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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

Opinion

Seasonal affective disorder is real, treatable

Seasonal affective disorder is real, treatable

November 8, 2022
Columnist Chloe Lawrence encourages students affected by seasonal affective disorder to seek help and take care of themselves.
I regret trauma dumping in my admissions essay

I regret trauma dumping in my admissions essay

November 8, 2022
Columnist Alexa Leon calls on UT to offer creative admissions prompts allowing applicants to steer away from trauma dumping in their essays.
Having same-sex parents doesnt make my life different

Having same-sex parents doesn’t make my life different

November 8, 2022
Columnist Ellie Monday calls attention to the stigma around LGBTQ+ families.
Texas legislature needs to stop targeting homeless people

Texas legislature needs to stop targeting homeless people

November 6, 2022
Senior columnist Justice DuBois argues that the Texas law SB 987 that fines homeless people for camping outside in public does not help Austin’s homeless population.
UT should follow AISD’s lead in expanding options for faculty, staff affordable housing

UT should follow AISD’s lead in expanding options for faculty, staff affordable housing

November 6, 2022
Columnist Ava Garderet urges the University to consider expanding its affordable housing opportunities for faculty and staff by repurposing University-owned property into residential options.
Help leave a sustainable campus for future Longhorns

Help leave a sustainable campus for future Longhorns

November 4, 2022
The Daily Texan forum team gathered submissions from members of the UT community who want students to lead more sustainable lives and get involved with campus efforts.
Are you less eco-friendly than a petroleum engineer?

Are you less eco-friendly than a petroleum engineer?

November 4, 2022
Contributor Peyton Botik shares his perspective as a petroleum engineering junior interested in sustainability and discusses ways to incorporate environmentally-conscious choices daily.
What (and who) makes a climate justice movement strong

What (and who) makes a climate justice movement strong

November 4, 2022
Eleanor Hammersly, a member of the Students Fighting Climate Change board of directors, argues that students of all academic and professional disciplines can effect change and help protect the environment.
You can get involved in UT sustainability efforts

You can get involved in UT sustainability efforts

November 4, 2022
The UT Office of Sustainability, Resource Recovery and Landscape Services teams explain UT’s current initiatives and programs aimed towards creating a more sustainable and eco-friendly campus. This op-ed was submitted by Veronica Trevino.
Don’t discount colleges because of their state’s political leaning

Don’t discount colleges because of their state’s political leaning

November 3, 2022
Columnist Sonali Muthukrishnan argues that students should give colleges a chance, even if their home state’s political leaning differs from that of the college’s state.
Expanding I-35 will be detrimental to the city of Austin

Expanding I-35 will be detrimental to the city of Austin

November 2, 2022
Columnist Anaya Emejulu argues against TxDOT’s planned expansion of I-35, citing issues with other Texas expansion projects.
Introverts of UT, it’s OK to not fit in

Introverts of UT, it’s OK to not fit in

November 2, 2022
Columnist Amy DonJuan calls on introverted students to focus on themselves and their interests.
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