is a junior at the University of Texas at Austin and a spring reporting fellow. She has worked as an editorial intern for the Austin Chronicle and a freelance columnist for the Women’s Media Center. She is associate news editor at The Daily Texan, where she has worked in various roles, and she is president of the UT Asian American Journalists Association.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will allocate around $2.5 billion in food benefits to all eligible families. School districts will notify families about eligibility by June 2. Full Story
Texas officials mandated that students take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness in person this year at monitored test sites, although millions of students are still learning remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Full Story
Early on, coronavirus transmission exploded at dialysis clinics, especially in the Rio Grande Valley. It has subsided some since, but many patients have no choice but to show up at clinics for the life-sustaining treatments. Full Story
In recent months, the song has divided the university community. Over the summer, students protested and petitioned the university to rid the campus of the song, which has ties to minstrel shows. Full Story