After President Gregory Fenves announced that residence halls would be closing, students started to leave campus in droves. But some students remain in West Campus and will stay in their apartments for the rest of the semester. Although it’s early, they said it already feels like a ghost town.
Paul Merryman, UT radio-television-film alumnus and producer, was set to premiere his debut feature-length project, “The Outpost,” at South by Southwest this year. With the festival’s cancellation, the premiere of “The Outpost” has been delayed.
When the “Tennis Fan” singer initially received word about South by Southwest, Martha Betty Glenn Brown wanted to travel to Texas and perform in spite of the cancellation. But as global fears about the coronavirus pandemic heightened, the traveling musician, who goes by the pseudonym Banoffee, made the difficult choice to return to Australia.
Both local and multinational businesses are offering specials to aid in students’ transitions from campus to online and remote learning. The Daily Texan put them all in one place for a quick and easy guide to finding them during this situation.