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

Editorials

Reform sexual assault prevention education

Reform sexual assault prevention education

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 16, 2022
The Daily Texan Editorial Board wants UT to reevaluate and reform how it teaches students about sexual and relationship violence.
Students deserve UT’s support in a “Post-Roe” Texas

Students deserve UT’s support in a “Post-Roe” Texas

The Daily Texan Editorial Board calls on UT leadership to take a stance against abortion restrictions and better support the Longhorn community after the overturn of Roe v. Wade.
UT, listen to LGBTQ+ survivors

UT, listen to LGBTQ+ survivors

The Daily Texan Editorial Board urges UT administration to listen to and be inclusive of LGBTQ+ survivors, particularly LGBTQ+ survivors of color, in discussions about sexual misconduct reform.
Looking Forward, Looking Back: It’s always students who create change

Looking Forward, Looking Back: It’s always students who create change

The Daily Texan Editorial Board praises student efforts and urges the University to listen and work with student organizers.
Riverside students deserve better

Riverside students deserve better

The Daily Texan Editorial Board urges UT to listen to Riverside students’ demands and extend greater resources to commuter-students.
Explaining the Husch Blackwell recommendations: There’s still more to be done

Explaining the Husch Blackwell recommendations: There’s still more to be done

The Daily Texan Editorial Board April 27, 2022
The Daily Texan editorial board urges the University to better update students regarding sexual misconduct policy and go beyond the Husch Blackwell recommendations.
For best chance at structural change, vote Leland and Isabel

For best chance at structural change, vote Leland and Isabel

Student Government has a lot to make up for, and we hope it starts with Leland and Isabel.
Looking forward, looking back: Change is long overdue

Looking forward, looking back: Change is long overdue

The Daily Texan Editorial Board calls for change as the University remains stagnant against student demands.
Too little, too late: Disband organizations that fail to take accountability for sexual violence

Too little, too late: Disband organizations that fail to take accountability for sexual violence

The Daily Texan Editorial Board November 30, 2021
The Daily Texan Editorial Board urges student organizations like Tejas Club and IFC to address their role in enabling sexual violence and disband.
Go to the polls, vote against Proposition A

Go to the polls, vote against Proposition A

The Daily Texan Editorial Board October 29, 2021

$271.5 million to $598.9 million.  That’s how much is at stake in the November statewide election. With Proposition A threatening to undercut funding for needed initiatives by drastically increasing...

“Support and uplift experiences that we have”

“Support and uplift experiences that we have”

The Daily Texan’s Editorial Board urges the University to take concrete steps toward creating a disability cultural center on campus.
Allow Longhorn Band to break tradition

Allow Longhorn Band to break tradition

The editorial board calls on UT to listen to Black student demands instead of separating the Longhorn Band over “The Eyes of Texas”.
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