• Clay & Bones

    Jason Barlow and Myra Augstin visit the Texas Memorial Museum located on San Jacinto boulevard Monday afternoon. The museum features fossils of specimen that were present in Texas 145 million years ago, as well as a showcase of native wildlife.

     

    Studio art sophomore Quinn Hirschi uses a clay grinder to crush the material into more malleable pieces at the ceramic studio in the Art Building on Monday afternoon.

     

    Pricilla Delatorre, a studio art sophomore, creates a clay sculpture at the ceramic studio in the Art Building on Monday.

     

    Studio art senior Eliana Bernard works on a clay project in the ceramic studio in the Art Building on Monday afternoon.

    Fanny Trang | Daily Texan Staff

  • B. Iden Payne Theatre

     

    Austin Shirley, the master electrician for UT’s Theater and Dance department, stands before a spotlight in the basement of the Winship building on Wednesday. He and a group of students under his tutelage will be responsible for lighting the production of  “Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde “ scheduled to play from October 28th to November 6th at the B. Iden Payne Thatre. 

     

     

     

    Two set constructors work at the Winship building on Wednesday afternoon. They are building and assembling the sets for the “ Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde”  show scheduled to open on October 28th at the B. Iden Payne Theater on campus. 

    Andrea Macias-Jimenez | Daily Texan Staff

  • Rocks and stones

    Ghulam Khan speed walks beside LBJ lake downtown on Monday afternoon.

    Pu Ying Huang | The Daily Texan

    To keep her outdoor climbing skills intact, biochemistry senior Angela Edwards with her climbing pass experiences Gregory Gym’s rock wall for the first time Monday afternoon. Students new or experienced to the sport may purchase day or semester bouldering passes either online or in GRE 2.200.

  • Occupy Wall Street

     

    Cries for social and economic justice reverberated between skyscrapers in New York City on Wednesday afternoon as thousands marched from Foley Square to Wall Street.

    Two weeks ago, a small group of activists began a 24-hour occupation of Fulton Park in the financial district to air their frustration with the American political system and turn their declaration, "We Are The 99%," into a rallying cry for action.

    The demonstration united disparate union groups, students and citizens all concerned with the job market, pensions for workers and an insecure financial future for young and old americans. Among the tarp-covered air mattresses strewn across Fulton Park a makeshift "People's Library," a temporary kitchen and scattered politically-charged signs are the individuals who are leading the movement—one replicated all over the country.

    Tamir Kalifa | Daily Texan Staff

     

     

     

     

     

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