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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...