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All content by Megan Tran
Allow students to complete alternative sexual assault prevention training

Allow students to complete alternative sexual assault prevention training

April 27, 2021
Columnist Megan Tran urges UT to offer an alternate training option for survivors of sexual trauma who may have difficulty completing the Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates program.
Improve International Student and Scholar Services’ response times

Improve International Student and Scholar Services’ response times

April 20, 2021
Columnist Megan Tran encourages UT to improve International Student and Scholar Services’ response times.
Trigger warnings protect students

Trigger warnings protect students

April 13, 2021
Columnist Megan Tran urges professors to use trigger warnings in their classrooms.
Diversify fine arts minors

Diversify fine arts minors

April 11, 2021
Columnist Megan Tran urges UT to support students’ creative interests by expanding the minors offered in the College of Fine Arts.
Students need a break

Students need a break

March 30, 2021
Columnist Megan Tran argues for the implementation of a university wide policy that restricts professors from setting assignment due dates over spring break.
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Expand COVID-19 pass/fail exceptions to include summer semester

March 24, 2021

This year, summer will be the transition between an academic year marked by remote learning and a “near normal fall.” Even as we hope to return to normality, however, we must remember that...

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Professors, release your textbook lists earlier

March 10, 2021

Textbooks are a routinely expensive aspect of university life. On average, UT estimates that a full-time undergraduate student will spend over $700 on just “books and supplies” for the 2020-2021...

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Standardize tuition rates across colleges

March 3, 2021

Alan Bean, a notable alumnus of UT, said, “I feel like everyone who goes to The University of Texas is blessed and lucky to be there because they’re getting a chance to be as good as they can...

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International students deserve classroom accommodations

February 24, 2021

UT has failed its international students. With the transition to online classes during the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread fear of an unsafe college campus, many students have chosen to stay at...