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Pop ’til you drop: The prominence of soda on campus

July 16, 2015

This month, the University of California at San Francisco stopped selling sodas and other sugary beverages on campus. This move might be drastic to some, but it is a clear administrative choice about...


Short-term coding programs cannot compare to benefits of college degrees

July 3, 2015

A college degree was once considered to be the best investment one can make, but many wonder if this is the case anymore. According to, the tuition and fees in public four-year institutions...


Take future employment prospects seriously over the summer

June 22, 2015

This year’s job market has been particularly bright for UT graduates. According to data released by the Texas Workforce Commission in April, the Austin metro area’s unemployment rate was at...


Stronger self-efficacy promotes student productivity, success

June 10, 2015

A new semester has begun. With new academic challenges, it is common to see students struggle in the classroom. Luckily, overcoming struggles is an empowering way to learn. Those who struggle, however,...

PCL renovation would expand services to graduate students

May 4, 2015

The Perry-Castañeda Library will start renovating the ground floor in December 2015. The 7,400-square-foot area will be reconstructed as space for research and studying by graduate students and...

GSA rightly supports full-time student ombudsman

April 27, 2015

At its last meeting on April 16, the Graduate Student Assembly introduced a new proposal to support funding a full-time student ombudsman, a professional position. This is a great step forward for students...