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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

Life and Arts

A student walks down the Art Building stairs on San Jacinto Boulevard on Monday.

Antiquities Action Symposium opens dialogue on antiquities trafficking

Layla Dajani, General Life&Arts Reporter April 16, 2024

After watching the demolition of precious historic sites, such as the Palmyra in Syria, during ISIS attacks in 2015, Stephennie Mulder, an associate professor of Islamic art and architecture, felt she...

A member of the Texas Immersive Institute acts as part of the interactive experience Elysian Heights on Saturday.

Texas Immersive ‘Elysian Heights’ Exhibition touches on what it means to be a member of society

Tyler Pullum, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 15, 2024

From April 11-13, Texas Immersive showcased the collaborative efforts of over 30 students that came after a year of planning and development. The event was held at the dadaLab in East Austin and lasted...

The Dance Repertory Theatre rehearses at the B. Iden Payne Theatre on April 4. Their show was titled Points of Intersection.

UT’s Dance Repertory Theatre presents “Points of Intersection”

Isabella Capuchino, General Life&Arts Reporter April 15, 2024

Featuring five dance numbers along with five guest choreographers, the Dance Repertory Theatre presented a showcase, “Points of Intersection,” at the B. Iden Payne Theatre from April 4-7.  While...

President Jay Hartzell and songwriting Texas Ex Darden Smith laugh during a presidential song writing performance on April 10, 2024. The first-of its-kind event was held in the Cactus Cafe.

Hartzell hosts first-ever ‘Songwriting Party’ at Cactus Cafe

Tyler Pullum, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 15, 2024

On April 10, UT President Jay Hartzell and in-residence songwriter Darden Smith hosted a Songwriting Party in the Cactus Cafe. UT officials and professors, community members and students enjoyed drinks...

Models walk at Hook’d Magazine’s third annual fashion show on Saturday, April 13, 2023. This year’s theme was Structure, and the show was put together entirely by students who, design, model, organize and gather sponsors.

Annual Hook’d Magazine fashion show builds student confidence

Flora Farr, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 15, 2024

Hands to his face in shock, Josemanuel Vazquez hurried down the Hook’d Magazine spring fashion show runway when he found out he was the magazine’s cover model. A junior civil engineering major, Vazquez...

5 Films from various genres with summer vibes

5 Films from various genres with summer vibes

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter April 15, 2024

As the countdown to summer begins, The Daily Texan has compiled a list of films across numerous genres sure to get students in that summer mindset. From thriller to comedy, grab a bowl of popcorn and jump...

Students receive self-defense tools at the Girls Night Out hosted by the Texas Sunshines and Safely at the Kendra Scott Entrepreneurial Institute on April 9, 2024.

Self-defense, self-care empower students at Girls Night Out

Chloe Ching, General Life&Arts Reporter April 15, 2024

CW: This article contains mentions of rape. Circled up among each other, UT students surround Master Janell and her commands. Shouting “stand back” while imitating knee strikes, these students learn...

‘Late Night with the Devil’ brings polished, new ideas to found footage horror subgenre

‘Late Night with the Devil’ brings polished, new ideas to found footage horror subgenre

Ryan Ranc, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 12, 2024

“Late Night with the Devil,” a found-footage horror film from writer and director duo Cameron Cairnes and Colin Cairnes, follows Jack Delroy (David Dastmalchian) during the 1977 Halloween special of...

Motivational speaker’s heartwarming story of healing with dog

Motivational speaker’s heartwarming story of healing with dog

Sabrina Ye, General Life&Arts Reporter April 12, 2024

Since her recovery from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Caroline Rose dedicates her life to sharing her story through motivational speaking. Throughout her battle with cancer, Rose found unexpected solace in...

‘Curb your Enthusiasm’ series finale review: Larry David refuses to change his ways

‘Curb your Enthusiasm’ series finale review: Larry David refuses to change his ways

Diego Saldana, General Life&Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

Larry David never learns his lesson. In the final season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm" which aired its season finale on HBO Max this past Sunday, David sticks to the ridiculous humor that brought him success...

From left to right, art history junior Sophia Greenberg, neuroscience junior Miya Walker and government senior Beth Nokes at a Feminist Action Project meeting on Tuesday. The three crafted buttons which they plan to give to employers who were laid off due to the universitys DEI-related changes.

Feminist Action Project hosts community-building nights, perseveres through closure of Women’s Community Center

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

Every Tuesday at 6 p.m., students gather to discuss feminist issues, simultaneously crafting items such as buttons and mini-magazines. For over a decade, students across UT could locate this community...

‘Princess Peach: Showtime!’: Mindless fun that leaves players wishing there was more

‘Princess Peach: Showtime!’: Mindless fun that leaves players wishing there was more

Ryan Ranc, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 10, 2024

“Princess Peach: Showtime!” marks the first time since 2005’s “Super Princess Peach” where the leader of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach, is the lead protagonist of her very own game. The...

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