Current leaders of The Daily Texan say they cannot support a budget proposal to cut the student newspaper to a weekly, a proposal that has also been questioned by Texan alumni.
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Texas student media shifts administrative hands, leaving students to question implications of the change
Oversight of the Texas Student Media at the University of Texas at Austin will shift to the Moody College of Communication after what students say were “vague” and “brief” conversations with them about the transition.
Texas student media board votes to cut staff pay, keep printing schedule
Student staff at the University of Texas’ student newspaper will take a major pay cut next year but the paper will keep its five-day-a-week printing schedule under a budget approved Friday by the Texas Student Media Board.
Daily Texan staff, alumni speak out about proposed budget cuts
Daily Texan staff and alumni are speaking out against a proposed budget cut that would cost the paper a day of printing each week to make up for declining ad sales.
Daily Texan newspaper boxes will be allowed outside journalism school
A plan that didn’t allow newspaper boxes – even for the school’s paper – in front of the University of Texas’ journalism school is going away after public pressure.
University of Texas student media director forced out
Thestudent media director at the University of Texas was forced to resign earlierthis month after seven months on the job.
Texas university finally hands over security camera records
After more than a year, an ongoing legal battle and the passage of a new law, a student newspaper at the University of Texas at Austin finally got what it asked for in an open-records request — or at least some of it.
Texas law restricts security camera files
In June, Gov. Rick Perry signed a state homeland security law that seals records pertaining to state-funded security systems. The specifications, operating procedures and locations of cameras are now confidential in an effort to protect both private and public property from an act of terrorism.