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

Día de los Muertos venerates the dead

Jody Serrano November 1, 2010

The day after Halloween brings many discoveries: It can reveal the start of a cavity because of the limitless amount of candy from one’s Halloween pumpkin, or it can mark the passing of this year’s...

Sailing Club members tackle harsh winds

Lindsey Cherner November 1, 2010

Last winter on Lake Travis, there were 30 knots of wind, so much that advertising senior and UT Sailing Club secretary Jennifer Beazley had to take the main jib, or front sail, down from her boat, forcing...

Indie vocalist talks of music listening, inspiration’s death

Francisco Marin October 31, 2010

How do you listen to your music? There’s an art in creating a setting for making music, but not many people realize that the act of listening to music is itself an art, too. Margot and the...

Detective scares for a cause

Allistair Pinsof October 29, 2010

After drawing the blinds and turning off the lights, the bus became silent as it took passengers to “Zombie Wasteland.” The bus became surrounded by screams from outside and moans of distant...

Binging not only way to experience Halloween spirits

Addie Anderson October 29, 2010

Many have experienced the morning after a big night out — nauseous and parched, unable to get out of bed but finding it hard to sleep because your head hurts. Many of you may be feeling this right...

Stylist gives costume makeup tips

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert October 29, 2010

 bleeding bullet wound in the forehead. A swollen, busted lip. An ugly gash across the neck. These are some of the things Orbit Salon stylist Erin Volkman loves to give people — using costume...

Pumpkin Carving Carnival livens up Halloween

Kimberly Konwinski October 28, 2010

Austin Parks and Recreation’s annual Pumpkin Carving Carnival at Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center will be held on Saturday. The Pumpkin Carving Carnival started in 1997 and is part of Austin...

Music subgenre arises from reviewers

Francisco Marin October 28, 2010

“Whatever ‘witchy’ musical presence lurking in Austin is due to either the funk at Barton Springs or the idiocy of blog writing. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate reviews and...

Shop sells sweet, spooky treats

Julie Rene Tran October 28, 2010

IV pouches of red syrup blood, plastic bags of gummy brains and paper boxes of dried crickets covered in chocolate are just a few of the horrifying sugary candies South Congress’ Big Top Candy...

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Q&A

Amber Genuske October 28, 2010

Nearly 20 years later and the melodic hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is still making music. Even though Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh-n-Bone, spent nearly nine years in prison for charges...

Bold album proves high in variation

Ali Breland October 28, 2010

Zeale’s third mixtape, Disasterkrft, is littered with an assortment of songs that run the gamut of what occurs within the hip-hop world. This time around, he has tightened things and set the bar...

Rapper moves away from battling, focuses on music

Ali Breland October 28, 2010

At midnight on a Tuesday in early October at Mi Casa, a bar on Sixth Street, there is a crowd of people packed in, all in anticipation for Austin-based rapper Zeale’s performance. As soon as he...