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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

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Unaccompanied guests in Kinsolving Residence Hall prompt safety concerns among residents

Unaccompanied guests in Kinsolving Residence Hall prompt safety concerns among residents

March 2, 2022

Some Kinsolving Residence Hall residents said they are concerned for their safety after unaccompanied male guests have been seen in the bathrooms of the all-female dormitory.  Aaron Voyles, director...

UT Microfarm seed library aims to help students, staff reconnect with nature

UT Microfarm seed library aims to help students, staff reconnect with nature

February 24, 2022
The seed library now has a physical location near the Billie L. Turner Plant Resources Center on the first floor of the UT Tower.
UT-Austin researchers identify microbial organism that helps control greenhouse gases

UT-Austin researchers identify microbial organism that helps control greenhouse gases

May 7, 2021
UT scientists have discovered a previously unidentified group of microbial organisms that can break down dead matter without releasing greenhouse gases. 
UT-Austin nutrition researchers awarded grant to create new digital instruction platform

UT-Austin nutrition researchers awarded grant to create new digital instruction platform

May 6, 2021
A year-long grant from Blue Cross and and Blue Shield of Texas will allow UT nutrition experts to develop a new digital platform that gives local teachers access to outdoor instructional resources, according to an April 16 press release. 
More than 25% of Texans skeptical of COVID-19 vaccine, UT-Austin/Texas Tribune poll shows

More than 25% of Texans skeptical of COVID-19 vaccine, UT-Austin/Texas Tribune poll shows

March 28, 2021

Around 28% of Texans have no plans to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, even though current vaccines are clinically safe, according to a February poll from UT and The Texas Tribune. On Tuesday, Texas announced...

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UT Microfarm starts seed library for students, staff to exchange seeds

October 19, 2020

The Campus Environmental Center’s Microfarm, a student farm near campus, launched a new initiative this semester to allow students, faculty and staff to give and exchange seeds through a seed library. The...

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Bats found in PMA Building, goes viral on social media

October 5, 2020

A colony of bats has been living inside the Physics, Math and Astronomy building for at least the past two weeks, according to a video students have shared on Reddit of bats flying inside a corridor on...

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