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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

Protesters in Austin, Texas on June 24, 2022 after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

How to receive abortion care in Texas post-Roe v. Wade

Leila Saidane, News Reporter June 27, 2022

Many Texas clinics have halted pregnancy termination services since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday. When abortion-ban “trigger laws” take effect, the nearest legal...

Here are some Pride Month events in Austin area to keep on your radar

Here are some Pride Month events in Austin area to keep on your radar

Sarah Brager, Life & Arts Reporter June 16, 2022

The bustling Austin streets beam with extra color as local businesses and residents make new additions to the scenery: vibrant rainbow flags. In honor of Pride Month, the LGBTQ+ community in Austin gears...

Protest gooers hold up a sign at the March for Our Lives protest on June 11, 2022. The protest was held in reaction to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas in May.

‘Unbelievably angry’: Hundreds protest at Capitol for March for Our Lives, demand gun reform

Claire Stevens, News Reporter June 12, 2022

Hundreds of people rallied at the Capitol on Saturday to demand politicians take action to prevent gun violence following numerous mass shootings across the country, including in Uvalde, Texas, where 19...

No. 22 Longhorns roll over Texas Southern, earn 12–2 victory

No. 22 Longhorns roll over Texas Southern, earn 12–2 victory

Hunter Dworaczyk, Sports Reporter May 12, 2022

It did not take long for the Texas bats to get going against Texas Southern. On just the second pitch of Tuesday’s ballgame, redshirt sophomore Douglas Hodo III hit a double to start the Longhorn’s...

‘Long live the King’: UT’s beloved cat Domino loses battle with cancer 

‘Long live the King’: UT’s beloved cat Domino loses battle with cancer 

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter May 8, 2022

Domino, the celebrity campus feline and UT’s most “beloved mascot” who brought comfort and companionship to many in the University community, died Tuesday. He was 13 years old.  “There have...

After marching from Republic Square, protestors arrive at the Capitol steps on May 3, 2022. The crowd echoed chants such as my body, my choice.

‘We’re all disappointed’: Abortion rights protests form in Austin over leaked Supreme Court draft opinion

Leila Saidane, News Reporter May 3, 2022

Hundreds of protestors marched through the streets of downtown Austin to the steps of the State Capitol on Tuesday evening to protest the United States Supreme Court’s intention to overturn Roe v. Wade,...

‘Carrying the torch of health equity’

‘Carrying the torch of health equity’

Reya Mosby, Longform Reporter May 3, 2022

Shaltiy-El Jackson’s lifelong love for science motivated her to pursue medicine. However, the biology freshman said she saw the lack of diversity within the field in her first year of studies. “Whenever...

Austin hip hop artist BlackLight talks opening for Katy Perry, Queer Eye experience, future aspirations

Austin hip hop artist BlackLight talks opening for Katy Perry, Queer Eye experience, future aspirations

Darren Puccala, Life & Arts Reporter May 3, 2022
The Daily Texan sat down with Reggie DeVore to discuss his journey as a musician, his biggest performances and his appearance on Queer Eye. 
Pitcher Sophia Simpson throws the first pitch of the inning. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

Texas offense puts on home run show in Lubbock for softball series sweep

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter May 1, 2022
Six Longhorns hit six home runs in the series as Texas’ bats came alive this weekend, in a promising switch from the Longhorns’ usual path to victory.
No. 10 Texas gives up 10 unanswered scores in 7th, swept by No. 8 Oklahoma State in 10-8 loss

No. 10 Texas gives up 10 unanswered scores in 7th, swept by No. 8 Oklahoma State in 10-8 loss

Jordan Mitchell, Senior Sports Reporter May 1, 2022
Forty-seven games deep into the year, the season story has shifted from what Texas can do to what it can’t. Bullpen pitchers have accounted for nine of Texas’ 16 losses on the season.
No. 10 Texas suffers 14-3 blowout to No. 8 Oklahoma State

No. 10 Texas suffers 14-3 blowout to No. 8 Oklahoma State

Hunter Dworaczyk, Sports Reporter April 30, 2022

After Friday’s 8-6 back-and-forth matchup between No. 8 Oklahoma State and No. 10 Texas, 7,134 spectators showed up to UFCU Disch-Falk Field for the rematch. But only one team fit the bill of a top-ten...

No. 10 Texas loses bullpen battle to No. 8 Oklahoma State to open crucial late-season series

No. 10 Texas loses bullpen battle to No. 8 Oklahoma State to open crucial late-season series

Jordan Mitchell, Senior Sports Reporter April 29, 2022

In No. 10 Texas baseball’s 8-6 loss against No. 8 Oklahoma State, head coach David Pierce said that his ball club “fought and clawed the entire game.” What started out as a pitching duel between...

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