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UT students celebrate with unofficial ceremony after cancelled commencement

Editor’s note: The following is a firsthand account of the University of Texas’ canceled commencement ceremony and the events that followed from a graduate.

Despite preparations for rainy weather Saturday night, graduates from the University of Texas at Austin never anticipated a storm so harsh it would lead to a cancelled commencement ceremony. 813 more words

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High school football coaches lean on colleges to help shape their teams

The off-season is a time for high school football coaches to branch out, travel a little bit, connect with college coaches, learn their schemes.

“A lot of it has to do with what you’re going to do that year, or the connections that you have,” said Gilbert Higley coach Eddy Zubey, who went with Chandler Hamilton’s Steve Belles after last season to check out what’s going on at Texas and Texas A&M. 660 more words

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Study: College freshmen at high risk for rape

New research reveals that rape of freshmen women may be more prevalent than previously believed.

The Journal of Adolescent Health’s study titled “Incapacitated and Forcible Rape of College Women: Prevalence Across the First Year… 520 more words

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'Lunchbox letters' help student create grad school thesis

When Skye Gould, now 23 and an Ohio University alumna, opened her lunchbox every day in sixth grade, she was met with handwritten note from her mother, Stephanie Skylar. 554 more words

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NASA's Europa Mission to Include Instrument Developed by UTIG Researchers

A science instrument developed by UTIG’s Dr. Don Blankenship and his research group has been selected as one of nine such instruments to be used on a future NASA mission to Europa. 132 more words

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UT Austin offers to help flood victims salvage documents and heirlooms

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN: AUSTIN, Texas — Conservators and students at The University of Texas at Austin’s School of Information are available to provide advice and limited disaster recovery assistance to help this weekend’s flood victims salvage damaged family treasures. 129 more words

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Ready for nationals?

The NCAA released its lists of invited athletes for track and field’s East and West Regionals this morning.

Georgia freshman Keturah Orji (Mount Olive) is the No. 277 more words

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