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Beware of raccoons: UT reports 3 students bitten


The raccoons about town might look cute, but The University of Texas at Austin Office of Campus Security said three students have been bitten by the trash pandas.

The office warned students to beware of raccoons on Wednesday after three students were bitten and received rabies shots.

The notice cautioned students against:

  • Approaching the raccoons, which may feel threatened, especially if it has babies
  • Feeding the raccoons, as they “may be getting bolder” if people are feeding them.
  • Petting or harassing any animals on campus

UT said it believes the raccoons are sheltering near McCombs School of Business. In the event you are bitten by a raccoon, the Safety Office advises to immediately seek medical attention.

Severe or life-threatening injuries should be reported to 911. For campus wildlife concerns, call Animal Make Safe at (512) 471-2671.


UT Austin makes list of nation's Top 25 Party Schools

College ratings site has released its 2023 Top Party School rankings.

One Texas college made the list: the University of Texas at Austin.

Longhorns know how to party with the best, apparently. But anyone who's spent time on the Forty Acres may wonder why the ranking was so low.

Here's the complete list:

  1. Univ. of California - Santa Barbara
  2. Tulane University
  3. Florida State University
  4. The University of Alabama
  5. Howard University
  6. University of Wisconsin
  7. University of Georgia
  8. Syracuse University
  9. University of Southern California ✌️
  10. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  11. West Virgina University
  12. Penn State
  13. University of Mississippi
  14. Ohio University
  15. Miami University
  16. Indiana University - Bloomington
  17. University of Iowa
  18. San Diego State University
  19. Florida A&M University
  20. Michigan State University
  21. University of Texas - Austin
  22. The Ohio State University
  23. University of Virginia
  24. Rutgers University - New Brunswick
  25. University of Colorado Boulder
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