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


Longhorns take care of business in win over UTSA

Stephen Wagner November 29, 2018

The Frank Erwin Center had a different atmosphere than its usual antagonizing college-student crowd Wednesday morning. Texas welcomed more than 6,800 fourth through seventh grade field trip attendees as...


Longhorns haul in conference honors

Cameron Parker November 29, 2018

The Big 12 Conference announced its regular season honors today, with seven Texas Longhorn players among the recipients. Senior Charles Omenihu was named the Defensive Lineman of the Year while Safety...


Gendered messages affect child development, future outcomes

Annie L. Zhang November 29, 2018

Children receive gendered messages even before they are born, a phenomenon that affects their development in childhood and their future. Amber Kreischer, an assistant professor of practice in the Department...


Austin Public Library to unveil streaming service

Noah Van Hooser November 29, 2018

Despite the fact that Austin has garnered attention for its eclectic music scene, many unique acts don’t get an opportunity to make their mark. Austin Public Library’s newest initiative is...


Longhorns win on Senior Day

Wills Layton November 25, 2018

Seniors Morgan Johnson and Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani both started their careers for Texas with a win over Rice way back in August of 2015. Since then, both have contributed to three Big 12 Championships and...


Longhorns look to remain undefeated against McNeese State

Donnavan Smoot November 15, 2018

Texas was engaged in a hard fought battle on Monday night against North Texas, eventually leaving Denton with a 64-54 win. It was only the second game of the season, but it provided its own set of issues,...


Longhorns in the NFL: Foreman, Williams easing back into action following injuries

Isaac Gutierrez November 15, 2018

As insane as it sounds to say aloud, Week Ten of the 2018 NFL season has come to its conclusion. This season has reached its second half in what seems like an instant. With another week of NFL games came...


Pierce secures Longhorns’ future with top-20 class on signing day

CJ Vogel November 15, 2018

Focus needs to be taken from the never-ending hype surrounding who will be the next recruit shaking hands with Tom Herman on the sideline of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and shifted to the 15...


Legacy of James Street lives on 500 miles away through Little Rock high schoolers

Ross Burkhart November 15, 2018

Many Texas football fans are fully aware of the contributions brought to the program by recent quarterbacks Vince Young and Colt McCoy. However, others aren’t as knowledgeable of the impact left...

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Researchers unearth mysteries behind natural ‘DNA scissors,’ CRISPR

Kevin Dural November 15, 2018

Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, CRISPR, is a family of DNA sequences naturally found within unicellular organisms such as bacteria. The sequences provide considerable advantage...

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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is vibrant, high-energy ride across cyberspace

Savannah J Salazar November 15, 2018

The creators of “Wreck-It Ralph” were ambitious with their move from the small atmosphere of Litwak’s arcade to the vast world of the internet, but it paid off. “Wreck-It Ralph”...


Environmentalist team demonstrates plastic usage on campus to prompt change in waste habits

Trinady Joslin November 15, 2018

Plastic water bottles overflow shopping carts and spill onto the ground in front of Jester Plaza. As students pass by the demonstration, some stop and ask questions, while others stare at the massive pile...