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

“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”.
UT, prioritize your students for once

UT, prioritize your students for once

The editorial board calls on UT to improve communication and listen to students.
Explaining Abbott's proof of vaccine ban

Explaining Abbott’s proof of vaccine ban

The Daily Texan Editorial Board April 25, 2021
The editorial board breaks down what Abbott’s executive order banning proof of a COVID-19 vaccine means for public universities in Texas.
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Improve communication on sexual misconduct reform

The Daily Texan Editorial Board March 15, 2021

Transparency. Regular communication. Prompt disclosure. All are practices students hoped to see the University adopt regarding sexual misconduct on campus after former UT President Gregory Fenves accepted...

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‘Y’all ready?’: Vote Kiara and Ethan

Editor's note: This endorsement reflects the opinion of The Daily Texan Editorial Board and not the opinions of The Daily Texan staff as a whole. This Student Government election season has been different...

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Give students more time

The Daily Texan Editorial Board February 26, 2021

Here in the opinion department at The Daily Texan, we rarely comment on state or national issues. We focus on UT and how we can push for change here on campus. But in a disaster such as the recent winter...

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Other universities set standard

The Daily Texan Editorial Board February 2, 2021

Correction: An earlier version of this editorial mischaracterized certain aspects of UT’s proactive community testing program. We incorrectly stated that it had irregular hours, didn’t allow walk-ups...

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Over the past decade, problems with tuition have persisted

The Daily Texan Editorial Board February 1, 2021

The Daily Texan’s opinion department has covered tuition at UT extensively. When we started thinking about how we wanted to write this editorial, we realized we had a wealth of older content to pull...

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These issues are nothing new

The Daily Texan Editorial Board January 19, 2021

Last semester, the world flipped upside down. This semester, the pandemic upended everything we thought we knew — or expected to know — about life in college. Almost 2,000 members of our community...

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Rename School of Advertising

The Daily Texan Editorial Board November 13, 2020

Stan Richards is the founder of Dallas-based advertising agency The Richards Group, the country’s largest independent advertising agency, and namesake of UT’s School of Advertising and Public...

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Students need regular COVID-19 testing hours

The Daily Texan Editorial Board October 29, 2020

For Mia Hay, women’s and gender studies freshman, making her first proactive community testing appointment was a challenge. Hay’s schedule is hectic during the week and she struggled to find...