is a junior at the University of Texas. Sami has worked as an intern covering politics at NBC News in Washington and as a state bureau intern for the Houston Chronicle. She is the projects editor at The Daily Texan and is proficient in Spanish.
District officials announced their plans Friday to implement Texas’ so-called Guardian Plan, which lets local school boards authorize specific employees to carry on campus at all times and determine their training standards. Full Story
The March festival and other upcoming Texas events draw crowds from around the country and the world. But mounting fears around COVID-19 have some organizers canceling and attendees considering staying home. Full Story
Those moves — and an unsuccessful attempt to get an injunction against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — came after a person who tested "weakly positive" for the new coronavirus was released over the weekend. Full Story
The U.S. Senate candidate's proposals on guns and other issues are moderate compared with those of some of her primary competitors — but she said they have the most realistic chance of passing. Full Story
John Sharp sent Harvard’s president an open letter calling for an investigation into Harvard scientists whose actions he said “are false and harmful to Texas A&M University and its faculty.” Full Story