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Homeless service calls to UTPD increase from 2015
November 15, 2017
The number of UT Police Department service calls involving the homeless population has increased almost 50 percent since 2015.
Target addresses potential security concerns at new location on Guad
November 10, 2017
According to law enforcement, the new Target on Guadalupe and 21st Street could face security concerns similar to the ones stores in the West Campus area deal with.
APD makes progress in catching West Campus vandals
November 8, 2017
West Campus vandalism has decreased in the past month because of more proactive patrols by the Austin Police Department, Sgt. Stephen Andreini said.
FBI data shows increase in violent crimes at UT
October 31, 2017
Violent crimes on UT’s campus more than doubled last year, according to newly released FBI data.
No Refusal will not take place this Halloweekend
October 27, 2017
Since this year’s Halloween falls on a Tuesday, Austin Police Department will not issue its No Refusal initiative this upcoming Halloweekend, unlike in past years.
Man suspected of assaulting UT student arrested
October 26, 2017
Matthew Searfoss, who is suspected of assaulting a UT student near the 7-Eleven on Guadalupe Street Tuesday, was taken into custody by APD on Thursday.
UTPD DWI arrest leads to capture of serial robber
October 19, 2017
The UT Police Department made a Driving While Intoxicated arrest on Oct. 2 that led to the capture of suspected serial robber Sean O’Brien on Oct. 7
David Carter wins Police Chief of the Year
October 12, 2017
UT System named UT Police Chief David Carter the 2017 Police Chief of the Year.
Texting 911 service becomes available
October 9, 2017
The Capital Area Council of Governments launched the new function last Thursday to allow people to text 911 instead of calling the emergency number.
UTPD follows Clery Act to keep students informed
October 6, 2017
UT Safety Alert sent out an email last Friday to notify students of a physical altercation that took place off campus, where a student was punched in the back of the head
Young Conservatives of Texas sign gets repeatedly vandalized
September 22, 2017
The Young Conservatives of Texas is planning to press charges against non-registered student group Revolutionary Student Front after numerous incidents of vandalism on their sign in West Mall.
UTPD encounters nine cases of marijuana possession in one week
September 20, 2017
The UT Police Department has encountered nine individual cases of marijuana possession since last Tuesday, a higher number than usual.
Latino Community Affairs talks DACA at first town hall meeting
September 14, 2017
Latino Community Affairs, LCA, hosted its first town hall meeting to discuss contemporary Latino-related political issues, including the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals rollback, with Latino students yesterday.
UT refuses to take legal liability and funding for Longhorn EMS
September 6, 2017
UT President Gregory Fenves declined to establish legal entity over Longhorn Emergency Medical Services this past weekend.
Supercomputer Lonestar 5 aids Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts
August 30, 2017
UT’s very own supercomputer, Lonestar 5, helped aerospace engineering professor Clint Dawson track Hurricane Harvey’s movements.
Don’s food truck upgrades to restaurant
April 30, 2017
Don Japanese Food Truck, whose waiting time ranges from 30 minutes up to several hours, shut down Sunday.
UT LONGmemes for HORNsy Teens goes viral
April 28, 2017
One does not simply expect a meme page to go viral — but UT LONGmemes for HORNSy Teens did.
Brave the Shave funds pediatric cancer research
April 16, 2017
Hundreds of students cheered as participants “Braved the Shave” this past weekend in front of Gregory Plaza.
Faculty, student response to Course Instructor Survey
April 14, 2017
Students can view instructors’ Course Instructor Survey grades to help prepare for fall 2017 registration.
McCombs BBA commemorates 100th birthday with celebration
April 12, 2017
The McCombs School of Business’ Bachelor of Business Administration program celebrated its 100th birthday last night.
Texas Blazers continues fight against rape culture
April 9, 2017
Justin Atkinson, committee leader of the MenCanEnd campaign, believes 90 percent of the University’s effort to end campus sexual assault is female and victim-oriented, whereas only 10 percent is directed toward the prevention of sexual assault.
UT hosts annual engineering world conference
April 9, 2017
Engineers gathered this past weekend for an annual conference with speech topics ranging from industry racism to solar panel project proposals.
Texas Tribune editor-in-chief Evan Smith discusses fake news with Plan II students
March 28, 2017
Facts used to be prevalent, but according to The Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith during a talk Monday, that’s not the case anymore under the current presidential administration.
Students respond to Linda Gerber’s explanation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 26, 2017
Linda Gerber, director of the Center for International Business Education, discussed the repercussions of the United States’ withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the very first acts of the Trump presidency, via a virtual webinar Friday.
Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center pool contaminates Waller Creek
March 5, 2017
Late afternoon on March 1, Waller Creek was contaminated by a nearby facility.
McCombs Women’s Council hosts Leadership Symposium
March 5, 2017
The Women’s Council from the McCombs School of Business hosted its fourth-annual Leadership Symposium.
'Art Under Attack' lecture brings awareness to art crime
February 24, 2017
Erin Thompson is the only professor of art crime in the United States.
Plan II alumni share career experiences with current students
February 14, 2017
Plan II Career Week kicked off Monday with a panel of alumni who shared their success stories with current students to help them pinpoint their postgraduate professions.
'Anathema' trends after travel ban
February 6, 2017
According to Merriam-Webster, “anathema” was the highest trending word on their website on Jan. 30.
Longhorns make personal responses to Trump’s refugee ban
February 2, 2017
According to Merriam-Webster, “anathema” was the highest trending word on their website last Monday.
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