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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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COVID-19 cancellations, uncertainty loom large as Texas men’s basketball season returns

Nathan Han November 27, 2020

Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Nov. 24 issue of the The Daily Texan. Read about the results of the game against UT-Rio Grande Valley here.  The 14-day quarantine...


For some UT-Austin students, COVID-19 effects linger

Ikram Mohamed November 27, 2020

Kelly Ludwig’s film lecture at a community college in New York was drowned out by loud coughs as the person sitting next to her began to “hack up a lung.” Two days later, on March 7,...

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UT-Austin student channels passion for writing into original magazine ‘Uniquely Aligned’

Dina Barrish November 27, 2020

In eighth grade, Katherine DeBerry knew a boy with a knack for disappearing during class. She decided to poke fun at him in a creative writing assignment, and when she read the story to her peers, everyone...


UT-Austin students prepare to return home for Thanksgiving break, take COVID-19 precautions

Cole Krautkramer November 27, 2020

Some students who came to campus for the fall semester are preparing to go home for Thanksgiving break amid the pandemic and plan to take a range of precautions before returning. Susan Hochman, associate...


UHD seeks student feedback on what dining locations to bring to Texas Union, Student Activity Center

Brooke Ontiveros November 27, 2020

The fate of the on-campus Starbucks and Panda Express rests partially in the hands of students, whose feedback on a survey will help determine campus dining options next semester. Aramark Educational...

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UT-Austin increases rent at 3 University-owned apartment complexes by 41%

Skye Seipp November 27, 2020

UT will increase rent by an average of 41% for new residents and people joining the waitlist at three University-owned apartment complexes. The increase will not affect current residents or those who were...

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Swarming defense leads Texas to blowout victory over SMU

Carter Yates November 26, 2020

The Vic Schaefer era got off to an explosive start Wednesday afternoon at the Frank Erwin Center as the Texas women’s basketball team forced 35 turnovers en route to a 90-51 win against an overmatched...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 13

Matthew Boncosky November 25, 2020

1. Iowa State Iowa State dominated Kansas State last week 45-0 to improve to 6–1 in Big 12 play. Junior quarterback Brock Purdy threw three touchdowns, and star sophomore running back Breece Hall...


Herman, locker room leadership should get credit for remaining free of COVID-19

Daniela Perez November 25, 2020

Normalcy is sparse in 2020, yet college football fans have seen glimpses of it this season. Contested matchups and upsets have dominated the national conversation along with news of program outbreaks and...

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Games to watch: Week 13

Brittany Archer November 25, 2020

No. 15 Iowa State at No. 20 Texas  Nov. 27, 11 a.m. CT, ABC Texas is back on the gridiron hosting Iowa State after a double-bye week. The Cyclones head south to the Forty Acres after shutting...


Head to head history: Here’s the history behind the Texas vs. Iowa State matchup

Nathan Han November 25, 2020

Before the Big 12 lost four of its members and shrunk to a 10-team conference in 2011, Iowa State and Texas had only played seven times, with the Longhorns undefeated despite the fact that the Cyclones...


Notes from the opponent: Iowa State

Myah Taylor November 25, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with Zane Douglas, sports editor of The Iowa State Daily, ahead of the Texas football team’s game against Iowa State on Friday. The Daily Texan: For the last few seasons,...