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JUUL’s Marketing Scrutinized As Vaping Injuries, Deaths Rise

E-cigarette companies, including leading brand JUUL Labs, have sold their products as less harmful alternatives to smoking traditional tobacco, but questions about the safety of vaping are killing the marketing message. Vaping has come under greater scrutiny by politicians, regulators and the public, especially with an outbreak of severe vape-related lung diseases and even deaths. […]

Nov 07, 2019

Voting Advocates Rally Young Voters Back into Ballot Box for Local Elections

Early voting has officially kicked off in Austin, Texas, for this year’s election. Both Travis County and student groups work to improve the voter experience, educate on how to be prepare for this year’s election and simplify the ballot box process for all voters. “It’s not a difficult process, you just have to figure out
what […]

Nov 07, 2019

Hundreds Rally to Protest ‘Tampon Tax’

A wave of mostly women dressed in red descended on Republic Square in downtown Austin on a recent Saturday to protest a tax on period paraphernalia as part of a nationwide “menstrual movement.” The National Period Day Rally was organized by, a non-profit with the goal to reduce the stigma around menstruation and period […]

Nov 05, 2019

Alpha Epsilon Phi To Host Greek Get Down for Charity

For the fifth year in a row, the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority at UT Austin is putting together a Greek Get Down. “Greek Get Down is a Greek wide dance competition put on by Alpha Epsilon Phi. Each year all of the sororities on campus compete for a cash prize for their philanthropies,” said Rachel […]

Oct 31, 2019

Construction Labor Shortage Kept UT Students Living in Limbo

By BROOKE SJOBERG   Students who had planned to live at the 21st Street Co-op for the fall 2019 semester had their move-in delayed by nearly three months. Extended renovations left around 80 UT-Austin students who were supposed to be living there for the fall 2019 semester in limbo, as the construction was delayed by […]

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