The Daily Texan

All content by Zachary Stone

SB 19 ignores benefits of higher education to slash funds

April 21, 2017

On April 4, the Texas Senate passed SB 19. The bill freezes public college tuition for the next four years, after which schools may increase tuition by 1 percent over inflation. The bill is the legislative...


State funding uncertainty could derail Patrick’s plan

September 16, 2016

To start: Thank you, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, for your commitment to lowering tuition. And thank you for speaking directly to students and publishing in our newspaper; on past university issues (read: Campus...


Why UT is subjecting you to another election

March 10, 2016

Student Government spends more time claiming credit than actually getting work done. Candidates spend more time accusing others of breaking rules than actually following the rules themselves. The Election...


Forum: Reach out, speak up to Presidential Student Advisory Committee

October 29, 2015

Every month, President Fenves sits down with 12 students on PSAC. This group, formally known as the President’s Student Advisory Committee, “serves as the principal body of communication between...