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New Student Body President Kevin Helgren Is Ready to Challenge the Status Quo

After a prolonged Student Government election riddled with internal conflict, Kevin Helgren took office last week as the new student body president. Just an hour...

 
 

UT Farm Stand Brings Fresh Produce to Campus

Every few weeks, a little white tent crops up amid the university’s buildings, sheltering rows of crates filled with fresh strawberries, spinach, oranges, and...

 
 

‘Young Bloods’ at the VAC

To be young is to be on a quest to figure yourself out. To make mistakes and bounce back. To be idealistic and pursue ideas someone more jaded might scoff at....

 
 

The Dream of the ’90s is Alive at the Blanton

“Call me,” the blonde phone sex operator purrs, looking straight into the camera. “We can talk about politics or Melrose Place.” This is...

 
 

Above and Beyond: Professor Courtney Byrd’s Surprise Honor

http://alcalde.texasexes.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Fellowship_1-2.mp4 ”I don’t know how to say ‘thank you’ in a way that conveys how I feel,”...

 
 

Suspect in Custody for Haruka Weiser Murder

Haruka Weiser (Facebook) Update, Friday, April 8, 10:30 a.m.: At a press conference on Friday morning, Austin police announced they arrested 17-year-old Meechaiel...

 
 

Find Your Passion: Q&A with Hip-Hop Journalist Sama’an Ashrawi

Sama’an Ashrawi interviewed famous artists and comedians, hung out with legendary rappers, and started his own TV show—all while he was still a student at UT....

 
 

‘Starving the Beast’ Scrutinizes the Strange World of Higher Ed Reform

Wallace Hall, Jeff Sandefer, “dodgers and coasters,” Save Bill Powers, the “seven solutions,” a Cadillac education vs. a Bel Air: Terms...

 
 

Secretary of Defense Carter at UT: “Be Part of Something Larger Than Yourself”

Ashton Carter has a scholarly air—not necessarily what one might expect out of the person in charge of the United States military. Perhaps due to his long stint...

 
 

UT, City of Austin Partner to Fight Traffic

Northerners sometimes joke that there are two seasons: Winter and road construction season. In Austin, it always seems to be the latter. A 10-minute drive doubles or...

 
 
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