There are numerous resources available on campus for students coping with traumatic experiences. At UTA, students can look to the Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Program, which educates, assists and advocates for victims of sexual trauma.
Mental health awareness is an increasingly important topic among universities. Students should not ignore times when they need to seek help.
International business senior Andres Lesmes first came to America from Colombia in 2014. After attending university there, Lesmes was presented with the opportunity to attend school in the United States. He remembers his first Christmas in the U.S. as feeling lonely and empty compared to the…
Transitioning to a university can be hard for some students, from adjusting to the larger campus and harder workload to learning where to park.
When undeclared freshman Alexander Santistevan first started at UTA, he said he felt there was a lack of community for him and students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.
When political science senior Cecilia Silva heard students had a hard time finding women’s hygiene products on campus, she sought to help by participating in Student Government.
Former UTA Ambassador Justin Hidalgo’s favorite campus tradition is the MavsMeet Convocation, an annual event held to celebrate the new academic year.
Accounting junior Minh Nguyen used to pay hundreds of dollars a year for a gym membership before coming to UTA.
It was getting close to the end of the month, and microbiology senior Sierra Lee was out of money. She’s a single mom and has a 3-year-old son to feed at home.
Garret Martin was nowhere to be found at the local concert he spent weeks helping plan. Instead he was at J. Gilligan’s Bar and Grill, eating fries with a homeless man he met just before entering the venue.
When arriving at a university, going from one end of campus to another can be a trek. At UTA, however, students can benefit from using rideshare programs, weekly shuttle services and late night escorts.