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


UT System Board of Regents names Jay Hartzell as sole finalist for UT-Austin president

Andrew Zhang August 12, 2020

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include comments from a UT System press release. The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Interim President Jay Hartzell as the sole...


UT-Austin to rename RLM, allocate funds to support Black students

Anna Canizales July 13, 2020

The University will rename the Robert Lee Moore Hall as the Physics, Math and Astronomy Building and acknowledge the origins of “The Eyes of Texas” while continuing to sing it as a University...

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How Texas men’s basketball compares to NCAA Tournament bubble teams

Brendan Long March 10, 2020

On Saturday, the Texas men’s basketball team had a chance to assure the selection committee they were fit for the NCAA tournament. After a blowout loss, Texas is squarely back on the bubble, with...

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Longhorns’ dominance goes beyond stardom of Elish

Marcus Krum March 10, 2020

Miranda Elish is no stranger to the spotlight. The senior pitcher is in her second season as the star of the Texas program, and she continues to live up to the hype. But the Longhorns’ team numbers...

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Struggles continue for Women’s Golf in fifth place finish at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Cameron Parker March 10, 2020

The Texas Women’s golf team recorded their worst finish of the season, placing fifth at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The Longhorns finished 36 shots over-par,...

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Silent ‘Sitara: Let Girls Dream’ speaks volumes

Noah Levine March 10, 2020

Young ambitions fly sky high in this colorful Netflix experience. “Sitara: Let Girls Dream” is an animated short film written and directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy alongside Pakistan-based...

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Cross country alumnus proposes at Austin Marathon

Avery Wohleb March 10, 2020

Completing a marathon and proposing to his girlfriend were two things Mark Pinales had never done before. Within the span of a few minutes, both of those things changed. On Feb. 16, Pinales, a former...

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Alternative spring break idea: Road trip to Texas cinematic destinations

Grace Barnes March 10, 2020

Last Friday, the Austin community received the devastating news that South by Southwest, the annual film, music and interactive festival, would be canceled for the first time ever in its 34-year history. If...


Cowboys end Longhorn winning streak in blowout

Stephen Wagner March 8, 2020

Texas’ season finale was over right as it started. After winning five consecutive games with only nine scholarship players to throw the Longhorns to the forefront of the NCAA Tournament discussion,...


Longhorns at NFL Combine

Brendan Long March 3, 2020

In the lead-up to the NFL Draft, college players are judged on many things: statistics, accolades, years of game film and anything else teams can get their hands on. However, there may be no single weekend...

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No. 4 Texas looks for win against No. 16 Michigan

Yazmin Dominguez March 3, 2020

The No. 4 Longhorns started their season off strong but have struggled as of late. Texas’ last two opponents, No. 12 Stanford and No. 17 Pepperdine, proved to be forces, leaving the Longhorns with...

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Hamm, Cunningham key to success against Oklahoma

Wills Layton March 3, 2020

Over the course of a month, Longhorn fans have gotten to know two different versions of the men’s basketball team. In the first half of February, Texas not only lost four games in a row but also...