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Google's Calico Strikes Deal to Advance Treatments for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Calico, the long-quiet Google-backed venture focused on diseases associated with aging, is starting to make some noise.

On Thursday, the life sciences company announced a partnership with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and 2M Cos. 206 more words

Science

UT Tower clock

The UT Tower’s clock from an up-close-and-personal viewpoint.

Texas

Texas Relying On Sophmore Tyrone Swoopes At QB

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two years ago, Tyrone Swoopes was the can’t-miss prospect and quarterback of the future for the Texas Longhorns.

Now that he’s the starter, Swoopes resembles more of a project while yet another hotshot freshman waits behind him for a chance to play. 736 more words

Sports

Longhorn Band director Vince DiNino passes away

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Legendary Longhorn Band Director Vincent “Vince”  DiNino passed away this morning, The University of Texas reports. He was 95.

DiNino was the band’s director from 1955 to 1985 and remained active with the band well into his 90s. 135 more words

News

30 unconventional tips for the Class of 2018

College. A time of independence, studying, over-eating, stressing, spending, partying, maturing and growing — really this list could go on forever.

With the onslaught of new classes of eager freshman bursting through the campus doors, many can be unaware of the new challenges and triumphs that college has in store. 720 more words

VOICES FROM CAMPUS

The District

Two years ago, I chose to attend UTSA over American University because I didn’t think I could handle leaving San Antonio – not because I love San Antonio, but because I have been greatly effected by anxiety. 105 more words

Photography

Facing The Monster

You know that scene at the end of the movie Cloverfield where the guy and girl are running away from the monster and they find shelter in a tunnel in Central Park and everything is fine for a moment and then it all goes to shit and the tunnel collapses and the camera shuts off and they die? 3,192 more words

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