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President Fenves to leave UT-Austin to become Emory University president, per reports. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/06/ut-…
BREAKING: UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves will be leaving to serve as president of Emory University, according to @TexasTribune and @247Sports. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/06/ut-…
BREAKING: UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves will be leaving to serve as president of Emory University, according to @TexasTribune and @247Sports.
@TexasWBB's new head coach Vic Schaefer is excited for a chance to 'return home' to rebuild the program thedailytexan.com/2020/04/06/tex…
UT-Austin students are using online platforms like @clubpenguin and @Minecraft to stay connected amid COVID-19 social distancing. bit.ly/2JORdOB
New: Gov. Greg Abbott announces an increase in distribution of Personal Protective Equipment across the state amid coronavirus pandemic thedailytexan.com/2020/04/06/gov…
OPINION: UT professors must prioritize student voices where the pass/fail policy does not make their own efforts to support students amid this trying time. bit.ly/2Vayvq0
OPINION: The University’s restrictions on who is eligible for emergency housing defeats the purpose of it. bit.ly/3bUVH2j
“We've really missed out on a lot this semester. When I go back to school, we will have been at home more than we have been in college.” Student-run businesses are suffering in the wake of an emptying campus amid coronavirus distancing orders. bit.ly/39OR1tw
ICYMI: After not extending Karen Aston’s coaching contract, Texas hired former Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer to lead @TexasWBB. bit.ly/2JFW0lF
UT-Austin students are waddling back to Club Penguin and other online games as a way to stay connected in a time of coronavirus social distancing and self-quarantines. bit.ly/2JORdOB
Next year’s @UT_SG executive alliance will be sworn in over Zoom next Tuesday, as Student Government plans to transition administration remotely. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/05/upc…
New: Former Mississippi State women's basketball head coach Vic Schaefer will become the new head coach for @TexasWBB thedailytexan.com/2020/04/05/tex…
RT @spencerhbuckner: Were you denied emergency housing by UT after you were forced to leave the on-campus dorms? We're writing an editoria…
While some out-of-state students hope to return for their belongings in May, others explain they will have to abandon their belongings in their dormitories. thedailytexan.com/2020/03/31/acr…
4/4 Interested in sharing your story on how the coronavirus has impacted you? Record a one minute voice memo telling your story and email it to us with your name and major. 📧: podcast@dailytexanonline.com
3/ RTF and Chinese double major Kate P. has been keeping track of #COVID19 since there were just a few cases. Her biggest fear is knowing it can spread to the people she loves. https://t.co/kPsTYMAsGZ
2/ Government and theater and dance junior Ashley Bowen said the #COVID19 pandemic means she’s out of work. She also can’t return to her dorm, and she isn’t sure when she’ll see her friends again. https://t.co/l9eiSraYFy
1/ Last week, we asked students how the coronavirus affected them. Here’s what a few of them shared — in their own words:
Divided into four quadrants, the bracket has matchups between 16 of the top Longhorn athletes of all time, broken down by @texansports Here are the results from the second round: thedailytexan.com/2020/04/04/sem…
New: 211 UT-Austin students went to Cabo over spring break. 49 of them have tested positive for COVID-19. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/03/211…
New: Out of 211 students who traveled to Cabo for spring break, 49 students have tested positive for #COVID19, according to a @UTAustin press release.
 
The 211 students includes 178 students who traveled with JusCollege and 33 who made independent arrangements, per the statement.
New: 430 people in Austin-Travis County have tested positive for COVID-19, an increase of 79 since yesterday.
With the entire sports world at a halt due to coronavirus concerns, @texansports has created a tournament of their own. Here are the results from the first round and view the second round picks for the greatest Longhorn of all time bracket: thedailytexan.com/2020/04/03/sec…
Here’s a list of organizations that are giving back to essential workers during this trying time: bit.ly/345eNAe
ICYMI: UTLA and UTNY semester programs have been canceled for the summer and will be replaced with virtual programs. bit.ly/39EkUMX
Q&A: Alternative pop musician Phangs talks about maintaining his rebellious spirit in music making, and how he decided to become a musician. bit.ly/2X89XRc
Q&A: Austin-based musician and model Mike Melinoe discusses his most recent album CLADIJU and the differences between the Austin and Detroit communities. bit.ly/2R4MmwU
6/6 But regardless of what comes next for the future of seniors on the team, each of them now have to be ready for what’s next outside of basketball. thedailytexan.atavist.com/texas-womens-b…
5/ For Rodrigo, life after playing the game meant college coaching to stay around the court. But then she realized college coaching wasn’t for her. It only filled a gap between basketball and her next move. thedailytexan.atavist.com/texas-womens-b…
4/ The coronavirus pandemic led to uproar in the sports world — including the cancellation of NCAA’s @marchmadness. For seniors guards Sug Sutton, Lashann Higgs and Jada Underwood, and forward Joyner Holmes, it meant the end of their collegiate careers. thedailytexan.atavist.com/texas-womens-b…
