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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

Provide free exercise, mindfulness-based resources to students

Provide free exercise, mindfulness-based resources to students

Tanya Raghu, Columnist November 3, 2021
Columnist Tanya Raghu urges the University to emphasize mental health care by making exercise and meditation more accessible.
UT needs a maintenance request platform for students

UT needs a maintenance request platform for students

Michael Lazenby, Columnist November 3, 2021
Columnist Michael Lazenby urges UT to provide students a centralized platform where they can efficiently and conveniently file maintenance requests.
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...

UT must educate students about the red zone

UT must educate students about the red zone

Mia Abbe, Columnist October 27, 2021
Columnist Mia Abbe argues that UT should increase their sexual assault prevention education by educating students about the red zone.
Students must be given a greater say regarding restaurants on campus

Students must be given a greater say regarding restaurants on campus

Michael Lazenby, Columnist October 26, 2021
Columnist Michael Lazenby calls for UT to give students a stronger voice as to which restaurants and food businesses are on campus.
UT must do more to prevent interpersonal violence and support survivors

UT must do more to prevent interpersonal violence and support survivors

Vanessa Sayroo, Contributor October 25, 2021
Vanessa Sayroo, president-elect of Not On My Campus, calls on the University to provide more resources for survivors, mandate education and hold perpetrators accountable.
There is a need for greater education, training

There is a need for greater education, training

Arsh Ali and Isha Parikh October 25, 2021
UT Student Government's Women’s Resource Agency highlights educational prevention resources and advocates for justice for survivors through University-led measures for Greek life accountability.
Recognizing relationship violence and getting support

Recognizing relationship violence and getting support

Kiandra Benson and Maya Gordon October 25, 2021
Kiandra Benson and Maya Gordon, confidential advocates in Student Emergency Services, present warning signs and resources for students facing interpersonal violence.
Resources for survivors and advocates

Resources for survivors and advocates

The Daily Texan has compiled a list of resources that support survivors as well as resources to use for learning and organizing.
Don’t require students to go in person on exam days

Don’t require students to go in person on exam days

Emily Harrison, Columnist October 24, 2021
Columnist Emily Harrison urges hybrid professors to offer online testing.
Update UT websites through work studies

Update UT websites through work studies

Rocío Del Toro, Columnist October 21, 2021
Columnist Rocío Del Toro calls for UT to have a work study position for computer science students updating UT websites and other online services.
UT should make COVID-19 testing mandatory for large, official student events

UT should make COVID-19 testing mandatory for large, official student events

Faleha Quadri, Columnist October 19, 2021
Columnist Faleha Quadri calls on UT to mandate COVID-19 testing for large, official student org events in an effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.