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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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UT-Austin researchers discover llama antibodies can help treat COVID-19

Nataleah Small May 7, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. UT scientists are researching an...

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Ranking Big 12 schools with best home-field advantage

Stephen Wagner May 7, 2020

Nothing in sports gives teams a home-field advantage quite like a raucous crowd, but it’s not a luxury every Big 12 school has.  Here’s a look at which schools have the best home-field...

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UT System debriefs, says goodbye to Fenves at Board of Regents meeting

Laura Morales May 7, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. The UT System further developed a...

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Remote advising poses challenge to UT students

Anna Canizales May 6, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Students are trying to register for...

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Scooter companies make cuts amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nataleah Small May 6, 2020

Electric scooters that once cluttered Austin street corners are now harder to find. Ride-sharing and micromobility companies such as Lyft, Lime and Bird have all laid off employees and altered scooter...

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Texas Basketball commit Greg Brown III has tools to become star

Aneesh Namburi May 6, 2020

It’s been popular to characterize Texas men’s basketball season as a roller coaster, but there is no better way to phrase it. A major part of the team’s issues was forward play, where...

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Abbott loosens certain ceremony restrictions, reopens salons, gyms

Lauren Grobe May 5, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Gov. Greg Abbott announced a new executive...

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Netflix’s ‘The Half of It’ tackles issues of sexuality, racism in newest coming of age film

Ariana Arredondo May 4, 2020

Netflix’s “The Half of It” tackles what it looks like to question your sexuality, racism and sausage tacos, without falling back on stereotypes. Ellie Chu (Leah Lewis) is a senior...

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Austin music project ATX6’s last festival appearance canceled, future in jeopardy

Faley Goyette May 4, 2020

Each year, music documentary and cultural export effort Project ATX6 takes six Austin musicians to international music festivals and workshops. This year, the project was cut short due to COVID-19. Project...

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UT nursing instructor volunteers to fight COVID-19 in New York

Carlie Whisman May 4, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Clinical nursing instructor Darlene...

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Businesses near UT-Austin decide whether to reopen under Abbott’s new order

Hannah Williford May 4, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Restaurants, museums and libraries...

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Upcoming films, shows starring your favorite ‘Star Wars’ actors

Noah Levine May 4, 2020

As the final entry in “Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga” came to a close last winter with “The Rise of Skywalker,” the franchise’s greatest stars are seeking out new opportunities...