3/ Current members of @TexasWBB knew that they’d have to stop playing basketball eventually, but they just didn’t know when. Last month, the moment came earlier than expected for some of them. thedailytexan.atavist.com/texas-womens-b…
2/ A 2018 NCAA report showed that 2% of collegiate athletes across all divisions go on to play professionally after college. Chances are even lower for collegiate women’s basketball players, with 0.9% moving on to the WNBA. thedailytexan.atavist.com/texas-womens-b…
1/ After four years playing as a guard for @TexasWBB, Celina Rodrigo said her goodbyes to playing competitively in 2016. Since then, she has struggled to form her identity off-the-court and fill the void basketball left behind. bit.ly/3bSrlgL
Here’s a look back at @TexasMBB sophomore guard Courtney Ramey’s season, examining what went well and what is left to improve: bit.ly/2wQcoNJ
OPINION: During this time of uncertainty, it is essential that students evaluate how the University is supporting us. So far, the tight hold on their wallet says they are not. bit.ly/2Vcyv9h
New: @TexasWBB's head coach Karen Aston will not return after leading the team for eight seasons thedailytexan.com/2020/04/03/tex…
Almost a third of the students enrolled in University Extension do not yet have the option to finish their self-paced courses online, and some were asked to take in-person exams during the month of March. bit.ly/2Jymgyj
Q&A: Folk-rock artist Ryan Cassata discusses his songwriting inspiration and how his personal story impacts his work. bit.ly/3bLwKq0
OPINION: To ensure everyone, especially members of underrepresented minority groups, is counted, all students must fill out the 2020 census. Do it here 🗳️: bit.ly/2U7RdOs bit.ly/2RaTc49
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Due to the city of Austin and Travis County’s stay-at-home orders, construction and maintenance projects on campus have been slowed or even halted. bit.ly/2V1z59p
Update: UTLA in Los Angeles and UTNY in New York semester programs have canceled their summer sessions and replaced them with virtual programs. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/02/utl…
New: UTLA semester in Los Angeles Program has canceled its summer session and replaced it with a virtual program thedailytexan.com/2020/04/02/utl…
New: The UTLA in-residence summer program is canceled. Admitted students can defer acceptance to the fall/spring, participate in a virtual program in the summer for $2,900 or receive a full refund.
OPINION: UHD is prioritizing operations during the COVID-19 outbreak at the expense of student staff. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/01/wor…
New: There are now 351 confirmed cases for #COVID19 in Austin-Travis County.
RT @chasekaracostas: A few weeks ago, I announced that Tailgating with Texas would be coming to a temporary halt. Today, we're relaunching…
OPINION: The SSD should fundamentally reform the accommodations process as students experience slow response times and difficulties with paperwork. bit.ly/2x0mlrR
Students who worked in the service industry are being forced to worry about unemployments and paying their bills in the midst of the #COVID19 outbreak. bit.ly/3bIx20T
With the sports world at a standstill, @texansports has created a tournament of their own. Here are round picks for the greatest Longhorn of all time bracket: bit.ly/2yuEgav
OPINION: UT’s current major selection system must be changed, as many students do not know what they want to study before enrollment. bit.ly/2V00lFm
Need a new book to read while self-isolating? 📚 Check out the Texan's list of books to read that will soon be made into movies and TV shows: bit.ly/2X1o4Yn
As a result of racist harassment during a Zoom meeting hosted by the Heman Sweatt Center for Black Males, the University is requiring students to be authenticated by the UT-Austin Zoom system. Audio producer @divyajgdsh shares the latest of the new policy in today's 40 for 40: https://t.co/KAzSO5KTUj
Due to the uncertainty surrounding the spread of #COVID19 over the next few months, all UT-Austin summer classes will be held online. bit.ly/2X7elQn
RT @aisling_ayers: Did your professor recently implement @proctorio for exams in your online class? UT students, please message me if yo…
As a result of racist harassment “Zoom-bombing,” UT-Austin has tightened online security for students to enter classes and meetings. bit.ly/3bIwHv9
New: Vice president for research Dan Jaffe will serve as interim vice president and provost starting May 18, taking over for Provost Maurie McInnis thedailytexan.com/2020/04/02/dan…
RT @annaleonorc: President Fenves named Dan Jaffe, vice president for research, as interim vice president and provost beginning May 18. Bri…
New: The University confirmed there are now 44 UT-Austin students that have tested positive for #COVID19 after returning from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico over spring break thedailytexan.com/2020/03/31/44-…
RT @annaleonorc: New: The University has implemented new measures that require participants to have a UT EID Zoom account. Anyone without a…
New: The University confirmed there are now 44 UT-Austin students who have tested positive for #COVID19 that traveled to Cabo over spring break. thedailytexan.com/2020/03/31/44-…
New: A total of 44 students that traveled to Cabo over spring break have tested positive for COVID-19, up from 28 confirmed cases yesterday.
