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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Brown posts career-highs in Texas’ win over Texas State

Nathan Han December 10, 2020

Fans at the Frank Erwin Center got their first small taste of freshman forward Greg Brown’s potential Wednesday night. Texas State kept within striking distance of Texas for much of the night...

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The Daily Texan’s future remains strong even amid pandemic

Megan Menchaca December 7, 2020

There has never been another semester like fall 2020 for The Daily Texan. For the first time in its 120-year history, the staff had to create a print paper virtually. We temporarily stopped printing...

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We’re not done: What the Diversity and Inclusion Board, management did to improve inclusivity in newsroom

Diversity and Inclusion Board December 7, 2020

In August, the Diversity and Inclusion Board members from both the summer and previous semesters published a letter addressed to The Daily Texan management and Texas Student Media. The letter said, “The...

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Fall 2020: Looking Forward

Campus UT will offer almost 60% of spring classes online with a similar number of courses having online, hybrid and in-person modality as in the fall semester. Students living in residence halls may...

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Fall 2020: Looking Back

University The UT System Board of Regents unanimously approved Jay Hartzell as permanent president of the University on Sept. 21 after he served as interim president since June 1.  Campus Due...

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Copy desk chief finally leaves, was not fired

Jimena Pinzon December 7, 2020

From the day I was admitted to UT, I knew I wanted to work at the Texan. Like all the annoying high school yearbook kids, I made my way to the basement with confidence a bit too high and a truckload of...

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Photo editor won’t miss file requests, but she’ll miss everything else

Presley Glotfelty December 7, 2020

I was a transfer student that worked on a small newspaper at my last university and never imagined I would make it into The Daily Texan. I always thought I was a small fish in a big pond.  Now,...

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Projects reporter has heart crushed by Texas sports one last time

Marcus Krum December 7, 2020

I’ve found that oftentimes, sports are more poetic than not. OK, I know what you’re thinking — that statement is melodramatic, borderline outlandishly so. And you’d probably...

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After 5 semesters at Texan, projects reporter says goodbye

Meara Isenberg December 7, 2020

It feels strange to be writing this column now, when I feel so disconnected from campus. I’m taking remote classes this semester — and have been since the spring 2020 semester, when students...

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Self-proclaimed social chair leaves without throwing one last rager

Nicole Stuessy December 7, 2020

One perk about leaving the Texan during a pandemic semester is that I didn’t have to throw the orientation party, the Last Night of Print Party or any of the random ones in between. My roommates...

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Design editor goes against Capricorn tendencies by choosing to work less

Sierra Wiggers December 7, 2020

I am more than aware of how ironic it is that I have worked at one of the best student newspapers for almost three years, yet I remain a subpar writer.  I’ll try to keep it short since this...

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Associate design editor writes this column as InDesign crashes yet again

Maria Perez December 7, 2020

After an emotionally traumatic stint as a reporter and editor-in-chief of my high school newspaper, I told myself I would never work for another newspaper.  I kept my word for a total of one semester...