UTCS Student Blog

March Madness

Mar 19, 2014 9:33am By Peter-Paul Wong

T minus 55 days and counting...until the the summer break begins. Of course as members of the UTCS community we actually have finals and hence I have included those days for your convenience.


Mar 17, 2014 2:53pm By Rohan Ramchand

Last week, during Spring Break, I started watching The Office. I had always wanted to watch it, and so when I found out that Netflix had the entire show (and the British version), I started and...

Explore UT Inspires Future Longhorns

Mar 3, 2014 10:22pm By Valerie Roth

Without question, lots of kids have recently made UT Austin their dream school. While they may not have understood Empowering Leadership Alliance’s (ELA) Towers of Hanoi problem, or walked away with...

A Walk To Remember

Feb 28, 2014 1:00am By Peter-Paul Wong

Why I Write

Feb 20, 2014 12:50am By Rohan Ramchand

(This is a little late, and I apologize. I’m going to try to have a weekly post on Tuesdays.)  

Read It And Sleep

Feb 17, 2014 3:26pm By Valerie Roth

Listen to any conversation in PCL during finals week and you’ll be reminded that college is really, really difficult. Not only are we told that our GPAs will define the rest of our lives, we’re also...

Will the Demand Meet the Need for CS Education? (Part II of II)

Feb 10, 2014 10:55am By Taylor Kline

A major goal of a minority awareness group I am involved in, Women in Computer Science (WiCS), is increasing interest in computer science among young girls. Unfortunately, as I shared about my...

The Need for Computer Science Education (Part I of II)

Feb 10, 2014 10:48am By Taylor Kline

Because a great deal of fortunate events lead to my eventual arrival at UT, where I have more available opportunities in my future than I would have ever before thought possible, I have gained a...

Tutoring: Day 1

Feb 3, 2014 8:18pm By Rohan Ramchand

“28 + 7? Let’s see, 29, 30, 31…”

Machine Unlearning

Feb 2, 2014 2:06pm By Valerie Roth

I remember staying awake until 4 AM in high school talking to my best friend about an essay that we were both freaked out to write the next day in class. It was a weeknight, and for some reason, we...

I'm Not "Smart"

Jan 16, 2014 5:19pm By Valerie Roth

How to Get Started with Research

Jan 8, 2014 11:21pm By Rohan Ramchand

There are two kinds of professors at UT. There are those who you ask for a position in their lab, and they tell you to take their course on whatever topic they’re teaching. If you do well in the...

It's OK, We're All Stressed Too

Dec 20, 2013 2:11am By Rohan Ramchand

It was around 11 in the evening of Friday the 13th, and I had two finals, a paper, and a portfolio due in the next 24 hours. The finals I had studied for, but of course no amount of studying could...

Why I Went to the Career Fair, and Why You Should Too

Dec 9, 2013 3:26pm By Rohan Ramchand

A few months ago, I vowed—against my better judgement—that I was going to suit up, print out about twice as many copies of my resume as I needed, and make my way to the Frank Erwin Center and take...
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