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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

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UT plans to move 400 biggest classes online this fall

Anna Canizales June 1, 2020

The University is aiming to hold most fall classes in-person, with the 400 biggest classes moving to an online-only format, Interim President Jay Hartzell told The Daily Texan in an interview Monday. More...

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Gov. Abbott closes schools, dine-in services due to COVID-19

Austin Martinez March 19, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Gov. Greg Abbott ordered a closure...

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Big 12 cancels tournament

Stephen Wagner March 12, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. One day after the Big 12 announced...

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Texas Global suspends study abroad

Anna Canizales March 12, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Texas Global has suspended all education...

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Friday the 13th: Where to get a discounted tattoo on the spooky day

Avery Wohleb March 12, 2020

It might almost be spring, but that doesn’t mean spooky out of season. Continuing with the long-standing tradition, many tattoo shops in Austin will be offering discounted tattoos Friday to celebrate...

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UT grad student publishes novel, speaks about personal trauma, coping

Jennifer Errico March 12, 2020

Jane Fleming found beauty in her darkness. Fleming, an English graduate student and Rhetoric 306 assistant instructor, published her first full-length novel, “Violence/Joy/Chaos” at age...

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Unofficial SXSW shows to see during the week

Carlie Whisman March 12, 2020

The South by Southwest 2020 festival was officially canceled last week, but that doesn’t mean the music stops playing in Austin. Shows are still happening throughout the week with lineups featuring...

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Longhorns save themselves with spectacular seventh inning

Emily Barton March 8, 2020

The Texas Longhorns played their first of a three-game series in what has been dubbed the “Augie Series” for former beloved head coach Augie Garrido. And in Friday’s series opener against...

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Texas baseball beats Cal State Fullerton off junior Stehly’s bat

Nathan Han March 8, 2020

Heading into this weekend’s series against Cal State Fullerton, Texas head coach David Pierce decided to give junior infielder Murphy Stehly his shot at second base. “Just trying to find...

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Texas Roller Derby League gives members confidence, community

Hannah Heckman March 5, 2020

The Texas Roller Derby League consists of Austin’s most cutthroat skaters. In roller derby, five skaters from each team are on the track at a time. Each competitor is on a pair of roller skates...

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Half-marathon runners provide tips on how to train for the Longhorn Run

Jennifer Errico March 5, 2020

Time is the enemy as the Longhorn Run approaches. On April 18, the 5K and 10K run around campus will draw both students and Austinites to race to the finish line. With around six weeks left, there is...

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UT-Austin student ends Pokémon card unboxing YouTube channel, creates Laughing Pikachu Packs

Kate Williams March 5, 2020

Hannah Fawcett hoped to break the stereotype that all Pokémon fans are young boys. Now, she’s taking a break.  On Feb. 8, the supply chain management senior said farewell to her YouTube...