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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Senior Micah Braswell celebrates after winning the set point against senior Tadeas Paroulek from Baylor University on April 13, 2024. Braswell won the match 2-0.

No. 4 Texas celebrates its seniors and its final regular season Big 12 conference title

Ryan Hopper, General Sports Reporter April 13, 2024

Celebrating its six seniors on senior day, No.4 Texas prevailed in a 7-0 sweep over No. 37 Baylor at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon to win the outright Big 12 regular season title for the...

Sophomore Viviana Martinez and freshman Kayden Henry reach for ball during game against Oklahoma on Friday.

No. 2/1 Texas softball beats No. RV/24 Baylor in alumni game

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter April 13, 2024

With 47 Texas softball alumni in the stands, No. 2/1 Texas softball defeated No. RV/24 Baylor 9-6 after battling back and forth for runs.  Before the game started, former catcher Jacqueline Williams,...

Freshman catcher Nik Sanders high-fives Senior pitcher Charlie Hurley at game two of the annual Fall World Series held at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Nov. 3, 2023. Hurley acted as a coach for all three of the Orange vs. Stripes scrimmage games held.

Texas baseball gets dominated in all game aspects and falls to Houston 9-1

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor April 13, 2024

Texas baseball loses its fifth straight series opener, this time falling to Houston in the opening game of the first and only Big 12 matchup between the teams. The Cougars defeated the Longhorns 9-1 thanks...

‘Its worth taking a stand’: A look at two student protests that influenced UT’s history

‘It’s worth taking a stand’: A look at two student protests that influenced UT’s history

Trisha Dasgupta, General Projects Reporter April 12, 2024

When thinking about student protests, images of students conducting sit-ins for civil rights, marching against the Vietnam War or walking for Roe v. Wade might come to mind. However, tucked between...

State Rep. Ron Reynolds, chair of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, speaks at a press conference on Senate Bill 17 on Wednesday. Behind him plays a video of Rep. John Kuempel saying no staff would lose their jobs due to the bill; 66 UT employees were impacted by the Universitys SB 17 related layoffs, according to the Texas Conference of the AAUP.

Texas Association of University Professors confirms at least 66 staff members terminated in DCCE mass firings

Aaron Sullivan, Senior News Reporter April 10, 2024

The University fired 66 staff members in its mass firing on April 2, the president-elect of the Texas Conference of the American Association of University Professors confirmed at a joint press conference...

Muslim student attacked on campus, hate crime review pending

Muslim student attacked on campus, hate crime review pending

Maryam Ahmed, Senior News Reporter April 9, 2024

Three men attacked a Muslim student and his friend on Friday, and the Austin Police Department Hate Crimes Review Committee is evaluating whether the attack was a hate crime. The Muslim student,...

Approximately 300 people gathered on Speedway holding signs for “BLACKOUT,” a demonstration organized by the #NOTOURTEXAS movement on Monday. The demonstration follows the University’s dissolution of the Division of Campus and Community Engagement and subsequent layoffs in an effort to comply with Senate Bill 17.

Students stage #NOTOURTEXAS demonstration following DCCE dissolution, staff layoffs

Naina Srivastava and Maryam Ahmed April 8, 2024

Hundreds of students and staff holding posters filled a section of Speedway in a silent demonstration on Monday to protest the University’s response to Senate Bill 17. Approximately 300 people attended...

University, City of Austin to collect, donate recycled solar eclipse glasses

University, City of Austin to collect, donate recycled solar eclipse glasses

Erika Pernis, General News Reporter April 8, 2024

With potentially thousands of people coming to campus to view the total solar eclipse on Monday, the University is taking steps to ensure all of the almost 100,000 purchased glasses are recycled afterward,...

(From left to right) Alice Woods, Zohaib Qadri and Gregory Anderson speak about changes and concerns for the development of Austin on April 4, 2024.

‘We want you to stay’: Future of Austin Development Panel discusses changes to the city

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter April 8, 2024

City leaders discussed recent housing and transportation changes in Austin during the Future of Austin Development Panel last Thursday.  The panel, hosted by the UT Governmental Relations Agency, featured...

A Not Our Texas sign is pictured on the Littlefield Fountain statue on Thursday. Students posted hundreds of flyers on campus and West Campus past midnight.

‘#NOTOURTEXAS’: Students post signs following closure announcement of Division of Campus and Community Engagement, faculty layoffs

Naina Srivastava, Senior News Reporter April 5, 2024

Students posted hundreds of flyers and sticky notes with the message “#NOTOURTEXAS” on buildings, poles and notable landmarks on campus and in surrounding areas around midnight Thursday — but...

Senior Emma Sticklen smiles as she gets recognized at the Senior Day meet against TCU on Feb 2, 2024.

Texas women’s swimming & diving finish as runner-up in 2024 NCAA Championships

Ariel Doss, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

For the third consecutive year, Texas women’s swimming and diving finished second at the 2024 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Georgia in Athens. Texas finished the meet...

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