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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....

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How Student Government executive alliance Anagha and Winston adapted and implemented their platform during their 2020-2021 term

Sheryl Lawrence March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan. Each March, the Student Government executive alliance is elected to serve as the voice of the student body. Each...

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UT, where do Black student demands stand now?

Areeba Amer, Abhirupa Dasgupta, and Sanika Nayak March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   In the wake of summer protests against police brutality led by the Black Lives Matter movement, students...

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Experts say ‘there hasn’t been’ a COVID-19 response from Texas, leaving local governments to act ‘much tougher’

Lauren Abel March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   COVID-19 has tested state officials’ leadership as the on-going public health crisis has killed nearly...

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How Austin has addressed police reform since a national reckoning with police brutality

Tori Duff March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan. Trigger Warning: Contains mentions of  police brutality, violence and racism.   After nationwide Black...