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ACL necessities for Weekend Two
October 12, 2018
Now that Weekend One of Austin’s most awesome festival has passed, it’s time to learn from past mistakes and make sure we have all of our ACL necessities this upcoming weekend.
Netflix’s new “The Good Cop” provides easy, carefree watching
October 3, 2018
Take a look into the life of a straight-arrow cop with a convicted criminal father … who also happens to be an ex-cop from the same police precinct. In Netflix’s latest detective show, Tony Danza and Josh Groban portray an adorable father-son duo that seem to seriously love and annoy each other. “The Good Cop” is a fresh take on the film noir genre. While one might typically expect a show following detectives on the homicide team of the New York Police Department to be gruesome, the show is rather light-hearted, funny and about family relationships more than anything else.
Classic movies continue to shape the film industry today
September 26, 2018
Classic movies are eternal. They are often referenced in popular culture and everyday conversations. They are those movies that you can watch time and time again and feel the same happiness you felt that first time you saw it. They’re mentioned in today’s movies, literature and art, and they still matter.
Just in time for Halloween: Scottish Rite Dorm, other local Austin haunts are home to actual ghosts
September 12, 2018
If you’re tired of waiting for Halloween, check out these historic Austin locations, which are supposedly haunted.
Summer movies to hit you with those good times feels
May 1, 2018
Here are five movies to remind you of what comes after the stress of finals — summer.
Hank’s serves up American cuisine in Windsor Park
April 25, 2018
The new go-to restaurant north of campus is Hank's, an American cuisine with a French twist.
UT professors prepare for battle for sustainability supremacy
April 11, 2018
The Sustainability Showdown is back after a three-year hiatus. On April 19 at KLRU studio, twelve professors from different colleges are competing to win a first-prize $2,000 scholarship and a second-prize $1,000 scholarship for their colleges. Each professor has five minutes to answer one question: Why is your discipline integral to our sustainable future? After all faculty have spoken, the audience will vote to determine the winner.
Organizations across campus push for women to learn self-defense techniques
April 4, 2018
Self-defense has always been important, and people at UT have more opportunities than ever to learn it.
'Wild Wild Country' explores the workings of the ‘80s cult that scammed America
March 26, 2018
With its dramatic portrayal of the 1980s Rajneesh community in Oregon, Netflix’s “Wild Wild Country” is going to gain a cult following of its own.
New season of 'Jessica Jones' provides a fresh take on the superhero story
March 19, 2018
Marvel’s female anti-superhero is back and more bitter than ever.
SXSW wellness expo teaches you how to live your best life
March 10, 2018
Catch some highlights on SXSW’s new Wellness Expo: the place to be if you want to learn how to feel good, mind, body, and soul
UT cares about student wellness, and it’s ready to prove it
March 7, 2018
Waves of change are happening on the UT campus as the school has begun implementing more programs to address student wellness and mental health, from the addition of the Interpersonal Violence Peer Support (IVPS), to the subsidization of mental health appointments.
Students mentor girls in juvenile center to overcome disadvantaged childhoods
February 22, 2018
Every Tuesday evening, students from The University of Texas journey to Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center to speak to troubled girls in order to curb their patterns of breaking the law.
Tainted love: what we can learn through Valentine’s Day legends
February 13, 2018
Tender love and care are on the minds of most students as Valentine’s Day slowly approaches like a brewing hurricane. Everyone knows it, and no matter how hard some may try to ignore the holiday, it’s pretty impossible to avoid the love paraphernalia and cheer thrown in people’s faces as the day looms closer and closer.
Out-of-state students reflect on positives, struggles at UT
February 8, 2018
Texas law restricts UT-Austin’s out-of-state student population to 10 percent, and despite Chancellor William McRaven saying that he would be open to increasing that percentage , there isn’t any indication that more out-of-state students will be packing their bags to move to the 40 Acres any time soon.
Hurricane Harvey victims speak about the ongoing devastation of the storm
January 31, 2018
Disaster struck in August of last year when Hurricane Harvey swept across Houston, and the city still feels the effects of the storm today.
Actresses take stand for equality with Time’s Up movement leading to industry-wide discussion
January 21, 2018
In honor of the Time’s Up movement, this year’s Golden Globes provided a public acknowledgment of the abuse that women in the entertainment business, and practically every other industry, endure.