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

Decoding the honor code

Decoding the honor code

Nate Henneke, Columnist November 17, 2023
Columnist Nate Henneke urges the University to improve its honor code to better define AI usage in academics.
Counterpoint: social media and social irresponsibility

Counterpoint: social media and social irresponsibility

London Lack, Senior Columnist November 17, 2023
Senior columnist London Lack argues social media is not productive for tangible change.
Point: social media is necessary for modern activism

Point: social media is necessary for modern activism

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist November 17, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson defends social media as a necessary tool for activism and suggests healthy media practices for students.
Dancing the way to personal fulfillment

Dancing the way to personal fulfillment

London Lack, Senior Columnist November 16, 2023
Senior columnist London Lack encourages students to explore the benefits of dancing.
Reshaping the narrative around Thanksgiving

Reshaping the narrative around Thanksgiving

Phillip Pham, Columnist November 16, 2023
Columnist Phillip Pham urges UT to cease using “Thanksgiving” in official communications to respect Native American and Indigenous identities.
Prioritize preventative mental health

Prioritize preventative mental health

Charlotte Eades, Columnist November 15, 2023
Columnist Charlotte Eades encourages students to practice preventative mental health before going home for the holidays.
Student organizations should plan donation drives with UT Outpost

Student organizations should plan donation drives with UT Outpost

Arista Rail, Columnist November 15, 2023
Columnist Arista Rail urges student organizations to plan donation drives with UT Outpost to further support the community.
Glimpse into your future

Glimpse into your future

Anjali Shenoy, Columnist November 14, 2023
Columnist Anjali Shenoy encourages students to take charge of their futures with vision boards.
Volunteering in-person promotes mental well-being

Volunteering in-person promotes mental well-being

Charlotte Eades, Columnist November 14, 2023
Columnist Charlotte Eades highlights the connection between volunteering in-person and self-efficacy.
Don’t wait, decorate for the holidays

Don’t wait, decorate for the holidays

Justin Doud, Columnist November 13, 2023
Columnist Justin Doud encourages students to decorate their dorms for the holidays.
Add another collaborative floor to the PCL

Add another collaborative floor to the PCL

Justin Doud, Columnist November 13, 2023
Columnist Justin Doud argues that UT Libraries should convert one of the quiet study floors in the PCL into an additional collaborative commons floor.
Institutional DEI: well-intentioned but counterproductive

Institutional DEI: well-intentioned but counterproductive

Jackson Paul, Contributor November 10, 2023
Contributor Jackson Paul argues that many of the goals of DEI initiatives are laudable, but pursuing them by means of concentrated organizational initiatives does more harm than good.
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