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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

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...

Trombone professor receives UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Trombone professor receives UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Fernanda Figueroa, News Reporter October 25, 2021
Professor of trombone Nathaniel Brickens is one of two professors at UT to receive the award this semester.
LBJ Presidential Library reopens again after shutting down due to COVID-19 resurgence over summer

LBJ Presidential Library reopens again after shutting down due to COVID-19 resurgence over summer

Itza Martinez, News Reporter October 25, 2021

The LBJ Presidential Library reopened to the general public last week after it closed in early August due to rising COVID-19 cases.  The library, a federal building, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5...

Students hope UT will improve living conditions at DobieTwenty21 apartments since purchasing the center

Students hope UT will improve living conditions at DobieTwenty21 apartments since purchasing the center

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter October 25, 2021
Some students hope the University will improve the building’s infrastructure now that UT has acquired it. 
UT creates new dual degree program combining business, computer, electrical engineering

UT creates new dual degree program combining business, computer, electrical engineering

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter October 19, 2021

Students can apply for a new honors dual-degree program that combines business, electrical and computer engineering for fall 2022. The Texas Honors Electrical and Computer Engineering and Business program,...

Broken ice cream machine in Kinsolving Dining Hall causes frustration among students

Broken ice cream machine in Kinsolving Dining Hall causes frustration among students

Itza Martinez, News Reporter October 13, 2021

The ice cream machine in Kinsolving Dining Hall could start working again as early as next week after being out of service all semester, said Mynor Rivera, director of dining operations.  Students...

UT-Austin COVID-19 policies lead faculty and staff to retire or quit

UT-Austin COVID-19 policies lead faculty and staff to retire or quit

Kevin Vu, News Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 21 flipbook.  Rachel Sidopulos worked for the University for 14 years until she had to make the tough decision to quit after her...

Food truck court behind University Co-op to be replaced by parking lot

Food truck court behind University Co-op to be replaced by parking lot

Henry Hays, News Reporter October 6, 2021

The University Co-op is forcing the food trucks behind the building to relocate by the end of October and is replacing them with a parking lot for Co-op employees. The Co-op alerted the food trucks...

UT-Austin students say Eco2Go program makes it harder for students to get to-go meals, practice COVID-19 safety

UT-Austin students say Eco2Go program makes it harder for students to get to-go meals, practice COVID-19 safety

Itza Martinez, News Reporter October 5, 2021
After they pay the one-time fee, students who have an unlimited meal plan will need to pay an additional $7.50 every time they use their to-go box in addition to one meal swipe.
Cancer institute partners with UT-Austin art class for health-related art show

Cancer institute partners with UT-Austin art class for health-related art show

Hope Unger, News Reporter October 5, 2021
The show features portraits of cancer patients, caregivers and clinical staff created by students as part of the inaugural spring 2021 Aesthetics of Health course.
Student creates top-rated fitness app

Student creates top-rated fitness app

Sonali Menon, News Reporter September 30, 2021

When computer science junior Jibran Khalil became unmotivated to complete his fitness journey, he decided to develop a fitness app, which went on to reach No. 1 in the health and fitness category of the...

UT President Jay Hartzell vows to increase UT’s ranking, promote diversity at State of the University Address

UT President Jay Hartzell vows to increase UT’s ranking, promote diversity at State of the University Address

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter September 24, 2021
During his speech, Hartzell spoke about UT’s COVID-19 response, plans to increase STEM research and diversity initiatives.