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UT students create HERE4UT to compile resources, foster community
April 13, 2020
Students Briana Syed and Tuka Uzor created "Here for UT," a website dedicated to consolidating resources for UT students.
UT-Austin alumnus forms soul-rock band The Selfless Lovers
March 10, 2020
For around 100 shows in 2019, Nik Parr leaned into a microphone, fingers feverishly playing the piano with a saxophone strapped across his chest. His three bandmates played alongside him, performing as The Selfless Lovers.
‘The Way Back’ offers heartwarming film with unnecessary camerawork
March 6, 2020
“The Way Back” will tug on viewers’ heartstrings with an untraditional underdog story.
UT organization Front and Center works to foster inclusivity in performing arts
February 28, 2020
Front and Center is a primarily Black performing arts organization created to support Black talent on campus. The organization puts on a spring show every year to perform and showcase its talents. Vice President Paris Vincent said the feedback they received from the Black community has allowed them to push the boundaries of their organization.
One special fish named Loompa brings UT-Austin community together
February 10, 2020
When Loompa the mosquito fish arrived on campus with Paige Stetson in August 2019, he was just another fish in the sea. Now, Loompa is swimming among viral videos and international attention.
How to set the mood and save your wallet this Valentine’s Day
February 4, 2020
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air. Whether you decide to spend it with your significant other or your best friends, The Daily Texan has compiled a list of restaurants to set the mood and save your wallet.
UT students spike down homesickness by creating UT Spikeball team
February 2, 2020
The smell of sweat and the sound of laughter radiated through the air as the ball hit a low net on the ground. This two versus two game brought a sense of familiarity to friends on campus.
UT business students develop, create skincare line
January 28, 2020
McCombs students develop a skincare line focused on anti-inflammatory products.
‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ season 3 is one hell of a show
January 26, 2020
Filled with magic, mischief and — strangely — singing, Netflix’s original “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” has returned for an action-packed third season.
Figure skating club offers community for students
December 8, 2019
32 Degrees Figure Skating Club allows students to figure skate noncompetitively, foster friendships.
UT student receives awards at National Film Festival for Talented Youth
November 22, 2019
“Lucky Girl” is a coming-of-age film that follows a 9-year-old girl struggling with cultural identity in a foreign world. When Sidi Wang created this film for her undergraduate thesis project, she addressed it as an apology to a girl she knew at 15.
Students find relief in comedy on campus
November 5, 2019
Getting a laugh out of an audience may seem like a challenge to master for some, but for students in the Har-D-Har improvisation troupe, it’s their weekly therapy.
UT student leads ghost tours around Austin
November 1, 2019
Creepy landmarks, historical context and a theatrical leader who brings the stories to life are all the markings of a successful ghost tour. History senior Morgan Wallace does just that for Walking Tours of Austin.
Here are Halloween movies to watch if you’re afraid of horror
October 17, 2019
With Halloween less than two weeks away, it’s finally time to binge-watch spooky movies. If you’re ready to get in the Halloween spirit but aren’t a fan of jump scares and crazy clowns, here are The Daily Texan’s recommendations for some not-so-scary Halloween movies.
Celebrate fall season with pumpkin patches near campus, around Austin
October 16, 2019
Pumpkin patches are a fall staple, perfect for photo opportunities and getting your pumpkin carving fix. Here's a list of pumpkin patches located near campus and around Austin to help you get into the fall spirit.
UT alums can show you the world
October 1, 2019
Alums Jess Pink and Gavin Greenberg found Travel World Culture, providing affordable trips for everyone.
UT students attend, work New York Fashion Week
September 27, 2019
This September, public relations senior Jennifer Ellis and textiles and apparel junior Samantha Feingold attended fashion week with the brand Sherri Hill. When the time finally came to arrive in New York, Feingold said she was ready to live out her childhood fantasy.
Unicorn Dessert Bar offers Instagram-worthy desserts
September 25, 2019
Commonly known for its bars, restaurants and nightlife, 6th Street is now home to a magical land of sweet treats and a picturesque atmosphere — Austin’s first Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar.
CHAARG brings diverse workouts, community of women to UT
September 10, 2019
Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions to Recreate Girls, or CHAARG, strives to unite girls and encourage more inclusive, diverse workouts. The organization has chapters at over 60 universities in the United States, and until recently, UT was not one of them.