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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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A drummer plays to a beat in a music tent at Eeyore’s Birthday Party on April 30, 2022. Hosted by the Friends of the Forest Foundation, the event is meant to benefit local non profit groups in Austin.

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A drummer plays to a beat in a music tent at Eeyore’s Birthday Party on April 30, 2022. Hosted by the Friends of the Forest Foundation, the event is meant to benefit local non profit groups in Austin.

“The medical field lacks a lot of diversity. Coming from somewhere thats predominantly Hispanic, there werent many Hispanic physicians I saw growing up. You feel more comfortable or connected if you have someone from a similar background as your physician because they understand where you come from and the different adversities that the individuals may be facing. It provides a sense of comfort and better understanding and leads to better treatment. We need to push more people of color to pursue medicine because (it) would create a really great, diverse system and help redesign the way that minorities are cared for because I feel like theres a huge gap between how theyre treated medically.”

- Diobenhi Castellanos, neuroscience junior

[Photo] UT students of color share experiences studying medicine

April 27, 2022

“The medical field lacks a lot of diversity. Coming from somewhere that's predominantly Hispanic, there weren't many Hispanic physicians I saw growing up. You feel more comfortable or connected if you...

Guard Joanne Allen-Taylor looks for a teammate to pass the ball to. Texas beat TCU at the Frank Erwin Center on February 26, 2022.

[Photo] As Texas women's basketball heads into final home game, here's a look back on the Longhorn seniors

March 12, 2022

Guard Joanne Allen-Taylor looks for a teammate to pass the ball to. Texas beat TCU at the Frank Erwin Center on February 26, 2022.

Students stand in front of Jester West on February 19, 2022. Jester West residents have been reporting high temperatures in their rooms for months.

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Students stand in front of Jester West on February 19, 2022. Jester West residents have been reporting high temperatures in their rooms for months.

First baseman Mary Iakopo catches a ball thrown to her, trying to halt her opponents efforts of returning to first base. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

[Photo] Texas softball slips at St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

February 21, 2022

First baseman Mary Iakopo catches a ball thrown to her, trying to halt her opponents efforts of returning to first base. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

Pitcher Sophia Simpson throws the first pitch of the inning. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

[Photo] Texas takes down Arkansas in Super Regional finale, reaches 6th Women’s College World Series

May 28, 2022

Pitcher Sophia Simpson throws the first pitch of the inning. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

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