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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

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Boyer, Muhammad discuss fight for equality in sports at LBJ exhibit

Cameron Parker September 20, 2018

As Nate Boyer and Ibtihaj Muhammad spoke to the media in front of the “Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports” exhibit at the LBJ Presidential Library, they both reiterated...

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Gut-on-a-chip could transform intestinal disease modeling

Tien Nguyen September 20, 2018

A new innovation developed by UT researchers involving guts on a microchip may end the era of lab rats and petri dishes in the study of human disease.   Woojung Shin, biomedical engineering...

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Meet Project Mercury, a Safety Improvement in Robotics

Rahi Dakwala September 20, 2018

Today’s robots are not known to be the masters of balance. This issue not only affects research advancement, but it also poses safety risks to humans, according to UT researchers.   Luis...

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Graffiti Gala uses creativity to raise funds for the relocation of HOPE Outdoor Gallery

Celesia Smith September 20, 2018

For years, artists, tourists and Austinites have visited HOPE Outdoor Gallery, commonly known as Graffiti Park, to express themselves artistically. The park is set to close in October but the upcoming...

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Green spaces provide a sense of life to an otherwise bleak campus

Farah Merchant September 20, 2018

Physics freshman Delaney White knew that the transition from the country to urban Austin would be difficult. However, her worries dissolved when she came to campus and saw the expansive green spaces.   For...

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Students discuss struggles with self-doubt in relation to homophobia

Blaine Young September 20, 2018

Adrian Nañez, theatre and dance freshman, struggled to articulate what homophobia means to him. The sound of wind and car horns filled the space of silence as he searched for the right words. “Overall,...

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Buying back into DBU’s resurgence

Alex Briseño September 13, 2018

When Texas hoisted the crystal ball trophy after a 41-38 national title victory over then-No. 1 USC in the 2006 Rose Bowl, the term Defensive Back University didn’t cause controversy. It resided...

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Big 12 Notebook: Oklahoma on top, TCU faces its toughest test

Donnavan Smoot September 13, 2018

A lot happened over the weekend in one of the most explosive conferences in the country. Here’s how some of the top teams in the Big 12 fared last weekend: Oklahoma Last year’s conference...

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Savvy spending for good times on a budget

Anna-Kay Reeves September 13, 2018

“I’m so broke right now.” As if there’s a time when you’re not. Being broke doesn’t have to mean missing out if you play it smart. With technology at our fingertips...

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One of Austin’s favorite dance duos is back with new album See You Later Simulator

Liliana Hall September 13, 2018

Austin-based duo Ghostland Observatory, featuring Aaron Behrens and Thomas Ross Turner, is ready to dive back into the soaring electro-pop world that they sidelined for nearly a decade with the release...

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Netflix’s latest rom-com is not much of a winner

Savannah J Salazar September 13, 2018

Netflix has had its hits and misses with rom-coms, and with Noah Centineo and Shannon Purser onboard, “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” had a lot of online hype. Despite the excited anticipation,...

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Rising student rapper Ariea Bastami pushes hip-hop boundaries and inspires others

John Melendez September 13, 2018

When he began writing raps at the age of eleven, Ariea Bastami never imagined he would begin his musical career through dorm room freestyles and UT retweets. Approaching the one year anniversary of...