Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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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‘A Voice for Senior Athletes’: Texas swimming seniors left without final national championships

Brittany Archer April 11, 2020

As conferences began to pull out of major NCAA tournaments in March due to coronavirus concerns, the Texas men’s swimming and diving team first found out that the upcoming national championships...

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Top 5 video games to play with friends while in quarantine

Hannah Heckman April 9, 2020

At this time, not much is certain. But as long the internet is up and running, video games are a way for us to socialize while social distancing. Many people do not have gaming consoles, but still want...

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Returning study abroad students face time zone ‘curve’ in online classes

Anna Canizales April 9, 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. Students are waking up in the middle...

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UT Student Emergency Fund receives over $800,000 for students facing financial challenges

Lauren Grobe April 9, 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. As of Wednesday afternoon, donors have...

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Targeted online, phishing scams increase since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic

Brooke Ontiveros April 9, 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. Online scams and phishing attacks...

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UT-Austin student donates painting proceeds to COVID-19 relief funds

Kate Williams April 8, 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. In a time of social distancing, Gabrielle...

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UT-Austin moves summer orientation sessions online

Neha Madhira April 8, 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. UT-Austin has moved all summer new...

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Student businesses suffer, move off campus in wake of closures

Brooke Sjoberg April 6, 2020

Closures of dormitories and a general lack of students on campus have left student-run businesses with two options: move operations or shutter until the fall.  For business freshman Kachi Akamelu,...

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Upcoming SG executive alliance prepares for remote transition

Anna Canizales April 6, 2020

Next year’s student body president Anagha Kikkeri and vice president Winston Hung will be sworn in over Zoom next Tuesday.  Kikkeri and Hung were elected last month, and Student Government...

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Students use online platforms to socialize amid coronavirus social distancing orders

Trinady Joslin April 6, 2020

In the middle of March in Texas, Andres Aguilar went sled racing with a group of friends. At the same time, Andrea Luna and Jan Carlos Rubio spent six hours building the Tower, brick by brick.  They...

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Texas hires Schaefer as next women’s basketball head coach

Marcus Krum April 5, 2020

After not extending women’s basketball coach Karen Aston’s contract, Texas Athletics Director Chris Del Conte said Friday that the coaching search would begin immediately. That search sure...

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Dan Jaffe named interim vice president and provost

Anna Canizales April 2, 2020

Dan Jaffe, vice president for research, will serve as interim vice president and provost starting May 18, UT President Gregory Fenves announced in a campuswide email Thursday. Jaffe will be taking over...