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.
For many students, papers lead to late nights full of frustration, but, for members of UT’s Healing Origami club, paper offers an escape from the everyday stresses of student life. Since 2007, the group has gathered once a week to socialize, craft different designs and learn new patterns.
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.
Shared Services, a plan to centralize the University’s human resources, information technology, finance and procurement services, will be implemented differently in future pilot programs as a result of feedback from the first round of voluntary implementation.