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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

Life&Arts film columnist rolls credits on Texan career

Life&Arts film columnist rolls credits on Texan career

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist May 9, 2022

Aw shucks. I’m graduating? Really? Damn it. Anyway, I guess I have no choice but to leave this wonderful publication and all of the amazing opportunities it has graciously gifted me. Going into college,...

News department traitor says goodbye to Texan, now unsure of identity

News department traitor says goodbye to Texan, now unsure of identity

Hannah Williford, News Editor May 9, 2022

During my first semester as a reporter, then-news-editor and now-real world-reporter Megan Menchaca passed out Daily Texan stickers. I sealed mine to the bottom left corner of my laptop with pride. It...

D&I director cries because its ending while smiling because it happened

D&I director cries because it’s ending while smiling because it happened

Abhirupa Dasgupta, Director of Diversity and Inclusion May 9, 2022

You’d think after eight semesters at this paper, I would’ve done everything I could possibly want here. And yet, there’s so many chaotic stories I wish I could’ve written, with titles like “Selling...

I was the worst associate managing editor. Here’s what you need to know:

I was the worst associate managing editor. Here’s what you need to know:

Nathan Han, Associate Managing Editor May 9, 2022

I’ve joked way too many times about finally leaving the Texan, but now that it’s actually time, I know I’m going to miss it, all because of the people. Phoebe, thanks for a semester of getting...

Long time opinion editor draws ire one last time

Long time opinion editor draws ire one last time

Julia Zaksek, Opinion Editor May 9, 2022

I’ve worked in The Daily Texan’s opinion department every semester since I was a freshman. I knew I wanted to join since before I first came to campus. My high school newspaper was where I made my...

Managing editor takes advantage of first byline, won’t shut up

Managing editor takes advantage of first byline, won’t shut up

Phoebe Hayes, Managing Editor May 9, 2022

After following the very confusing directions to the basement for my copy tryout, I found myself looking down the scariest staircase I’d ever seen. At that moment, I was sure I had done something wrong...

Copy desk chief finally allows herself to use Oxford comma again

Copy desk chief finally allows herself to use Oxford comma again

Angelina Braese, Copy Desk Chief May 9, 2022

Sophomore year of high school, I joined yearbook staff. Led by Mrs. Boehringer, I joined yearbook to venture deeper into my childhood fascination with photography, but more so to justify quitting lacrosse....

Editor-in-chief can’t stop crying

Editor-in-chief can’t stop crying

Sanika Nayak, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2022

I’ve never known a semester of college without the Texan. Literally. I’ve been here since the very first semester of my freshman year as a columnist, stayed two more years as an associate editor, spent...

News desk editor schedules last slack message, still forgets to respond

News desk editor schedules last slack message, still forgets to respond

Sheryl Lawrence, News Reporter May 9, 2022

People always ask me, “Why are you working for The Daily Texan if you’re an accounting major?” and the answer I always have is, “I don’t know.” The real answer is that when I scrolled through...

Senior sports reporter realizes he isn’t a professional athlete, becomes a writer instead

Senior sports reporter realizes he isn’t a professional athlete, becomes a writer instead

Ethan Ferguson, Sports Reporter May 9, 2022

As I sit down to write my goodbye to a place that I’ve called home here on the Forty Acres for over two years, I can’t help but feel the nostalgia roll over me like a wave. I’ve come to realize...

Design editor writes first column, tries hard not to ramble

Design editor writes first column, tries hard not to ramble

Jenny DeVico, Design Editor May 9, 2022

I never thought I'd be a cool kid and get to write one of these. But, it wouldn't be right if I didn't come clean. So, here it goes: Two years ago, I lied to Christiana and told her I knew how to work...

Managing editor pours heart out for one last Texan story

Managing editor pours heart out for one last Texan story

Myah Taylor December 3, 2021

In the future, when I recall the emotions The Daily Texan stirred in me, I predict “indifference” will never come to mind. My experiences at this paper have inspired laughs and tears. Pride and...

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