During their involvement with Nueces Mosque and UT Austin’s Muslim Students Association, philosophy senior Mubarrat Choudhury and UT 2016 alumna Rawand Abdelghani noticed some student and community leaders lacked training in dealing with mental health struggles — so they decided to do something about it.
The City of Austin is evaluating a recent opinion from the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled that prosecuting people for sleeping on the streets is unconstitutional because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
UT President Gregory Fenves announced at the State of the University Address on Thursday that all eligible undergraduates will have access to guaranteed financial aid through Texas Advance Commitment funding.
As part of their “Cap Remap” this June, CapMetro eliminated route 653, which used to run along Red River Street to the UT campus. It was replaced with route 10, a high frequency route that runs every 15 minutes.
Student Government is planning to partner with Parking and Transportation Services to bring back the Food for Fines program this fall, which involves collecting 40-ounce plastic jars of peanut butter to dismiss eligible parking citations.
After the original conference room overflowed with students eager to attend a lecture by CNN’s Ramon Escobar, vice president of talent recruitment and development at CNN, organizers were forced to move the event to a larger location.