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Varied clothing sizes leads to unhealthy body image issues
October 18, 2017
The little tags on the backs of clothing brands have big implications. Wiggling into smaller sizes in an attempt to enhance their self-image often leaves shoppers with the idea they’re simply not skinny enough.
In face of rising pressures, UT students turn to study drugs
August 6, 2017
It’s 9:00 on a Monday night. Allison's phone lights up: “Do u have addy?
Major decisions can lead to major confusion
July 28, 2017
When Rachel McCullough, communication sciences and disorders junior, applied to college, she decided to be an engineer. It only took a month and a half for that dream to change.
Surf’s up in Austin at NLand Surf Park
July 3, 2017
Matt Thomson is a self-described fish out of water. His passion for surfing began at a young age, but, for a long time, living in Austin meant he craved for faraway, big ocean waves.
Not just for hook-ups: students buzz about Bumble app
June 18, 2017
It’s a casual Friday morning. Pre-med junior Stephanie West draws complex carbon structures in her notebook. It’s uneventful — until she gets a notification on her phone.
Emotional support animals provide relief
April 27, 2017
Coping with the stress of college can be challenging, but a few UT students have found a furry solution to their problems.
April 18, 2017
This week, Life&Arts explored local farms in Austin.
UT Farm Stand educates students on sustainability
April 16, 2017
Nestled between the concrete towers of Jester Dormitory and within Kinsolving’s courtyard lie two gardens where students plant and harvest sustainably grown produce.
UT student found strength to battle eating disorder through book
April 6, 2017
Jenni Schaefer was 4 years old when she first heard a voice in her head that said, “You are fat,” and it took her about 18 years to stop listening.
Mixed-race student researches media diversity
March 31, 2017
The most stressful part about standardized testing for Rachel Malonson wasn’t the test itself — it was bubbling in her race beforehand.
Corporations drag down small businesses on Guad
March 30, 2017
The Drag has always adapted to changing times, from horse-drawn carriages in the 1800s to Dunkin’ Donuts in the 2000s.
New Dell Medical School Landmarks Project examines relationship between art and health
March 8, 2017
A ghostly, clouded photograph of a young girl, hands adorned with wires and a hospital bracelet, stares at the viewer.
Bullock Museum Celebrates Texas Independence Day
March 2, 2017
Ripped from the pages of history books, exhibits at the Bullock Texas State History Museum stand frozen in time as constant reminders of Texas’ unique history.
Miss Black UT 2017 empowers young women
February 23, 2017
On April 30, eight hand-picked contestants who have practiced for two hours, three nights a week for three months in a lecture hall will compete for the title of Miss Black UT 2017.
Student artists balance classes and business
February 12, 2017
Inspiration struck business sophomore Monika Cavanagh on a family vacation to San Francisco when she purchased a necklace with a pressed daisy suspended inside — her favorite necklace to this day.