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

UT, bring student IDs to digital wallets

UT, bring student IDs to digital wallets

Mihir Gupta, Columnist July 27, 2021
Columnist Mihir Gupta urges UT to improve its digital infrastructure by introducing virtual ID cards compatible with Apple Wallet and other digital wallets.
Allow Longhorn EMS to save student lives

Allow Longhorn EMS to save student lives

Megan Tran , Associate Editor July 1, 2021
Associate Editor Megan Tran urges the University to prioritize student safety and allow Longhorn EMS to respond to medical emergencies.
“I’m capable of doing it, too”

“I’m capable of doing it, too”

Maria Sailale , Associate Editor June 30, 2021
Associate Editor Maria Sailale urges the College of Liberal Arts to create a collegewide mentoring program for students.
Let’s cut the cost of unpaid internships

Let’s cut the cost of unpaid internships

Yliana Roland , Columnist June 24, 2021
Columnist Yliana Roland advocates for Texas Career Engagement to expand their summer internship fund into the fall and spring semesters.
UT,  demonstrate allyship past Pride Month

UT, demonstrate allyship past Pride Month

Cole Krautkramer, Columnist June 21, 2021
Columnist Cole Krautkramer encourages University Communications to foster inclusivity on central social media platforms by demonstrating allyship and showcasing LGBTQ+ voices year-round.
Allow Longhorn Band to break tradition

Allow Longhorn Band to break tradition

The editorial board calls on UT to listen to Black student demands instead of separating the Longhorn Band over “The Eyes of Texas”.
Who’s teaching your class? You deserve to know.

Who’s teaching your class? You deserve to know.

Megan Tran , Associate Editor June 21, 2021
Associate Editor Megan Tran calls on UT to list professors on the course schedule before registration opens so that students can feel safer.
When it comes to mental health, don’t treat diversity as an accessory

When it comes to mental health, don’t treat diversity as an accessory

Maria Sailale , Associate Editor June 10, 2021
Associate Editor Maria Sailale urges the CMHC to prioritize the mental health of marginalized students by hiring more diverse counselors.
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Reconsider admissions to major

Eva Strelitz-Block November 23, 2020

Every student at UT should have the freedom and time to determine the academic pathway that is right for them. Studies have shown that giving students more time to develop their interests before choosing...

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Do more to ensure that students are utilizing COVID-19 testing availability

Arianna Hosek November 20, 2020

Since June 1, UT has conducted just over 38,900 COVID-19 tests through Proactive Community Testing, a voluntary testing opportunity on campus. Of these, 408 have been positive.  Since Aug. 2, Duke...

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Prepare for students’ return

Arianna Hosek November 16, 2020

When it released the plans for the fall semester back in May, UT announced that all classes would move online after Thanksgiving break and students would not return to campus. This plan was intended to...

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Student voices can be valuable assets for creating curriculum

Eva Strelitz-Block November 13, 2020

As a pre-med College of Liberal Arts major, I’ve always sought opportunities for multidisciplinary learning. Unfortunately, I’ve come to realize that if I want to satisfy my major and pre-professional...