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

UT music community says Eastern music should be celebrated by all

UT music community says Eastern music should be celebrated by all

Reya Mosby, Life and Arts reporter December 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the December 2 broadsheet.  The full-bodied sound of Bereket Middle Eastern Ensemble filled the Bates Recital Hall. Forty chorus members accompanied by...

Josef delivers intimate,  eclectic halloween performance at ‘Live at the Cactus Café’

Josef delivers intimate, eclectic halloween performance at ‘Live at the Cactus Café’

Mackenzie Sullivan, Life and Arts reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. Donning matching vampire cloaks, fake blood and  fangs, Eli Josef and his bandmates reveled in red spot lights on the Cactus Café...

Student musicians pursue passion, embrace Austin music scene at UT

Student musicians pursue passion, embrace Austin music scene at UT

Peyton Sims, Life & Arts General Reporter December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 19 flipbook.  After a week of long, back-to-back classes, government freshman Sydney Skinner strums her guitar at a local coffee shop. Dedicated...

UT University Orchestra members share experiences of pursuing music in college

UT University Orchestra members share experiences of pursuing music in college

Isabella Lawson, Life & Arts General Reporter December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 9 flipbook.  Caitlin O’Callaghan spends most of her days cracking computer algorithms and coding JavaScript. But twice a week, she...

UT graduate student grows music collective at Community First! Village

UT graduate student grows music collective at Community First! Village

Bethany Vodicka, Life & Arts General Reporter December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8 flipbook. Beating his hands against a cajon drum alongside Abbey Young, a Butler School doctoral student, Cody Wilson said he feels...

Noah Gundersen displays poignant lyricism, pared-down instrumentation in acoustic set at 3TEN ACL

Noah Gundersen displays poignant lyricism, pared-down instrumentation in acoustic set at 3TEN ACL

Chandler Rowley November 28, 2021

On the corner of Lavaca Street and West 22nd Street, a statue of Willie Nelson and his trusty guitar Trigger stands proudly in front of the Moody Theater in downtown Austin. Several hundred feet down the...

Adele’s 30 offers raw emotion, artistic bravery after 6-year hiatus

Adele’s 30 offers raw emotion, artistic bravery after 6-year hiatus

Caroline Culberson November 21, 2021

Let the melodramatic and the brokenhearted rejoice. Adele’s hotly anticipated fourth studio album 30 arrived Nov. 19, providing cultural catharsis after six years of silence. Throughout the 12-track...

Taylor Swift makes directorial debut with ‘All Too Well’ short film, a harrowing depiction of romance

Taylor Swift makes directorial debut with ‘All Too Well’ short film, a harrowing depiction of romance

Mackenzie Sullivan November 14, 2021

Taylor Swift made a grand entrance into the film production sphere with the Nov. 12 premiere of “All Too Well: The Short Film,” which accompanied the newly released 10-minute version of the song “All...

Red (Taylors Version) breaks records, breathes new life into 2012 hit songs

Red (Taylor’s Version) breaks records, breathes new life into 2012 hit songs

Sage Dunlap November 14, 2021

Grab an old scarf, a warm (or iced) maple latte and some earphones. Released on Nov. 12, Red (Taylor’s Version) transports fans back to simpler, heartbreak-ridden 2012.  Breaking the record for the...

UT South Asian a cappella group bounces back after COVID-19

UT South Asian a cappella group bounces back after COVID-19

Reya Mosby November 11, 2021

With phones and water bottles held to their lips like microphones, the members of Hum A Cappella moved with their own fluidity and intensity while still in sync with one another. As the space filled with...

Tyler, The Creator’s 2017 song ‘November’ acts as metaphor for nostalgia

Tyler, The Creator’s 2017 song ‘November’ acts as metaphor for nostalgia

Julia Mahavier, Life & Arts General Reporter November 10, 2021

Avant-garde rapper Tyler, The Creator released his fourth studio album “Flower Boy” in 2017. The 12th track, “November,” portrays Tyler’s more nostalgic, emotional side. The song represents longing...

Deezie Brown sets up shop at intimate C-Boy’s Heart & Soul for November, delivers a genre-bending live music experience

Deezie Brown sets up shop at intimate C-Boy’s Heart & Soul for November, delivers a genre-bending live music experience

Chandler Rowley, Life & Arts General Reporter November 8, 2021

Historic South Congress connotes images of motley shops, world-famous restaurants and a striking view of downtown Austin. Tucked away, several blocks past the “I Love You So Much” mural, sits C-Boy’s...