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Longhorns advocate for bees through activism, beekeeping

August 10, 2019

Environment Texas, an environmental advocacy group, delivered a petition with over 10,000 signatures to the Texas Capitol in late July calling for the ban of a bee-killing pesticide, neonicotinoids. While...

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Educational publisher Pearson plans to go ‘digital first’ with textbooks

August 10, 2019

In July, Pearson announced its plan to become the first education publishing company to focus its energy on digital — not print — textbooks and course materials. According to a company press...


New student organizations on campus are ready for fall

August 10, 2019

In case you missed it, several new UT student organizations have started since last spring. Here are a few you might catch tabling on Speedway. UT Students for jUStice To encourage conversations...


LGBTQ students struggle to find roommates they’re comfortable with

August 10, 2019

It can be hard to find roommates in West Campus. It can be even harder for members of the LGBTQ community. Feeling on-edge in their own home, LGBTQ students sometimes deal with snide comments and feelings...


After UT’s announcement of new scholarships, students promote guide to ‘Being Not-Rich at UT’

August 6, 2019

In July, UT announced full tuition scholarships will be awarded to in-state undergraduates whose families make less than $65,000 a year starting in fall 2020. However, tuition is just one part of many...


Longhorns Invade Tik Tok

July 30, 2019

Incoming communication sciences and disorders freshman Katarina Ramos is like any other incoming UT student, but when Ramos isn’t folding T-shirts at her part-time job at Forever 21 or planning her...


Austin chapter of the Satanic Temple gains followers, gives back

July 29, 2019

In April 2019, the IRS recognized the Satanic Temple as an official house of worship that now has the tax benefits and protection from discrimination that other religions have had. The Satanic Temple is...


Hundreds gather at Texas Capitol to protest border detention centers on Independence

July 4, 2019

Hundreds of people holding posters and banners marched through downtown Austin on July 4 to protest the Trump administration's use of detention centers along the southern border. “This is...


Tour Arts and Crafts exhibit at Harry Ransom Center before it goes away

July 2, 2019

Since February, The Harry Ransom Center has been displaying an exhibit on the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain and America titled “The Rise of Everyday Design.” The exhibit tells the story...


Dell Med panel discusses health, social issues black community faces

June 28, 2019

There is an undeniable link between racial inequities and health status, experts said at a panel on black health hosted by the Dell Medical School on Thursday. Around 40 professionals, Dell Medical...