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

Post-Katrina New Orleans inspires TV drama series

Gerald Rich June 6, 2010

August 29 will mark the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. With a death toll of almost 2,000 people and a displacement toll of 800,000, the deadliest storm of our generation has not been forgotten. After...

Fans line up at theaters for ‘Eclipse’ premiere

Leah Wise June 3, 2010

Despite unfavorable weather conditions and endless lines at box offices, Twilight fans of Austin managed to make it to the theater early Tuesday afternoon for the opening night of “The Twilight...

Movie buffs sink fangs into classics

Daily Texan Staff June 3, 2010

Editor’s Note: With hundreds of Americans setting up camp as early as six days before the third installation of the Twilight saga, it’s inarguable that our culture is spellbound by vampires....

‘MacGruber’ spoofs action genre

Gerald Rich April 27, 2010

“Twenty seconds left, MacGruber!” calls the heroine to the mullet-sporting “action hero” curled up in the corner during an existential crisis, waiting for the bomb to explode. In...

‘South Park’ episode pushes boundaries by showing Muhammad

Robert Rich April 27, 2010

“South Park” has done it again. The Comedy Central cartoon, known for pushing the boundaries of conventional humor and what is (and isn’t) OK to broadcast on television, has once again...

Classic TV reruns offer most reliable work escape

Robert Rich April 20, 2010

As college students, most of us have mastered the art of procrastination. It takes a special talent to ignore a mound of homework, assignments, projects and papers while they stare at you from your...