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SNAFU brings laughs, inspires future entertainers

SNAFU brings laughs, inspires future entertainers

January 9, 2023

A quick-wit dose of humility and bag of tricks define the bright-eyed students of SNAFU, a long-form improv group bringing no-holds-barred comedy to the Forty Acres. Celebrating a decade on campus, SNAFU...

UT Bollywood fusion team Mohini prepares for competition season with boot camps

UT Bollywood fusion team Mohini prepares for competition season with boot camps

January 9, 2023

Winter break promises a long reprieve from work, full of relaxation and lounging, but that’s not the case for members of the Mohini dance team, who spent the week before spring classes in dance boot...

Women’s, non-binary ultimate team advocates for equity in sports

Women’s, non-binary ultimate team advocates for equity in sports

January 9, 2023

As the captain of the UT Women’s and Non-Binary Ultimate Frisbee Club, Julia O’Connell said she has always been concerned about fairness in her sport. When she saw gender equity might be under threat...

Students manifest 2023 resolutions with New Years anthems

Students manifest 2023 resolutions with New Year’s anthems

January 9, 2023

As the clock strikes midnight, signifying the beginning of a new chapter for students, songs can act as metaphors and examples for New Year’s goals.  While people ponder which parts of their lives...

Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc returns in Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ sequel ‘Glass Onion’

Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc returns in Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ sequel ‘Glass Onion’

December 29, 2022

After the successful release of Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” in 2019, Netflix obtained the rights to two more sequels from the mystery movie behemoth. Audiences worldwide wondered how on earth more...

Film festivals in Austin feature Jewish filmmakers, movies

Film festivals in Austin feature Jewish filmmakers, movies

December 22, 2022

The 20th annual Austin Jewish Film Festival took place last month – a week after the Austin Film Festival. After attending both events, The Daily Texan compiled a list of movies from Jewish filmmakers...

‘Women Talking’ achieves striking social commentary with modern-day relevance

‘Women Talking’ achieves striking social commentary with modern-day relevance

December 22, 2022

CW: This film and review discuss sexual violence. Writer and director Sarah Polley’s newest film “Women Talking,” adapted from a novel of the same name, tells the story of a conservative religious...

The Daily Texan’s review of Christmas boy band albums

The Daily Texan’s review of Christmas boy band albums

December 19, 2022

As carols begin to ring from almost every speaker in the city, Christmas music takes responsibility in reigning in holiday cheer. Occasionally, even the likes of 1990s boy bands record their voice to the...

The Daily Texans book recommendation for twelve days of Christmas

The Daily Texan’s book recommendation for twelve days of Christmas

December 19, 2022

Christmas break provides the perfect opportunity to pursue your longing for travel, adventure, romance and knowledge. However, for those who still want to stay cozy and snuggled up inside as well, a good...

Texas French Bread is back to baking baguettes

Texas French Bread is back to baking baguettes

December 19, 2022

North Campus bakery Texas French Bread  reopened on Nov. 15 as an outdoor patio and trailer following a fire last Spring. Although customers can no longer take a peek at the crew slinging baguettes...

The Society of Women Engineers pose for a team photo after a game of soccer.

Leadership of ‘Women in…’ student organizations at UT speak on why their spaces matter

December 19, 2022

UT has over 1,000 student organizations to choose from, guaranteeing a place for almost every niche interest. When scrolling through HornsLink, students find that many of these “orgs” are by women,...

Darren Aronofsky’s ‘The Whale’ tears audiences’ hearts in two, provides enriching story experience

Darren Aronofsky’s ‘The Whale’ tears audiences’ hearts in two, provides enriching story experience

December 9, 2022

TW: While this review itself doesn’t tackle difficult themes, the movie itself discusses substance abuse, obesity, depression, suicide, and abuse. “The Whale,” directed by Darren Aronofsky and...

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