Periodically checking Facebook while doing homework negatively affects college students’ grades, but using the website also helps to build and maintain relationships, according to a recent Iowa State University study.
When taking a break from the daily responsibilities of policing their daily responsibilities, a group of Austin Police officers play drums and bagpipes in funerals, parades, festivals and community events.
Last week, The Daily Texan reported on the installation of 'Monochrome for Austin' — the silver, 50-foot sculpture composed of roughly 75 boats on the corner of Speedway and 24th Street. Reader reactions to the sculpture were decidedly mixed.
After five months of temporary housing in Dobie Center and five opening day delays — the latest of which was announced Friday afternoon — the only thing standing between Pointe on Rio leaseholders and move-in day is two unpoured sidewalks.