The Daily Texan

All content by Farah Merchant

Freshman sells breakfast tacos to raise scholarship money for students in the Valley

October 30, 2018

Victor Torres Jr., communications and leadership freshman, is from America’s poorest region, the Rio Grande Valley. The poverty and lack of resources there makes it so that many community members...


Texas Ballroom offers creative, cultural outlook to students

October 11, 2018

In high school, computer science junior Anthony Moeller entered the social dance world upon his dad’s recommendation. When he came to UT, he feared losing this part of his lifestyle. Thankfully,...


Trashbots allows kids to become acquainted with science, technology

September 28, 2018

Since middle school, Rohit Srinivasan, a Plan II and mechanical engineering freshman, and his younger brother, Sidharth, have volunteered at orphanages in India. They witnessed the lack of opportunities...


Green spaces provide a sense of life to an otherwise bleak campus

September 20, 2018

Physics freshman Delaney White knew that the transition from the country to urban Austin would be difficult. However, her worries dissolved when she came to campus and saw the expansive green spaces.   For...