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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


Hunk of Burnet Love Part 1: Hidden Gems in Rosedale

Liliana Hall November 15, 2018

Burnet Road easily becomes as congested as North Lamar Boulevard during rush hour, but away from the main drag and tucked back into the Rosedale neighborhood sit a few gems that embody Burnet Road’s...

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UT Theatre and Dance adds twist to Shakespeare’s ‘Merchant of Venice’ with gender-swapped character

Matthew Aufiero November 15, 2018

What does it take to fix Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice”? To UT’s Theatre and Dance department, it’s a simple gender swap. Contrary to the play’s conventional...


Watson and Ingram’s brotherhood reviving Texas rushing attack

Ross Burkhart November 8, 2018

While many point to the rise of Sam Ehlinger as the most important factor in the Texas Longhorns’ improved offense, a pair of running backs who weren’t even on the team last year are also playing...


Longhorns tip-off season against Duquesne

Stephen Wagner November 8, 2018

The No. 11 Texas Longhorns will tip-off its season against Duquesne Thursday night, marking the official beginning of the season after defeating West Texas A&M 91-63 in an exhibition match last week. The...


Longhorns extend winning streak against Wildcats to six games

Keshav Prathivadi November 8, 2018

Timing is everything in sports. Whether it’s getting hot at just the right moment or getting pumped before a huge game. For the Longhorns, it was a little bit of both. The No. 5 Texas Longhorns...


Recent political rhetoric has psychological, divisive effects

Samagra Jain November 8, 2018

News stories about violent attacks that have largely stemmed from differences in political beliefs are common. Political vitriol against the ‘other side’ has real world implications and influences...


UT community discusses science sensationalism solutions

Annie L. Zhang November 8, 2018

Only 36 percent of Americans regularly read science news, according to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center. Four in 10 adults are dissatisfied with the way that science is communicated to the...

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Video competition emphasizes scientific creativity, communications

Annie L. Zhang November 8, 2018

Student researchers can win up to $2,500 by creating a two-minute long video about their research. The Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting the annual Texas Student Research Showdown, a video competition...

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‘The Other Side of the Wind’ is a harsh jumble that bares Orson Welles’ soul

Noelle Henry November 8, 2018

Oscar winner Orson Welles was the genius behind “Citizen Kane” and the star in “The Third Man,” and his legacy remains long after his death in 1985. With his death, Welles left...

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‘House of Cards’ ends just as cold-blooded as it begun.

Chandler Gibson November 8, 2018

The future is female (and contains spoilers). Netflix’s first original series “House of Cards” came to a close this year with the release of its sixth and final season. After Kevin...


Woode Wood brings music, love, positivity to trail around Town Lake

Celesia Smith November 8, 2018

On an average walk, run or bike ride on the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike-Trail, outdoor enthusiasts can not only expect to hear birds chirping and dogs barking, but also music playing. In 2004,...


The Scoop on the Loop Part 2: East North Loop

Liliana Hall and Anna-Kay Reeves November 8, 2018

The eastern section of North Loop is business after business operating beyond the ordinary, and selling products that let people do the same. Its neon signs, food trucks and vintage stores embody all...