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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Ingenieros aeroespaciales alcanzan nuevas alturas con el Proyecto de Globos del Eclipse de Texas

Ingenieros aeroespaciales alcanzan nuevas alturas con el Proyecto de Globos del Eclipse de Texas

Emily DeMotte and Diana Villagomez April 6, 2024

Nota del editor: Este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 5 de abril por Emily DeMotte y fue traducido al español por Diana Villagomez. Mientras la mayoría de los estudiantes van a usar lentes...

Aerospace engineering seniors reach new heights with the Texas Eclipse Ballooning Project

Aerospace engineering seniors reach new heights with the Texas Eclipse Ballooning Project

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter April 5, 2024

While most students will don solar eclipse glasses and enjoy an afternoon of no classes on Monday, six aerospace engineering seniors will see a year-long project take flight.  With the guidance...

UT extends enrollment deposit deadline for admitted students to June 1 amid financial aid delays

UT extends enrollment deposit deadline for admitted students to June 1 amid financial aid delays

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter April 1, 2024

The University now allows admitted students to extend their enrollment deposit deadline to June 1 due to nationwide delays in processing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  The University...

Natalie Peña paints a poster at the university-wide Womens History Month Celebration on Wednesday, March 27, 2024.

‘She Starts Here, Then Changes the World’: Inaugural campuswide celebration honors UT women throughout history

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter March 29, 2024

Purple, white and orange decorations adorned the University’s Main Mall Wednesday afternoon for the inaugural campuswide Women’s History Month celebration.  The Division of Campus and Community...

Sticking to standardized: a look at past, present, future role of testing in UT admissions

Sticking to standardized: a look at past, present, future role of testing in UT admissions

Emily DeMotte, General Projects Reporter March 25, 2024

For the past four admissions cycles, UT applicants have weighed whether or not standardized scores would make or break their acceptance onto the Forty Acres, adding extra stress to an already uncertain...

UT researchers design new cost-effective tool for infectious disease diagnostics

UT researchers design new cost-effective tool for infectious disease diagnostics

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter March 25, 2024

UT biomedical researchers developed a new tool that could reduce costs for diagnosing infectious diseases such as COVID-19.  The new tool, called the Subak reporter, works by using clustered regularly...

The UT Tower viewed from the Turtle Pond on October 6, 2023.

UT restablece el requisito de un puntaje en los exámenes estandarizados para el siguiente ciclo de admisiones

Emily DeMotte and Arianna Lopez March 19, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 19 de marzo de 2024 por Emily DeMotte y fue traducido al español por Arianna Lopez.  UT traerá de vuelta el requisito de puntajes...

The UT Tower viewed from the Turtle Pond on October 6, 2023.

UT reinstates standardized test score requirement for upcoming admissions cycle

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter March 19, 2024

UT will bring back the requirement for standardized test scores for admission, the University announced in a press release last week.  The decision ends four years of test-optional admissions,...

A kitchen is remodeled at the Texan apartment on 3-6-2024. Over the period of 6 months, the apartments at Texan will undergo around $2 million of renovations.

Remodeling project in West Campus apartment disrupts residents, forces temporary relocation

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter March 8, 2024

A remodeling project at a West Campus apartment complex has left residents from 23 units disrupted, forcing many to temporarily relocate mid-semester amid construction zones. Texan West Campus, located...

Following one-year anniversary, Disability Cultural Center continues to expand

Following one-year anniversary, Disability Cultural Center continues to expand

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter March 1, 2024

As a heart of community-building and expression for students with disabilities on campus, UT’s Disability Cultural Center has undergone significant growth since its establishment last year.  With...

From left to right, moderator Tony Plohetski asks questions to panelists Jamal Alsaffar, Nicole Golden, and Jill Henderson about their take on the state of gun ownership in Texas at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library on Wednesday.

‘People don’t have a voice in this issue’: Speakers talk barriers, approaches to action in gun violence panel

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter February 28, 2024

Community members ready for change gathered Tuesday for a panel discussion hosted by the LBJ Future Forum about community action in the wake of gun violence.  Jamal Alsaffar, lead attorney for families...

FAFSA retrasa lanzamiento de información a universidades, dejando preguntas sobre fechas para ofertas de ayuda financiera

FAFSA retrasa lanzamiento de información a universidades, dejando preguntas sobre fechas para ofertas de ayuda financiera

Emily DeMotte and Maria Gomez February 16, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 14 de febrero de 2024 por Emily DeMotte y fue traducido al español por Maria Gomez. Por causa de cambios a la aplicación para la solicitud...

FAFSA delays information release to universities, leaving questions about timeline of financial aid offers

FAFSA delays information release to universities, leaving questions about timeline of financial aid offers

Emily DeMotte, General News Reporter February 14, 2024

Due to changes to the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid application, colleges will not receive data from applicants’ forms until the first half of March, according to the U.S. Department of...

Students, school officials discuss inequity concerns over registration access

Students, school officials discuss inequity concerns over registration access

Emily DeMotte, General Projects Reporter November 10, 2023

Each semester as students prepare to register for the upcoming term, their registration access time plays an essential role in securing classes for their schedule. At UT, one factor that determines...

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