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UT students volunteer at Casa Marianella shelter for immigrants
November 18, 2015
In 1986, Austin civic leader Ed Wendler bought a house to provide refuge for people fleeing war in Central America. Today, the house, Casa Marianella, provides shelter and safety for immigrants from all over the world.
UT alumnus creates animal-themed bicycle art zoo
November 9, 2015
UT alumnus Jeremy Rosen rides over the Mexican border atop an 80-foot, metal rattlesnake.
Alumna depicts UT custodial staff's stories through "Night Shift" film
October 30, 2015
When UT alumna Alison Boland worked at the tech desk in the Jessie H. Jones Communication Center, she found friendship in UT’s custodial staff.
UT Alumni to release short film about violin heist
October 29, 2015
For eight years, a man meticulously planned the heist of a $6 million violin.
History professor Steven Mintz to speak about modern adulthood at Texas Book Festival
October 15, 2015
In UT history professor Steven Mintz’s latest book, “The Prime of Life: A History of Modern Adulthood,” he argues strict familial norms are a thing of the past.
TBT: Hurricane Rita almost puts hold on ACL 2005
October 1, 2015
Two years ago, heavy rains caused Austin City Limits to cancel the final day of festivities. But in 2005, when a Category 5 hurricane hit Texas, the show went on.
Student creates bucket list to inspire travel, adventure
September 24, 2015
At the start of September, marketing senior Alex Wagman put 143 marbles in a jar to represent the number of Saturdays he has left before graduation.
The Manifest Electric releases first full-length album, 'Wild'
September 9, 2015
Sounds of claps, shouts and doo-wops bounce off the recording studio’s walls as indie rock band The Manifest Electric records it’s debut album, Wild.
Téo’s Gelato celebrates National Ice Cream Month with new flavors
July 4, 2015
On hot summer days, swarms of Austinites seek refuge in Téo Espresso, Gelato & Bella Vita, cooled by salted caramel, berry and pistachio flavored gelatos.
Aerial show Swings Asunder explores self identity
June 27, 2015
Eight dancers spin in and around a suspended hoop, flying 30 feet in the air as a bed frame rises from a stage. Each individual struggling to achieve gender fluidity.
UT alumnus performs 46 hours of improv comedy at Hideout Theatre
June 18, 2015
After 23 hours on stage, a sleep-deprived, delirious UT alumnus Quinn Buckner will improv his way through one more unpredictable scene — and he’ll still have another 23 hours to go.