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Housing crisis chips away at young Texan dreams

Housing crisis chips away at young Texan dreams

Audrey Dahlkemper, Contributer March 27, 2023
Contributor Audrey Dahlkemper explains how Austin’s housing crisis has swayed her academic success, well-being and the overall housing status of the city.
Dynamics affecting affordability in UT housing policy

Dynamics affecting affordability in UT housing policy

Ethan Smith, Contributer March 27, 2023
Contributor Ethan Smith discusses issues affecting housing affordability policy at UT.
Austin ranks in top 50 US cities for highest STD rates in 2023

Austin ranks in top 50 US cities for highest STD rates in 2023

Eric Rodriguez, Contributer March 22, 2023
Contributor Eric Rodriguez argues for comprehensive sex education and increased access to sexual health resources.
Fostering innovation in STEM

Fostering innovation in STEM

Megan Tran, Alexa Leon, and Tommy Wan March 20, 2023
The Daily Texan Forum Team gathered submissions from members of the UT community to explore STEM innovation and the boundaries of scientific discovery.
Longhorn Racing: innovation in automotive design, teamwork

Longhorn Racing: innovation in automotive design, teamwork

Esther Grace Jin, Contributor March 20, 2023
Contributor Esther Jin explains how investing in student engineering organizations can lead to a more vibrant and active university community.
Texas Rocket Engineering Lab is pushing the boundaries of collegiate rocketry

Texas Rocket Engineering Lab is pushing the boundaries of collegiate rocketry

Jhanvi Girish and Nida Virabalin March 20, 2023
Contributors Jhanvi Girish and Nida Virabalin explains the importance of engineering innovation through the student laboratory TREL.
Why opportunities in STEM matter for K-12 students

Why opportunities in STEM matter for K-12 students

Kiersten Fernandez, Contributor March 20, 2023
Contributor Kiersten Fernandez explains the importance of investing in and providing opportunities for K-12 students who are interested in STEM education.
How we should invest in innovation

How we should invest in innovation

Helen Liu, Contributor March 20, 2023
Helen Liu, president of UT Students Engineers Educating Kids, describes her personal experience with what she views to be the most important field of STEM innovation: the people.
Get a flu shot. The flu travels too.

Get a flu shot. The flu travels too.

Alea Lastinger, Contributor March 7, 2023
Contributor Alea Lastinger argues that the flu travels rapidly and that students should get their flu shot before leaving for spring break.
Student Government 2023-2024 President Helen Getachew and Vice President William Ramirez .

Tomorrow’s Texas

Helen Getachew and William Ramirez February 22, 2023

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. Being first-generation and low-income college students has influenced every aspect of our campaign. As Ethiopian-American...

Addressing UT students’ financial crisis

Addressing UT students’ financial crisis

Harsh Kumar and Marlene Weis February 22, 2023

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. Opportunity — it's something that we all deserve. Our names are Harsh and Marlene, and we’re running to...

What is something at UT that students can believe in?

What is something at UT that students can believe in?

George Boghs and Ana Fuentes February 22, 2023

Editor’s Note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. When we met during our second year through the Hook the Vote Agency, we found that the answer to that question...

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