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Students and professors discuss fanfiction, how it provides passion, comfort, representation

Students and professors discuss fanfiction, how it provides passion, comfort, representation

Isabella Gonzalez, Life and Arts general reporter May 4, 2022

With millions of users registered to fanfiction websites like Wattpad and Archive of Our Own, the prevalence of fanfiction in popular culture continues to grow in significant lengths. Recently, popular...

Students showcase their love for reading through bookstagram accounts

Students showcase their love for reading through bookstagram accounts

Kaiya Little, Senior Life and Arts reporter April 12, 2022

Thumbing through the pages of a thriller, Emily Bradley’s eyes pick up the pace, moving quickly from line to line. Among the many books on the human dimensions of organizations sophomore’s bookshelf,...

Students share current favorite books

Students share current favorite books

Jessica Garcia, Life & Arts Reporter March 2, 2022

With heavy course loads and full schedules, finding time to settle into a comfortable spot and read a book can prove difficult for most college students. However, a new book offers an opportunity to relax...

“Anatomy: A Love Story” brings romance to graveyards, making for a thrilling, unique read

“Anatomy: A Love Story” brings romance to graveyards, making for a thrilling, unique read

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Associate Editor January 27, 2022

In early 19th century Edinburgh, Scotland, 17-year-old Hazel Sinnett finds love in an unusual setting — a graveyard. “Anatomy: A Love Story” by Dana Schwartz, published on Jan. 18, puts a fresh...

Students reflect on lack of diversity in “Great American Novels”

Students reflect on lack of diversity in “Great American Novels”

Reya Mosby, Life and Arts Associate Editor January 21, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Jan. 18, 2022 flipbook. As a high school sophomore, Emily Kane looked expectantly at her reading list for the year — the same Westernized books deemed...

Off the Shelf: Dr. Barbara Laubenthal shares...

Off the Shelf: Dr. Barbara Laubenthal shares…

Jade Emerson, Life and Arts reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  While reading “From the Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival,” for the first time, Barbara Laubenthal, associate professor...

Off the Shelf: Zoe Mantarakis

Off the Shelf: Zoe Mantarakis

Jade Emerson, Life and Arts reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 22 flipbook. Zoe Mantarakis believes sharing stories builds bridges and serves as a gateway to inherent human connection.  Mantarakis, an...

Off the Shelf: Kirk Lynn

Off the Shelf: Kirk Lynn

Jade Emerson, Life and Arts reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 19 flipbook.  Content Warning: Mentions of suicide As a writer himself, Kirk Lynn, an associate professor of playwriting and directing,...

UT students share their favorite book recommendations for National Book Month

UT students share their favorite book recommendations for National Book Month

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Senior Reporter December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This first appeared in the October 11 flipbook.  Celebrated every October, National Book Month allows people to dive into stories and grow their passion for reading. To help those with...

UT students share book recommendations to relax during winter break

UT students share book recommendations to relax during winter break

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Reporter November 23, 2021

After a long, stressful semester, The Daily Texan compiled a list of books students recommended to read to wind down during winter break. Grab some hot chocolate, put on your favorite Christmas pajamas...

Off the Shelf: Dr. Michael Marder

Off the Shelf: Dr. Michael Marder

Jade Emerson November 7, 2021

Michael Marder, physics professor and executive director of STEM nonprofit UTeach, feels as if every book he reads possesses the ability to change what he will decide to do tomorrow.  An avid reader,...

Taylor Swift’s Red album songs as book recommendations in anticipation of Red (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift’s Red album songs as book recommendations in anticipation of Red (Taylor’s Version)

Sofia Treviño, senior life and arts reporter November 7, 2021

Taylor Swift’s ability to tell convincing, moving stories connects her to her fans on an intimate level. Awaiting the highly anticipated release of Swift’s Red (Taylor’s Version) on Nov. 12, The...

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