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

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Q&A: Fulbright Fellow and incoming graduate student Ricardo Pinedo speaks on how research with UT can help make Honduras more sustainable

Q&A: Fulbright Fellow and incoming graduate student Ricardo Pinedo speaks on how research with UT can help make Honduras more sustainable

August 8, 2022

Ricardo Pinedo strives to improve his home country of Honduras by implementing sustainable practices and helping to decrease human impact on the environment. Pinedo, a Fulbright Fellow taking part in the...

UT staff member George Mercado makes name as Tex-Mex cowboy with Tejano country music

UT staff member George Mercado makes name as Tex-Mex cowboy with Tejano country music

July 28, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the July 26, 2022 flip book.  As the crowd inside the dimly lit Cactus Cafe finds their seats and chatters in anticipation and excitement, stage lights...

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UT-Austin library liaisons host fundraiser to expand international literature collection

July 18, 2022

Red and blue flags wave in the breeze of an open-air market in Cuba. Old glittering coins, rustic antiques and fresh food crowd the tables. As he walks along the market’s collection, Adrian Johnson spots...

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UT Financial Aid’s response times are too high

November 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people facing financial insecurity, and students may have questions about their specific financial aid status or just financial aid in general. If students do not receive...

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Texas Exes needs to promote more student, alumni history to inspire current class

November 19, 2020

Correction: An earlier version of this column mistated the job position and title of Jim Nicar. Nicar's position has since been updated and corrected. The Texan regrets this error. While UT’s...

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UT should use social media to promote student organizations

October 30, 2020

I, like many other freshmen, entered UT not knowing anyone, and I vividly remember the daunting first few months before I was able to make any new friends. My UT experience was just logging onto class...

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UT-Austin is missing out on TikTok

October 22, 2020

While UT frequently posts valuable information across all of its platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, there is one platform with plenty of untapped potential: TikTok.  There are...

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Bridge language barriers

October 18, 2020

This year, after surpassing a 25% Hispanic enrollment rate, UT qualified to receive the title of a “Hispanic-serving” institution.  However, despite qualifying for this title, UT still...

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UT should update its buildings to prevent bats from entering

October 8, 2020

The city of Austin is no stranger to bats. People gather in mass numbers to see the 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats leave the Congress Avenue Bridge every night.  However, it is a very different...

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