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

30 Column

Sports reporter records, writes for 8 semesters, decides to pursue career in sports broadcasting

Sports reporter records, writes for 8 semesters, decides to pursue career in sports broadcasting

Emmanuel Ramirez, General Sports Reporter April 22, 2024

The final buzzer sounded and I started typing. I sat there at the Moda Center, courtside, in complete shock as the team I had covered all season was sent packing in the Elite 8. Tears started to swell...

So long the Texan, so long journalism

So long the Texan, so long journalism

Emma Louviere, Shorts Director November 30, 2023

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that asks us to define ourselves from kindergarten to, well, forever. I would like to say that I struggled with this question, that it was something...

Managing Editor loves The Daily Texan with all her heart

Managing Editor loves The Daily Texan with all her heart

Morgan Severson, Managing Editor November 30, 2023

I wrote this in October. And no it wasn’t because I felt ready to leave the Texan last month … okay maybe I did a little. But it was mostly because I was feeling sentimental.  I was reflecting...

Associate Editor writes her last opinion

Associate Editor writes her last opinion

Sonali Muthukrishnan, Associate Opinion Editor November 30, 2023

The school newspaper has been my home since my sophomore year of high school. I stumbled into journalism and it changed my life. I found my voice and my identity in the newsroom, I also found my life long...

Copy editor wonders what normal college students do on Thursday nights

Copy editor wonders what normal college students do on Thursday nights

Kate Whyte, Double Coverage Copy Editor November 30, 2023

Copy editors are trained to pay attention to the details. We spend hours going down research rabbit holes to perfect the things that most people would overlook (until they’re wrong, of course). But I...

Public health student doesn’t want to be a doctor, takes a premature pay cut as a sportswriter instead

Public health student doesn’t want to be a doctor, takes a premature pay cut as a sportswriter instead

Christina Huang, Sports Editor November 30, 2023

I came to the University of Texas with intentions of working in the medical field. A hastily-done application changed that.  The spring of my freshman year, I decided to apply for the Daily Texan sports...

Photo Editor goes pro, comes back to revive department, leaves again

Photo Editor goes pro, comes back to revive department, leaves again

Leila Saidane, Photo Editor November 30, 2023

My first photo meeting, in the fall of 2021, I sat at the ping pong table in the basement we call a newsroom and thought, “I’ll do this a little differently when I’m photo editor.” Like most...

Muchas gracias, Daily Texan

Muchas gracias, Daily Texan

Maria Probert Hermosillo, Texan en Español Director November 30, 2023

My journey at The Texan was nothing short of life-changing. The experiences and platform that I was able to obtain here is something that I truly think has influenced the journalist I am today, and has...

Associate Managing Editor roaches off your food one last time

Associate Managing Editor roaches off your food one last time

Kevin Vu, Associate Managing Editor November 30, 2023

Finally, I’m free. I remember telling myself: “I’m quitting the Texan after my third semester as a senior news reporter.” That turned to: “I’m quitting the Texan after I become news...

Design editor quits after management tells her to use “the other font” one last time

Design editor quits after management tells her to use “the other font” one last time

Sara Kinney, Design Editor November 30, 2023

So many people write about when they joined the Texan as the head of their 30, but I don’t think that story truly encapsulates the last two and a half years I’ve spent here.  Instead let me tell...

Audio editor leaves basement in search of social life

Molly-Jo Tilton, Multimedia Editor August 7, 2023

My first introduction to the world of journalism was in high school when I joined the school paper on a whim to have a class with one of my friends. But then it all just clicked for me. The writing, the...

Newsletter editor reminds readers that department does indeed exist

Newsletter editor reminds readers that department does indeed exist

Jordan Sammis, Newsletter Editor August 7, 2023

“Part of the journey is the end.” — Tony Stark, “Avengers: Endgame” It is only fitting to start this off with a Marvel quote since I always manage to write about the franchise in my newsletter...

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