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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...

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Lopez and Buffa are putting the U in UT

We are Javier Lopez and Danielle Buffa, and we want to make UT your university.  We are not former members of Student Government. We are members of the student body. We understand what it is like...

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GQ Executive Alliance wants to redefine UT Student Government

The purpose of the GQ Executive Alliance is to give power back to the students. What do we mean by this? After asking dozens of students both on and off campus, we discovered that almost 80% of polled...

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Dwight and Domanique focus on accessibility, inclusion, transparency

When we began this journey to run for president and vice president, we had no idea what to expect. For some time now, Student Government seemed like this inaccessible resource that was only available for...

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Centralize information for internal transfer students

Hairuo Yi March 5, 2021

Being interested in double majoring myself, I’ve gone to a handful of information sessions and major advising appointments — much like the other 65% of UT students who change majors at least...

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Professors should invite guest lecturers to their classes

Hunter Littleton March 5, 2021

Lecture-based classes are a common part of the college experience. Within these settings, professors hold a firm grip on the ebbs and flows of the learning environment. However, in this kind of academic...

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Working to end the use of the R-word on campus

Annie Reckart March 5, 2021

I am the advocacy director for Longhorn Best Buddies, an organization that is centered around advocacy, friendship and employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best...

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‘Nothing about us, without us’

Like most freshmen, I was worried about adjusting to college after high school. As someone with a physical disability, I was specifically overwhelmed by the idea of navigating campus in my wheelchair and...

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Disability on campus

Daisy Kielty and Maria Sailale March 5, 2021

This week we want to highlight the experiences of students with disabilities and hear from students who are working to make our campus a more inclusive and accessible place.  While UT continues...

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Replace signature courses with broader first-year seminar

Diego Díaz March 4, 2021

The importance of a liberal arts education cannot be understated. The ability to think critically and ask questions is fundamental to creating a culture of scholars that will enter the world with the best...

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Bring Emotional Support Animal letter service to campus

Eva Strelitz-Block March 4, 2021

Recently, emotional support animals (ESAs) — animals that provide therapeutic benefits to their owners, including reducing anxiety and depression — have become a significant component of how...

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Standardize tuition rates across colleges

Megan Tran March 3, 2021

Alan Bean, a notable alumnus of UT, said, “I feel like everyone who goes to The University of Texas is blessed and lucky to be there because they’re getting a chance to be as good as they can...