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South Asian students find ways to bring authentic cuisine to campus

South Asian students find ways to bring authentic cuisine to campus

Hanaa Irfan March 26, 2021

The savory scent of homemade chicken biryani floated through a West Campus apartment as Kavya Sethi cooked her favorite dish for her friends.  “Even though most of my friends aren’t South Asian,...

Q&A: Director Tomer Shushan talks Oscar-nominated short film “White Eye”

Q&A: Director Tomer Shushan talks Oscar-nominated short film “White Eye”

Thomas Casler March 26, 2021

Director Tomer Shushan centers the narrative around immigrants living in Israel in his Oscar-nominated short film “White Eye.” The film, which is nominated for an Academy Award this year for Best...

UT-Austin students talk seeing loved ones after being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

UT-Austin students talk seeing loved ones after being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Thomas Casler March 26, 2021

As Bonnie Devany wrapped her grandmother in her arms for the first time in over a year, she said it felt like everything she dreamed it would be. “I know my world is not going to be entirely back...

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UT-Austin freshman sells greeting cards for a cause

Zoe Tzanis March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Standing in the corner of an operating room in India in 2018, Anusha Dabak watched as her aunt administered anesthesia...

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UT freshman traverses rock music world with band ‘Release the Reign’

Lana Haffar March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Adorned with dark eyeshadow and a red bass guitar, Katelyn Ware takes her place at center stage, her sister Natalie...

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Vaccine rollout sparks conversation between students, parents

Grace Robertson March 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 23 issue of The Daily Texan. Almost overnight, dinner table conversations shifted from daily life updates to the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine...

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Class of 2020 graduates move on after losing in-person commencement, say it’s too late now to celebrate

Zoe Tzanis and Ikram Mohamed March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   After four years of hard work, UT 2020 alumna Brianna Rodriguez said she saw graduation as “the mountain...

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UT student filmmakers weigh the risks of continuing productions during pandemic

Thomas Casler March 24, 2021

After only spending one and a half semesters on campus Max Goldstein’s academic career in film came to a halt last year when the world closed down due to COVID-19.   “I feel robbed of my...

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UT, where do Black student demands stand now?

Areeba Amer, Abhirupa Dasgupta, and Sanika Nayak March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   In the wake of summer protests against police brutality led by the Black Lives Matter movement, students...

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‘It was my favorite place’: students reflect on the permanent closures of local restaurants

Grace Barnes and Jennifer Errico March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan.   Each week Charlie Garcia used to set aside $20 from his serving tips to eat at Fricano’s Deli.   West...

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Multiple UT alumni are keynote, featured speakers at SXSW conference

Fiza Kuzhiyil March 23, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition. From the Forty Acres to the virtual stage, several UT alumni will be speaking at the 2021 South by Southwest...

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What to check out if you’re going to SXSW

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition.   The Daily Texan’s team of South by Southwest Online reporters have created a list of must-sees for students...