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 sets daily positive COVID-19 case records in January

UT sets daily positive COVID-19 case records in January

Leila Saidane, News Reporter January 21, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Jan. 18, 2022 flipbook. As students and staff return to campus after break, the University is reporting its highest daily rates of positive COVID-19...

Remaining SG executives await committee decision on articles of impeachment

Remaining SG executives await committee decision on articles of impeachment

Mackenzie Sullivan, Senior News Reporter January 21, 2022

If the Student Government ethics committee passes the articles of impeachment for remaining executive officers by Jan. 25, members will vote to begin impeachment trials.  Braxdon Cannon, speaker of...

UT sets daily positive COVID-19 case records in January

UT sets daily positive COVID-19 case records in January

Leila Saidane, Senior News Reporter January 21, 2022

As students and staff return to campus after break, the University is reporting its highest daily rates of positive COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The University recorded 230 positive...

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CDC decreases isolation recommendation to 5 days, UT follows recommendation

Sheryl‌ ‌Lawrence‌ ‌, News desk editor January 19, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shortened the recommended COVID-19 isolation period from 10 days to five days at the end of December, and UT changed its instructions for community members...

Dining halls offer takeout for 2 weeks due to COVID-19 surge

Dining halls offer takeout for 2 weeks due to COVID-19 surge

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter January 18, 2022

For the first two weeks of the semester, campus dining halls will be takeout-only to reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to a Jan. 7 email from University Housing and Dining.  The dining hall...

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UT moves classes online for first 2 weeks of spring semester

Kevin Vu, News Reporter January 4, 2022

As COVID-19 cases driven by the omicron variant rapidly increase throughout Texas, UT will have faculty teach remotely for the first two weeks of the semester and return in person by Jan. 31, according...

UT linguistics professor elected president of Linguistic Society of America

UT linguistics professor elected president of Linguistic Society of America

Kevin Vu, News reporter December 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the December 2 broadsheet.  The Linguistic Society of America elected a UT professor as its president for the first time since 1973, for a one-year term...

UT researchers use COVID-19 vaccine technology to tackle high-fatality virus

UT researchers use COVID-19 vaccine technology to tackle high-fatality virus

Katy Nelson, News reporter December 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the December 2 broadsheet.  Researchers at UT created the first ever treatment for a fatal virus by utilizing a similar antibody technology that was used...

UT Child Development Center breaks ground on new facility to replace San Jacinto location

UT Child Development Center breaks ground on new facility to replace San Jacinto location

Sonali Menon, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the December 2 broadsheet. UT’s Child Development Center began construction on a new location Nov. 23 that will be able to accommodate more children. “The...

UT alum James Talarico to run for state house seat in 2022 following redistricting

UT alum James Talarico to run for state house seat in 2022 following redistricting

Tori Duff, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  State Rep. James Talarico, a Democrat from Round Rock, said he plans to run in 2022 for a state House seat in Austin because...

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SSD staffing shortages limit number of available appointments

Tori Duff, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  As of late October, Services for Students With Disabilities does not have available appointments to process accommodations until...

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UT ranked No. 1 Texas university

Ubah Moallim, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  According to the 2022 U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings, UT ranked first of all Texas universities and is ranked No....