When I saw the words “Congratulations! You are admitted to the University of Texas at Austin,” pop up on my computer screen, I bounced out of my seat and squealed with joy. But in that gratifying moment, I never considered what the next year and a half would be like.
By Julio Diaz
Keep Austin Weird. Oh, what power three little words can have on an entire community.
By Sarah Holdeman
Prose and art by Alex Guillen.
By Maya Coplin
By Alejandra Martinez
Poem by Zoya Zia
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