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Climate change will greatly weigh on Texas, experts warn
December 5, 2018
Texas and its economy will face some of the worst impacts of climate change if no action is taken to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution, experts say.
Deaf activist Nyle DiMarco brings message of perseverance, self-love to UT-Austin
November 28, 2018
Deaf activist Nyle DiMarco spoke to around 500 attendees about how his experiences as a Deaf person shaped him into a famous advocate for Deaf education.
Flavored Juul pod prices spike following suspension of retail orders
November 27, 2018
Students hooked on mango Juul pods must now pay more to get their nicotine fix in West Campus after Juul Labs announced Nov. 13 it stopped accepting retail orders for its flavored pods.
FDA restricts flavored tobacco products to combat youth access and appeal
November 18, 2018
In an effort to curb “astonishing” increases in smoking and vaping among young people, the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday a series of restrictions on flavored tobacco products.
Proposition D provides funds for flood prevention
November 13, 2018
Nearly a week after the City of Austin lifted a water boil notice resulting from catastrophic flooding, residents voted to expand water conservation and infrastructure projects.
Student and AISD candidate holds his head high
November 7, 2018
Despite losing his race for Austin Independent School District 4 Trustee, Zachary Price said he does not regret his campaign, which was supported by multiple citywide groups, young voters, friends and former teachers at Anderson High School.
New UTeam program to guide students of marginalized groups
November 6, 2018
UTeam will match faculty, staff and graduate students to undergraduate students within the College of Liberal Arts who are students of color, LGBTQ, first generation, religious minorities or disabled.
DisrupTexas awards $35,000 to UT Entrepreneurs
October 28, 2018
Mechanical engineering senior Katherine Allen and Atreya Misra, electrical and computer engineering graduate student, won the DisrupTexas Undergraduate Pitch Competition and received $20,000 Friday to help grow their business Flo Recruit, an online job recruitment tool.
Students discuss the history, opinions on “The Eyes of Texas”
October 28, 2018
At Gone to Texas, graduation and athletic events, students sing “The Eyes of Texas,” but some question if the cornerstone of school spirit is a lasting mark of UT’s racist history.
‘BeVote’ app encourages student turnout for midterms
October 18, 2018
A collaboration of researchers, professors and students are launching a new iOS app today to help and encourage members of the UT community to vote just before early voting begins on Oct. 22.
Americans could lose voting rights if they don’t vote, Mother Jones reporter Ari Berman says
October 12, 2018
The Mother Jones national reporter spoke to students Thursday at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs about how he believes Texas’ voter registration laws will likely be made worse if the GOP maintains power after the midterms.
Austin’s E4 Youth encourages creative pursuits
October 5, 2018
E4 Youth connects local high school students with creative career ambitions with college-age mentors such as Villegas so they can gain experience and find stable jobs.
New organization aims to create sustainable innovations
September 20, 2018
As a textiles and apparel senior, Jihyo Kim was exposed to unethical aspects of the fashion industry. During her summer in South Korea, she created her own clothing brand, named “Ledoubles,” to circumvent these amoral societal and environmental impacts.
Greeks clean the aftermath of USC
September 17, 2018
Forty-one pounds of waste were picked up around West Campus by a dozen volunteers Sunday following the Texas football victory over USC.
It is time for entirely accessible buildings at UT
April 2, 2018
Columnist Will Kosinski calls for UT to improve accessibility everywhere on campus.
The City of Austin Must Repave the Sidewalks of West Campus
January 24, 2018
Guest Columnist William Kosinski argues for improvements to West Campus' inaccessible sidewalks.
Famous architect gives lecture on innovation
September 6, 2017
More than 300 people crowded the Jessen Auditorium to hear celebrated artist, architect and engineer Cecil Balmond discuss his innovative approach to architecture yesterday.