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Withholding personal information, meeting in public protects students using dating apps
November 29, 2018
Cat Kline said there is a lot of stigma surrounding dating apps, and occasionally for good reason. After all, it was just last month a person she connected with on the Badoo app tried to pressure her into having sex.
Fusion Belly Dance Club challenges stereotypes, promotes body positivity
November 28, 2018
Belly dance, a Middle Eastern art form, is often associated with seductive body rolling and hip shaking, but the new Fusion Belly Dance Club aims to challenge this stereotype.
Moisture, seasonal pattern change facilitate heavy rain in fall months
November 19, 2018
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, a weather data collection site, recorded 15.7 inches of rain during September and October. That marks the seventh-highest rainfall total for the two months since records began in 1942, state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said.
UT-Austin Moody College celebrates 5-year anniversary of its naming
November 13, 2018
This month marked the five-year anniversary of the Moody Foundation’s $50 million donation to the Moody College of Communication.
Malnutrition: The other side of the 'freshman 15'
November 8, 2018
Unhealthy weight loss does not seem to be advertised as heavily as the “freshman 15,” but cases are not isolated.
Hey, Curious Campus: Is the Church of Scientology just under construction or is it leaving the Drag?
October 31, 2018
When one of our readers asked us, “Is the Church of Scientology just under construction, or is something else going to be there?” we looked into it as part of Curious Campus, our series where we answer reader-submitted questions every week.
Peace Corps Prep Certificate program coming to UT-Austin
October 31, 2018
The Peace Corps Prep certificate program is coming to UT in January and will help students take courses relevant to the service group.
UT's volunteering abroad programs offer unique look at culture
October 17, 2018
Christina Lopez is one of many students who chose to volunteer rather than study abroad. Lopez’s trip to Colombia was coordinated through AIESEC, a student-run organization focused on student leadership.
UT students complete 2019-20 FAFSA
October 9, 2018
When filling out FAFSA, students are applying for six types of federal financial aid: grants, loans, military service, tax benefits, state aid and work-study.
UT freshman creates fashion brand with message of African beauty
October 9, 2018
As a child, Joyce Munia Kabwe felt shame about her foreign middle name. Now, she uses it as the moniker of her fashion brand.
Landmarks, UT’s public art program, celebrates 10 years
September 30, 2018
From a contorted clock knot to a circle of concrete columns, Landmarks has provided public art to the UT campus for 10 years and now boasts 41 pieces.
New student-run business delivers grilled cheese sandwiches straight to your door
September 24, 2018
GORT’S Grilled Cheese, created by Rithwik Pattikonda, Trevor Fu and Ashwin Suresh, takes orders through Google Forms sent on GroupMe and is named after the app’s security bot.
Faculty brainstorms Walter Cronkite Plaza redesign at town hall meeting
September 20, 2018
Communications faculty members expressed their visions for a revamped, collaboration-friendly Walter Cronkite Plaza during a Wednesday meeting and brainstorming session at the Belo Center for New Media.