International students and their partners face additional barriers when dealing with domestic violence

The Daily Texan When it comes to relationship violence, international students and their partners deal with barriers most other students on campus do not even consider. According to Erin Burrows, prevention and outreach specialist at Voices Against Violence, students stay in abusive relationships for a number of reasons, and face a special set of concerns … Continue reading International students and their partners face additional barriers when dealing with domestic violence

Student Government takes steps to give president veto power over bills

The Daily Texan Students voted overwhelmingly to pass two Student Government referendums during campus-wide elections Thursday, even though the full details of the changes were not available on the ballot. Philip Wiseman, chief justice for the SG Judicial Court, said the referendums would change the Student Government constitution. Some changes include adding specific protocols for … Continue reading Student Government takes steps to give president veto power over bills

Rady, Strickland elected Student Government president, vice president in tight contest

The Daily TexanAfter two days of voting and two hours of technical delays, Kori Rady and Taylor Strickland were elected Student Government president and vice president Thursday night.Rady, a government and corporate communications senior, and Strickland, a corporate communications junior, defeated government senior Kenton Wilson and Caroline Carter, a marketing and international relations and global … Continue reading Rady, Strickland elected Student Government president, vice president in tight contest

Update: Texas Student Media board considers reducing The Daily Texan print schedule to one day per week

The Daily Texan In the face of serious financial shortfalls, the Texas Student Media board discussed a budget proposal that would include reducing The Daily Texan to a weekly, rather than daily, printing schedule at its meeting Friday. A final vote to determine the budget is scheduled for next month. Texas Student Media, known as … Continue reading Update: Texas Student Media board considers reducing The Daily Texan print schedule to one day per week

Filing ends, campaign season begins

The Daily Texan Published on February 11, 2014 at 11:54 pm Two executive alliances kicked off campaigns for Student Government president and vice president Wednesday. Kornel “Kori” Rady, a government and corporate communications senior, is running for president alongside vice presidential candidate Taylor Strickland, a corporate communications senior. Government senior Kenton Wilson is running for … Continue reading Filing ends, campaign season begins

Alumnus raises about $30,000 to help Junior ‘The Wendy’s Guy’ get off the street

The Daily Texan Published on February 7, 2014 at 6:23 pm UT alumnus Benjamin McPhaul has raised approximately $30,000 since 9 a.m. Friday through an online campaign for Ishmael Mohammed Jr., better known as “The Wendy’s Guy” or Junior, to help him find permanent living conditions and employment. Mohammed, who is currently homeless, worked at … Continue reading Alumnus raises about $30,000 to help Junior ‘The Wendy’s Guy’ get off the street