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SURE Ride gets a makeover: Students hope to see expansion of nenamed UT Night Rides program
January 22, 2019
While the program now goes by a new name, nothing about its operation has changed. Sponsored by the University in partnership with Lyft, UT Night Rides provides free rides for students between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. from main campus to designated student residential areas.
University of Texas McCombs graduate one of 14 killed in terrorist attack in Kenya
January 16, 2019
Jason Spindler, a Houston native, graduated from UT in 2000 after studying economics and finance, according to his LinkedIn and Facebook profiles. He was the co-founder and managing director of I-Dev International, a company that helps build businesses globally, and had lived in Nairobi for the past three years, according to his Facebook profile.
Austin police investigating reported robbery in West Campus
January 15, 2019
The person, unaffiliated with UT-Austin, reported four to five people broke into a residence and robbed him.
Students petition Whole Foods and McDonald’s for meat sourcing
December 6, 2018
While many Austin residents recognize Whole Foods Market as an environmentally friendly grocery chain, a group of UT students is asking the store to stop what they call environmentally destructive practices.
Students affected by sleep deprivation culture
December 3, 2018
Fatigue, memory loss and irritability are symptoms experienced by many college students while they suffer from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared a “public health crisis” — sleep deprivation.
New student-run bicycle coffee company to open next semester
November 25, 2018
Students can be on the lookout for a mobile coffee shop mounted on a bicycle selling cold brew coffee next semester.
Dr. Sonia Feigenbaum appointed to new global engagement position
November 14, 2018
A new senior vice provost for global engagement and chief international officer has been appointed to oversee the International Office and strengthen UT’s global presence on and off campus.
Chemical engineers win first place in jeopardy
November 8, 2018
Winning first place in an international chemical engineering jeopardy competition may be unimaginable to some, but for four UT chemical engineering seniors, it became a reality.
Student volunteer groups can fundraise while sorting trash
November 2, 2018
Student organizations can fundraise by partnering with the Sustainability Sort Squad to sort trash on Sundays after football games.
Longhorn Halloween brings together families, organizations
October 28, 2018
Princesses, Harry Potter characters and superheroes came together Saturday to eat candy and experience activities provided by more than 60 organizations at Longhorn Halloween.
Students struggle with insurance, paying for healthcare
October 24, 2018
University Health Services offers options for students regardless of whether or not their insurance is accepted by UHS or if they do not have insurance at all.
'I don’t really have an option': Castilian residents experience elevators getting stuck, plummeting
October 23, 2018
Students regularly encountered out-of-order signs, and some were even stuck inside elevators that stalled or fell several floors.
‘Ugly’ produce delivery service launches in Austin
October 21, 2018
‘Ugly’ produce is now available for delivery to students’ doorsteps with a food subscription service’s recent expansion into Austin.
Students confused, intimidated by UHS services
October 11, 2018
Confusion, intimidation, ignorance — these emotions are often felt by freshmen who have never scheduled their own doctor’s appointment or filled out medical forms.
Texas Señoritas deliver feminine hygiene products to women’s shelter
October 2, 2018
Texas Señoritas, also known as the Sigma Lambda Alpha sorority, held their ¡Viva La Mujer! donation drive throughout September to collect feminine products, other toiletries and monetary donations.
Ismaili Muslim Student Association fundraises by selling handmade Pakistani bags
September 24, 2018
Intricately woven designs of gold, red, green and blue caught the eyes of many students on Monday as they passed the booth filled with handmade bags, pencil holders and key chains sewn by women from Hunza Valley, Pakistan.
UT student organizations join forces to welcome undocumented students
September 11, 2018
Students flocked to the Multicultural Engagement Center Monday evening for Campus CommUNITY, an event geared toward helping undocumented students find a safe space as well as professional and academic resources on campus.