Before the dream season was cut short by the coronavirus, see how @TexasSoftball became this year’s team to watch this year. bit.ly/33XQTGG
OPINION: As other universities across the nation reimburse students, UT-Austin administration should show some leadership by partially refunding tuition. bit.ly/2JvzqMz
Michael Center was relieved of his duties as head coach during the admissions scandal and the Texas men's tennis team still went on to claim the 2019 NCAA Championship title. bit.ly/2WZ4Lz2
After residence halls closed for the semester, many out-of-state students are unable to return to campus to collect their belongings. bit.ly/2R3p3no
Breaking: UT President Fenves announces all summer classes at UT-Austin will be held online. thedailytexan.com/2020/04/01/ut-…
Breaking: UT-Austin announces all summer classes will be held online. Students who planned to participate during the summer sessions will register on April 27.
ICYMI: 28 UT-Austin students tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Cabo, many on separate commercial flights. bit.ly/2JwUIJK
@thedailytexan will be regularly updating this page with #COVID19 updates, including how University and city officials are responding. Stay up to date here: bit.ly/2vUGYoX
Due to the impact of COVID-19, both the runoff primary election and the Texas State Senate District 14 special election will now be held on July 14. bit.ly/2JthSQT
ICYMI: .@GregAbbott_TX issued an executive order limiting personal interactions besides essential activities such as working, going to get groceries and being outside for certain activities. bit.ly/3dNDTIn
ICYMI: .@GregAbbott_TX issued an executive order limiting personal interactions besides essential activities such as working, going to get groceries and being outside for certain activities.
Audio editor @saraschleede explains the latest in our #COVID19 coverage from the 28 UT-Austin students have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a spring break trip to Cabo to how the University will continue to track cases on campus. https://t.co/vhp5Rr0GFG
OPINION: The CMHC must diversify its staff in order to live up to their mission statement and support students of color. bit.ly/2Jvymbr
Q&A: Director of “The Boy Who Sold the World” Adam Barton discusses working with the subject of the documentary, Ben Pasternak, and the effects SXSW cancellation. bit.ly/33ZJqXw
Here's a look back at one of @TexasSoftball’s best moments of the 2020 season — their defeat of No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Washington in consecutive nights. bit.ly/33XQTGG
New: 244 people in Austin-Travis County have tested positive for COVID-19, an increase of 38 since yesterday.
OPINION: The University must expand advertising efforts and awareness of the Public Speaking Center, which can build skills essential to a college student’s success. bit.ly/2xBiyB9
Review: Adam Barton’s documentary “The Boy Who Sold the World” is a sobering image for young people in the tech industry. bit.ly/39ucis3
New: UT-Austin will not be tracking student #COVID19 cases outside of Austin but will continue to track cases around the University thedailytexan.com/2020/03/31/ut-…
New: Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Tuesday to limit personal interactions except for essential activities in the State of Texas. thedailytexan.com/2020/03/31/abb…
New: Seven UT employees and 38 students have tested positive, been presumed positive or are self-reporting a case of COVID-19 as of March 31, according to @UTAustin.
Clarification from @UTAustin: All 28 of the people who tested positive after taking a spring trip to Cabo are UT students.
Clarification from @UTAustin: All 28 of the people who tested positive after taking a spring trip to Cabo are UT students. twitter.com/thedailytexan/…
RT @HannahWillifor2: Gov. Abbott to hold press conference from Texas Capitol at 2 p.m.. More to come. @thedailytexan
OPINION: Everyone deserves the security of having a place to live, especially during this unprecedented time. As rent payments approach, tenants should begin to collectively organize a rent strike to demand rent freezes or reductions. bit.ly/2UxpKr2
Online classes for UT-Austin started this week. @thedailytexan wants to see what that looks like for you. DM us a picture and your and your name or send them to socialmedia@dailytexanonline.com to be featured in a future project.
ICYMI: The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to extend eligibility for student-athletes in spring sports by one year. bit.ly/2JtmUwW
New: 28 people, including some UT-Austin students, have tested positive for #COVID19 after returning from a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. thedailytexan.com/2020/03/31/ut-…
RT @ArianaxGraciela: Are you a UT student (or do you know someone) with limited/ zero access to the internet or a computer? Has this altere…
RT @annaleonorc: New: many of those who tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Cabo San Lucas were UT students, according to a U…
ICYMI: Composition professor Dan Welcher resigned shortly before the University moved to terminate him for “repeatedly engaging in an array of unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature.” bit.ly/2xyuaVz
RT @grobe_lauren: 28 people returning from a spring trip to Cabo San Lucas have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release…
New: NCAA Division I Council voted to authorize an additional season of competition for student-athletes participating in spring sports, granting an extra year of eligibility for athletes. thedailytexan.com/2020/03/30/nca…
RT @MarcusKrum: Big news from the board of governors. Spring sport athletes (softball, baseball, golf, rowing, tennis, track and field) wi…
Q&A: Ethiopian hip-hop artist Naya Ali discusses her transition from marketing to music, and the effects of the #SXSW cancellation. bit.ly/39ysxnX
New: 206 people in Austin-Travis County have tested positive for COVID-19.
 
 
 
 
 
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