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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

UT Landmarks brings back annual bike tours

UT Landmarks brings back annual bike tours

Daniela Roscero, News Reporter April 17, 2022

Editor's Note: The article first appeared in the April 8, 2022 flipbook. UT Landmarks has relaunched the bike tours program after two years of suspension due to the pandemic.  “We take our role...

Religious liberties SCOTUS case won by UT law community

Religious liberties SCOTUS case won by UT law community

Judith Matehuala, News Reporter April 17, 2022

Editor's Note: The article first appeared in the April 8, 2022 flipbook. The Supreme Court of the United States ruled 8-1 that the state of Texas likely violated capital inmate John Ramirez’s religious...

Student Government passes resolution in support of emergency contraception vending machine on campus

Student Government passes resolution in support of emergency contraception vending machine on campus

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter April 17, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 12, 2022 flipbook. Student Government passed a resolution April 5 in support of Emergency Contraception 4 Every Campus’ initiative to bring...

UT family asthma study branches out to local school districts

UT family asthma study branches out to local school districts

Katy Nelson, News Reporter April 17, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 12, 2022 flipbook. A UT program centered on helping Latinx families learn and manage their children's asthma is expanding their recruitment to...

UT students, community members paint Pease Park trees blue to bring awareness to deforestation

UT students, community members paint Pease Park trees blue to bring awareness to deforestation

Morgan Severson, News Reporter April 17, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 12, 2022 flipbook. A visit to Pease Park looks a little different this month — the park’s trees display a vibrant shade of electric blue on...

UT to allocate funds for faculty housing in response to increased living costs in Austin

UT to allocate funds for faculty housing in response to increased living costs in Austin

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter April 17, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 12, 2022 flipbook. President Jay Hartzell announced he will set aside funding for faculty recruiting packages due to high housing prices in Austin...

UT concrete canoe team places 3rd in competition with ‘U.S.S. Tub’ despite structural issues

UT concrete canoe team places 3rd in competition with ‘U.S.S. Tub’ despite structural issues

Leena Alali, News Reporter April 13, 2022

The UT concrete canoe team placed third in a regional competition which took place in Houston, Texas, from March 30 to April 1. This competition marks the first time since the start of COVID-19 that the...

UT civic group seeks student involvement in Project Connect proposal

UT civic group seeks student involvement in Project Connect proposal

Leila Saidane, News Reporter April 13, 2022

A student civic entrepreneurship group is gathering community feedback from student residential areas — including North Campus and Riverside — as it develops a report to present to the city of Austin’s...

Former UT law facilities director pleads guilty to theft

Former UT law facilities director pleads guilty to theft

Hope Unger, News Reporter April 13, 2022
A former Texas Law facilities director was charged with first-degree theft of property and second-degree theft of service. Jason Shoumaker pled guilty to the lesser charge of a second-degree felony for theft of property and was placed on deferred adjudication March 31. 
UT-Austin researchers scan lunar time capsule opened for first time in 50 years

UT-Austin researchers scan lunar time capsule opened for first time in 50 years

Koshik Mahapatra , News Reporter April 12, 2022

With the help of UT researchers, NASA scientists scanned and opened one of the last samples of rock and soil collected nearly 50 years ago on the moon during NASA’s Apollo program last month. During...

Abortion On Demand & Without Apology: Abortion rights activists hold protest downtown

‘Abortion On Demand & Without Apology’: Abortion rights activists hold protest downtown

Claire Stevens, News Reporter April 10, 2022

Activism group RiseUp4AbortionRights hosted a rally at downtown Austin’s Republic Square Park on Saturday to protest recent attacks on abortion rights in the U.S. and Texas, with other chapters of the...

Richard Reddick appointed new School of Undergraduate Studies dean, senior vice provost for curriculum and enrollment

Richard Reddick appointed new School of Undergraduate Studies dean, senior vice provost for curriculum and enrollment

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter April 8, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 5, 2022 flipbook. Richard Reddick, associate dean of equity, community engagement and outreach for the College of Education, will begin two new...

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