Interviews

Longhorn Life's Alex Vickery caught up with Class Actress lead singer Elizabeth Harper before she flew from LA to Austin for Fun Fun Fun Fest.

Longhorn Life talked to "Greek" actress and Edward Sharpe accordionist Nora Kirkpatrick as the band wrapped up Austrailian tour dates.

Oakland rapper Kreayshawn's full interview with Longhorn Life.

Longhorn Life's exclusive pre-FFF Fest interview with Nora Kirkpatrick of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, whose third album will be released in early 2013.

Longhorn Life's Channing Holman phoned in with female rapper Kreayshawn before her Fun Fun Fun Fest set about style and her grandpa's "Gucci Gucci" love.

Our Campus caught up with undergraduate academic advisor Theresa Thomas to discuss her work with students, an advisor's typical day and her ice cream preferences.

While you're mulling over this season's politics, read what LBJ School of Public Affairs Professor Sherri Greenberg has to say on the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act, Governor Perry's anti-ACA stance and the upcoming presidential election.

Our Campus sat down with the director of horticulture at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Andrea DeLong-Amaya. We discovered how her green thumb has allowed her to become a valuable asset to the Center as well as to the UT community.

Beach volleyball may seem like something you’d only find in places like California, but a student organization at UT is proving that the sport can catch on just about anywhere.

Susan Clagett coordinates and plans large-scale public events for the University.

The world of bosses and briefcases can be nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know where to start. With graduation nearing closer, seniors will soon be leaving their familiar classrooms and professors and entering into a brand new phase of pursuing careers.

Students ask this question when applying for internships and scholarships and, more importantly, when searching for a job. Answering this question is far more complicated than students believe because even the smallest mistakes can have the biggest consequences.  

After four years of college, your main goal is to get a job, right? But with the competitive job market, many current students will graduate sans a job offer. Not to fret: A degree from The University of Texas at Austin speaks volumes; you just have to market yourself.

Kiersten Legge, Pest Control Technician in the Landscaping Department of Facilities Services
 

 Holly Williams

Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance

[17 years at UT]

 Dave Garlock

Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism

[23 years at UT]

Patricia Roberts-Miller, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of English and Rhetoric and Writing

[12 years at UT]

 With the Texas Primary Election on May 29, which was moved from its original April 3 date due to redistricting disputes, Longhorn Life sat down with Jason Casellas, Ph.D., assistant professor in government to talk about his views on the 2012 presidential race.

If you and your special someone are already “playing house,” you may be facing a huge new opportunity— the chance to live with each other. Moving in with a boyfriend or girlfriend can be an important and scary step in life.  How do you know when the timing is just right?
 

It’s no secret that clear communication is the key to a successful relationship. Just how important is talking it out? Longhorn Life sat down with James Pennebaker, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of psychology to answer this question.

For many people, the New Year brings about vows to get organized or clean out their space. What many may not realize is that the way in which you set up your space and arrange your stuff actually has an effect on you mentally.

Senior Ben Freed knew what it was like to advertise a student group on campus with little effect. So, he began with a simple Facebook page, and, after a bit of trial and error, he co-founded — with advertising sophomore Jason Tennenbaum (pictured) — Free At UT.

For most, October is the time to indulge in ghosts, ghouls and all things Halloween. For associate professor Joshua Gunn, that time is ever-present.