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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

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Longhorn Band members must play ‘The Eyes of Texas’

Skye Seipp April 21, 2021

The Longhorn Band will continue to be required to play “The Eyes of Texas,” according to a Butler School of Music news release. Another, currently unnamed band that will not play the alma mater or...

UTPD hosts training to educate officers on gender-diverse identities

UTPD hosts training to educate officers on gender-diverse identities

Tori Duff April 20, 2021

The University of Texas Police Department held a transgender awareness training early this month to educate officers on recognizing gender identities and on the history of hate crimes towards gender-diverse...

UT senate passes resolution making standardized tests optional

UT senate passes resolution making standardized tests optional

Sheryl Lawrence April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. The Senate of College Councils passed a resolution on Thursday urging the Office of Admissions to make standardized...

Students discuss mental health resources at UT

Students discuss mental health resources at UT

Sheryl Lawrence April 16, 2021

TW: Discussion surrounding mental health. To report concerning behavior or ask for advice, students can call the Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line at 512-232-5050. Students can also contact the...

UT-Austin College of Natural Sciences unveils 2021 visualizing science competition Winners

UT-Austin College of Natural Sciences unveils 2021 visualizing science competition Winners

Nicole Gomez April 16, 2021

A team of College of Natural Sciences researchers won the Visualizing Science 2021 competition for their image depicting how cerebellum mutations cause Ataxia-Telangiectasia, a neurodegenerative disorder,...

Graduate Student Assembly passes legislation to extend funding, program time for graduate students

Graduate Student Assembly passes legislation to extend funding, program time for graduate students

Sheryl Lawrence April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. Graduate students are urging the University to grant an extension of funding and time to complete their research,...

Most fall 2021 classes to be held in person

Most fall 2021 classes to be held in person

Tori Duff April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. More than 91% of classes will be held face to face in the fall, Kathleen Harrison, the communications manager for...

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...

Orientation directors, advisers prepare for second virtual orientation

Orientation directors, advisers prepare for second virtual orientation

Payton Reeves April 14, 2021

New Student Services is preparing for another virtual welcome this summer for incoming freshmen and transfer Longhorns. After the pandemic forced orientation online last year less than 10 weeks out...

UT-Austin administration working on changes to academic calendar

UT-Austin administration working on changes to academic calendar

Sheryl Lawrence April 13, 2021

UT may introduce shorter semesters and extend Thanksgiving break as the University administration works on changes to the academic calendar to meet updated federal aid and Texas Higher Education Coordinating...

UT-Austin researchers work to protect historic Mexican American cemetery

UT-Austin researchers work to protect historic Mexican American cemetery

Rebecca Saborio April 13, 2021

Two UT architecture graduate students are currently working to preserve a century-old Mexican American burial land with a largely undocumented, Indigenous history. After developing their community research...

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Third COVID-19 variant detected on UT-Austin campus

Samantha Greyson April 8, 2021

The University identified a third and potentially more contagious variant of COVID-19 on campus, according to a letter sent on Wednesday to the UT community.  The University has detected one case of...