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

Walk Austin, Austin residents discuss Austin Living Streets initiative

Walk Austin, Austin residents discuss Austin Living Streets initiative

Carolyn Parmer, Life and Arts Reporter October 18, 2021

Sitting on her porch in Hyde Park, Texas, Deaton Bednar admires the lively scene: kids creating chalk murals in driveways, parents playing hopscotch with their kids and neighbors playing basketball in...

Sober students salute Center for Students in Recovery for providing community, flexible paths to recovery

Sober students salute Center for Students in Recovery for providing community, flexible paths to recovery

Caroline Culberson October 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 flipbook. “Ebby” is a pseudonym for a UT student whose identifying details have been changed to protect their anonymity, a central...

UT professor inspires students despite turbulent undergraduate beginnings

UT professor inspires students despite turbulent undergraduate beginnings

Reya Mosby, Life and Arts General Reporter October 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 flipbook. For Black men on campus, Ryan Sutton provides a safe space.  As the director of the Heman Sweatt Center for Black...

UT professor awarded 2020 Dent Medal by Royal Music Association

UT professor awarded 2020 Dent Medal by Royal Music Association

Kaiya Little, Life & Arts General Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 24 flipbook. In accordance with his morning routine, professor Eric Drott scrolled through his inbox, checking his abundance of emails....

Muralists talk stories behind art, pressure to always work

Muralists talk stories behind art, pressure to always work

Carolyn Parmer, Life and Arts Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 17 flipbook. Surrounded by cans of spray paint, J Muzacz put the finishing touches on his newest mural promoting fair trade on the...

Austin Vida publisher Nancy Flores fosters community within Hispanic communities, highlights events through Cultura Guides

Austin Vida publisher Nancy Flores fosters community within Hispanic communities, highlights events through Cultura Guides

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 17 flipbook. In step with accented notes of salsa music, Angie Town danced freely with her teenage daughter and older sister. Surrounded...

UT Theatre and Dance explore human connection in Sonnets for an Old Century

UT Theatre and Dance explore human connection in Sonnets for an Old Century

Sage Dunlap, Life and Arts Reporter October 5, 2021
Sonnets for an Old Century, written in 2000, speaks on isssues of domestic abuse, police brutality, racism, suicide and many other topics often deemed taboo in contemporary American society. 
UT student artists help make campus brighter place with classroom drawings

UT student artists help make campus brighter place with classroom drawings

Kiernan McCormick, Life & Arts General Reporter September 29, 2021

On the first Monday of his calculus class, Yun Jang started an iconic tradition: making chalkboard drawings of Marvel superheroes before each lecture in Patton Hall. Jang, a mechanical engineering sophomore,...

Underground East Austin jazz club Monks celebrates fifth anniversary, looks toward future

Underground East Austin jazz club Monks celebrates fifth anniversary, looks toward future

Max Robison, Life and Arts Reporter September 28, 2021
Monks quickly became a staple within Austin’s musical landscape and looks to the future.
Local marketplace Frida Friday showcases diverse lineup of creatives

Local marketplace Frida Friday showcases diverse lineup of creatives

Michelle Facio, Life & Arts General Reporter September 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 14 flipbook.  As the sun sets on Austin, reggaeton starts to blare through the food truck park where local vendors sell aguas frescas,...

Saint Louise House helps women and kids transition out of homelessness

Saint Louise House helps women and kids transition out of homelessness

Carolyn Parmer , Life & Arts General Reporter September 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 14 flipbook.  Twenty years ago, Saint Louise House opened its doors to five homeless families to help homeless moms and their children...

UT student writes, directs film about finding beauty in unique places

UT student writes, directs film about finding beauty in unique places

Carolyn Parmer , Life & Arts General Reporter September 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the August 31 flipbook.  Every morning before school, when his parents couldn’t drive him, Marlon Rubio Smith hopped on the Houston Metro bus. What others...