The 2014–2015 school year was marked by new faces — a new chancellor, president, governor and basketball coach. The year also featured stranger elements, including a brief Ebola scare, a new 50-foot canoe sculpture and a satirical Student Government campaign that ended in victory. Check out our year in review for more.
Hundreds of students across campus working on green fee-funded projects have helped reroute over 27,000 pounds of UT’s compost from landfills, plant over 75,000 seedlings and grow about 250 pounds of produce.
The Education Commission of the States (ECS) is calling on government officials and policy-makers to adjust their college financial aid focus from being institution-centered to student-centered, according to a report released last Wednesday.
The House gave initial approval Monday to a bill requiring universities to set definitions of sexual assault and sanctions for violations, present an orientation presentation on sexual assault and layout response and reporting protocols.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) are contacting their state representatives through a letter campaign in support of four bills up for debate during this legislative session. The students are focusing primarily on HB 507, which calls for the decriminalization of marijuana under one ounce.