The University of Texas at Austin joined a number of Texas universities that are making standardized tests optional for their application process through 2021.
"This change will allow the university to better serve potential students by ensuring that testing limitations related to COVID-19 do not affect a student's ability to apply," according to a statement from the university.
Students may still include scores on their applications, but it is not required.
Marisela Maddox is no stranger to the nanny game, having hired at-home caregivers in the past to help with her two children, ages 5 and 10.
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College athletes get a win with Election Day off every year, effort led by local NBA champ Chris Bosh
In a historic win for college athletes and voter advocates, led by former NBA champion and Austinite Chris Bosh, the NCAA voted this week to require an annual November Election Day "off day" for Division 1 student athletes to vote or volunteer in election activities if they choose.
The Austin Trail of Lights—an annual event that transforms Zilker Park into a winter wonderland, featuring more than 60 displays and two million lights—will take place this holiday season, despite the pandemic.
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Gov. Greg Abbott eases COVID business restrictions as Texas reports more new cases than any other state
In most of the state, businesses that had been limited to 50% capacity—including retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, libraries, museums and gyms—can move to 75% capacity starting on Monday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday. Bars must remain closed.
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