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 Carolyn Parmer
Disability Advocacy Student Coalition, college councils start initiative for UT-Austin disability cultural center

Disability Advocacy Student Coalition, college councils start initiative for UT-Austin disability cultural center

May 5, 2021

When Emily Flores started at UT, she only knew one other disabled student whom she met through Twitter. Before this, Flores hadn’t met anyone else who could relate to her experience with a physical disability. Now,...

UT-Austin students promote sustainable search engine Ecosia

UT-Austin students promote sustainable search engine Ecosia

April 12, 2021
Three UT students began the UT Ecosia campaign last fall to promote student usage of Ecosia, a search engine that uses most of its advertising revenue to plant trees in environmentally damaged areas across the world.
UT-Austin students discuss how the term ‘womxn’ can cause harm

UT-Austin students discuss how the term ‘womxn’ can cause harm

March 30, 2021

Efforts to be inclusive can sometimes leave people feeling more separated than ever.  Advocates of the term “womxn” believe it is more inclusive of those who don’t identify with the cisgender...

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UT-Austin students left without mental health professionals to talk to during winter storm

March 4, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 26 print edition. With a stack of candles beside her, Jenny Tran sat in bed, bundled up in jackets and sweatpants. For...

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Two UT-Austin students promote sustainable fashion with RethreadATX

February 22, 2021

Jostling for a front-row spot, Ivy Jones and Kassidy Litchenburg plan their shopping strategy among other eager shoppers. When a Goodwill employee finishes counting down, they sprint to sort through massive...