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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

Students pack winter kits during UT United Mission Reliefs first Project Downtown event of the year on Feb. 7, 2024. Project Downtown is a monthly event where students package meals or care kits for underserved communities in Austin.

United Mission for Relief-Austin hosts monthly events to help communities in need

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter February 12, 2024

From lotion to thermal blankets, students spent their day in a classroom in the University Teaching Center crafting winter kits. The kits contained a variety of essentials for donation to Saffron Trust,...

4 insightful articles about love to read this Valentine’s Day

4 insightful articles about love to read this Valentine’s Day

Riddhi Bora, General Life&Arts Reporter February 12, 2024

As heart-shaped chocolate boxes and pink and red balloons fill up stores, Valentine’s Day makes its annual appearance. Celebrated every Feb. 14, the holiday serves as a day to honor love, particularly...

Skai Stubblefield performs a self-written song entitled “Matter and Mass” at the KDWC Talent Show on Wednesday, February 7th.

UT dorms showcase student talent at KDWC RHC Talent Show

Atahan Koksoy, General Life&Arts Reporter February 12, 2024

Vocalist Julie Poupon and violinist Adriana Rizk first planned to perform “I See the Light” at the University Residence Hall Association talent show as a duet. However, Poupon, who primarily sang in...

Campus Events + Entertainment Ancestral Appreciation and Culture Committee hosts Lunar New Year celebration

Campus Events + Entertainment Ancestral Appreciation and Culture Committee hosts Lunar New Year celebration

Joey Clark, General Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2024

Sharp cymbal clangs pierce the air accompanied by the deep rumble of drums that resonate throughout the ballroom, stirring the hearts of the crowd and causing the floorboards to tremble. Three sky-blue...

Theatre and Dance junior Jacob Zamarripa stands for a portrait outside of F. Loren Winship Drama Building on Tuesday.

Texas sophomore wins BroadwayWorld Houston Award for best lighting

Tyler Pullum, Senior Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2024

The theater community offers a chance to develop young artists’ skills and talents while building a sense of belonging. Often, when people think about theatrical productions, the actors tend to come...

The Longhorn Hellraisers spirit organization cheers on the Texas womens basketball team during the game against Kansas State on Sunday.

Class assignment of student-run section for women’s basketball approved by Texas Athletics

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2024

Texas men’s basketball fills the Moody Center with roaring fans and extravagant shows at every game. Students in a Moody capstone class aim to mirror this environment for Texas women’s basketball and...

Conductor Jerry Junkin leads the Wind Ensemble in “Wine-Dark Sea: Symphony for Band” at the 10th anniversary performance at the Bates Recital Hall on Feb. 4, 2024.

UT Wind Ensemble celebrates the 10th anniversary of John Mackey’s ‘Wine-Dark Sea’

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2024

On Sunday, a sold-out Bates Recital Hall honored the 10-year anniversary of UT’s commission of composer John Mackey’s “Wine-Dark Sea.” The presence of notable guests such as Susan and Ernest Butler,...

Films for everyone: what you should watch on Valentine’s based on who you celebrate with

Films for everyone: what you should watch on Valentine’s based on who you celebrate with

Paisley Garza, General Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2024

Whether celebrating single, with a significant other or with friends, Valentine’s Day calls for celebration. From rom-coms to tear-jerkers, The Daily Texan compiled a list of films to watch to set the...

Usher Albums, Ranked

Usher Albums, Ranked

Tyler Pullum, General Life&Arts Reporter February 8, 2024

As one of the defining artists of the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Usher’s catalog spans eight studio albums and over 80 singles, cultivating the R&B sound dominating the Y2K era. As Usher prepares...

Inexpensive Valentine’s Day dates

Inexpensive Valentine’s Day dates

Sarah Cooley, General Life&Arts Reporter February 8, 2024

Students don’t have to drop a pretty penny to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re going out with friends or with a special someone, Austin offers many opportunities for excursions that won’t...

UT Girls Who Code chapter promotes sisterhood in tech

UT Girls Who Code chapter promotes sisterhood in tech

Mehana Ondreyka, General Life&Arts Reporter February 8, 2024

Fourteen years ago, following years of work as a legal professional and public advocate, activist Reshma Saujani became the first Indian-American woman to run for Congress. Throughout her campaign to represent...

‘Music America: Iconic Objects from America’s Music History’ celebrates American culture

‘Music America: Iconic Objects from America’s Music History’ celebrates American culture

Laura Baker, General Life&Arts Reporter February 7, 2024

Next week, nestled into a U-shaped room, the LBJ Presidential Library will unveil a collection of artifacts representing the spirit and history of American music. Curated by the Bruce Springsteen Archives...

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