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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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Longhorn captains prepare for NFL Draft

Donnavan Smoot April 22, 2020

Even with COVID-19 forcing sports to deviate from regularly scheduled programming, the NFL is still finding a way to hold the annual draft.  Due to the effects of the pandemic, this year’s...

WNBA Draft: 2 Longhorns selected to play professionally

Robert Trevino April 20, 2020

The 2020 WNBA Draft saw two Longhorns join some of the best teams in the professional ranks, as senior forward Joyner Holmes and senior point guard Sug Sutton were taken 19th and 36th overall by the Seattle...

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UT Outpost sees jump in free grocery delivery requests from students in Austin

Brooke Ontiveros April 20, 2020

UT Outpost has delivered free groceries to 214 students in its first week of operations after closing its physical food pantry. The first week of deliveries surpassed the 187 visitors the Outpost received...

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UT alum talks newest short film on HBO, advice during quarantine

Noah Levine April 20, 2020

UT alumnus Eman Esfandi is usually in front of the camera, but after taking a spin in the director’s chair, his work is now streaming on HBO.  Eman Esfandi directed a short film called “Pepito”...

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UT professors adapt to online teaching with resources, support from coworkers

Aisling Ayers April 16, 2020

Prior to the shift to online learning, anthropology sophomore Kylie Terry said one of her classes did not use Canvas at all.  “It was all paper-based,” Terry said. “We didn’t...

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UT students find work in time of crisis

Jennifer Errico April 16, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Like many other Americans right now,...

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UT-Austin lab uses 3D-printing resources to make face shields for health care workers

Nataleah Small April 16, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. A UT-Austin laboratory is creating...

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Austin parks enforce social distancing measures with patrols

Brooke Ontiveros April 16, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Austin’s park rangers have asked...

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Student Government appoints COVID-19 response committee

Anna Canizales April 16, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Student Government created a COVID-19...

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Senate suspends legislation for remainder of semester

Anna Canizales April 13, 2020

UT Senate of College Councils will not introduce any new legislation or hold general assembly meetings after April 23 for the remainder of the semester. Senate is also still actively working on initiatives...

Season in review: Andrew Jones

Aneesh Namburi April 13, 2020

Entering the season, most people were not sure what to expect from Texas sophomore guard Andrew Jones. Coming off essentially a season and a half of recovery from leukemia that began in January 2018, it...

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Students create inventory website, make grocery shopping during COVID-19 easier

Avery Wohleb April 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Long lines and bare shelves are a frequent...