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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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The Daily Texan’s holiday charcuterie board guide

The Daily Texan’s holiday charcuterie board guide

Kiernan McCormick, Life & Arts General Reporter December 1, 2021

The holiday season unifies people through cheer, graciousness and tons of food. Charcuterie boards —  platters of assorted meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, olives, crackers, bread and more — serve as...

5 Must-Watch Christmas Rom-Coms This Holiday Season

5 Must-Watch Christmas Rom-Coms This Holiday Season

Avery Hough, Life and Arts Reporter November 30, 2021
Grab some popcorn and hot cocoa, and enjoy The Daily Texan’s list of five must-see Christmas rom-coms. 
UT students tackle reducing campus waste with zero waste program

UT students tackle reducing campus waste with zero waste program

Bethany Vodicka, Life and Arts Reporter November 30, 2021
Zero Waste faculty encourages students to communicate with the University-affiliated recycling vendor and hosts lectures and service projects to promote the importance of recycling. By 2030, the program aims to reduce on-campus waste by a minimum of 90%. 
Students find personal style by balancing trends and sustainability

Students find personal style by balancing trends and sustainability

Jade Emerson, Life and Arts Reporter November 29, 2021
Part of the fashion counterculture focused on sustainability, individuality, retro aesthetics and diversity, UT students redefine the meaning of  “on-trend.”
Two-Spirit students share their identities, find community on campus through Native American and Indigenous Collective

Two-Spirit students share their identities, find community on campus through Native American and Indigenous Collective

Julia Mahavier, Life and Arts Reporter November 29, 2021
“Two-Spirit” is an umbrella term used to describe Native or Indigenous individuals who do not conform with gender constructs but rather identify with their tribal affiliations.
UT students discuss social media’s effects on “hustle culture”

UT students discuss social media’s effects on “hustle culture”

Mackenzie Sullivan November 29, 2021

After a long day of classes, Annalisa Aldrete attempts to wind down by mindlessly scrolling through her Instagram feed. Instead, her stress elevates with each post documenting her peers’ internships,...

Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind their ink

Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind their ink

Carolyn Parmer November 29, 2021

At 14, Hannah Carney told her mom she wanted matching tattoos. Four years later, her dream came true. A Celtic knot intertwined with a flower decorates Carney’s left shoulder and her mom’s back.  “​​I...

Noah Gundersen displays poignant lyricism, pared-down instrumentation in acoustic set at 3TEN ACL

Noah Gundersen displays poignant lyricism, pared-down instrumentation in acoustic set at 3TEN ACL

Chandler Rowley November 28, 2021

On the corner of Lavaca Street and West 22nd Street, a statue of Willie Nelson and his trusty guitar Trigger stands proudly in front of the Moody Theater in downtown Austin. Several hundred feet down the...

‘Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl’ delivers nostalgic experience, struggles to find middle ground

‘Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl’ delivers nostalgic experience, struggles to find middle ground

Angela Lim, Life and Arts Reporter November 23, 2021

On Friday, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl released on the Nintendo Switch systems. The games, set in the Sinnoh region, follow the Pokémon Company blueprint that’s worked for the past...

UT students share book recommendations to relax during winter break

UT students share book recommendations to relax during winter break

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Reporter November 23, 2021

After a long, stressful semester, The Daily Texan compiled a list of books students recommended to read to wind down during winter break. Grab some hot chocolate, put on your favorite Christmas pajamas...

Adele’s 30 offers raw emotion, artistic bravery after 6-year hiatus

Adele’s 30 offers raw emotion, artistic bravery after 6-year hiatus

Caroline Culberson November 21, 2021

Let the melodramatic and the brokenhearted rejoice. Adele’s hotly anticipated fourth studio album 30 arrived Nov. 19, providing cultural catharsis after six years of silence. Throughout the 12-track...

‘House of Gucci’ shines with electric leading cast despite pacing issues

‘House of Gucci’ shines with electric leading cast despite pacing issues

Noah Levine, Life and Arts Film Columnist November 21, 2021

“House of Gucci,” directed by Ridley Scott, chronicles the real-life story of the Gucci family and the infamous killing of Maurizio Gucci. Sporting an impressive cast featuring Lady Gaga, Adam Driver...