Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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, renew your composting contract

UT, renew your composting contract

Faleha Quadri, Columnist December 6, 2021
Columnist Faleha Quadri urges the UHD to provide more transparency on composting in the dining halls and renew their composting contract as soon as possible.
Commit portion of UTIMCO funds to green energy

Commit portion of UTIMCO funds to green energy

Michael Lazenby, Columnist December 5, 2021
Columnist Michael Lazenby calls for UTIMCO to redirect a portion of its investable assets into green energy companies to offset the effects of oil and gas investments.
UHD must stop single-use dishes due to environmental impact

UHD must stop single-use dishes due to environmental impact

Emily Harrison, Columnist December 5, 2021
Columnist Emily Harrison calls on UHD to stop using single-use dishes due to the environmental impact.
Expand nutritional access to all students

Expand nutritional access to all students

Faith DuFresne, Columnist December 1, 2021
Columnist Faith DuFresne urges UT to include TANC resources in UHS dietitian services to offer access to all students.
Give internal transfer students more opportunities

Give internal transfer students more opportunities

Faith DuFresne, Columnist December 1, 2021
Columnist Faith DuFresne calls on UT to raise the number of attempts students are given to apply to each college in the internal transfer process.
Open more on-campus restaurants on the weekend

Open more on-campus restaurants on the weekend

Emily Harrison, Columnist December 1, 2021
Columnist Emily Harrison urges UHD to make more on-campus restaurants open on the weekend.
Provide students with a fall break

Provide students with a fall break

Faleha Quadri, Columnist November 29, 2021
UT students deserve a break after midterms to help prevent burnout.
Give UT Outpost more funding

Give UT Outpost more funding

Tanya Raghu, Columnist November 25, 2021

According to a 2020 survey, 42 percent of UT students experience food insecurity — a startling statistic that makes the UT Outpost a critical resource for vulnerable populations on-campus.  The UT...

Expand mental health activities during finals

Expand mental health activities during finals

Faith DuFresne, Columnist November 24, 2021
Columnist Faith DuFresne urges UT to host more de-stressing events for students during midterms and finals.
Provide financial compensation to contact tracers

Provide financial compensation to contact tracers

Lucero Ponce, Columnist November 23, 2021
Columnist Lucero Ponce calls for volunteer contact tracers to receive financial compensation.
Allow flexible major changes

Allow flexible major changes

Rocío Del Toro , Columnist November 23, 2021
Columnist Rocío Del Toro urges UT to allow flexible major changes regardless of how many in-credit hours students have.
Professors, consider taking some weight off final exams

Professors, consider taking some weight off final exams

Michael Lazenby, Columnist November 22, 2021
Columnist Michael Lazenby calls for professors to consider decreasing the weight of their final exams and weighing them the same as regular exams.