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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

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Texas Law students win disabilities rights case

Texas Law students win disabilities rights case

November 15, 2022

Texas Law’s Disability Rights Clinic successfully defended its first client this semester after representing a Texas student with autism who was denied a free, appropriate public education in her sixth...

Texas Stalking Project aims to create resources on campus for students being stalked

Texas Stalking Project aims to create resources on campus for students being stalked

November 15, 2022

A new UT project called the Texas Stalking Project will be operational by 2023 with the goal of being a resource to students experiencing stalking and cyberstalking. Taking a multidisciplinary approach,...

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Student organization eliminates $30,000 in Austin medical debt, raises awareness for hospital charity care

November 14, 2022

About 40 student volunteers created a local chapter of Dollar For, a national charity, to combat medical debt in the Austin community. Karthik Venkudusamy, a biochemistry junior and co-president of...

School of Design, Creative Technologies projects video game on UT Tower, looks towards future of immersive experiences on campus

School of Design, Creative Technologies projects video game on UT Tower, looks towards future of immersive experiences on campus

November 14, 2022

About a hundred people gathered around the Tower the night of Nov. 3 to watch a video game that was projected onto the building. The School of Design and Creative Technologies’ projection, titled...

McCombs Center for Global Business receives $2.5 million gift

McCombs Center for Global Business receives $2.5 million gift

November 11, 2022

UT alumni Ray and Karen Brimble donated $2.5 million to the McCombs Center for Global Business to improve the center’s educational and career resources.  Ray Brimble, founder and CEO of Lynxs Holdings, ...

Austin City Council votes to fund tenant education program, protects renters’ right to organize

Austin City Council votes to fund tenant education program, protects renters’ right to organize

November 11, 2022

The Austin City Council voted on Oct. 13 to fund tenants’ rights assistance and an education program through the Austin Tenant Council, in addition to voting on Oct. 27 to protect tenants’ rights to...

UT researchers receive $4 million grant to improve literacy through peer tutoring

UT researchers receive $4 million grant to improve literacy through peer tutoring

November 10, 2022

UT researchers received $4 million to look at the efficacy of cross-age peer tutoring to improve reading skills in elementary school students. The grant, given by the Institute of Education Sciences,...

UT’s first Arabic debate team attend championship, discuss future

UT’s first Arabic debate team attend championship, discuss future

November 9, 2022

UT sent their first team to the U.S. University Arabic Debating Championship at Stanford University on Oct. 14-16. The four students participated in a debate contest held entirely in Arabic over the course...

UT Outpost, Student Parent Organization helps little Longhorns with UT’s first diaper drive

UT Outpost, Student Parent Organization helps little Longhorns with UT’s first diaper drive

November 9, 2022

The Student Parent Organization and UT Outpost ran the first diaper, formula and baby wipe drive for UT Outpost last week — a drive that gathered over 600 pounds of goods to be distributed to students...

‘We get to make our lives better’: North Campus Via 313 location votes to unionize

‘We get to make our lives better’: North Campus Via 313 location votes to unionize

November 8, 2022

After organizing and petitioning due to unfavorable working conditions, the North Campus location of pizza chain Via 313 voted in favor of unionization under the name Restaurant Workers United, according...

While flipping through pages in line, a COLA Faculty Book Fair customer browses the selection of books available for purchase on Nov. 4 in Patton Hall. Books published within the past two years by COLA faculty were available for free or purchase along with magazines, live music, catering and merchandise.

Liberal Arts holds first book fair, features faculty work produced during pandemic

November 8, 2022

The College of Liberal Arts launched its first Faculty Book Fair at the Glickman Conference Center in Patton Hall on Friday.  The four-hour event featured over 50 titles from faculty from over 17 departments,...

Senate votes to support accommodations for pregnant, parenting students

Senate votes to support accommodations for pregnant, parenting students

November 8, 2022

The Senate of College Councils voted Oct. 27 to give increased academic accommodations to pregnant or parenting students if they are willing to discuss their situation with their professors. According...

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