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


Notes on the coach: Matt Campbell is a coach on the rise

Brett Hintz November 25, 2020

Most of the top head coaches across college football have enjoyed the luxury of beginning their coaching career with a graduate assistant gig at a prominent Power Five school, never coaching  at anything...


Opponents to watch: Hall, Rose bolster Cyclones

Carter Yates November 25, 2020

The Iowa State Cyclones are first in the Big 12 standings with a 6–1 conference record, but they must beat Texas on Friday if they want any chance of playing in the conference championship game....


Flexing all the way: Chris Brown’s infectious swagger rejuvenates Texas’ defense

Stephen Wagner November 25, 2020

Flexing comes to Chris Brown’s mind when he breaks up a pass or delivers a big hit to a ball carrier. The motion wasn’t intended to be the redshirt senior safety’s signature celebration....


Jewish UT-Austin students share feelings on their safety after recent anti-Semitic incidents

Leni Steinhardt November 25, 2020

While scrolling on her phone, Alexis Horowitz’s heart broke. She had just learned from an Instagram post that the Chabad center at the University of Delaware was intentionally set on fire. “I...


UT-Austin has spent over 80% less on paper since March compared to past 2 years

Skye Seipp November 25, 2020

UT-Austin spent an average of 81.1% less on paper from March to October in 2020 than during these months in 2018 and 2019, according to an analysis of UT paper purchases obtained by a records request.  The...


Austin Public Health officials advise students to avoid travel, wear masks over holidays

Sheryl Lawrence November 25, 2020

Some students canceled their travel plans as COVID-19 cases continue to rise before the holiday season, but others still plan to see family or friends while attempting to follow health guidelines. Dr....


Inaugural UT-Austin interdisciplinary student challenge winners find economic solutions for Texas town

Santino Camacho November 25, 2020

Winners of UT’s IC2 Institute’s George Kozmetsky Memorial Student Challenge were awarded $7,000 for their project, which proposed economic solutions for the small city of Childress, Texas. The...


UT-Austin closes Commons Conference Center and Café at J.J. Pickle Research Campus, leaving employees in limbo

Andrew Zhang November 25, 2020

UT closed the Commons Conference Center and Café at the J.J. Pickle Research Center indefinitely Nov. 13 because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on operations, though the café hopes...


UT-Austin international students reflect on COVID-19 experience here versus back home

Jennifer Errico November 25, 2020

At 2 a.m. one night in early March, among the booming bass and flickering lights of a club in London, Alex St. Germain got a call from his mom telling him to book a flight to Hong Kong for that morning.  “She...


9 sites to shop at for digital Black Friday

Sabrina LeBoeuf November 25, 2020

This year, Black Friday is looking a bit more like its partner in crime, Cyber Monday. With new COVID-19 cases in Texas reaching record-breaking levels, it’s time to shift the annual shopping tradition...


Depth emerges as issue for Texas women’s basketball ahead of season opener against SMU

Carter Yates November 25, 2020

Vic Schaefer’s highly anticipated debut in burnt orange will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday when the Texas women’s basketball team tips off against a veteran-led SMU program at the Frank Erwin Center. Leading...


Ehlinger, Longhorn seniors ‘wouldn’t want it any other way’ ahead of senior day matchup with Cyclones

Stephen Wagner November 25, 2020

Sam Ehlinger doesn’t regret his infamous, “Longhorn Nation, we’re back!” proclamation at the 2019 Sugar Bowl. The senior quarterback was able to learn from it, he said in a Tuesday...