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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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The cast of Legally Blonde: The Musical, starring Megan Hudson (center) as Elle Woods, finishes a dance number on Sunday.

Longhorns perform in Zilker’s annual summer musical ‘Legally Blonde’

Analise Pickerrell, General Life&Arts Reporter July 23, 2024

Pretty in pink and accompanied by her emotional support chihuahua, Elle Woods takes the stage for Zilker Theatre Productions’ 65th annual summer musical. From July 12 to Aug. 17, audiences can see “Legally...

Five courses for ‘Twisters’ inspired, storm-chasing Longhorns to enroll in this fall

Five courses for ‘Twisters’ inspired, storm-chasing Longhorns to enroll in this fall

Flora Farr, Senior Life&Arts Reporter July 21, 2024

Just in time for the release of blockbuster “Twisters” this past Friday, this fall welcomes the inaugural class of UT climate system science majors — providing an opportunity for anyone inspired...

The Texas State Capitol in Austin on July 14, 2024.

The Texan explains: What is Project 2025?

Ren Leija, Senior News Reporter July 19, 2024

The 2025 Presidential Transition Project, launched last year by The Heritage Foundation, aims to prepare for a conservative administration in January 2025. More commonly known as Project 2025, it focuses...

The Drag on Guadalupe Street pictured on July 2, 2024. The vivacious streets of West Campus are empty over the summer months as students are away.

Business owners on The Drag work to keep business afloat during summertime

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter July 15, 2024

Businesses along The Drag struggle when summer comes around and students leave town. Low sales and record-high rents on Guadalupe Street worsen these businesses’ problems along a once lively commercial...

Lisa Dang-Bromley, the founder of Deaf Artisan Market Day (DAMD), sells crafts under her brand Moon Dang at the DAMD event in Texas School for the Deafs Seeger Gym on July 9, 2024.

Deaf Artisan Market Day spotlights deaf businesses

Stephanie Jumper, Life&Arts General Reporter July 14, 2024

Vendors decorate booths with their signature items, showcasing handmade crafts, detailed designs and tempting treats for potential customers perusing the gymnasium. Although markets remain commonplace...

iMPA junior Aidan Cogan celebrates with friends after a Texas touchdown during UTs game against OU on Oct. 7, 2023.

Texas vs. Mississippi State: Bulldogs welcome Longhorns to SEC

Katie Borchetta, Associate Sports Editor July 9, 2024

In its first conference game as part of the SEC, Texas will take on Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Austin. However, with a daunting and unfamiliar road ahead full of harsh competition, Mississippi...

Biden Administration announces new protections for undocumented spouses of US citizens, DACA recipients

Biden Administration announces new protections for undocumented spouses of US citizens, DACA recipients

Ren Leija, Senior News Reporter July 4, 2024

The Biden Administration announced new protections on June 18 for undocumented immigrants and their families.  The policy would permit non-citizens who have resided in the U.S. for a minimum of...

Texas Spirit dances in front of Littlefield Fountain on June 30, 2024.

University hosts celebration for official induction into SEC

Matthew Gomez, General News Reporter July 1, 2024

The University hosted a free public event on Sunday to celebrate its move into the Southeastern Conference. The celebration included a parade, carnival games and a free Pitbull concert in front of...

Dylan Disu walks onto the court ahead of Texas game against West Virginia on Feb. 10, 2024.

Dylan Disu, Max Abmas sign free agent contracts with NBA teams

Isa Almeida, Sports Desk Editor July 1, 2024

The 2024 NBA draft wasn’t successful for Texas men’s basketball. The program ended the ceremony with no drafted players, but for these two graduates, professional basketball dreams are not over.  Though...

Austin Pride commemorates 54th anniversary of Stonewall Rebellion at State Capitol steps

Austin Pride commemorates 54th anniversary of Stonewall Rebellion at State Capitol steps

Riley Walsh, General News Reporter June 28, 2024

LGBTQ+ Austinites and allies gathered on June 26 to honor the individuals who participated in the Stonewall Rebellion, a pivotal six-day protest by the LGBTQ+ community against police that sparked the...

Travis County prosecutors drop 79 trespassing charges from on-campus protest

Travis County prosecutors drop 79 trespassing charges from on-campus protest

Caroline McConnico, Senior News Reporter June 26, 2024

The Travis County Attorney dropped 79 trespassing charges for those arrested at the April 29th pro-Palestine protest on Wednesday.  At a press conference, Travis County Attorney Delia Garza announced...

Texas A&M head coach Jim Schlossnagle speaks at a postgame press conference after Texas A&M’s win against Florida at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska on June 21.

Texas baseball introduces Jim Schlossnagle as 15th head coach in program history

Evan Vieth, Sports Editor June 26, 2024

Two days ago, Jim Schlossnagle was sitting in the dugout of Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, with the weight of Aggie Nation placed on his back. The school had never won an NCAA championship in any of the...

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