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Limit the cost of course packets

Limit the cost of course packets

April 6, 2021
Columnist Alexandra Purchatzke encourages professors to limit the cost of class course packets to reduce student stress.
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Stop playing ‘The Eyes of Texas’ from belltower

March 23, 2021

Despite considerable student backlash, the University recently announced “The Eyes of Texas” would remain UT’s school song. However, claiming the song had no racist intent does nothing...

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UT must prepare for the next winter storm

March 9, 2021

As our community copes with the effects of the recent winter storm, UT must focus on preparing  for future storms. The University, like most of the state, lacked basic winter weather resources and...

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Computer science must be a flag requirement

February 23, 2021

In our increasingly online world, computer science skills are becoming sought after by employers. Studies have shown that having basic computer skills increases employment and decreases worker displacement....

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HornsLink should indicate which student orgs are inactive

February 10, 2021

As the semester begins, many students are eager to get involved and connect with other students. To meet new people with their same interests, some students turn to HornsLink, a UT website that lists the...

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UT must adopt the Common App

February 3, 2021

Many UT students can relate to the stressful ordeal of applying to UT using the ApplyTexas application. With its outdated format and confusing directions, many qualified out-of-state students do not apply...