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Slideshow: Photos from White Lives Matter Protest
November 21, 2016
White Lives Matter supporters protested on the Texas State Capitol grounds on Saturday afternoon November 19th. Black Lives Matter supporters responded with a protest of their own and outnumbered the White Lives Matters supporters.
Queer Terrortories exhibition showcases LGBT identity politics
November 18, 2016
Secrecy and suppression were a normal part of Ryan Hawk’s life before he came out six years ago.
Army Special Forces Veteran continues leadership as president of SVA
November 10, 2016
Dan Leach had already jumped 82 times, but this one was different. He was saying goodbye to the armed forces, relishing the airborne plunge for the last time.
Slideshow: Photos from Election Night 2016
November 10, 2016
Coverage of the 2016 Presidential Election watch parties around Austin. Texas Republicans and Democrats held watch parties at The Driskill Hotel and Big Daddy's Burgers and Bar, while UT students had watch parties in the Student Activity Center and Jester Dormitory.
Dell Medical School unveils new conch shell sculpture
November 4, 2016
The seven-ton bronze conch, created by Marc Quinn, measures 11 feet tall and more than 16 feet wide.
Theatre Department uses advanced technology in 19th century show
November 2, 2016
Actors zip out of enormous Civil War era dresses, set pieces appear to magically slide onstage and projections materialize an eerie lightning storm approaching the audience. For one of the most intricate shows the theatre department has ever done, they turned to 21st century technology to solve the issues of a musical based in the 19th century.
300: Former improv performer serves up coffee, comedy
October 24, 2016
Along with getting customers' orders right, alumna Amy McCurdy tries her best to make them laugh.
Freshman shares experience coming out to friends, family
October 11, 2016
As 17-year-old Jace Klein sat in his room sprinkling glitter onto a Batgirl T-shirt, his dad approached him with the question he’d been dreading for months: “Are you gay?”
Department of Theatre and Dance puts on play “In the Red and Brown Water”
October 5, 2016
“In the Red and Brown Water” unmasks issues of inequality suffered by minorities in the United States.
300: Harry Ransom Center Instructor helps professors and students connect to the past
October 4, 2016
Snooping around her father’s desk as a young girl, Andi Gustavson found snapshots her dad took as a soldier during the Vietnam War. But unlike many of the violent images taken during the war, her father’s photos showed soldiers playing cards during downtime.
Longhorn Band gets new marching twirler
September 21, 2016
While riding the bus home from work, public relations junior Erica Kuntz got a call she had been hoping to get for two years.
300: McDonald Observatory astrophotographer shoots for the stars
September 19, 2016
Shivering at the top of Mauna Kea, astrophotographer Ethan Tweedie quickly set up his tripod and camera as two of the telescopes at the Keck Observatory began to open up.
Studio started by UT alumnus uses dance to spread Latin American culture
September 16, 2016
Two dozen dancers dressed in floor-length, drab skirts slam their plastic rifles to the ground. The song “La Adelita” blares in the background. These women are going to war.
Slideshow: Photos from Austin Pride 2016
August 29, 2016
The city of Austin celebrated its 26th annual Pride parade in downtown Austin. Many companies and organizations marched in the parade such as SXSW, Facebook, Texas Exes and Apple.
Slideshow: Photos from the Dildo Rally
August 24, 2016
University of Texas at Austin students rally with dildos against gun laws allowing guns on campus. More than 4,000 dildos were given out to students to show their support against guns on campus.
Slideshow: Photos from Gone To Texas 2016
August 24, 2016
Gone to Texas welcomes freshmen and transfer students every fall semester to the Forty Acres. The University President makes an appearance with performances by student dance groups and the Longhorn Band.
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