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

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Longhorns earn second consecutive sweep over Brown

Yazmin Dominguez February 17, 2020

Texas women’s tennis kept its streak of sweeps alive, beating Brown 7-0 on Sunday to advance its record to 8–1 and remain undefeated at home in a win that served as a battle between the programs...

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Longhorn softball shows out in Mexico

Seth Forman February 17, 2020

This weekend, Texas Softball played out of country for the second time in program history at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge. The Longhorns entered the tournament red hot at 6–0 without a single...

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Pitching depth comes in clutch for Longhorn baseball in series sweep at Rice

Nathan Han February 17, 2020

Before the season, Texas pitching coach Sean Allen said the depth of Texas’s bullpen and pitching staff would be key for the Longhorns. During Sunday’s game at Rice, Allen’s prediction...

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‘Wendy’ excels in magical coming of age tale

Noah Levine February 17, 2020

The island of eternal youth is returning to the silver screen in the visionary tale “Wendy.”  “Wendy” is a retelling of the classic “Peter Pan” story through...

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Interview with Oscar-nominated director Benh Zeitlin

Noah Levine February 17, 2020

Oscar-nominated director Benh Zeitlin is back with a new film titled “Wendy.” The film is a loose adaptation of the classic story “Peter Pan,” focusing on young Wendy as she discovers...

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‘Fantasy Island’ leaves viewers in a nightmare

Noah Levine February 17, 2020

Audiences should stay on the plane.  “Fantasy Island” is the newest genre film from horror production company Blumhouse. The film, loosely based on the original TV series from the 1970s,...

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‘Horse Girl’ underwhelms with lackluster handling of subject matter

Noah Levine February 10, 2020

As the credits roll on Jeff Baena’s “Horse Girl,” it becomes very apparent that all the film did was showcase a girl struggling with mental illness and then end her story in a worse state...

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One special fish named Loompa brings UT-Austin community together

Catherine Cardenas February 10, 2020

When Loompa the mosquito fish arrived on campus with Paige Stetson in August 2019, he was just another fish in the sea. Now, Loompa is swimming among viral videos and international attention.  Loompa,...

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Sutton leads Texas women’s basketball past Texas Tech in Lubbock for 81-66 win

Robert Trevino February 10, 2020

Texas has proven itself as a stout rebounding team through the first 22 games of the regular season. Whether it’s offensive and defensive rebounding or even rebounding from a loss, the Longhorns...

Longhorn softball team dominates season-opening Texas Classic tournament

Seth Forman February 10, 2020

Entering the 2020 season, the University of Texas Longhorns softball team had never lost a season opener. This past weekend, they continued that trend in a fiery fashion.  Not only did the No....

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Coody, Longhorn men’s golf start spring season off strong at Amer Ari Invitational

Cameron Parker February 10, 2020

There are worse ways to spend your February than by playing golf in Hawaii — just ask the Texas Men’s Golf team. Opening their spring season, the Longhorns finished in second place after shooting...