The Daily Texan

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Tiny Texan Stories

Surviving COVID-19 from my room

September 1, 2020

It’s okay. I’m struggling too.  I’m not sure who handles a pandemic well, but I’m certainly not that person.  No one taught me how to deal with a pandemic. Kindergarten...


We deserve to survive this

August 14, 2020

UT, please don’t sacrifice us to the pandemic. At the end of June, UT released a detailed list of “triggers” that would cause the school to take action to further protect students...


I thought student petitions didn’t do anything. I was wrong.

August 5, 2020

Call me a cynic, but I never thought petitions did anything. Maybe it’s because I’ve lost hope in the power of public opinion against administrations and governments. Maybe it’s because...


Social science courses can teach us things social media can’t

July 14, 2020

Systemic racism. Police brutality. White privilege. Mass incarceration. Intersectionality. These words and phrases have flooded my social media feed in response to the murders of innocent Black people...


UT must protect students from new Title IX policies

July 3, 2020

As schools across the nation think about how to return to campus amid a global pandemic, they must now also focus on implementing new rules implemented by the Trump administration. At the beginning...