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Austin-based organization provides syringe access services to help save lives
April 23, 2018
Although the opioid use in the United States continues to be ever-present issue, organizations such as the Austin Harm Reduction Coalition, also known as the AHRC, provide care and minimize the risks in order to the save the lives of those who use opioids.
UT Austin students recount bad mental health experiences while taking birth control pills
April 17, 2018
For some, the pill can clear up acne, regulate menstrual cycles and alleviate cramping, but for others it can also cause mood swings and severe emotional distress.
'MotherWitch' challenges typical representation of women of color in theater
April 15, 2018
Family relationships are already complicated enough, but adding magic and witchcraft to the mix makes everything all the more complicated.
Boteco brings an authentic piece of Brazil to Austin
April 15, 2018
When Fernando Marri came from Minas Gerais, Brazil, to the United States to study English, he did not imagine he would one day open a food truck in East Austin inside a revamped FedEx delivery truck.
Local and national blood drive organizers advocate for donation
April 1, 2018
Although many are hesitant to bite the bullet and let the needle poke them, listening to the stories of these survivors may give eligible blood donors the courage to donate.
Everything you need to know about the upcoming Lyrids meteor shower
March 30, 2018
Seeing a meteor shower is a classic bucket list item for many people. You’ll be able to cross it off the list later this month. The next Lyrids shower will take place April 16-25, although the peak will be early on the morning of April 22, which will be visible here if you can drive a bit and get away from Austin’s light pollution.
You can’t have it all with Adderall
March 26, 2018
In college, competition is steep, and it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. For students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, there are even fewer hours in the day, as some of those precious productivity hours slip away with inadvertent daydreams in the corner of the library.
Got problems with your tummy? If you’re feeling gutsy, try this tea
March 19, 2018
A layer of slime on any food looks unappealing, not to mention possibly dangerous. However, there is one drink where a layer of slime is an essential ingredient.
Alzheimer's patients take a walk down memory lane with the help of a paintbrush
March 4, 2018
Watercolors and decoupage collages aren’t just for kids — they can reap all kinds of benefits for the elderly.
Alternative Ink: How Emily Nogood got her start in tattooing with stick and pokes
February 22, 2018
Most people who opt to get a tattoo wind up in a dentist chair, watching a machine drill into their skin until it bleeds.
Big Wy’s Brass Band will release an EP in late February
February 16, 2018
From Westlake High School to Marfa, Louisiana, Guatemala and Costa Rica, the UT students in Big Wy’s Brass Band have performed all over the world.
Pakistani musicians and UT faculty will perform together at SXSW
February 5, 2018
Every year, artists of all genres travel from far and wide to perform at South by Southwest.