The Daily Texan

All content by Daisy Kielty and Maria Sailale
Student athletes open up

Student athletes open up

April 16, 2021
In this week's Tiny Texan Stories, student athletes discuss the pressures they face.
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine

April 1, 2021
In this week's forum, we discuss receiving the vaccine and beginning to plan for a hopeful future.
0208_EmilyMacCormack_disability_color

Disability on campus

March 5, 2021

This week we want to highlight the experiences of students with disabilities and hear from students who are working to make our campus a more inclusive and accessible place.  While UT continues...

Ericka Suarez_forum_color

UT should protect its students

February 14, 2021

Just a month ago, on Jan. 10, the members of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity discovered anti-Semitic graffiti on the wall of their fraternity house. Sigma Alpha Mu highlights its Jewish identity on their...

Ericka Suarez_forum_color

Free speech on campus

February 14, 2021

“Political correctness is being ended at the University of Texas at Austin.” That’s what Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted in response to the United States District Court ruling to disband...

1011-CarlyPhoon-Mentalhealth-01

It’s OK to not be OK

October 15, 2020

Trigger warning: mental illness, panic attacks, depression. You probably know someone with a mental illness.  They won’t have a cast like they would for a broken arm, a runny nose or heavy...

0927_HelenBrown_survivors_COLOR

Tiny Texan Stories: We are survivors

October 1, 2020

Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence, Sexual Assault, Rape In this week’s forum, we hear stories from survivors of sexual assault, rape and sexual violence on our campus. University campuses are...

0918-RiyaAnand-climatechange-color

Our collective climate responsibility

September 23, 2020

Many of us understand that fighting climate change is urgent.  Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed climate change’s catastrophic effects across the nation. From the fires that set...

Untitled_Artwork-7

Let’s talk about voting

September 17, 2020

This week, we want to talk about all things voting.  With arguably the most important election in our lifetimes quickly approaching, the act of voting has become a controversial topic. Recognized...

0309-TaylorSweet-COVID-Color

UT Staff Council shares its perspectives, experiences and advice on dealing with a global pandemic

September 10, 2020

This week, we want to highlight the voices of staff members in our community. As our contributor points out, the staff experience is anything but monolithic. While we often exclusively refer to staff...

Tiny Texan Stories

Tiny Texan Stories: Our thoughts on back to school

September 1, 2020

The Daily Texan Forum is trying something new. We want to share the personal stories of members from our community to show how unique and diverse our students, faculty and staff are. Through Tiny...