upcoming service trip

April 27, 2018

UT student athletes began collecting gently-used shoes on Monday in advance of an upcoming service trip to Nicaragua, where they will deliver, size and fit shoes to people in need.   The shoe drive,...

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CEO, Chairman Bob Iger works Disney magic at VIP speaker event

April 18, 2018

Under the soft lights of the Hogg Auditorium, students buzzed with excitement as they filled the room, waiting to hear from Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company.  The event took...

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End of Speedway Mall renovation era spurs talks about need for campus construction notifications

April 4, 2018

When fences and backhoes appear around campus seemingly overnight, some students wonder why there is not a direct notification system in place to keep the University community in the know about upcoming...

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Graduate students continue to fend for themselves as they seek gun-free office spaces

March 23, 2018

When two guns were left unattended in UT bathrooms last month, the issue of campus carry was ushered back into the spotlight, and some graduate students — who act as teaching assistants — are...

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A promising new program for pre-law students advances under the Liberal Arts Council

March 6, 2018

Students interested in a law career have something to look forward to as the Liberal Arts Council moves forward with legislation to implement a new pre-law program. A focus group held Tuesday, which...

Ethics project embarks on an enlightened endeavor

March 2, 2018

The relevance of ethics in day to day life is often a second thought, but UT wants to change this with the creation of the new Ethics Project. The project, which started Tuesday, includes lectures and...

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Chips were crunched at Texas Capitol, protesting Lady Doritos

February 12, 2018

Austinites licked their fingers and braved the frigid weather on Sunday as they gathered on the south steps of the Texas Capitol to eat chips.  In a show of sardonic solidarity, these protesters...

Texas Memorial Museum hosts shark exhibit

January 26, 2018

A whorl-toothed shark occupied the seas 270 million years ago. Now, the shark is the main feature of the Texas Memorial Museum’s current exhibit: “The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago.” The...