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Archer Hadley’s maverick experience
December 9, 2018
Born with cerebral palsy, a disorder of mobility and muscle tone, Archer Hadley was unable to participate in the Texas Wranglers’ physically intensive pledge program, the Texas Mavericks.
Feminine hygiene dispensers placed in the Union and SAC
December 2, 2018
Feminine hygiene product dispensers are now available in the Union Building and soon in the Student Activity Center to offer free period products.
UT libraries see a decrease in library book circulation since the 1990s
November 27, 2018
Book checkouts from UT Libraries have declined about 59 percent since 1997, around the start of the internet. To meet the demand for online materials, UT Libraries regularly evaluates which physical materials to keep and which to put only online.
UT student organization supports homeless students
November 19, 2018
This semester, human biology sophomore Alan Martinez created Friends of Street Youth at UT-Austin, an organization that reaches out to homeless youth and fosters communication between the homeless and society.
CapMetro adds buses to route 670 to help with overcrowding
November 4, 2018
Capital Metro added buses to the 670 Riverside route to temporarily solve the overcrowding problem while they come up with a long term solution.
Engineering students pave the way to new virtual food drive
November 2, 2018
Traditionally, the food bank and council collect nonperishable canned food donations. This year the council transitioned to collecting money to support the food bank.
New crafting organization on campus provides a space for creativity and relaxation
October 30, 2018
UT has a new crafting and DIY organization where students can go relax and unleash their creativity.
Nourish peer support group is a space for students recovering from eating disorders
October 24, 2018
Twenty million women and 10 million men in the United States develop an eating disorder in their lifetime, according to National Eating Disorders Association. College can be especially difficult for those suffering from one.
Alan Kessler is UT's first CIA resident Intelligence officer, LBJ School professor
October 23, 2018
Alan Kessler, current active officer of the CIA, is UT’s first resident intelligence officer and teaches at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
‘(It’s) like The Hunger Games’: Students fight for space on bus to Riverside
October 14, 2018
Students living in Riverside are cramming onto bus 670 every morning to get to class on time.
Pew Research Survey Says 59 percent of teens have experienced at least one form of cyberbullying
October 11, 2018
David Molak was in high school when he died by suicide after being cyberbullied.
Austin Animal Center gives free microchips to pets
September 24, 2018
Austin pet owners lined up outside Flitch Coffee Sunday morning to get free microchips injected into their pets.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler announces October as Dyslexia Awareness Month
September 20, 2018
Austin City Hall was full of smiling, tearful mothers and energetic kids Thursday afternoon while Mayor Steve Adler announced October as Dyslexia Awareness Month.
‘It’s raining dogs’: students discover health resources through therapy dog sessions
September 10, 2018
Friday may have been wet and gloomy outside, but inside the Student Services Building, the atmosphere was fluffy and lively.