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


Campus creatures: Turtle pond grows as people introduce newcomers

Isabella Anderson October 25, 2018

The turtle pond lies just north of the UT Tower and houses UT’s unofficial school mascots, the resident turtles. The turtle population has increased due to people treating the pond as a place to...


Texas wins back-and-forth affair with Oklahoma

Keshav Prathivadi October 15, 2018

Three. That’s not only the consecutive number of road wins that have gone to five sets this season, but also the number of times a Texas team has defeated OU within the past week. Yep, the...


ACL Weekend 2: Noname, Travis Scott take the stage

Tiana Woodard October 15, 2018

The hustle and bustle of the state Capitol was greater than usual this weekend, as people from around the world flocked to Zilker Park for this year’s second round of Austin City Limits. With scheduled...

Amazon’s ‘The Romanoffs’ is overthrow of mediocrity

Chandler Gibson October 15, 2018

Matthew Weiner, creator of “Mad Men,” returns to TV this month on Amazon Video with his satirical dramedy series, “The Romanoffs.” The show is an anthology of stand alone episodes,...


Trump’s trade restrictions on Syria impact Austin’s Arabic Bazaar in Hyde Park

Francesca D'Annunzio October 15, 2018

Recent sanctions against Syria from the Trump administration have not only impacted those living in Syria, but a local Austin store owner as well. Zein Al-Jundi, the owner of the Arabic Bazaar, is originally...

‘First Man’ starts slow, takes a giant leap by the end

Adrienne Hunter October 15, 2018

“First Man” is an intimate look at the life of a grand figure, showing audiences that every story, no matter how historic it seems, is grounded in humanity. The film follows Neil Armstrong (Ryan...

Big 12 Notebook: Texas, West Virginia jump in polls after wins

Donnavan Smoot October 11, 2018

The outlook of the Big 12 saw a major shift after some big matchups took place over the weekend. Here’s how things are shaking up for the conference’s top teams: Texas The Longhorns are...


Tim Beck details hospital stay during win over Kansas State

Ross Burkhart October 11, 2018

Texas has prided itself on having a stout defensive unit led by Todd Orlando since last season, but in the program’s biggest win of the decade during last weekend, offensive coordinator Tim Beck’s...


Kansas snaps Texas’ hot streak

Wills Layton October 11, 2018

The Longhorn volleyball program is used to winning. Regular trips to the Final Four, countless wins and ten Big 12 Championships make up one of the most successful volleyball programs in the country. Fast...


Lyft goes carbon neutral

Jessica Shu and Catherine Vincent October 11, 2018

With a new commitment to full carbon neutrality and 100 percent renewable energy, you can now “Lyft” your environmental standards every time you use the ride-hailing app. Being carbon neutral...


Part One: Hyde and Go Seek

Liliana Hall and Anna-Kay Reeves October 11, 2018

Hyde Park has a reputation for being quaint and quirky. With an eclectic assortment of small businesses from bakeries to restaurants to a theatre, Hyde Park lives up to the hype. The neighborhood’s...

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‘Malevolent’ is an effective Halloween palate cleanser

Chandler Gibson October 11, 2018

"Malevolent” simply isn’t scary. Netflix’s latest horror film, set in 1980s Scotland, turns the tables on a group of scam artists performing staged paranormal investigations....