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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 freshman sells greeting cards for a cause

Zoe Tzanis March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Standing in the corner of an operating room in India in 2018, Anusha Dabak watched as her aunt administered anesthesia...

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Vaccine rollout sparks conversation between students, parents

Grace Robertson March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Almost overnight, dinner table conversations shifted from daily life updates to the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine...

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Class of 2020 graduates move on after losing in-person commencement, say it’s too late now to celebrate

Zoe Tzanis and Ikram Mohamed March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   After four years of hard work, UT 2020 alumna Brianna Rodriguez said she saw graduation as “the mountain...

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UT student filmmakers weigh the risks of continuing productions during pandemic

Thomas Casler March 24, 2021

After only spending one and a half semesters on campus Max Goldstein’s academic career in film came to a halt last year when the world closed down due to COVID-19.   “I feel robbed of my...

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‘It was my favorite place’: students reflect on the permanent closures of local restaurants

Grace Barnes and Jennifer Errico March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   Each week Charlie Garcia used to set aside $20 from his serving tips to eat at Fricano’s Deli.   West...

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A beginner’s guide to books by UT-Austin professors

Lana Haffar March 22, 2021

While it may seem like professors spend all their time lecturing and grading, some have channeled their expertise and passion toward writing. For the students who wish to add to their libraries, The...

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UT students find escape through reconnecting with childhood hobbies, activities amid winter storm, pandemic

Dina Barrish March 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 9 print edition.   At 1:00 a.m. onTuesday, Feb. 16, Ashley Tonn jumped out of her childhood bed and fumbled for the lightswitch...

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7 Resources for All Women on Campus

Hanaa Irfan March 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 9 print edition.   From former First Ladies of the United States to billion-dollar jewelry companies, the women of UT have...

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‘I found you on TikTok’: Students produce viral content on ‘UT Tok’

Dex Parra March 11, 2021

In a burnt orange t-shirt, Michael Snook began their now viral TikTok from August 2020 by addressing the camera. “I go to UT-Austin, and this is what my school has given us to deal with COVID...

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Winter storm leaves many UT students seeking shelter from uninhabitable living conditions, freezing temperatures

Fiza Kuzhiyil March 9, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story contains information about students’ experiences during the winter storm and may be difficult to read. At the bottom of this story, the Texan has linked to resources for students...

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‘I was in bed, shaking, not knowing where my next meal was going to come from’: Students spend days without power

Skye Seipp March 9, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story contains information about students’ experiences during the winter storm and may be difficult to read. At the bottom of this story, the Texan has linked to resources for students...

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Students face financial fallouts after winter storm

Fiza Kuzhiyil March 9, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 5 print edition.   A pipe burst, and water soaked into the hardwood floor. The power went out, and food began to rot in the...