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

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...

Video games provide little enjoyment, lack of polishing

Allistair Pinsof October 27, 2010

“Castlevania: Lords of Shadow” (Xbox 360, PS3) “Castlevania’s” legacy is barely present in “Lords of Shadow,” which has turned out to be a good thing given...

Pair shares store, love of wine

Abby Johnston October 18, 2010

Sam Hovland walks through the formerly lived-in rooms of an 1890s Victorian manor where sleek floor-to-ceiling black cases stocked with foreign and domestic wines contrast the hardwood floors of the...

Food cart Kabob Yo offers succulent kabobs

Gerald Rich September 8, 2010

After the small food-cart spot near The Castilian and Starbucks was left unoccupied for most of the summer, Kabob Yo has moved in with a low-key white trailer that serves up savory, robustly flavored...

Food cart Kabob Yo offers succulent kabobs

Gerald Rich September 8, 2010

After the small food-cart spot near The Castilian and Starbucks was left unoccupied for most of the summer, Kabob Yo has moved in with a low-key white trailer that serves up savory, robustly flavored...

Innovative app enables users to plan social storms

James Jeffrey September 8, 2010

On the first day of class in spring 2009, when design graduate student René Pinnell was assigned to take something occurring in nature and turn it into a product — better known as “biomimicry”...

Running tips keep enthusiasts safe, fun

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert September 8, 2010

When people pick up running at some point in their lives, it’s usually for health or recreational purposes. For someone who has never really run before, it might look as simple as slipping on...

Stevens’ sound driven by eclectic mix

Francisco Marin September 7, 2010

He’s written an orchestral masterpiece about the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. He’s titled a track after a serial killer clown. He famously committed himself to writing an album for every...

FX brings hilariously tense ‘Louie’ to cable TV

Allistair Pinsof September 7, 2010

The best comedy serves to soften the blow of tragedy. It’s why comedians such as Louis C.K. are still relevant in the YouTube era. We long to drunkenly laugh over someone’s misfortune while,...

Sixth record proves pop still has pulse

Christopher Nguyen September 7, 2010

Doomsayers of the state of pop music may prophesize the end of the world because of the emergence of Ke$ha, but they don’t have to look too far for a savior in Robyn. She has the ironic foolishness...