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

Opinion

Presidential candidate Austin Barthel and vice presidential candidate Andrew McKiernan on Feb. 20, 2024.

Remaking Student Government: Why You Should Vote for Austin and Andy for Student Government President and Vice President

Austin Barthel and Andrew Mckiernan February 21, 2024

Editor’s note: This column was submitted to the Texan by members of the UT community. As candidates for President and Vice President of the University of Texas at Austin's Student Government (UTSG),...

Students walk out of the former Multicultural Education Center on Jan. 18.

The MEC is here to stay

Izabella De La Garza and Sameeha Rizvi February 21, 2024

Editor’s note: This column was submitted to the Texan by members of the UT community. On Jan. 1, 2024, the Multicultural Engagement Center was forcibly shut down. This loss is devastating to us and...

Fast fashion targets students – shop sustainably instead

Fast fashion targets students – shop sustainably instead

Ava Saunders, Columnist February 21, 2024
Columnist Ava Saunders calls on students to shop sustainably amidst the exploitations of the fast fashion industry.
Just say yes

Just say yes

Bennett Ismert, Columnist February 21, 2024
Columnist Bennett Ismert discusses how utilizing university opportunities and resources made her transition to UT exponentially smoother.
Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale in the architecture courtyard on Feb. 13, 2024.

Cultivating diversity of thought means actively listening to you

Mihir Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief Candidate February 19, 2024
Editor-in-Chief candidate Mihir Gokhale discusses how the Texan’s opinion department must embrace diversity of thought by intentionally and consistently representing more facets of the student body.
Editor-in-chief candidate McKenzie Henningsen in main mall on Feb. 13, 2024.

Opinion writing requires a nuanced, creative approach

McKenzie Henningsen, Editor-in-Chief Candidate February 19, 2024
Editor-in-chief candidate McKenzie Henningsen argues that the opinion department needs to emphasize unique coverage to accurately represent the campus community.
Editor-in-chief candidate McKenzie Henningsen in the UT Tower on Tuesday.

The Daily Texan will stand for empathy, diligence, fairness. Always.

McKenzie Henningsen, Editor-in-Chief Candidate February 15, 2024
Editor-in-chief candidate McKenzie Henningsen shares her vision for The Daily Texan.
Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale in the Tower foyer on Tuesday.

The Daily Texan must amplify, connect student voices

Mihir Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief Candidate February 15, 2024
Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale discusses how the Texan’s opinion department must prioritize and unify the needs of UT’s diverse student body to achieve productive change.
Flying Solo

Flying Solo

Anjali Shenoy, Senior Columnist February 13, 2024
Senior columnist Anjali Shenoy comments on dating culture and how it shouldn’t be a source of stress in your collegiate life.
Send this to your situationship

Send this to your situationship

Tenley Jackson, Columnist February 13, 2024
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, columnist Tenley Jackson criticizes campus dating culture and encourages a shift towards more traditional dating.
Take care of your heart (health)

Take care of your heart (health)

Ellen Meltzer, Columnist February 13, 2024
Columnist Ellen Meltzer emphasizes the importance of screening for potential heart issues.
The true cost of college

The true cost of college

Tanya Narwekar, Associate Opinion Editor February 9, 2024
Associate opinion editor Tanya Narwekar discusses the impact of rising college tuition and how it forces students to see education from an exclusively utilitarian lens.
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