April 12, 2015
This semester, various groups in the university are stepping up efforts to reform the graduate teaching assistant system, such as the College of Liberal Arts “TA Task Force,” a new GSA Bill of Rights, and most recently, a public forum held by UT Senate concerning TA issues.
April 7, 2015
The Hindu Student Association celebrates its annual Holi festival.
March 23, 2015
Recent resignations of UT administrators following President Powers’ announcement to step down is likely caused by recruiter activity and signals a natural time for a shift towards new leadership.
March 11, 2015
Through an old-looking wooden gate, normally-dressed crowds of normal people enter what seems like a different world, or at least a different era. Between the modern-looking patrons are people of all ages dressed in suits of armor, pirate outfits and all manner of odd medieval costumes. Outdated expressions such as “my lady” and “in sooth” are flung across the grounds between passersby, and merchants try to steal the attention of potential customers to their tents and booths of hand-crafted trinkets and period-style clothing.
March 4, 2015
The Blanton Museum of Art has made plans to raise $15 million for a new work of art, a stone building with colored glass windows titled Austin by artist Ellsworth Kelly.
Februrary 16, 2015
Astronomers revealed last month that after five years of analysis, a distant light they once thought was a supernova was more likely caused by a supermassive black hole interacting with a normal star.
February 4, 2015
After five years of inactivity, the Society of Professional Journalists Austin Student Chapter relaunched with its first meeting on Tuesday, kicking off the new semester with a presentation by guest speaker Brenda Salinas, producer of KUT’s The Texas Standard.