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 Anna Marlatt

Professors, open up to the idea of open note testing

April 27, 2020

In a world of uncertainty with a global pandemic and widespread stay-at-home orders, the last thing on students’ minds is how they will score well on their next test or quiz. Yet, there are professors...


UT needs to provide LSAT and MCAT prep courses

March 6, 2020

While preparing for a recent trip to Boston, I sat my boyfriend down to develop a shared Google Doc that would not only function as our hourly itinerary but also as a budget for every meal. I’m not...

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Capitalize on conservation, create self-operating compost facility

December 5, 2019

The first difference I noticed between life in Austin versus life in Missouri City was that stores in Austin do not give you plastic bags.  It’s a small difference, but it’s one of...

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Change pass/fail to satisfactory/no credit to better serve student learning

November 21, 2019

“With Brown’s Open Curriculum and educational policies, I can be the architect of my own education.” These lines are still ingrained in my mind from my tour at Brown University. Finally,...

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Research database Eureka must be kept up to date

November 14, 2019

Almost every student has had their “eureka!” moment. It is the moment when, after repeatedly studying the same material, the information finally wraps together into one neatly packaged idea....

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Create safe spaces for students in dorms

November 1, 2019

When she was a freshman, Kelly had a panic attack in her dorm. It was 1 in the morning, her roommate was sleeping and all of the study rooms were taken. As a last resort, she ran up the stairwell of Jester...


Students: speak up to receive specialized care though UHS

October 30, 2019

First dorm room, first midterm, first college party. The college student’s initial year away from home is full of exciting firsts. But when placed in this new environment, college students will also...

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UT needs to plant more trees to help with student stress

October 18, 2019

Deemed one of the top public universities in the United States, UT has students who strive to live up to Texans’ expectations. It is no wonder that with résumé building, working and...