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Column: Change the discussions regarding rape culture and college life
December 4, 2014
It seems that in the news lately, there has been a budding discussion about rape. With the accusations against Bill Cosby and the suspension of Greek life at the University of Virginia amid several allegations, the conversation seems more open now than ever before.
TV show becomes reality on campus with The Apprentice Club
December 4, 2014
Growing up, supply chain management junior Rajeev Viswanath watched NBC series “The Apprentice” religiously.
Students plan video to raise awareness on missing Mexico students
November 24, 2014
Three years ago, history freshman Dan Luiton’s uncle disappeared in Mexico. When Luiton heard about 43 students who went missing in Mexico over a month ago, he said it hit close to home.
Senior hopes to combine love for politics with love for engineering
November 20, 2014
Mechanical engineering senior Katie Adams was in the fourth grade when her father took her to her first public policy debate.
Student-created board game includes LGBT characters
November 9, 2014
A graduate business student has started a crowdfunding campaign for a new card game.
Bend Bandits raise money to offer middle school students free dance classes
November 4, 2014
Bend Bandits is a new dance organization on campus that works to bring free dance classes to middle schools in Austin.
Film student releases iTunes App Store game after learning to code
November 3, 2014
Instead of binging on Netflix or playing video games this summer, radio-television-film sophomore Oliver Reznik taught himself how to code.
Students run Freedom Music Fest to raise funds for Kenyan bakery
October 31, 2014
The Freedom Music Fest will be on campus, but the cause it supports is 9,000 miles away in a small orphanage.
Texas Sexes Column: #aftersex encourages social media confessions
October 23, 2014
The hashtag #aftersex encourages after-sex pictures, just on example of a trend in social media being an outlet for intimate confessions.
Homeless population still an issue for Guadalupe Street 30 years ago
October 23, 2014
The homeless population on Guadalupe Street is a static characteristic of West Campus.
Student interns push legislators to pass Clean Power Plan
October 7, 2014
Bailey Anderson can’t predict how people will respond when she petitions on the street for lower carbon emissions.
A night in the life of a student Lyft driver
September 25, 2014
Cris Nevares’ nights as a Lyft driver are never the same.
Campus Characters: Student choreographer takes on technology
September 21, 2014
Meet the girl who is integrating dance and technology.
Throwback: Husband shortage fear addressed by University sociologist during World War II
September 17, 2014
Next to an advertisement for war bonds in a 1943 edition of The Daily Texan, the headline “No Husband Shortage Yet, Girls! -- At Least, Sociologist Says Not” sits in bold letters.
300: Favor employee starts over at 30
September 8, 2014
Nathan Davis is the guy quietly serving customers Thai food out of a West Campus food truck
The Daily Texan does Free Yoga Day
September 3, 2014
Here is The Daily Texan’s definitive ranking of the good, the bad and the sweaty at this year’s Free Yoga Day.
Film society student program offers free tickets for members
September 1, 2014
For young film enthusiasts, going to the movies can be somewhat of a financial burden. The Austin Film Society is looking to change that with the inception of the Ed Lowry Student Film Program.
UT freshmen bring Perago Clothing line to UT
August 27, 2014
While most students bring their clothes and belongings with them to college, business freshman Ronnie Edwards and biochemistry freshman Will Barbrow brought a little something extra — their clothing line.
Incoming freshmen use hashtag to make friends
August 25, 2014
Making new friends when coming to college can be somewhat of a nerve-wracking and scary experience, but a new generation of UT students is making friends digitally. A group of incoming freshmen have started using the hashtag “#UT18” on social media sites to make connections.
Alumni pull together UT resources to make feature film, ‘Forev’
May 1, 2014
After years of making group projects for classes, a crew of radio-television-film graduates collaborated to create a feature film to show to the public.
Student group looks to provide reliability and academic support to low-income high school students
April 17, 2014
During an after-school study session at John H. Reagan Early College High School, students struggled to finish their geography homework because the school wouldn’t allow them to take textbooks home.
UT student start-up to create shoe insert that can charge phones
April 11, 2014
Thanks to a group of students on campus, charging your phone may be as easy as taking off your shoe.
Clothing brand Inkuire encourages interactions between strangers
April 1, 2014
Six months ago, Sam Hamad and Noah Barshop came up with a way to challenge what they thought was a problem among the current generation of students: face-to-face interactions — or a lack thereof — between strangers.
I Got Sole is both a dance group and a social movement
March 18, 2014
The beat thumps as a group of dancers move in sync to the music, their expressions focused while their bodies tell a story.
3-D blood and boobs in "300: Rise of an Empire"
March 7, 2014
Eight years after the successful release of its predecessor, “300: Rise of an Empire” attempts to resurrect the great success of “300,” and ultimately, as many sequels do, falls short.
The 10 weirdest events at SXSW
March 7, 2014
The Interactive portion of SXSW isn’t all Chelsea Clinton and Mindy Kaling. Every year, SXSW brings some interesting characters and events into town with it.
SXSW looks to entice audiences through new sports venue
March 7, 2014
South By Southwest programmers are attempting to score by introducing a new twist to the SXSW 2014 lineup.
How to avoid hurricane 'SXSW'
March 6, 2014
When the storm called South By Southwest rolls into town next week, it will be hard not to rip those pretty little badges off the necks of festival-goers.
Hook Up Horns helps Longhorns find relationships
February 25, 2014
From UT students looking for a quick hook-up to those looking for a love connection, one website is attempting to form relationships because, as it claims, “Horns were meant to be in pairs.”
Artist Dean Fleming Skypes in for talk at the Visual Arts Center
February 20, 2014
From the mountains of Libre, Colo., in his self-built dome home, artist Dean Fleming will be answering questions via Skype at the UT Visual Arts Center on Thursday.
Documentary revisits UT history through the "Game of the Century"
February 13, 2014
The crowds cheered, fans were glued to their TV sets and the U.S. president even sat in the stands for what would later be called the “Game of the Century.”
End of Austin questions the future through perspective
January 29, 2014
Through Austin’s endless traffic, bustling nightlife and growing population, one group is attempting to catalogue the rapid evolution of America’s fastest growing city.
Panel discusses implications of House Bill 2
September 4, 2013
House Bill 2, which passed in the state Legislature this summer, will result in the closure of all but six abortion clinics in Texas, which some say might have implications for UT students.
Protesters rally at Capitol in support of equal rights
September 2, 2013
Protesters gathered in front of the Capitol as part of a civil rights rally Sunday night, fighting for issues including reproductive health care, equal pay and voting rights.