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

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Students in between leases must look out for early move-ins or couch surf

Marisa Huerta, News Reporter July 29, 2021

Some students who must be in Austin during the summer face a unique challenge of finding a place to stay in early August when leases from the previous year end and new ones do not begin for weeks. While...

MoveOutATX provides an alternative to trashing apartment clutter

MoveOutATX provides an alternative to trashing apartment clutter

Lauren Nelson, News Reporter July 29, 2021

As students move out of their apartments to prepare for the upcoming school year, the organization MoveOutATX created a series of drop-off locations where unwanted items can be donated the last two weekends...

Transfer students face barriers, lack of community

Transfer students face barriers, lack of community

Sheryl‌ ‌Lawrence‌ ‌, News Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. After transferring from UT-El Paso to UT-Austin, Joshua Villanos hoped he could internally transfer to advertising after being...

West Campus businesses discuss raising minimum wage, combat worker shortages

West Campus businesses discuss raising minimum wage, combat worker shortages

Marisa Huerta July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. While the post-pandemic demand for labor has increased with businesses returning to full-capacity operations in March, some...

Despite calls to defund, Austin increases police budget

Despite calls to defund, Austin increases police budget

Kevin Vu and Ayush RoyChowdhury July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. The newly proposed Austin city budget includes the largest Austin Police Department budget yet, despite cuts and calls from...

UT professor to serve as part of Biden administration

UT professor to serve as part of Biden administration

Lauren Nelson, News Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs, is spending the next year as the senior advisor for climate in the U.S....

“There is still no more clarity”: UT Graduate School holds town hall to answer questions about health care plan switch, students still concerned

“There is still no more clarity”: UT Graduate School holds town hall to answer questions about health care plan switch, students still concerned

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter July 22, 2021

UT’s graduate school held a virtual town hall July 14 to address graduate students’ questions about the switch of health care plans from UT Select to Academic Blue that saved the University over $10...

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UT-Austin establishes new post-graduate fellowship to increase faculty diversity 

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter July 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 12 flipbook. UT-Austin started its inaugural postdoctoral fellowship in June aiming to increase diversity among campus faculty by providing...

RecSports to reopen faster than other campus facilities 

RecSports to reopen faster than other campus facilities 

Sheryl Lawrence, News Reporter July 19, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include clarifying information from the Office of the Dean of Students. This story was originally uploaded to the July 6 Flipbook. While some restaurants...

UT working to standardize recycling on campus

UT working to standardize recycling on campus

Lauren Nelson  July 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 12 flipbook. UT is working to standardize recycling on campus by creating new signs and an online database as part of the University’s...

UT-Austin, the city of Austin and Austin community tackle extreme heat

UT-Austin, the city of Austin and Austin community tackle extreme heat

Kevin Vu, News Reporter July 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 12 flipbook. As heat waves break records across the nation, some Austinites are becoming more vulnerable to the risks of the extreme temperatures...

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UT reinitiates partnership with Texas A&M, US Army to develop remote warfare technology

Kaushiki Roy July 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 12 flipbook. UT restarted its partnership with Texas A&M to build computer-operated vehicles and machinery, which it will send to the...