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Specific GroupMe guidelines would clarify murky waters of academic integrity

Specific GroupMe guidelines would clarify murky waters of academic integrity

Eva Strelitz-Block April 1, 2021
Columnist Eva Strelitz-Block urges professors to make explicit GroupMe guidelines for students to follow and include them in their syllabi.
Students need a break

Students need a break

Megan Tran March 30, 2021
Columnist Megan Tran argues for the implementation of a university wide policy that restricts professors from setting assignment due dates over spring break.
Big Ticket refunds shouldn’t rely on canceled games

Big Ticket refunds shouldn’t rely on canceled games

Deborah Hill March 30, 2021
Columnist Deborah Hill argues there are multiple pandemic complications to consider when discussing Big Ticket refunds.
Mental health professionals should respond to mental health 911 calls

Mental health professionals should respond to mental health 911 calls

Susan Cardone March 30, 2021
Columnist Susan Cardone calls for mental health professionals to respond to 911 calls containing a mental health element, not UTPD’s Crisis Intervention Team.
Explore UT should have a virtual option every year

Explore UT should have a virtual option every year

Ezra Gomez March 30, 2021
Columnist Ezra Gomez argues that following COVID, the successful virtual Explore UT event should happen every year.
Expand mask distribution

Expand mask distribution

Eva Strelitz-Block March 29, 2021
Columnist Eva Strelitz-Block urges UT to support masking on campus as the pandemic continues.
UT’s efforts to help students with tech issues do not go far enough

UT’s efforts to help students with tech issues do not go far enough

Diego Díaz March 29, 2021
Columnist Diego Díaz argues that UT should do more to alleviate the stresses students face in a growing technological climate.
UT buildings should be accessible to all students at night

UT buildings should be accessible to all students at night

Hubert Ning March 29, 2021
Columnist Hubert Ning argues that UT buildings locking doors to non-specific majors at night is a safety hazard and instead should be open to all UT students.
Let students claim credit for community service

Let students claim credit for community service

Hunter Littleton March 29, 2021
Columnist Hunter Littleton calls on UT to do more to cultivate a culture of service and allow students to claim credit hours for community involvement.
Expand long-term counseling

Expand long-term counseling

Hairuo Yi March 29, 2021
Columnist Hairuo Yi argues UT should devote more funds from COVID-19 relief to supporting long-term CMHC services.
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Live lectures need to be accessible after class, too

Susan Cardone March 24, 2021

Throughout a student's time in college, many are unable to attend every live in-person or online class, especially during a pandemic. Students may have work, family or other unexpected circumstances...

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UT, where do Black student demands stand now?

Areeba Amer, Abhirupa Dasgupta, and Sanika Nayak March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   In the wake of summer protests against police brutality led by the Black Lives Matter movement, students...