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Savvy spending for good times on a budget
September 12, 2018
“I’m so broke right now.” As if there’s a time when you’re not. Being broke doesn’t have to mean missing out if you play it smart. With technology at our fingertips and a bit of resourcefulness, it’s no paycheck, no problem when it comes to exploring Austin.
Safe in the city: Awareness is key
September 9, 2018
For many UT students, moving to Austin means navigating an entirely new set of challenges, from transportation to personal safety, all without the small town hospitality they grew up with. City and campus resources are a student safety net for anyone on the 40 Acres.
Heavy Hitters: Austin’s derby girls skate circles around norms to Keep Austin Weird
September 5, 2018
Austin’s roller derby scene is booming on a larger-than-Hollywood scale with the city’s roller derby league, TXRD, serving as the inspiration for not only a film, but a book and reality show as well.
Here’s how to get a bigger bang for your (Bevo) bucks
August 29, 2018
Bevo Bucks are easy to spend and important to save - make a Bevo budget
Looking for a scenic space to get some work done? Try these five campus study spots
August 28, 2018
For many campus dwellers, intensive study sessions often happen in one of two places: a cramped dorm room or the cavernous PCL. Either one might do the trick, but a change of scenery could give you the energy boost you need to pass your first exam.
Broads in Austin team up in name of art and activism
May 1, 2018
Broad Studios, a collective empowering female creators, opens in June.
Students walk the line between using social groups as a community, not a crutch
April 25, 2018
Are UT's students too immersed in their student organizations?
Busk and be busted: Austin street artists are limited by law
April 16, 2018
In a city that prides itself on creativity culture, some independent artists struggle to walk the line between sharing performances and abiding by the law.
Roadhouse Relics’ neon puts Austin art in a new light
April 9, 2018
The bright lights of the big city glow a little brighter at the corner of South 1st and Annie Street. It’s here, behind the iconic “Greetings from Austin” mural, that artist Todd Sanders operates his studio and gallery.
Lonestar Round Up brings the wonder of the open road curbside
April 2, 2018
Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, seafoam green and hot rods — these things can belong to no era other than the 1950s.
Minor tragedy resolved: Spanish department will introduce certificate programs
March 26, 2018
To muscle your way into the real world, it takes a resume with an impressive flex. In preparation for this tango with the job market, students spend time on internships, research and, of course, learning another language.
Five SXSW events that will restore your faith in the future
March 5, 2018
A lot of things are said to be happening that make the future seem about as appealing as the last slice of leftover pizza: You know it’ll be stale, but you’re going to eat it anyway.
The curious case of the involuntary volunteer: students struggle to stay motivated doing required volunteer work
February 26, 2018
From Greek life to spirit groups to campus clubs, volunteer hours are required across the spectrum of student organizations.
Before you can get lost in a book, you’ll get lost in the library
February 20, 2018
If you find yourself in the Perry-Castañeda Library, also known as “The Pickle,” looking to check out a book, you may find yourself in a pickle of a whole different sort.
As religious attendance dips, faith connections remain important for students
February 12, 2018
In a study of religious practices of college students, The Cooperative Institutional Research Program found that college students are becoming increasingly detached from religion.
In the age of online everything, love fights to remain genuine
February 8, 2018
For those who have grown up in the internet age, flirting has evolved from passing notes in class to sliding into DMs.
Fact versus finsta: the search for authenticity on the Internet
January 29, 2018
Finsta accounts, which are usually private, highlight the less picturesque and more personal moments of an Instagram user’s life.