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 Ishan Shah
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Keep staying inside to save lives

April 23, 2020

I know you’re tired. In the past month, the coronavirus has turned our lives upside down. From postponed commencement to financial insecurity to sick family members, the impacts of the virus has...

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Professors: Record your lectures during career fairs

April 1, 2020

Editor’s note: This column was written before the closure of the UT campus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Its content may or may not reflect the current reality of student life on campus. We believe it...

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Course Instructor Surveys need questions about teaching styles

March 11, 2020

Have you ever had a professor whose presentation methods didn’t suit your learning style? Maybe they only used paper and you like having everything online. Maybe they use the chalkboard, but you...

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Professors must provide detailed course breakdowns

March 5, 2020

When my differential equations professor rattled off a list of calculus topics we should be familiar with on the first day of class, I panicked. While I was aware of the necessary prerequisites, I didn’t...

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Hang up and hang out

February 21, 2020

You pick your phone up for the fifth time in 20 minutes. You instinctively check Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat even though you know you haven’t gotten any new notifications. You set the phone back...

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Improve road safety to prevent severe transportation accidents

February 13, 2020

A skull fracture and internal bleeding. Over $6,000 in medical bills. Two weeks taken away from his education. This was the price electrical and computer engineering freshman Michael Chen had to pay when...

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Extra costs in engineering classes must be alleviated

February 5, 2020

When I walked into my first class this semester, I was expecting to be handed a syllabus detailing relevant course information. Instead, I was greeted with a costly list of lab equipment and textbooks...