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The Daily Texan must focus on feedback and community
February 26, 2020
Editor-in-chief candidate Emily Caldwell argues that The Daily Texan needs to be more accessible for student input.
To foster a more inclusive Texan, I want to hear from you
February 19, 2020
Editor-in-chief candidate Emily Caldwell asks for your help to make The Daily Texan more accessible, inclusive.
Supporting student workers should be a no-brainer
September 5, 2019
Associate editor Emily Caldwell encourages UT to provide resources for working students.
Let's make the Common Application the common application
August 28, 2019
Associate editor Emily Caldwell calls upon UT to make its application for admission available on the Common Application to aid applicants.
UT Office of Admissions needs to adopt a test-flexible policy
February 6, 2019
Associate editor Emily Caldwell urges UT Office of Admission to change to a test-flexible admissions process.
It's never too late to apply for financial aid
January 24, 2019
Associate Editor Emily Caldwell urges students to keep searching for financial aid throughout college.
Registration isn’t fun, but having to constantly check the status of a class during add/drop may be worse
January 21, 2019
Associate editor Emily Caldwell encourages UT to develop a system for alerting students when classes open or close during the add/drop period.
Parking your bike on campus doesn’t have to be this hard
December 9, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell urges UT to expand bike parking options on campus.
Rename SRH to represent the diverse studies within
November 26, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell calls for the renaming of Sid Richardson Hall to better reflect the cultural institutions it houses.
Tobacco 101 may not be state mandated, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need it
November 20, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell demonstrates the need for increased, voluntary education about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes.
Sleep in bed, don't study in it
November 13, 2018
By studying in bed, students run the risk of wrecking both their studying and sleeping habits. Instead of trying to study in a place your body is accustomed to sleeping, you should make the effort to study in an environment where you know you will focus and stay awake.
“Why are the flags lowered at UT?” needs to exist
November 6, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell asks UT for more clarification when the flag on the main mall is at half-mast.
Don't walk, SURE Walk
October 29, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell calls on students to wait for SURE Walk to get home safely.
Students only stand to suffer from committing to fad diets
October 23, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell warns students of the danger that comes with participating in fad diets.
Writing and STEM don't have to be enemies
October 16, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell urges all students, especially STEM majors, to make their way to the University Writing Center.
Moody Plaza remodel needs community input
October 9, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell pushes students to get more involved in the planning of on-campus construction projects.
Not sure if there's a student discount? Ask anyway.
October 1, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell encourages students to ask establishments around campus about student discounts.
Office hours in one word? Go.
October 1, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell urges students to reap the benefits of office hours.
UTPD needs new violent event protocol
September 25, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell emphasizes the importance of effective UTPD communication.
We need more study rooms on campus, not just in PCL
September 19, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell asks the University to add reservable study rooms beyond those available in PCL.
UT needs to work out its workout problem
September 18, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell urges UT to provide all students with easy access to gyms.
Students can find career guidance at Vick Center
August 9, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell encourages students to take advantage of the Vick Center.
Finals ‘week’ is too long
August 9, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell points out the potential benefits of shortening finals week.
Hit the books, start saving money with UT Libraries
August 6, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell encourages students to take advantage of UT's excellent library system.
Once and for all, confederate statue bases need to go
August 1, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell encourages UT to use the empty statues on the Main Mall to display the real values of the university.
UT’s academic advising system fosters student responsibility and initiative
July 21, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell encourages students to take advantage of UT's extensive advising program.
Students should seek nontraditional study abroad experience
July 12, 2018
Columnist Emily Caldwell prompts students to take the whole world by the horns.