Every year, the Natural Sciences Council works to put on events that highlight the College of Natural Sciences’ many facets, including research, outreach, and creative ingenuity. This year’s Natural Sciences Week was held from February 27th to March 4th, and here are the highlights!
All of the obligations, sporadic explorations, and opportunities of a college student can make it easy to mask the importance of taking time for self-care. Ong provides a student’s take on self compassion in college and why we need to prioritize it.
With Spring Break coming up, massive amounts of students will reencounter the strange phenomenon of free time. This allows for exploration of the city of Austin. Frederick explores some of the unconventional and weird things to do in the weirdest city in Texas.
As citizens of the UT community, one of the easiest mechanisms students have to express their desires for change is through voting for representatives they want in Student Government. Shirvaikar assists in the voting process by breaking down the Student Government campaigns and what they are all about.
There are an overwhelming number of different paths to get from freshman year to graduation. From a Computer Science BSA with a certificate in Food and Society to a Textiles and Apparel Honors BS, students have a vast number of options to pick from. Langan consolidates the information by outlining the distinction between a BS and a BSA degree at UT and presents what each degree requires.
If you have seen people walking away from East mall with either bags of fruit, bunches of vegetables, or loafs of fresh bread, you have already seen the news. UT Farm stand is active and running. Birk brings more attention to this organization geared towards health and explains more about the farm-to-table movement.
With an overwhelming amount of studying, activities, opportunities in college, it's easy to spread oneself too thin. Frederick addresses the time commitments college students face and provides a scoring system for a reader to determine just how busy your semester may be.
Stork pokes fun at the trials of the Pre-Med student, a feeling many students in the College of Natural Sciences can relate to. From Grey's Anatomy obsessions to parents asking for diagnoses, Stork covers many of the hiliarious aspects of studying to go into medicine.
Since Uber left Austin, citizens and college-budgeted students have been trying to fill the void left behind in the ride-sharing industry. Shah outlines some alternatives to Uber, noting benefits and downsides to each.
Tran steps through UT's Recovery Housing Initiative, a effort made on behalf of the university to provide a safe and helpful environment for those (students or professors) recovering from substance abuse.
Interviewers only get to see a small sliver of an individual and have to extrapolate a character from such little information. Scherer provides some helpful tips on how to make that small sliver well presented, from what you wear to how you prepare.