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 Henry Hays
UT students help Austin animal shelter solve over-intake problem

UT students help Austin animal shelter solve over-intake problem

October 19, 2021

Five UT students partnered with the Austin Animal Center to help identify and solve the shelter’s capacity problems and inform people on what to do when they find a stray animal. The students are...

University Health Services expands walk-up COVID-19 testing on campus

University Health Services expands walk-up COVID-19 testing on campus

October 10, 2021

University Health Services introduced roving proactive community testing sites Sept. 22, which provide walk-up COVID-19 tests on campus and results within hours.  The roving sites rotate through various...

Some students live with emotional support animals in dorms to help with mental health struggles

Some students live with emotional support animals in dorms to help with mental health struggles

October 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 flipbook. Hedgehogs and cats are helping students in dormitories get out of bed in the morning and face the day during the pandemic.  College...

Food truck court behind University Co-op to be replaced by parking lot

Food truck court behind University Co-op to be replaced by parking lot

October 6, 2021

The University Co-op is forcing the food trucks behind the building to relocate by the end of October and is replacing them with a parking lot for Co-op employees. The Co-op alerted the food trucks...

New portable Proactive Community Testing facility replaces Jester West Fireplace Lounge location

New portable Proactive Community Testing facility replaces Jester West Fireplace Lounge location

September 20, 2021

University Health Services opened a new proactive community testing facility on Sept. 8 to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and increase campus testing capacity. The portable facility replaced the previous...