Muslim students can sometimes have a hard time finding places to eat for Ramadan, a period of prayer and fasting. The Nueces Mosque in West Campus provides free, daily meals for people to break their fast.
Wendy Davis, a state senator from Fort Worth, became a household name overnight when she talked nonstop for 11 hours in an attempt to kill abortion legislation. While her filibuster failed, she emerged victorious.
Texas is split over propositions to impose stricter regulations on abortion providers. Some students say stricter abortion regulations would make the procedures more costly for students, others say the tougher, the better.
Come 2014, Austin will be split into 10 areas and voters will be able to elect a city council representative from each area. To get there, new district lines must be drawn, and a UT student is helping to create them.