Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Alice Kanitz Sanchez
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Exams aren’t flexible enough for students who have the flu

October 15, 2018

When I got the flu last February, I was anything but prepared. I had gotten the flu shot the semester before, and I had two exams that week — I didn’t have time to get sick. As it turns...

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‘Tower Girl’ lays eggs again, continues to excite local enthusiasts

July 31, 2017

UT Tower’s resident peregrine falcon laid her second batch of eggs this year, but they didn’t hatch and were taken to Texas A&M University for research. The falcon was nicknamed “Tower...

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Neuroscience professor pioneers new way to repair damaged nerves

July 17, 2017

A UT neuroscience professor at the cutting edge of nerve research is learning to repair severed nerves. George Bittner, a UT faculty member since 1969, is pioneering a new method to repair severed nerves...