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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

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UT-Austin faculty work with international institutions through Texas Global grants

UT-Austin faculty work with international institutions through Texas Global grants

Rebecca Saborio March 28, 2021

Seven UT professors received grants as part of the Texas Global Virtual Exchange Initiative, which encourages faculty to collaborate with international institutions and allows students to virtually engage...

UT-Austin Senate of College Councils encourages flexible attendance policies for students receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

UT-Austin Senate of College Councils encourages flexible attendance policies for students receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Sheryl Lawrence March 26, 2021

The Senate of College Councils passed legislation by unanimous consent during their general assembly Thursday to urge the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost to recommend that faculty adopt...

Volunteers help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution at UT-Austin

Volunteers help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution at UT-Austin

Kevin Vu March 26, 2021

UT Health Austin will need more clinical volunteers to help with COVID-19 vaccination efforts since Texas announced all adults will be eligible to receive the vaccine starting Monday.  Stephanie Morgan,...

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UT-Austin history professor releases contrary report on ‘The Eyes of Texas’ origins, says it should ‘not be the official song’

Skye Seipp March 25, 2021

UT-Austin history professor Alberto Martínez released an article on Medium on Wednesday with contradicting evidence against UT’s “The Eyes of Texas” History Committee report. Martínez...

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UT partners with Texas Department of State Health Services to sequence COVID-19 samples, detect variants

Samantha Greyson March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. The University is partnering with the Texas Department of State Health Services to analyze COVID-19 samples from...

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‘I did not feel human’: UT-Austin students in COVID-19 isolation facility during winter storm received poor care

Skye Seipp March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. During last month’s winter storm, Kara McDonald spent 10 days experiencing breathing and sleeping problems...

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Cockrell School opens new additive manufacturing center to foster development in 3D printing technology

Kevin Vu March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. The Cockrell School of Engineering opened a new center to focus on advancing additive manufacturing, also known...

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What you should, should not do once you’re fully vaccinated

Anastasia Goodwin March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Fully vaccinated students can begin gathering with some small groups of friends and loved ones without masks...

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Black Alumni Network’s Legacy Endowment HornRaiser aims to raise $1M to send 4 Black students to UT with full ride

Kaushiki Roy March 24, 2021

    UT’s Black Alumni Network aims to fund four full-ride scholarships to Black students with their 90-day Legacy Endowment Hornraiser that began last month and hopes to gain $1 million. Currently,...

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How UT’s denial to remove The Eyes of Texas alma mater impacted Black students

Skye Seipp March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   “The Eyes of Texas” took a national spotlight this year as students called for its removal due to its...

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Student advocates say they faced contention during fight for pass/fail resolution

Samantha Greyson March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   Amid decreased student well-being documented in a Senate of College Councils survey last semester, a UT...

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3,625 and counting: What a year’s worth of COVID-19 case numbers tells us about UT’s reaction to the pandemic.

Kevin Vu March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   Spring 2020   Nearly one year ago, UT canceled classes and closed operations on March 13, 2020....