Priyanka Deshpande

Priyanka Deshpande

Senior Writer


Priyanka Deshpande is a sophomore biomedical engineering and economics double major who was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures and eating new foods. Priyanka hopes that she will be able to pursue her love of writing throughout her life.

This is Priyanka's second semester with Longhorn Life.

We asked three professors about their favorite spots on campus.

Stimulating student entrepreneurship has become an increasingly relevant concern for students, faculty and administration at UT.

One hundred and fifty eight. That’s how many people local economist Mark Sprague estimated were moving here, to Austin, Texas, every day.

As students’ housing plans for next year solidify, many may look dauntingly at their expected costs to come. 

Longhorn Life spoke to Matt Munoz, the booking agent at the Cactus, about the Cactus’ significance to the local music scene and the plans that are in store for its 35th anniversary. 

There is no doubt that the music industry is not only vital to Austin’s cultural scene, but also to its economy.