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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Hindutva is not Hinduism

Hindutva is not Hinduism

Sharmila Rudrappa , Contributor September 22, 2021

Editor’s note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community and first appeared as part of the September 10 flipbook.  Along with colleagues from 53  U.S. universities,...

Require students to use Protect Texas Together App

Require students to use Protect Texas Together App

Lucero Ponce, Columnist September 21, 2021
Columnist Lucero Ponce urges professors to require their students to use Protect Texas Together App as classes go in person.
UT must provide COVID-19 testing over the weekends

UT must provide COVID-19 testing over the weekends

Faleha Quadri, Columnist September 19, 2021
Columnist Faleha Quadri urges UT to extend their testing hours and provide COVID-19 testing over the weekends.
Make mental health accessible

Make mental health accessible

Michael Lazenby, Columnist September 18, 2021
Columnist Michael Lazenby calls for the Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) to help students schedule sessions in a more convenient and accessible way.
Keep virtual classes synchronous

Keep virtual classes synchronous

Isabelle Costello, Associate Editor September 15, 2021
Associate editor Isabelle Costello encourages professors teaching virtually to avoid asynchronous class instruction.
Provide more details about CIS results

Provide more details about CIS results

Megan Tran, Associate Editor September 12, 2021
Associate editor Megan Tran urges UT to provide more information about how Course Instructor Surveys are used to show students their feedback matters and increase survey participation.
Professors, release syllabi before semester begins

Professors, release syllabi before semester begins

Sruti Ramachandran, Associate Editor September 9, 2021
Associate editor Sruti Ramachandran urges UT to set a day to release class syllabi
Professors, prioritize student learning over memorizing

Professors, prioritize student learning over memorizing

Michael Lazenby, Columnist September 5, 2021
Columnist Michael Lazenby urges professors to help students focus on learning class content through interaction and project-based learning instead of memorizing for tests.
Allow professors with unvaccinated children to teach virtually

Allow professors with unvaccinated children to teach virtually

Julia Zaksek , Associate Editor September 1, 2021
Associate Editor Julia Zaksek urges UT to extend an online-only teaching option to professors with unvaccinated children.
Revise COVID-19 testing policies for student safety

Revise COVID-19 testing policies for student safety

Isabelle Costello , Associate Editor September 1, 2021
Associate Editor Isabelle Costello urges UHS to require a negative COVID-19 test before the first day of classes, rather than before they move in.
Make the first few weeks of class virtual

Make the first few weeks of class virtual

Julia Zaksek , Associate Editor September 1, 2021
Associate Editor Julia Zaksek argues that UT must make classes online at the start of the semester in order to avoid a COVID-19 surge.
The Texan needs your perspective

The Texan needs your perspective

Sanika Nayak , Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021
Editor-in-chief Sanika Nayak wants to remind you that there's a place for you at The Daily Texan.