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


Week One games to watch

Steve Helwick August 31, 2018

Florida Atlantic at No. 7 Oklahoma Saturday, 11 a.m., FOX After three years of leading the Sooners to Big 12 titles, Baker Mayfield has departed for the waters of the NFL. That leaves Oklahoma with...


Here’s a look at three former Longhorns approaching their NFL debuts

Abhishek Mukund August 31, 2018

From the MVP of the Texas Bowl to a veteran leader on the offensive line, some former Longhorns are beginning their journey to the NFL this preseason.    Here’s a look at three alumni...


Got some new ink? Here’s how to take care your fresh tattoo

Liliana Hall August 31, 2018

Everyone’s skin heals differently, and when treating a new tattoo, it can be stressful to figure out what works and what doesn’t. Ultimately, the tattoo artist will have the most useful advice,...


5 simple dorm meals for when you’re too lazy to walk to J2

Brooke Sjoberg August 31, 2018

Each year, college students across the nation leave the luxury of home-cooked meals behind and venture into a life of finding sustenance in the cafeteria or dorm microwave. After leaving the nest,...

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New drug combination overcomes drug resistance

Freya Preimesberger August 30, 2018

A new drug combination discovered by researchers at UT-Austin and Korea University could prevent drug resistance during cancer treatment. Jonathan Sessler, a UT chemistry professor and cancer survivor,...


Revamped roster edges out Terrapins in key matchups

CJ Vogel August 30, 2018

Last year, Maryland’s 51-41 upset of Texas sent the Longhorns back to the drawing board. Now days away from the rematch, both teams trot out a revamped lineup. Here’s how the Longhorns matchup...


Orlando talks overcoming depth issues at linebacker

Ross Burkhart August 30, 2018

With only a few days left until Longhorn football returns, defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and offensive coordinator Tim Beck talked about the challenge ahead of them this weekend in the season opener...


‘The Busiest time’: UT Police Department prepares for thousands of incoming students

Megan Menchaca August 29, 2018

As the fall semester begins, the UT Police Department has begun adjusting to thousands of students moving back to campus and into the surrounding apartment complexes. After members of UTPD spent the...


Dealing with roommates is (usually) easier than you think

Chad Lyle August 29, 2018

For a lot of people, the first year of college is overflowing with new experiences, such as living with someone who isn’t a parent or a sibling for the first time. Many students find this to be a...


Hey, UT freshmen: Here’s how to get around Austin — for free

Nicole Stuessy August 29, 2018

Getting around Austin without a car can be difficult, and with more than 80 bus routes, navigating the CapMetro bus system can be confusing for new students. CapMetro is free with a student ID, and...


New to campus? Here’s a handy guide for bike and scooter safety

Lisa Dreher August 29, 2018

Austin is a dense city, so freshmen and other incoming UT students biking or trying the new Lime and Bird dockless scooters need to know how to navigate campus and downtown. Laura Dierenfield, a division...


Texas steals White from powerhouse program

Ross Burkhart August 29, 2018

On the morning of June 25, Mike White was in the process of recruiting for the Oregon Ducks at a softball camp in Colorado. Twenty-four hours later, he stood at a podium wearing burnt orange at an introductory...