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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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....

UT-Austin and UT-San Antonio granted $1.5 million to research hypersonics, the future of high-speed travel

UT-Austin and UT-San Antonio granted $1.5 million to research hypersonics, the future of high-speed travel

Katy Nelson, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  UT-Austin researchers are working to speed up flight transportation so travelers can fly to anywhere in the continental United...

UT health program identifies needs, improves communication with young breast cancer patients

UT health program identifies needs, improves communication with young breast cancer patients

Kevin Vu, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. UT researchers are working to create an intervention program for young adults with breast cancer to address unmet needs and issues. Principal...

UT students discuss separation from family after Biden eases COVID-19 travel restrictions

UT students discuss separation from family after Biden eases COVID-19 travel restrictions

Marisa Huerta, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. The Biden administration will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers Nov. 8., and some...

Man shot in West Campus Sunday night, lack of information led to student distress on social media

Man shot in West Campus Sunday night, lack of information led to student distress on social media

Tori Duff, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. The Austin Police Department responded to a man shot in West Campus on Halloween night, but fireworks in the area had many students...

Compostable waste destined for landfill under UT’s expired contract

Compostable waste destined for landfill under UT’s expired contract

Joelle DiPaolo, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. In some University Housing and Dining locations, items placed in the “compost” bins are not currently being composted because...