Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Business cleans up post-party houses, delivers breakfast

Christopher Nguyen April 21, 2011

Saturday morning, after the party has ended, the drinks have been emptied and the hangovers have begun, Brian Hill and a couple of his friends arrive at the house of a local band and immediately hand...

Business cleans up post-party houses, delivers breakfast

Christopher Nguyen April 21, 2011

Saturday morning, after the party has ended, the drinks have been emptied and the hangovers have begun, Brian Hill and a couple of his friends arrive at the house of a local band and immediately hand...

The Naked and Famous hit Austin on tour

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert April 21, 2011

After performing in Austin for South By Southwest, New Zealand synth-pop band The Naked and Famous return to Austin on their first U.S. tour. If their live performance evokes anything like their video...

Psychedelic rock band issues debut album

Julie Rene Tran April 21, 2011

Three years ago in a crumbling barn behind North Campus’ Crown and Anchor Pub, psychedelic rock band Cactus Peach jammed together for the first time. After countless sweaty house party gigs and...

Bartenders create strange drink mixes

Gerald Rich April 21, 2011

Tuesday night at the chic Bar Congress isn’t the place you would think about taking a shot of some mercilessly strong Angostura bitters, typically used as an additive in cocktails and not in a...

Student designs menswear collection for fashion show

William James Gerlich April 21, 2011

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a three-part series about the annual textiles and apparel seniors and their fashion show that will be held tonight. Drawing inspiration from...

Rich in tradition

Julie Rene Tran April 21, 2011

The blessed, wooden warrior drum rests quietly in the costume closet of the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance Center in Austin. Hand-chiseled by the chief of his mother’s native Puerto Rican tribe,...

Gamers to host video game tournament

Allistair Pinsof April 21, 2011

With $1,500 on the line, 128 competitive gamers from across Texas will gather on UT campus Saturday for the largest collegiate “StarCraft II” tournament yet. Last fall, UT organization...

DJ discusses career, diversifying genres

Ali Breland April 20, 2011

A-Trak has risen to prominence as one of the world’s premier turntable DJs since he won the DMC World DJ Championship at the age of 15. As the first DJ to win all three major DJ titles, he eventually...

‘Sims’ goes medieval in latest EA refresh

Danielle Wallace April 20, 2011

After nearly a decade of creating tiny people and screen-sized worlds to control and manipulate, Electronic Arts has, as of March 22, released its latest venture into life simulation by taking a step...

Sharpest tools in the shed

Amber Genuske April 19, 2011

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a three-part series profiling artisans who work with their hands. “The body becomes a tool in one way or another,” said Shane Shannon...

Singles fail to live up to previous records

Christopher Nguyen April 19, 2011

Lady Gaga’s bad romance just got a bit more sinful. “Judas,” the second single off the soon-to-be-released Born This Way takes the melody of “Bad Romance” and adds religious...