Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Transfer students face barriers, lack of community

Transfer students face barriers, lack of community

Sheryl‌ ‌Lawrence‌ ‌, News Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. After transferring from UT-El Paso to UT-Austin, Joshua Villanos hoped he could internally transfer to advertising after being...

West Campus businesses discuss raising minimum wage, combat worker shortages

West Campus businesses discuss raising minimum wage, combat worker shortages

Marisa Huerta July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. While the post-pandemic demand for labor has increased with businesses returning to full-capacity operations in March, some...

Despite calls to defund, Austin increases police budget

Despite calls to defund, Austin increases police budget

Kevin Vu and Ayush RoyChowdhury July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. The newly proposed Austin city budget includes the largest Austin Police Department budget yet, despite cuts and calls from...

UT professor to serve as part of Biden administration

UT professor to serve as part of Biden administration

Lauren Nelson, News Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs, is spending the next year as the senior advisor for climate in the U.S....

Sean Allen’s superb switch to pitching coach comes from experience, instincts

Sean Allen’s superb switch to pitching coach comes from experience, instincts

Vicente Montalvo, Sports Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Sean Allen is no stranger to the game of baseball. The Texas baseball assistant coach has been around the sport for decades....

Incoming freshman Hailey Hernandez set to dive at Tokyo Olympics

Incoming freshman Hailey Hernandez set to dive at Tokyo Olympics

Ethan Ferguson, Sports Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Hailey Hernandez only knows one Japanese phrase — ‘Konnichiwa’ — and has never been to Tokyo. Nevertheless, she feels...

The Beyond Van Gogh Experience changes art, creating an innovative exhibit

The Beyond Van Gogh Experience changes art, creating an innovative exhibit

Emma Williams, Life and Arts Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Lights dance around the room, creating the scenes of Van Gogh’s gardens on the walls and floor. Each viewer appears to become...

UT musicians share growth during the pandemic and experiences with the Butler Summer Series

UT musicians share growth during the pandemic and experiences with the Butler Summer Series

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. With eager neighbors sitting on lawn chairs in a cul de sac, nine musicians played Kristin Jensen’s bassoon ensemble six...

#WhosWhoatUT helps incoming Black students find friends, community

#WhosWhoatUT helps incoming Black students find friends, community

Michelle Facio, Life and Arts Reporter July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Finding spaces for people of color was important to incoming freshman Jessica Jeremiah when she applied to UT, so when she...

“American Horror Story” star Naomi Grossman talks playing Pepper, spin-off series and working with prosthetics

“American Horror Story” star Naomi Grossman talks playing Pepper, spin-off series and working with prosthetics

Noah Levine, Life and Arts Reporter July 25, 2021

Drive-Ins are coming back with a vengeance on the newest episode of “American Horror Stories.” HULU series “American Horror Stories” presents a new terrifying story each week set in the world...

Implications of Texas, Oklahoma’s interest in moving to Southeastern Conference

Implications of Texas, Oklahoma’s interest in moving to Southeastern Conference

Matthew Boncosky July 23, 2021

The college sports world was sent into a frenzy Wednesday when the Houston Chronicle reported that both Texas and Oklahoma have reached out to the SEC about potentially joining the conference and departing...

Students discuss pandemic baking businesses

Students discuss pandemic baking businesses

Sheryl‌ ‌Lawrence‌ ‌, Life and Arts Reporter July 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 12 flipbook. Since Alejandra Gutierrez was little, she has wanted to own a bakery. During the pandemic, she started Pan Con Ganas to not...