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

Student Government, University Co-op partner to promote student businesses to community

Student Government, University Co-op partner to promote student businesses to community

Sheryl‌ ‌Lawrence‌ ‌, News Reporter August 2, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 26 flipbook. Student businesses will be featured in the University Co-op starting this fall as part of a new initiative by Student Government. Cheryl...

City of Austin plans improvements along Guadalupe Street

City of Austin plans improvements along Guadalupe Street

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter August 2, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 26 flipbook. West Campus will soon see the addition of bike lanes, two-way streets and sidewalks in the coming years as the city of Austin...

UT researchers explore solutions to river delta coastline flooding

UT researchers explore solutions to river delta coastline flooding

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter August 2, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 26 flipbook. Two UT researchers published papers July 12 that explain why man-made river deltas, reservoirs intended to slow down river...

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Texas Exes cancels freshman retreat due to positive COVID-19 cases among Camp Buckner staff

Kevin Vu, News Reporter August 1, 2021

Camp Texas, a retreat for incoming students, announced the cancelation of all four camp sessions due to positive COVID-19 cases amongst Camp Buckner staff Saturday. The announcement comes less than two...

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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...