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Students grieving a death deserve their own support group
December 3, 2018
Columnist Kateri David points out the need for a support group specifically for UT students grieving a death.
There’s comfort in admitting you can barely stay afloat
November 18, 2018
Columnist Kateri David encourages students to be more open about their academic struggles.
When someone’s turning up, you have a right to shut it down
November 16, 2018
Columnist Kateri David pushes students to learn their rights when it comes to noise complaints.
To avoid a bad trip, be prepared before trying LSD
November 8, 2018
Columnist Kateri David reccomends researching the impact and outcomes of LSD before taking it.
With no alternative, in-class presentations restrict anxious students
November 3, 2018
Columnist Kateri David argues that professors should provide students with anxiety alternative assignments so they can learn public speaking in a healthy way.
To respect Native students, throw out ideas of DNA and race
October 25, 2018
UT needs to address misconceptions of Native identity in it's application process and otherwise.
Think twice before signing a lease with your sweetheart
October 19, 2018
Columnist Kateri David urges college-aged couples to reconsider moving in together.
Austin’s green parrots deserve a stable home
October 15, 2018
Columnist Kateri David advocates for more student involvement in protecting monk parakeets around campus.
Stigma aside, Juul is a godsend for smokers looking to quit
October 8, 2018
Columnist Kateri David points out that Juuling may be bad for you, but it's far better than the alternative.
Don’t blame UT for your sidewalk woes: Step up
October 1, 2018
Columnist Kateri David encourages students to speak up about poor infrastructure in West Campus.
UT energy steward leads tour of Belo’s energy efficient features
April 22, 2018
The newest buildings on UT-Austin’s campus with their glassy, industrial interiors are an ode to modern elegance. Not as apparent, however, are the structural innovations tucked within these buildings that aid in campus sustainability efforts.
'Dark Money' author Jane Mayer talks buying influence in American politics
April 15, 2018
Investigative journalist Jane Mayer took to the AT&T Amphitheater stage Friday, followed by a hailstorm of applause from UT students and faculty, many of whom clutched her 2016 National Bestseller “Dark Money.”
UT students turning to Adderall for academic success
March 25, 2018
Though necessary for users with ADHD, Adderall has an additional allure. Among college students like James, its enhancing properties make it the “study drug” of choice.
Need a break from midterms? Meet UT’s Bat ambassadors.
March 8, 2018
A handful of students rushed into a cluster, phones raised and cameras aimed at a single gloved hand cradling a wriggling creature no bigger than a mouse and covered in a kiwi-like fuzz. They were vying to catch an up-close glimpse at a famous, elusive Austin resident: a Congress Avenue Bridge bat.
Understanding scandal: UT’s Department of Theatre and Dance discusses corporate culture and corruption
March 4, 2018
Separate fields came together Sunday morning as distinguished business speakers sat alongside UT ENRON cast members in the Winship Drama Building, kickstarting the first in a series of discussions on toxic masculinity, controversy and gender.
Undergraduate teachers, K-12 students learn from listening to each other in Blanton’s bilingual gallery lessons
February 25, 2018
Bilingual Co-Teaching at the Blanton, a program spawned from a partnership with the College of Education and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, pairs English and Spanish in-gallery lessons and is offered to dual language K-12 students across Austin.
Panel discusses gender, sexuality in Latin American research
February 12, 2018
An aerial view of Latin American history exposes a landscape of mazes and gaps. What may not be apparent are the modern day experts working diligently to mend these holes through an intimate understanding of gender.
Interpersonal Violence Peer Support program celebrates grand opening
January 24, 2018
On Wednesday evening, students and faculty gathered in the Student Services Building to commemorate the grand opening of Interpersonal Violence Peer Support, a student-led program that offers free confidential peer support for students impacted by sexual assault, harassment and other kinds of interpersonal violence.
Turing Scholars Honors Program furthers legacy, exceeds fundraising goal
January 21, 2018
Seeking supportive funding, the Turing Scholars Program has raised $27,502 for the Calvin Lin Turing Scholars Endowment on the last day of their fundraiser Friday, surpassing their $25,000 goal.