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Austin baker creates realistic cakes, contributes to viral trend
July 27, 2020
Last week, a viral trend of videos of hyper-realistic cakes made to look like other food or household items left many with trust issues, but one Austin woman has made a living off these illusions for years.
UT’s first African American aerospace engineering professor works to promote inclusion
May 6, 2020
Moriba Jah was hired in 2017 as an associate professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at UT. On Feb. 18 of this year, he learned he’s the first African American in the position.
UT-Austin student donates painting proceeds to COVID-19 relief funds
April 8, 2020
In a time of social distancing, Gabrielle Wongso finds a way to touch the lives of her peers through painting. What started as a hobby to pass time in self-isolation turned into a project to support those in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
UT student business offers affordable shipping
March 9, 2020
For students who can’t go home but need forgotten items, the Sent team has an affordable solution.
UT-Austin student ends Pokémon card unboxing YouTube channel, creates Laughing Pikachu Packs
March 5, 2020
Hannah Fawcett hoped to break the stereotype that all Pokémon fans are young boys. Now, she’s taking a break.
‘Map of the Soul: 7’ is an intimate look into BTS’ trials, triumphs
February 24, 2020
BTS, the South Korean boy group, released their seventh studio album on Feb. 21. Map of the Soul: 7 is an introspective album where each of the seven members reflect on their careers and personal lives.
Q&A: Cuban comics curator talks exhibit, Cuban revolution
February 18, 2020
UT alumnus Gilbert Borrego spoke with The Daily Texan about the exhibit of Cuban comics and what he hopes visitors can learn from it.
Artist behind Jester East drawings talks inspiration, care for students
February 3, 2020
UT alumnus Kevin McCalla works the night shift at the front desk of Jester East, where he creates elaborate whiteboard illustrations that have become a staple of the dorm.