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University of Texas police, business contracts looking into new emergency app
September 21, 2018
The app, called LiveSafe Solution, allows everyone to be alerted about important safety issues and risky situations through messages broadcast to the entire University or to precise groups, such as Greek organizations.
UTPD Sexual Assault Investigation Specialists focus on supporting assault victims
September 17, 2018
To improve support for sexual assault victims, UTPD’s Sexual Assault Investigation Specialists undergo training to take a more empathetic and understanding approach in helping survivors get through their traumatic experiences.
UTPD, Title IX offer reporting guides for sexual assault
September 14, 2018
The University of Texas Police Department published a sexual assault reporting guide Monday afternoon outlining procedures to follow and authorities to contact in the case of a sexual assault.
Austin City Council re-evaluates homelessness ordinance after federal appeals court ruling
September 13, 2018
The City of Austin is evaluating a recent opinion from the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled that prosecuting people for sleeping on the streets is unconstitutional because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
Student Government, PTS planning to bring back Food for Fines program
September 13, 2018
Student Government is planning to partner with Parking and Transportation Services to bring back the Food for Fines program this fall, which involves collecting 40-ounce plastic jars of peanut butter to dismiss eligible parking citations.
Defense presents new forensic evidence in Criner hearing
September 12, 2018
Less than two months after he was found guilty of capital murder of dance freshman Haruka Weiser, Meechaiel Criner appeared in court Wednesday as his attorneys asked the judge for a new trial.
University of Texas Police clarifies emergency notification protocols following reports of stabbing near campus
September 12, 2018
After facing criticism from students for not sending out a University-wide text alert after reports of a stabbing near campus, UTPD Chief David Carter clarified UTPD’s emergency notification protocols Tuesday morning.
Meechaiel Criner’s lawyers requesting new trial amid allegations of jury misconduct
September 11, 2018
Attorneys are filing for a new trial for Meechaiel Criner, who was found guilty of the capital murder of Haruka Weiser less than two months ago, according to KXAN.
UT Police clarifies why alert text wasn't sent following reports of stabbing near campus Monday
September 11, 2018
After facing criticism from students for not sending out a University-wide text alert after reports of a stabbing near campus, UTPD Chief David Carter clarified UTPD’s emergency notification protocols.
UTPD rolls out new reporting guide for sexual assault
September 11, 2018
The University of Texas Police Department published a sexual assault reporting guide Monday afternoon, outlining procedures to follow and authorities to contact in the case of a sexual assault.
UT Police responds to stabbing near Duren Dormitory
September 10, 2018
A suspect is in custody. Neither the victim nor the suspect are not UT students. Victim is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Dell Seton Medical Center.
Student reports sexual assault at Jester East
September 8, 2018
A UT student reported a sexual assault that took place around 1 a.m. Saturday morning, according to the University of Texas Police Department.
UT prepares for first home football game amidst bad weather forecast
September 6, 2018
As the Longhorns hit the field for their first home football game this Saturday, Texas Athletics will be working closely with Parking and Transportation Services and the UT Police Department to prepare for forecast thunderstorms and showers.
Duren, Jester Residence Halls among worst areas of campus for bike thefts at UT-Austin
September 5, 2018
At least 11 bikes were stolen in the first week of this semester, according to the University of Texas Police Department.
New rooftop weather station hopes to help UT Austin students stay safe during football season
August 29, 2018
Instead of relying on data from weather stations miles away, UT meteorologists can now predict inclement weather right on campus with the help of a new rooftop weather station on top of the UT Police Department’s Emergency Operations Center.
New Sobering Center offers intoxicated people alternative to emergency room, jail
August 26, 2018
After more than a decade of planning, Austin’s new Sobering Center opened its doors Thursday as an alternative to jail and emergency room sobering.
West Campus ‘sex trafficking’ rumors false, UTPD confirms flyers are from legitimate casting company
August 20, 2018
After a tweet with over 3,200 likes and retweets about suspected sex trafficking flyers in West Campus raised alarm over the weekend, the UT Police Department said the rumors were unfounded.
Texas Political Union discusses ethics of doctor-assisted suicide
May 1, 2018
Texas Politcal Union held an open debate about physician-assisted suicide and autonomy over one’s life.
'Breakthrough the Narrative' illuminates complexities of Asian-, Pacific Islander-American experience through slam poetry
April 25, 2018
Paul Tran, an acclaimed Vietnamese-American poet, faced their audience in the Student Activities Center auditorium with confidence Tuesday.
CMHC sparks conversation about mental health with activity-filled week
April 9, 2018
This week’s schedule is full: Yoga, tie-dye and sugar scrubs are just a few of the attractions offered as part of the Counseling and Mental Health Center’s Mental Health Promotion Week.
'Rally for Reality' hopes to erase stigmas about mental health through open dialogue
April 3, 2018
Student Government’s Mental Health Agency hosted its inaugural event in the Student Activity Center auditorium Tuesday evening, an open mic called “Rally for Reality,” where students gathered freely to share their stories of dealing with mental illness.
New organization She’s the First strives to fight gender inequality through education
March 21, 2018
Founded by two sophomores, the newly established She’s the First chapter at UT is working to provide scholarships and support for girls’ education in low-income countries.
MLK’s Legacy: A discussion on poverty and social justice
February 26, 2018
Nearly 50 years following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., members of Mayor Steve Adler’s task force on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities gathered on Monday to discuss the relevance of King’s legacy to the Austin community.
Spiritual Reset: Muslim sisterhood holds its first discussion session at Nueces Mosque
February 15, 2018
A dozen girls gathered at Nueces Mosque on Wednesday evening to unwind from stressful classes and talk about Islam during the first Muslim discussion session of the year.
College of Natural Sciences kicks off spring with a multitude of interactive, science-centric events
February 9, 2018
Whether it is a speech by a Nobel laureate or the “biggest open house in Texas”, according to the College of Natural Sciences website, the college is encouraging everyone to go out and enjoy a plethora of science events in the weeks ahead.
Renowned designer Juliette Cezzar lectures on intersection of arcitecture, grapic design
January 21, 2018
Dozens of people gathered in Goldsmith Hall Friday to listen to acclaimed designer, writer and educator Juliette Cezzar lecture about the intersection of architecture and graphic design.
Lang Stuttering Institute raises $36,025 in HornRaiser campaign
January 18, 2018
The Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute has raised more than twice its fundraiser goal in a HornRaiser campaign to benefit persons who stutter, their families and their clinicians.