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


‘Showing up is fundamental:’ Beto O’Rourke rallies UT-Austin students at packed town hall

Chad Lyle August 29, 2018

Beto O’Rourke, the Democrat running for U.S. Senate, rallied UT students and Austinites inside a packed town hall Tuesday evening at the Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe near campus. Speakers...

What you need to know about adding and dropping classes

Tehreem Shahab August 29, 2018

Students have different options to drop classes at any point in the semester depending on when they make the decision to drop a class, said Kelly Frazer, the School of Undergraduate Studies’ senior...


‘One of the most congested places on campus:’ New West Mall gateway to be completed December

Gracie Awalt August 29, 2018

Instead of receiving free stickers and T-shirts from student organizations tabling on the West Mall, students will pass by trucks carrying concrete as they head to class this fall. The West Mall construction...

UT’s main campus landscaping is nearly all organically maintained

Anna Lassmann August 29, 2018

The University’s grounds are now almost 100 percent organically maintained. Spanning 431 acres, this makes UT the largest example of organic landscaping in Austin. What began as a small project...

Make the most of your degree plan with these four UT courses

Tiana Woodard August 29, 2018

Editor’s Note: Much of the information from this article pulls from the syllabi of the respective courses. College is what you make of it and, to a certain degree, what you make of your class...

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Money-saving options for buying textbooks

Liliana Hall August 29, 2018

Buying textbooks can be especially stressful when you also have tuition, rent and a car bill to pay off, but don’t allow them to be the source of your debt because you are too unmotivated to find...


To all the teen films I’ve watched before, you’ve met your match

Brooke Sjoberg August 27, 2018

In the digital era, the handwritten letter is a dying breed of communication. However, in the Netflix original movie, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the handwritten letter is the...