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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

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UT needs to provide free flu shots this year

Valeria Sixtos October 19, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community Flu season is upon us, but this year it looks a lot different than what we’re used to. Before COVID-19...

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The benefits of online courses, why they should continue

Juliana Simonfalvi October 19, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community In light of UT Austin’s recent announcement on the continuation of online course offerings into the spring,...

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Let’s make it more affordable to park on campus

Chloe Pertuit October 19, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. As big as campus is, you’d think you could find a decent place to park in the evening to visit with friends...

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The things I can’t forget

Anonymous October 15, 2020

Trigger warning: mental illness, panic attacks, depression. Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. I have a habit of remembering more than I’d...

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“If you don’t take care of yourself, who’s gonna take care of you?”

Portia Yuen October 15, 2020

Trigger warning: mental illness. Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. In a society that values efficiency and accomplishments, how often are...

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It’s OK to not be OK

Daisy Kielty and Maria Sailale October 15, 2020

Trigger warning: mental illness, panic attacks, depression. You probably know someone with a mental illness.  They won’t have a cast like they would for a broken arm, a runny nose or heavy...

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A Word Every Longhorn Should Know: Expunction

Chris Perri October 12, 2020

In the coming months, Congress is expected to vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, a bill sponsored by Senator Kamala Harris and Representative Jerry Nadler. If passed,...

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UT Online, Without Internet

Andrew Harmon October 7, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. On March 16, 2020, UT students left Austin for a highly anticipated and much-needed spring break. Some spent...

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I felt like my body was not my own

Anonymous October 1, 2020

Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Rape Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. He was my friend. I trusted him. He raped me. For...

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No, I don’t miss you

Anonymous October 1, 2020

Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. During my freshman year of college, I was sexually assaulted...

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I’ve kissed death because of you

Anonymous October 1, 2020

Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence, Rape, Sexual Assault, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, PTSD, Self Harm, Eating Disorder, Suicide Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the...

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“In that moment, I knew that this night felt wrong.”

Anonymous October 1, 2020

Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Rape Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. I have never told this story out loud, but here it...