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Food trucks provide place for students to make memories
February 24, 2021
As a way to support local businesses and venture off campus, some students have made lifelong memories at food trucks across Austin.
6 safe Valentine’s Day ideas for couples, friends
February 21, 2021
The Daily Texan curated a list of local businesses with COVID-19 safe events for you and your significant other or platonic bestie to participate in.
Here’s who is offering water near and around UT campus
February 18, 2021
The Daily Texan has compiled a list of places offering water near and around UT campus.
What’s open, closed or free around UT campus
February 16, 2021
The Daily Texan has compiled a list of stores near campus and will continue to update this list with hours of operation for the rest of the week.
COVID-19 pandemic affects mental health coping mechanisms
February 9, 2021
Ginny Maril, a licensed psychologist and assistant director of clinical services at the CMHC, said without in-person contact, there has been an increase in students with anxiety, depression, grief and even substance abuse.
The Sound of UT: Riya Mahesh
February 8, 2021
Four-year-old Riya Mahesh didn’t have much choice in attending her first piano lesson, her mother pulling her along by the hand.
Kerbey Lane Cafe waitress spreads joy, draws personalized caricatures
February 2, 2021
What started out as a way to pass time during her slow shifts serving tables at various restaurants across Austin quickly turned into a way for Wanwisa “Aye” Sanguanrueang to show her personality and connect with customers.
Students use nails to express individuality
January 21, 2021
Nail care is an essential part of some UT students’ beauty routines, who use nail art to express individuality and boost their confidence.
Cosplayers find creative outlet on social media after convention cancellations
January 21, 2021
In light of COVID-19, many cosplay conventions have been canceled, postponed or moved to a virtual setting. Still, avid fans are finding ways to keep the UT cosplay community alive.
Students strengthen relationships with matching tattoos
December 1, 2020
Committing to a tattoo can be nerve-wracking, but committing to a matching tattoo with someone else can be even scarier. Some students said the ink has only brought them closer to that person.
UT-Austin students celebrate Thanksgiving with their favorite meals from their cultures
November 23, 2020
Some students celebrate Thanksgiving with food from their own cultures. They said taking the time to make and eat their traditional meals brings them closer to their families and heritage.
The Sound of UT: student finds new sound through exploring her sexuality
November 17, 2020
With a bunch of silver and gold chain necklaces around her neck, Susannah Joffe applied blush to her face as she got ready for a night out. Peering into the mirror, she said her journey to music started when she would co-write and sing with her dad at a young age.
Experimenting with hair color brings life to coronavirus quarantine
November 3, 2020
As they continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, some students have found joy in changing their hairstyles.
Nursing students receive PPE from school, say masks are ill-fitting
November 1, 2020
School of Nursing clinical students received a package of personal protective equipment at the beginning of the semester. Some nursing students said they still felt the need to buy their own masks and are concerned about their safety.
The Sound of UT: Christian Coffey
October 27, 2020
Theatre studies senior Christian Coffey’s love for music started in middle school, and he has been releasing music since 2017. He is a lyricist producing rap and R&B music.
The Sound of UT: Abhi Velaga
October 22, 2020
Abhi Velaga is a one-man-band: The computer science senior plays instruments, contributes vocals and produces all of his own songs.
UT-Austin service organizations hold virtual community service opportunities
October 22, 2020
Student organizations are adapting to COVID-19 regulations by participating in virtual community service, which some students say is limiting possible connections.
Moody equipment checkout restrictions impact student work
October 18, 2020
Students say their ability to produce media content with high-quality equipment has been limited because of restrictions on University resources.
Pumpkins, haunted houses, ghosts, oh my!: The Daily Texan’s favorite fall attractions
October 14, 2020
Some of us like to relax and enjoy the wholesome autumn vibes, while others enjoy being tormented. Here at The Daily Texan, we proudly support all kinds of fall fun. And if you’re looking for some fall fun or spooky scenes, we’ve got you covered.
UT students adopt 4-legged friends to keep them company, improve mental health
October 12, 2020
Some students who made the choice to adopt pets during quarantine said their pets have become their support system, workout buddies and best friends.
Texas Tour Guides start online-only tour option for first time
October 12, 2020
Instead of roaming campus to get a feel for life at UT, prospective students can now join an hour-and-15-minute Zoom presentation summarizing what it’s like to be a UT student.
Austin music community adapts to COVID-19 with drive-in concerts, social distancing measures
September 29, 2020
Crowd-surfing, headbanging and masses of sweaty bodies jumping up and down used to be the essence of attending a concert. Now, fans must stay away from fellow audience members.
Textiles and apparel students navigate socially distanced in-person labs
September 21, 2020
Most lab sections are hybrid, and students are given the choice to participate in person or online. Students participating through Zoom are required to complete activities through Canvas.