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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

Millennials challenge traditions of news coverage

Jody Serrano November 11, 2010

Envision the television, with its perfectly groomed anchors and catchy theme songs. Imagine the newspaper, with its bold black headlines and the crisp feel of the pages between your fingers. Finally, picture...

Cocktails provide glimpse into Hemingway’s life

Gerald Rich November 11, 2010

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series exploring the history and notoriety of the cocktails associated with Ernest Hemingway. There are writers who drank, and there was Ernest...

Actors prepare for student produced, boxing-based play

Sarah Pressley November 11, 2010

On one side of the boxing ring is Dani Perez, waiting to tap gloves with her opponent James, who waits anxiously on the opposing side, each hoping for the final knockout. They are about to fight in...

Personal life of C.S. Lewis portrayed by theater group

Katie Stroh November 10, 2010

For three weekends this November, Austin-based theater group the Trinity Street Players present “Shadowlands,” a play based on the life of famed British author and Christian apologist C.S....

Battles, graphics captivate players

Allistair Pinsof November 10, 2010

Vanquish (PS3, Xbox 360) Western game design over the last five years owes more to Shinji Mikami than anyone on this continent. “Resident Evil 4” (2005) popularized the third-person...

‘Sleepwalk’ links wit, misery

Christopher Nguyen November 10, 2010

Fans of the NPR program “This American Life” will recognize Mike Birbiglia from his occasional contributions to the show, including his breakthrough segment, which recounted his time as...

Characters have experienced alterations since they were first created in a Kinko’s 10 years ago

Ao Meng November 10, 2010

The Daily Texan got a chance to talk to artist Brian Chippendale about his new book “If ‘n Oof,” his previous works and how to make comics that read with cinematic flair. The Daily Texan:...

Artist creates vibrant, rhythmic adventure book

Ao Meng November 10, 2010

Brian Chippendale’s new book “If ‘n Oof” is a rollicking adventure comic that reads like an explosion of fun and energy. “I kind of picture ‘If ‘n Oof’...

Benefits of energy drinks debated

Jody Serrano November 9, 2010

At first glance, an energy drink looks like an advertisement for superheroes and villains, declaring that they “give you wings” and “unleash the beast.” Coffee sales have...

Sluggish zombies give life, emotion to modern genre

Gerald Rich November 9, 2010

AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” which premiered Oct. 31 and was green lit for a second season yesterday, is not your usual zombie shoot-em-up, race for survival. Instead, it’s an unnerving,...

Broccoli brings ‘Margarita’ to stage

Christopher Nguyen November 9, 2010

And scene. The students stop and relax their shoulders, though something feels a little bit off about the performance. Under the glare of the lighting, the director walks around the stage, trying...

Singin’ the blues every Monday

Ali Breland November 9, 2010

Blues has generally maintained a reputation for its spontaneity and improvisational characteristics. Since its inception dating back to the days of bands such as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf,...