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Tangible impacts made by advocating at The Daily Texan
February 26, 2020
Editor-in-chief candidate Abby Springs argues that more students should have access to The Daily Texan's platform.
Listening, accessibility vital in improving Texan’s diversity
February 19, 2020
Editor-in-chief candidate Abby Springs argues that breaking down barriers to accessibility is key to creating a more inclusive newsroom.
Don’t rely on new safety measures to protect you from crime
February 10, 2020
Associate editor Abby Springs argues that the best way to stay safe off campus is by taking your own precautions.
For students with anxiety, the CMHC needs an online form to book appointments
February 3, 2020
Associate editor Abby Springs calls on the CMHC to create an online appointment form to help students with social anxiety get help.
Free tampons belong in men’s bathrooms, too
January 29, 2020
Associate Editor Abby Springs calls on UT to provide free tampons in the men's bathrooms in buildings that do not have gender-neutral facilities.
UT must implement test-optional admissions policy, reject racist past
January 23, 2020
Associate Editor Abby Springs argues that UT should adopt a test-optional policy to reduce the racial discrimination caused by standardized testing.
This semester, remember to support peers who are survivors
January 22, 2020
Associate editor Abby Springs reminds students to check in on their friends when conversations about sexual misconduct are unavoidable on campus.
Students need resources about unions
September 4, 2019
Associate editor Abby Springs calls on UT to provide students with resources about labor unions.
Painter Hall memorializes wrong side of history
August 27, 2019
Associate editor Abby Springs argues that Painter Hall's segregationist namesake does not deserve to be memorialized.
Expanding sunscreen dispenser program would protect students
June 25, 2019
Associate editor Abby Springs advocates for adding sunscreen dispensers to residence halls and high-traffic areas.
Requiring measles vaccine can protect students from outbreak
June 17, 2019
Associate editor Abby Springs advocates for requiring the measles vaccine for incoming students.
UT needs to prioritize its libraries
May 9, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs urges the university to direct funding to support UT libraries.
UT needs to finally eliminate tuition for graduate students
May 2, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs calls on the University to raise the Tuition Reduction Benefit for graduate student workers.
We can do more to help students avoid single-use bottles
April 25, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs proposes ways the university could decrease student use of disposable water bottles.
UT needs to raise its minimum wage for students
April 15, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs argues for raising the minimum wage at UT to $15 per hour
UT should make public speaking more of a priority
April 10, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs argues in favor of establishing a verbal communications flag
Students need to get involved, oppose e-cigarette legislation
April 2, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs encourages students to communicate concerns to their representatives before it becomes too late.
UT should fund student government campaigns
April 1, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs advocates for election funding for low-income students.
Amateur student musicians need practice spaces, too
March 12, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs argues for establishing on-campus practice rooms for amateur musicians.
The CAP enrollment system must adapt given increased demand
March 10, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs urges Texas Admissions to improve the CAP enrollment process.
UT can support activists by adopting Chicago Principles
February 21, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs argues that UT adopting the Chicago Principles would protect student activism.
Resident Assistant applicants deserve an earlier decision
February 5, 2019
Columnist Abby Springs urges the Student Staff Selection Committee to expedite the Resident Assistant application process.