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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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UT-Austin students conduct a controlled fire to maintain on-campus urban prairie

Samantha Greyson December 4, 2020

The Campus Environmental Center conducted a 10-minute controlled burn of the on-campus Half-Pint Prairie Monday to replenish the soil of native plants. The Half-Pint Prairie, a 1,200 square foot mixture...

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UT-Austin Dell Medical School adapts to COVID-19, goes virtual

Amanda Figueroa-Nieves December 4, 2020

Dell Medical School adapted safety protocols and teaching methods due to COVID-19 this year, leading to a different learning process for medical students.  Beth Nelson, associate dean of undergraduate...

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Dell Medical, LBJ Schools team up to offer dual degree in medicine, public affairs

Athena Hawkins December 4, 2020

Dell Medical School students will have the option to earn a dual degree in medicine and public affairs starting next fall, according to a Nov. 16 press release. Dell Medical School and the Lyndon B....

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Reports of academic dishonesty dip by 26.4% this fall compared to last fall

Brooke Ontiveros December 2, 2020

Reports of academic dishonesty to the Office of the Dean of Students have decreased by 26.4% compared to the same time period last fall. This semester, 103 reports of academic dishonesty have been referred...

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Here is some new content to watch over winter break

Noah Levine December 2, 2020

The year 2020 has certainly been a weird one for the movie industry. As studios move away from theatrical distribution, many are looking toward various streaming platforms to debut their next big hit....

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Students strengthen relationships with matching tattoos

Morgan-Taylor Thomas December 2, 2020

After walking in and out of the tattoo shop multiple times trying to decide if their impulsive idea was worth it, Jimena De la Mora and her two best friends sat down in the parlor chairs and watched as...

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Ehlinger, Graham to stick out rest of season after loss to Iowa State

Myah Taylor December 2, 2020

Sam Ehlinger said he’ll give it his all in Texas’ upcoming road game against Kansas State on Saturday, but he needed time to take a breather before he could get into preparation mode. The...

Texas men’s basketball shines on defense in 66-44 win over Indiana

Nathan Han December 1, 2020

The Longhorns put the clamps on the Hoosiers on Tuesday afternoon and didn’t let them go all game in their 66-44 win over Indiana in the second round of the 2020 Maui Invitational. Texas played...

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History professor sues UT-Austin, claims retaliation against sharing report on race-based pay disparities

Anna Canizales December 1, 2020

A history professor filed a lawsuit against the University accusing a supervisor of retaliating against him after he distributed a report highlighting pay disparities faced by Black and Hispanic employees...

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Texas’ Big 12 Championship chances slip away on heartbreaking senior day

Myah Taylor November 28, 2020

The gloomy haze hanging over Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon captured the heartbreak Texas players and fans must have felt as they watched Cameron Dicker’s field goal from...

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Ehlinger’s final drive falls just short in 23-20 senior day loss to No. 13 Iowa State

Stephen Wagner November 28, 2020

Sam Ehlinger couldn’t save the Longhorns one final time on his senior day. It wasn’t because of a poor performance. The senior quarterback threw for 298 yards, rushed for another 65 and...

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Texas welcomes home Payton Holden for his senior tennis season

Yazmin Dominguez November 27, 2020

Payton Holden spent four years in New Jersey making his mark in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as one of the highest-ranked doubles competitors, and now he’s returned home to Texas.  The...