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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

Free opioid overdose-reversing drug now accessible in some UT libraries

Free opioid overdose-reversing drug now accessible in some UT libraries

Hope Unger, News Reporter April 5, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 1, 2022 flipbook. Naloxone, a nasal spray drug that rapidly reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, is now available for people to pick up...

UT researchers find potential solution for respiratory virus with structure-based vaccine

UT researchers find potential solution for respiratory virus with structure-based vaccine

Katy Nelson, News Reporter April 3, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 29, 2022 flipbook. Some of the UT researchers involved in creating the structure-based vaccines used against COVID-19 have potentially created...

Dining halls adopt more rigorous ID checks after Feb. increase in ID confiscations

Dining halls adopt more rigorous ID checks after Feb. increase in ID confiscations

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter April 3, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 29, 2022 flipbook. University dining halls and stores have implemented a new policy to check student IDs due to an influx in students using each...

CapMetro to tear down nearly 100-year-old hamburger eatery for new Project Connect light rail

CapMetro to tear down nearly 100-year-old hamburger eatery for new Project Connect light rail

Riese Yates, News Reporter April 3, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 29, 2022 flipbook. The new Orange Line, expected to be operational by 2029, will span 21 miles connecting North to South Austin along 22 stops,...

RiseUp4AbortionRights protest abortion rights on International Women’s Day

RiseUp4AbortionRights protest abortion rights on International Women’s Day

Emily Harrison, Life and Arts Reporter March 22, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 11, 2022 flipbook. Protesters cheered and shouted, held up signs, and vowed to fight for the rights of all women to have access to safe and legal...

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gives a speech at the Texan Capital on Feb 18, 2022. He addressed critical race theory and pledged to eliminate tenure for new hires at Texas public universities.

UT professors react to lieutenant governor’s plan to remove tenure following vote on critical race theory

Hope Unger, News Reporter February 25, 2022

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pledged to remove tenure for professors at Texas public universities Feb. 18 after the Faculty Council voted 41-5 to support an instructor’s freedom to teach critical race theory...

UT students utilize early voting on campus for March 1 primaries

UT students utilize early voting on campus for March 1 primaries

Claire Stevens, Senior News Reporter February 24, 2022

UT students take advantage of on-campus early voting as the early voting period comes to a close for the March 1 primaries. The early voting period for the primary elections began Feb. 14 and ends Feb....

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gives a speech at the Texan Capital on Feb 18, 2022. He addressed critical race theory and pledged to eliminate tenure for new hires at Texas public universities.

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick plans to eliminate tenure at UT-Austin, public Texas universities

Hope Unger, Senior News Reporter February 18, 2022

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced in a press conference Friday that he would eliminate tenure for new hires at Texas public universities in response to the UT Faculty Council’s 41-5 vote to support...

Greg Casar hosts Austin rally for congressional run, guest appearance from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Hope Unger, News Reporter February 13, 2022

This Sunday, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a special appearance at congressional candidate Greg Casar’s downtown rally, which encouraged people to early vote Monday. Last year, Casar announced...

Beto ORourke speaks at his rally at the Texas AFL-CIO parking lot. He held a rally addressing the winter storm of 2021 and called for infrastructural improvements to Texas power grid.

Beto O’Rourke discusses power grid, improving health care access at Texas Capitol rally

Claire Stevens, News reporter February 10, 2022

Gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke called for infrastructural improvements to Texas' power grid at a rally near the Texas State Capitol on Wednesday evening. O’Rourke honored with a candle lighting...

UT alum James Talarico to run for state house seat in 2022 following redistricting

UT alum James Talarico to run for state house seat in 2022 following redistricting

Tori Duff, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  State Rep. James Talarico, a Democrat from Round Rock, said he plans to run in 2022 for a state House seat in Austin because...

Luxury bus service comes to Austin, other Texas cities

Luxury bus service comes to Austin, other Texas cities

Leila Saidane, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 26 flipbook. Students will now be able to enjoy 140º reclining seats with footrests, free on-board Wi-Fi and power outlets on commutes between...

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