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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Young people’s lives are on hold.” UT community members concerned for undocumented students after DACA ruling

“Young people’s lives are on hold.” UT community members concerned for undocumented students after DACA ruling

Marisa Huerta, Lauren Nelson October 26, 2021

Many undocumented students at UT say they are concerned about their future in America amid ongoing litigation surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA is a program created...

UT environmental advocacy organization demands meeting with President Hartzell to discuss climate action after being denied

UT environmental advocacy organization demands meeting with President Hartzell to discuss climate action after being denied

Tori Duff October 26, 2021

Calls for climate action echoed through the UT Tower Tuesday morning as a group of about 30 students protested the University’s policies towards climate change and fossil fuel investments. The organization...

UT faculty selected as new editorial team for Modern Asian Studies

UT faculty selected as new editorial team for Modern Asian Studies

Kevin Vu, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Three UT-Austin faculty members were selected as co-editors of one of the premier Asian Studies journals in the world beginning Oct. 1. Founded in 1967, Modern Asian Studies publishes six issues per...

Professors continue to use Proctorio despite University discouragement of the software

Professors continue to use Proctorio despite University discouragement of the software

Lauren Abel, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8th flipbook.  Some students say their professors still use Proctorio, an online test proctoring tool, after the University released...

UT researchers develop e-tattoo to monitor pneumonia symptoms

UT researchers develop “e-tattoo” to monitor pneumonia symptoms

Kevin Vu, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8th flipbook.  Doctors may be able to monitor patients’ pneumonia symptoms from their homes for the first time as UT researchers...

UT students say access to emergency contraception is important in wake of anti-abortion law

UT students say access to emergency contraception is important in wake of anti-abortion law

Marisa Huerta, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8th flipbook.  When Lindsey Guajardo had to buy Plan B, she found herself in a 24-hour Walgreens only to realize they had run out....

UT international students compare US COVID-19 protocols with responses in home countries

UT international students compare US COVID-19 protocols with responses in home countries

Fernanda Figueroa, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8th flipbook.  International students compare the United States’ response to COVID-19 to their home countries. Students from Pakistan,...

UT-Austin student parents face difficulties navigating University policy on childcare

UT-Austin student parents face difficulties navigating University policy on childcare

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook.  Unable to afford daycare, Maile Marriott said she and her husband, who is a law student, originally worked out a plan...

New University dining options to open in spring 2022

New University dining options to open in spring 2022

Sophie Ryland, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook.  Sushi and pizza will be on the menu at the Texas Union and William C. Powers Jr. Student Activity Center next semester.  Restaurants...

UT students say new congressional zone consolidates student votes but excludes underrepresented communities in Riverside

UT students say new congressional zone consolidates student votes but excludes underrepresented communities in Riverside

Marisa Huerta, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook.  Highly student populated areas around UT may gain a new U.S. House seat and have greater consolidated voting power if...

McCombs receives $1.4 million to create Business of Sports Institute

McCombs receives $1.4 million to create Business of Sports Institute

Leena Alali, News Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook.  Business and sports education will combine at UT’s Business of Sports Institute debuting fall 2022. The institute,...

Austin-Travis County Sobering Center expands program’s scope

Austin-Travis County Sobering Center expands program’s scope

Sophie Ryland, News Reporter October 25, 2021
The center, which opened in 2018, serves as a safe space for people under the influence of drugs or alcohol as an alternative to jail or hospitalization.