The Daily Texan

All content by Abigail Rosenthal
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How to get around Austin: public transportation near campus

August 9, 2018

Mason Sheu found that he needed to call a Lyft home after venturing away from campus one day his freshman year. For those new to Austin, many may face the same issue as Sheu as they learn to navigate the...

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UTPD district representatives to promote community outreach

August 9, 2018

The UT Police Department has launched a district representative program to engage more directly with the University community, assigning UTPD officers to communicate with specific on- and off-campus areas.  UTPD...

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From napping to horror: Unusual UGS classes to explore

August 8, 2018

Two unusual classes fill up fast every fall, with first-time UT students attracted to ideas and topics not commonly found in the classroom.  These courses are part of the signature course program,...

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Not On My Campus launches #ReclaimYourStory to discuss sexual violence

August 7, 2018

UT sexual assault prevention group Not On My Campus is launching #ReclaimYourStory, a social media campaign that allows students to share their experiences with sexual violence on campus.  Students...

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Leasing gaps leave many students scrambling for housing

July 31, 2018

At the end of July each year, many students’ apartment leases end. However,  they often aren’t able to move into their next place for days or even weeks, leaving some scrambling to find...

Lime to add 250 scooters to North Campus areas

July 17, 2018

Dockless mobility company Lime is soon adding an additional 250 scooters to their fleet that will be placed north of downtown.  While the company did not specify when its Austin presence would...

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UT Tower undergoes renovations through summer

July 10, 2018

Students touring campus this summer have not seen the typical picturesque view of the UT Tower, but have instead been met with scaffolding and fencing as renovations continue on the Main Building. The...