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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

UT breaks ground on new graduate student housing in East Campus

UT breaks ground on new graduate student housing in East Campus

Abbie Bard, News Reporter April 28, 2022

The University broke ground on a new housing project for graduate students as part of their affordable housing initiative in East Campus earlier this month. The project is located on 21st Street between...

UT researchers study ‘COVID brain,’ why patients experience brain fog, depression, and other lingering symptoms post-infection

UT researchers study ‘COVID brain,’ why patients experience brain fog, depression, and other lingering symptoms post-infection

Leila Saidane, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Some individuals who contract COVID-19 struggle with “long COVID,” experiencing lingering acute COVID-19 symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath, in addition to other symptoms like depression...

iSchool Inclusion Institute moves to UT, increases opportunities in informatics

iSchool Inclusion Institute moves to UT, increases opportunities in informatics

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter April 28, 2022

UT will host a program encouraging undergraduate students from underrepresented communities to engage in information sciences starting this summer. The iSchool Inclusion Institute is a program that...

‘That is absolutely egregious’: UT community helps fellow students fight period poverty, legislators plan to pass bill against period product tax

‘That is absolutely egregious’: UT community helps fellow students fight period poverty, legislators plan to pass bill against period product tax

Jade Emerson, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Soufia Ali goes from one restroom to another in the Moody College of Communication, refilling drawers with tampons, menstrual pads and liners — all student-donated. However, the supplies always seem...

Ukrainian, Russian UT students react to Russia invasion of Ukraine

Ukrainian, Russian UT students react to Russia invasion of Ukraine

Hope Unger, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 1, 2022 flipbook. Russian and Ukrainian UT students say they fear for their family and friends’ safety after Russia invaded Ukraine with military...

UT students recall memories of Texas French Bread after fire destroys bakery

UT students recall memories of Texas French Bread after fire destroys bakery

Hope Unger, News Reporter April 28, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the January 28, 2022 flipbook. The Austin Fire Department responded to a fire at Texas French Bread in North Campus on Monday evening. Everyone inside the...

Sexual abuse advocates gather to discuss trauma and victims’ rights at film screening

Sexual abuse advocates gather to discuss trauma and victims’ rights at film screening

Hope Unger, Senior News Reporter April 27, 2022

Content Warning: This story contains discussion of sexual violence and abuse.    The Texas Advocacy Project hosted a showing of the documentary “CUSP,” spotlighting the effects of sexual...

UT-Austin’s Student Government amends constitution, aims to increase transparency and accountability

UT-Austin’s Student Government amends constitution, aims to increase transparency and accountability

Joelle DiPaolo, Senior News Reporter April 27, 2022

Student Government passed an accountability amendment to their governing documents as part of a series of reforms on April 26.  The Transform SG Initiative Act includes reforms such as creating agency...

UT System, U.S. Army partner to improve trauma care

UT System, U.S. Army partner to improve trauma care

Ali Juell, News Reporter April 27, 2022

The UT System and the U.S. Army plan to advance trauma care science and technology to help both injured soldiers on the battlefield and hospital patients through a new collaboration between the two institutions. The...

UT launches program for veterans, military families as they adjust to civilian life

UT launches program for veterans, military families as they adjust to civilian life

Hope Unger, News Reporter April 26, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. UT started a new program earlier this month designed to support military veterans and their spouses as they transition back...

Moody Center makes debut

Moody Center makes debut

Christina Huang, Bo Espey, and Leila Saidane April 26, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. After seven years in development, including about two years of construction, UT’s $375 million Moody Center made its debut...

Austinites can vote next week to decriminalize marijuana, end no-knock warrants

Austinites can vote next week to decriminalize marijuana, end no-knock warrants

Hannah Ortega, News Reporter April 26, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. Austinites can cast their votes starting April 25 on a proposition that could end no-knock warrants and citations or arrests...

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