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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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‘It’s like they’re living in a completely different world’: UT-Austin students turn to social media to shame partiers as COVID-19 cases rise

Nicole Stuessy November 10, 2020

Caleb Brock could see bumper-to-bumper cars lining the stretch of Leon Street from the balcony of his West Campus apartment Oct. 29. “We thought there had to have been an accident or something,”...

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UT students say the pandemic has taken a toll on their mental health

Meara Isenberg September 25, 2020

In the months before fall classes began at UT, Santiago, then an incoming freshman, experienced periods of overwhelming stress and anxiety. He said his symptoms often lasted for hours and occurred when...

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The Daily Texan September 18, 2020

Daily Texan Staff September 18, 2020

UT talks about how students quarantining in dorms get food, and Texas volleyball speaks up on Black Lives Matter.

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How Texas women’s tennis signed nation’s top recruiting class

Nathan Han August 14, 2020

At the start of the spring 2019 season, women’s tennis head coach Howard Joffe began looking ahead to the next season. Joffe knew his recruiting class for the 2020-21 season would be crucial for...

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Austin officials say football fan attendance is no-go as UT considers 25% stadium capacity

Myah Taylor August 14, 2020

James Miller loves Texas football, but the 2007 UT alumnus said he’ll listen to medical experts rather than his heart when weighing whether or not to attend Longhorn football games this fall. “What...

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Organizations make plans regarding recruitment, holding events in fall

Lauren Goodman and Meara Isenberg August 14, 2020

Texas Crew, a competitive rowing club, has a five-week recruitment process each semester that consists of tabling at the West Mall and bringing potential members to Lady Bird Lake to teach them how to...

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COVID-19 impacts students’ study abroad plans

Hannah Ortega August 14, 2020

Abril Barraza was supposed to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this fall and graduate in fall 2022. Now, due to COVID-19, Barraza’s study abroad program has been canceled, and she will be...

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Longhorn fans, alumni share opinions on anthem protests, “The Eyes of Texas”

Nathan Han and Myah Taylor August 14, 2020

When Chis Branson, a longtime Longhorn fan and Air Force veteran, first saw former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick sit on the bench during the National Anthem in 2016, he thought it was distasteful. However,...

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‘Ball don’t lie’: Jaylan Ford poses diamond in the rough potential as linebacker

Carter Yates August 14, 2020

From an outsider’s perspective, Jaylan Ford’s commitment to The University of Texas seemed predictable: a high school standout choosing a team he has adored since childhood. “Growing...