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


Taste of Science: Cracking down on the keto diet

Tien Nguyen October 4, 2018

The war between carbs and bread is dead. Despite recent hype in popular media, UT experts crack down on the keto diet and say that a high-fat, low-carb diet may not be as effective as people think. According...


“Exploring the Arctic Ocean” Exhibit Melds Research into Art

Isabella Anderson October 4, 2018

Science visualizations often include crowded graphs and definition heavy videos but at UT, presenting research can be art. Exploring the Arctic Ocean is a collection of eight projects currently on display...


Survivors and politicians discuss lasting effects on gun violence in America

Savana Dunning September 30, 2018

Universal background checks, better mental health care and gun control legislation are among the various ways politicians and mass shooting survivors have proposed to reduce gun violence in America. "People...


Texas survives Kansas State comeback attempt in Manhattan

Ross Burkhart September 30, 2018

As Kansas State cut into Texas’ two-score lead late in the fourth quarter, the situation looked all too familiar for the Longhorns. They had been here before in Week One, which resulted in a loss...


Texas politicians predict future of urban politics, transportation

Sara Schleede September 29, 2018

Texas welcomed 400,000 new residents in 2017, according to The Texas Tribune. Now facing a population of 28.3 million people, stakes are at their highest for state and local politicians as they decide...


Texas sweeps Baylor in conference home opener

Keshav Prathivadi September 27, 2018

The last time Texas played at Gregory Gym a little less than two weeks ago, there were more groans than cheers. On Wednesday, fans had a lot more to cheer about. The Longhorn faithful didn’t see...

New faces in rankings shake up Big 12 outlook

Donnavan Smoot September 27, 2018

Members of the Big 12 conference experienced an interesting weekend after Week Four concluded last Saturday. From the Texas Christian University’s back-to-back losses to Texas Tech putting the conference...


Orlando being cautious with key reserves, Hand names top offensive linemen

Ross Burkhart September 27, 2018

As the Longhorns prepare to travel to Manhattan, Kansas, for Saturday’s game, defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and offensive line coach Herb Hand shed some light on the current state of the team. Here’s...

Student musician Eric Loop may bring a refreshingly positive tone to your Spotify profile

Celesia Smith September 27, 2018

Eric Loop, business honors and finance sophomore, has quite an impressive résumé. Between being an active member of a Christian fraternity, a Young Life leader, a founder of a service organization...

Classic movies continue to shape the film industry today

Noelle Henry September 27, 2018

Classic movies are eternal. They are often referenced in popular culture and everyday conversations. They are those movies that you can watch time and time again and feel the same happiness you felt that...

Students jump onto Littlefield Fountain hopping tradition

Caroline Betik September 27, 2018

Every year, students jump in Littlefield Fountain to pose for graduation pictures, some even decked out in their stoles and champagne in hand. Other mischievous students take a spontaneous dip in the middle...

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Longhorns rally past Kansas State to win Big 12 Opener

Wills Layton September 20, 2018

After losing the first set of the match, Texas was in familiar territory. Having dropped the opening sets in their previous two matches, both of which they ended up losing, the Longhorns had to make...