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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Paul Thomas Anderson on the set of “Licorice Pizza.”

Paul Thomas Anderson talks ‘Licorice Pizza,’ pandemic-release strategy, music selection, desire to create

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist December 22, 2021
The Daily Texan attended a college roundtable with Paul Thomas Anderson in which he discussed several elements of his newest project, "Licorice Pizza."
Uncle Charlie (Ben Affleck) and J.R. (Tye Sheridan) in “The Tender Bar.”

‘The Tender Bar’ stars Lily Rabe, Tye Sheridan talk directors, playing complex characters, George Clooney

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist December 21, 2021
The Daily Texan spoke with "The Tender Bar" stars Tye Sheridan and Lily Rabe about their work on the touching, coming-of-age story. 
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...

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...

Malcom X lounge provide safe, special place for Black students

Malcom X lounge provide safe, special place for Black students

Reya Mosby, Life and Arts reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  Beaming smiles and energetic greetings filled the Malcolm X Lounge as newcomers hurried inside. With the lights off, students...

Campuswide ofrenda creates space to honor loved ones for Día de los Muertos

Campuswide ofrenda creates space to honor loved ones for Día de los Muertos

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  After setting down the finishing pieces on the ofrenda, or “offering” in English, she and her grandmother built together...

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...

The Lounge spotlights Black businesses and entrepreneurs.

The Lounge spotlights Black businesses and entrepreneurs.

Peyton Sims, Life and Arts reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. Growing up on the basketball court, Kiara Kabbara admired LeBron James. Now, as UT’s student body president, Kabbara has brought...

“Girlboss” term empowers some, alienates others

“Girlboss” term empowers some, alienates others

Carolyn Parmer, Life and Arts reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. As time ticks away late into the night, Amelia Nickerson agonizes over a computer science project. Suddenly, the concept clicks,...

UT students discuss separation from family after Biden eases COVID-19 travel restrictions

UT students discuss separation from family after Biden eases COVID-19 travel restrictions

Marisa Huerta, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 2 flipbook. The Biden administration will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers Nov. 8., and some...

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...

UT students plan to dress up their pets for Halloween this year

UT students plan to dress up their pets for Halloween this year

Kiernan McCormick, Life and Arts reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 22 flipbook. Last Halloween, Noah Krivi and his family dressed up their 12-year-old dog, Buddy, in a children’s bumble bee costume: wings,...