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

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Opinion Editor

Mihir Gokhale is a second-year student from Allen, Texas majoring in finance and minoring in economics and government. He currently serves as an Associate Opinion Editor and was previously the Texan's Associate Managing Editor.
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Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale in the architecture courtyard on Feb. 13, 2024.

Cultivating diversity of thought means actively listening to you

Mihir Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief Candidate February 19, 2024
Editor-in-Chief candidate Mihir Gokhale discusses how the Texan’s opinion department must embrace diversity of thought by intentionally and consistently representing more facets of the student body.
Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale in the Tower foyer on Tuesday.

The Daily Texan must amplify, connect student voices

Mihir Gokhale, Editor-in-Chief Candidate February 15, 2024
Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale discusses how the Texan’s opinion department must prioritize and unify the needs of UT’s diverse student body to achieve productive change.
Normalize alternatives to summer internships

Normalize alternatives to summer internships

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Opinion Editor January 31, 2024
Associate opinion editor Mihir Gokhale argues that students should reframe their perspectives on summer internships.
Office hours: An overlooked opportunity

Office hours: An overlooked opportunity

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Opinion Editor January 16, 2024
Associate opinion editor Mihir Gokhale argues that students should treat office hours as an essential component of their academic experience.
Embrace the PCL

Embrace the PCL

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Opinion Editor September 17, 2023
Associate opinion editor Mihir Gokhale urges students to reconsider their preconceived notions about the PCL.
Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Opinion Editor September 12, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale shares how coming to UT instilled a newfound appreciation for his hometown.
Business minors have major benefits

Business minors have major benefits

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Opinion Editor August 31, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale argues that non-business majors should consider a business minor regardless of their career pathway.
Recognize common ground in politics

Recognize common ground in politics

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor August 24, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale argues common ground in politics is more prevalent than students may think.
What’s the point of structural opinion columns?

What’s the point of structural opinion columns?

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor April 16, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale reflects on the critical role structural opinion columns play in inspiring long-term campus discourse.
An insider’s view of campus-wide elections

An insider’s view of campus-wide elections

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor April 10, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale urges UT to aggressively promote its campus-wide elections to boost student voter turnout.
Increase reservable hours for PCL study rooms

Increase reservable hours for PCL study rooms

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor February 6, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale calls on the UT library system to increase the number of weekly hours students can reserve PCL study rooms.
With great independence comes great responsibility

With great independence comes great responsibility

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor January 24, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale advises freshmen that newfound college independence should not detract from their self-care.
Increase storage for UT-affiliated Google accounts

Increase storage for UT-affiliated Google accounts

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor January 19, 2023
Associate editor Mihir Gokhale calls on the University to increase storage space for students’ UT-affiliated Google accounts.
Dear students, consider joining unconventional clubs

Dear students, consider joining unconventional clubs

Mihir Gokhale, Associate Editor January 10, 2023
Associate Editor Mihir Gokhale encourages students to consider joining clubs and organizations unrelated to their majors.
Release course schedules earlier

Release course schedules earlier

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist November 28, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on the University to release the course schedule earlier to streamline the registration process.
UT-affiliated institutions should embrace Dell Scholars programs

UT-affiliated institutions should embrace Dell Scholars programs

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist November 15, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on institutions throughout the UT System to adopt Dell Scholars programs and further uplift students from lower-income backgrounds.
UHD should better enforce quiet hours

UHD should better enforce quiet hours

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist November 2, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on University Housing and Dining (UHD) to better enforce its quiet hours policy in residence halls to provide students with less disruptive living environments.
Install more emergency call boxes along edges of campus

Install more emergency call boxes along edges of campus

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist October 30, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale urges UT to install more emergency call boxes along Guadalupe Street, Dean Keeton Street, and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to expand campus safety networks.
Install more bike racks near academic buildings

Install more bike racks near academic buildings

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist October 25, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on the University to install more bike racks near academic buildings to improve accessibility for students.
UT should ensure outdoor water stations are filled

UT should ensure outdoor water stations are filled

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist October 10, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on the University to better stock its outdoor water hydration stations to increase water accessibility for students.
Modernize Creekside Residence Hall

Modernize Creekside Residence Hall

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist October 4, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on University Housing and Dining to modernize Creekside Residence Hall to provide students with a higher-quality dorm experience.
Canopies should be installed along campus walkways

Canopies should be installed along campus walkways

Mihir Gokhale, Columnist October 2, 2022
Columnist Mihir Gokhale calls on the University to install permanent canopies along campus walkways to better protect students from heat exhaustion.
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