Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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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Aimed for the moon and reached the stars

Aimed for the moon and reached the stars

Felipe Antequera, Contributor September 25, 2023
Felipe Antequera, a Ph.D. Candidate at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, explains his affinity towards his program and diverse experiences.
Discovering UT through the Joynes Reading Room

Discovering UT through the Joynes Reading Room

Zack Schlosberg, Contributor September 25, 2023
Zack Schlosberg, a program coordinator for the Joynes Reading Room at UT Austin, on exploring the literary heartbeat of campus and its role in fostering a community of Longhorn writers.
The intersection of identity and mental health

The intersection of identity and mental health

Lucero Ponce, Ellie Monday, and Tommy Wan September 21, 2023
The Daily Texan Forum Team gathered submissions from students who share how their different backgrounds play a role in their mental health.
Mental health in Division 1 sports

Mental health in Division 1 sports

Rivers A., Contributor September 21, 2023
Contributor Rivers A reflects on the atmosphere around mental health for student athletes.
Fraternity grapples with mental health

Fraternity grapples with mental health

Joey Benton, Contributor September 21, 2023
Contributor Joey Benton opens up about the mental health experience of men in Greek life and calls on his community to help further the already changing culture.
Bridging faith and knowledge for mental health

Bridging faith and knowledge for mental health

Nur Sarah Hizam, Contributor September 21, 2023
Contributor Nur Sarah Hizam addresses the cultural barriers for Muslim students receiving proper mental health support.
Engineering a safe haven as a minority student

Engineering a safe haven as a minority student

Jessica Ramos, Contributor September 21, 2023
Contributor Jessica Ramos details her journey discovering a place where she could finally belong and feel safe as a minority engineer.
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Rep. Lloyd Doggett: Welcome Back, Democracy is Calling

Lloyd Doggett, Contributor August 20, 2023
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a former UT Student President, welcomes fellow Longhorns, discusses priorities, urges your engagement.
Embracing the nontraditional

Embracing the nontraditional

Megan Tran, Alexa Leon, and Tommy Wan April 20, 2023
The Daily Texan Forum team invited members of the UT community to share their experiences as nontraditional students and the unique challenges and opportunities they’ve encountered on their educational journeys.
Lessons learned from a ‘nontraditional’ nontraditional student

Lessons learned from a ‘nontraditional’ nontraditional student

Jack M., Contributor April 20, 2023
Contributor Jack M. reminds us that there is no one "right" path to success and that each student's journey is unique.
Post-Roe, are parents excluded from education?

Post-Roe, are parents excluded from education?

Lacie Levy, Contributor April 20, 2023
Contributor Lacie Levy, president of non-traditional student organization New Wave Longhorns, explores the challenges faced by student-parents and the impact of recent changes to reproductive rights on their educational opportunities.
Highways don’t belong in cities

Highways don’t belong in cities

Miriam Schoenfield, Contributor April 16, 2023
Contributor Miriam Schoenfield argues that we must end car dependency, and create transportation systems that support thriving and sustainable communities.
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