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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Tiny Texan Stories

My politicized identities on campus

Maria Sailale September 1, 2020

Lately, I have been fluctuating between feeling angry and spent, energized and hopeless. I think many students are also experiencing these tidal waves of emotions that are, at times, all-consuming.  For...

Tiny Texan Stories

Upside down

Safa Michigan September 1, 2020

Currently the world feels as if it's been tipped upside down, but truthfully it’s been upside down for the majority of humankind's existence.  People have been struggling for liberation...

Tiny Texan Stories

Tiny Texan Stories: Our thoughts on back to school

Daisy Kielty and Maria Sailale September 1, 2020

The Daily Texan Forum is trying something new. We want to share the personal stories of members from our community to show how unique and diverse our students, faculty and staff are. Through Tiny...

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Undocumented students deserve more from UT during the pandemic

Brodi Amos August 1, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act has left certain groups with no financial support during...

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As coronavirus cases rise, UT should rethink in-person fall classes

Drew Sanderson July 22, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. During a family conversation about the pandemic at the center of our disrupted lives, I ask my girlfriend’s...

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The eyes of the world are upon us, Texas

Cole Deutch June 23, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. Just after I was elected to be a Universitywide representative in the spring of 2018, I took part in a Student...

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We must hold UT accountable, ensure justice for George Floyd

*Editor’s Note: In response to nationwide protests in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the fight for racial equality we've seen throughout the country, several student organizations...

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Stand with us in solidarity, demand change everywhere

Black Student Alliance June 12, 2020

*Editor’s Note: In response to nationwide protests in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the fight for racial equality we've seen throughout the country, several Black student organizations...

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An objection to anti-LGBTQ hate speech

Danielle Healey April 28, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. FOR THE RECORD: I OBJECT TO ANTI-LGBTQ HATE SPEECH BY THE TEXAS REVIEW OF LAW AND POLITICS. There is a controversy...

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Summer classes might not be the deal you think they are

Pippa Mason April 24, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. Last week, in the same breath, the Office of the President announced that summer tuition for undergraduates...

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International students feel alone in pandemic

Dilara Hasdemir April 23, 2020

Editor's note: This column was submitted to the Texan by a member of the UT community. The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect all aspects of our lives. You may have heard sayings like, “The...

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Graduate students deserve same lowered summer tuition as undergrads

Anna Click April 16, 2020

An email from UT President Gregory Fenves was recently sent out describing how online summer classes would be charged under the prevailing COVID-19 circumstance. UT is dropping the tuition for undergraduates...