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Austin community gathers, commemorating Dr. MLK Jr. legacy

Austin community gathers, commemorating Dr. MLK Jr. legacy

January 16, 2023

With his camera in hand, Gabriel C. Letcher scans the crowd, hoping to capture powerful moments from Austin’s MLK Celebration. “To see the ability to get people from several different organizations...

UT alum’s short film ‘When You Left Me On That Boulevard’ to appear at Sundance Film Festival

UT alum’s short film ‘When You Left Me On That Boulevard’ to appear at Sundance Film Festival

January 16, 2023

In her childhood home in San Diego, Kayla Abuda Galang often sat wide-eyed in front of a TV her parents hooked up with digital cable. Galang said she came across many short films on late-night channels,...

Leaning into tackiness, ‘Emily in Paris’ season three is campier, more fun than ever

Leaning into tackiness, ‘Emily in Paris’ season three is campier, more fun than ever

January 16, 2023

Staring out into the distance, plagued by the urgency to make the decision of her lifetime, season three of the highly divisive comedy “Emily in Paris” starts with the main heroine, Emily Cooper (Lily...

Moody Center 2023 concerts, events ranked by affordability

Moody Center 2023 concerts, events ranked by affordability

January 15, 2023

Bright lights and a sea of fans overtook Moody Center when the venue opened last April at the edge of UT’s campus, providing endless entertainment to students and Austinites alike. Since then, Moody...

Campus food truck USA Halal provides students a taste of home

Campus food truck USA Halal provides students a taste of home

January 12, 2023

When Ali Hussain opened his late-night food truck USA Halal near the McCombs Graduate School of Business in 2020, most students stayed indoors due to the pandemic. Hussain’s business faced a major impact...

Tattoo artist Alfren specializes in hand-poked tattoos incorporating Southeast Asian culture

Tattoo artist Alfren specializes in hand-poked tattoos incorporating Southeast Asian culture

January 12, 2023

With just a few months between them and graduation, art student and soon-to-be UT graduate Alfren, had a decision to make in late 2020: find a tattoo studio in Austin or move abroad to find a place where...

‘A Man Called Otto’ crafts amazing characters, suffers from predictable plot

‘A Man Called Otto’ crafts amazing characters, suffers from predictable plot

January 12, 2023

TW: “A Man Called Otto” contains attempted suicide. “A Man Called Otto,” directed by Marc Forster and based on the novel “A Man Called Ove” written by Fredrik Backman, follows old, grumpy...

Movies to watch this Friday the 13th

Movies to watch this Friday the 13th

January 11, 2023

While ghouls and evil spirits may rise to haunt the streets of Austin this upcoming Friday the 13th, many people might opt to enjoy the holiday with the comfort of a warm blanket and a bowl of popcorn....

These albums turn 10 this year

These albums turn 10 this year

January 11, 2023

A new year inevitably brings new music, but looking to the past reminds music fans that 2013 made for an exceptional year, presenting releases from a plethora of different artists, including Miley Cyrus,...

[SPOILER-FREE] M3GAN: Look out Chucky, there’s a new doll in town

[SPOILER-FREE] M3GAN: Look out Chucky, there’s a new doll in town

January 10, 2023

“M3GAN,” a horror/sci-fi film directed by Gerard Johnstone and written by Akela Cooper and James Wan, follows roboticist and toymaker Gemma (Allison Williams) as she builds an AI, lifelike doll named...

Around Austin: Events, things to do this January

Around Austin: Events, things to do this January

January 10, 2023

No matter the month, entertainment and excitement never stop in Austin. As the spring semester begins, The Daily Texan compiled a list of the best events around the city for UT students to check out in...

The Daily Texan’s playlist to welcome new year, semester

The Daily Texan’s playlist to welcome new year, semester

January 9, 2023

Bring empowerment, positive energy and comfort into the new year with a curated soundtrack. As students begin another semester and work toward new goals, The Daily Texan compiled a list of songs that promise...

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