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

Students discuss increases in social anxiety, decreases in pandemic restrictions

Students discuss increases in social anxiety, decreases in pandemic restrictions

Zoe Tzanis April 29, 2021

TW: Discussions of anxiety Kalisha Jones plans out her day strategically: She goes to lunch and dinner as late as possible to avoid the noise and crowded lines. She aims to get in and out as fast as...

Helpful ways to stay engaged in online classes

Helpful ways to stay engaged in online classes

Fiza Kuzhiyil April 28, 2021
As the spring semester comes to a close and some students gear up for another round of digital summer classes, The Daily Texan compiled a list of ways to stay engaged in online meetings and lectures. 
Textbook resale allows students to make money, find community

Textbook resale allows students to make money, find community

Dina Barrish April 27, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Standing behind the book buy-back counter at the University Co-op, the Co-op’s director watched a student’s eyes...

UT-Austin students use personality tests to develop relationships, succeed in school

UT-Austin students use personality tests to develop relationships, succeed in school

Gracyn Freiling April 25, 2021
Some UT students use personality tests to find community with each other and help them in school and their career.
Muslim students reflect on isolation, community during Ramadan, balance schoolwork, spirituality

Muslim students reflect on isolation, community during Ramadan, balance schoolwork, spirituality

Lana Haffar April 23, 2021
During Ramadan, Muslims around the world prepare for 30 days of spiritual reflection and daily fasting. Some students are celebrating Ramadan alone and others have returned home to their families due to COVID-19.
How to help the environment, contribute to positive change on Earth Day

How to help the environment, contribute to positive change on Earth Day

Morgan-Taylor Thomas April 21, 2021

After 3-million gallons of oil spilled in Santa Barbara, California in 1969, Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson decided to combine the anti-war efforts of college students with his ongoing consciousness about...

Team of UT-Austin students put on play about womanhood

Team of UT-Austin students put on play about womanhood

Hanaa Irfan April 21, 2021

The blinding lights dim as the curtain closes and the audience roars with applause. Pride swells among the cast and crew as they exchange tears and hugs, celebrating their last performance of a play entirely...

Spring has sprung: here are the best places to find bluebonnets near Austin this season

Spring has sprung: here are the best places to find bluebonnets near Austin this season

Gracyn Freiling April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. The familiar sight of bluebonnets popping up on the sides of highways and overtaking previously barren fields is...

We need to taco ‘bout Healthyhorns Torchy’s Gift Card Giveaway

We need to taco ‘bout Healthyhorns Torchy’s Gift Card Giveaway

Dex Parra April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. Annie Lyons has texted “TXTACOS” to HealthyhornsTXT every single Tuesday since her freshman year at UT in 2016....

5 Asian American-owned restaurants to add to your Austin foodie agenda

5 Asian American-owned restaurants to add to your Austin foodie agenda

Dina Barrish April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. With every savory, satisfying slurp of Pho Thaison’s chicken pho, Lucy Lopez said she couldn’t believe how she...

5 businesses offering COVID-19 vaccination freebies, discounts

5 businesses offering COVID-19 vaccination freebies, discounts

Ikram Mohamed April 18, 2021
The Daily Texan has compiled a list of five places students can get freebies or discounts for doing their part in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. 
UT students experience vaccine challenges across Europe

UT students experience vaccine challenges across Europe

Jennifer Errico April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. Every night at 7 p.m., Katie Berger must be inside her apartment in France. If she wants to leave the next morning...