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‘We Don’t Live in the Ideal World’: Rubio Talks Foreign Policy at UT

“We can ignore our enemies, we can ignore our adversaries, we can ignore those who wish us ill,” said Marco Rubio yesterday. “But I promise you they will...

 
 

They Live: The Saga of the Maroon Bluebonnet Continues

Editor’s Note: UT has issued a statement on the bluebonnet chronicles, indicating that the university has no official plans to remove the maroon bluebonnet...

 
 

Obama Honors LBJ in Civil Rights Summit Keynote

As the audience at the LBJ Library eagerly awaited President Obama’s arrival Thursday morning, so did a crowd of a few hundred students, faculty, and staff...

 
 

Maroon Bluebonnets Spotted on Campus; Nature Will Destroy Them

The Texas bluebonnet used to mean Texas pride, but on the UT-Austin campus, it now means war. Maroon bluebonnets have sprung up on the Forty Acres—and some think...

 
 

A Storied Summit at the McDonald Observatory, 75 Years Later

Sandra Preston, BBA ’79, has spent 35 years building the education and outreach programs for the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas at Austin where...

 
 

UT Engineers Caution Parents About Chemicals in Crib Mattresses

As if being a new parent isn’t stressful enough, studies and trends often have cautious parents running out to get the latest and greatest baby buys. Sifting...

 
 

Center for Students in Recovery Celebrates 10 Years

After a decade of making sure that no student is alone in their struggle with addiction, UT’s Center for Students in Recovery (CSR) celebrated their 10-year...

 
 

“How Millenials Are Sparking Change”: Five Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is in. That was the message from a town hall event this week at UT’s Student Activities Center. Co-hosted by the Atlantic, National Journal,...

 
 

The Art of Scientific Glassblowing [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. Walking down the corridor of Welch Hall, you might almost miss the room where Mike Ronalter and Adam Kennedy practice their...

 
 

“We Just Need to Adapt”: John Schwartz on the Future of Journalism

“It’s become pretty common for folks like me to tell folks like you that journalism is doomed.” So said New York Times correspondent John Schwartz on...

 
 
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