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

Autistic students discuss the effects of online learning, COVID-19 pandemic

Autistic students discuss the effects of online learning, COVID-19 pandemic

Sheryl Lawrence April 30, 2021

Trigger warning: This article contains discussion of suicidal ideation. Autistic students who face accessibility barriers in day-to-day life have experienced different levels of comfort with online...

Proactive community testing remains as more people get vaccinated

Proactive community testing remains as more people get vaccinated

Samantha Greyson April 30, 2021

Participants in UT’s Proactive Community Testing program have decreased as vaccination efforts have increased, with only 1,800 COVID-19 tests administered to students last week. However, PCT program...

UT-Austin researchers find COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted Austin’s most vulnerable

UT-Austin researchers find COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted Austin’s most vulnerable

Anastasia Goodwin April 27, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Austin’s most vulnerable communities have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, according to a report published...

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UT-Austin now offers walk-up COVID-19 vaccinations every weekday

Skye Seipp April 21, 2021

Walk-up COVID-19 vaccine appointments are now available every weekday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. for students, faculty, staff and members of the Austin community at Gregory...

UT-Austin COVID-19 committee “cautiously optimistic” next semester will be in-person

UT-Austin COVID-19 committee “cautiously optimistic” next semester will be in-person

Skye Seipp April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. The fall 2020 course schedule shows more than 90% of classes will be in person, and UT will not require students,...

How to protect your COVID-19 vaccine card

How to protect your COVID-19 vaccine card

Anastasia Goodwin April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. As more students become eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, they will need to take important steps to protect their...

UT School of Nursing launches vaccine programs for underserved Austin communities

UT School of Nursing launches vaccine programs for underserved Austin communities

Kevin Vu April 14, 2021

The School of Nursing launched two vaccination delivery programs in March that provide vaccines to underserved Austin communities.  The two programs, Vaccine Administration Mobile Operations (VAMOS)...

UT researchers receive COVID-19 vaccine manufactured using their research

UT researchers receive COVID-19 vaccine manufactured using their research

Anastasia Goodwin April 14, 2021

Daniel Wrapp religiously refreshed his spam folder every two hours before he finally got an email from UT Health Austin to book his first vaccine appointment.  “I made the first available appointment...