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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UT’s introductory Spanish classes should focus more on speaking

August 7, 2018

Most students at UT-Austin must take foreign-language classes. Many UT students enroll in Spanish courses to fulfil this requirement. However, UT’s Spanish program leaves its students ill-equipped...

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Professors should allow students one unexcused absence

August 6, 2018

As we fill our Google Calendars with classes, organization meetings, internships and jobs, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. As students, we often find ourselves needing a day to recuperate from the...

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UT should notify students of new construction sites

July 13, 2018

Construction is part of life at UT, and most students understand that it is for the betterment of our campus. However, as unexpected construction sites pop up, students must hastily renavigate their typical...

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UT needs to provide its students with summer financial assistance

July 11, 2018

Summer classes can be necessary tools to ensure students graduate in four years. But to receive financial aid for summer classes, students must take a minimum of six credit hours, which discourages many...

UT needs a long-term laptop rental program

July 7, 2018

Many students give little thought to the possibility of digital insecurity on college campuses. The technological privilege of middle- to upper-class students often blinds us to the hardships of lower-income...