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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Shakespeare at Winedale leaves lasting impact on UT campus

Shakespeare at Winedale leaves lasting impact on UT campus

December 2, 2022

On a rare cool summer evening in Texas, a storm passes through Round Top, where UT’s Winedale Historical Center stands.  With no electricity under a cover of darkness, the sounds of rain in the distance...

Festive things to do in Austin during the winter

Festive things to do in Austin during the winter

December 1, 2022

From watching a brilliant light show at Mozart’s Coffee Roasters to strolling through the Austin Trail of Lights, Austin’s winter activities attract people from around the country. As students celebrate...

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Student honors family, Chinese culture through tattoos

November 29, 2022

Young Tina Feng watched as her grandma’s delicately crimped paper lanterns floated above the Yangtze River in China, captivated by their soft, warm glow.  Years later, Feng found herself laying flat...

Recipes to celebrate fall’s cooler temperatures

Recipes to celebrate fall’s cooler temperatures

November 21, 2022

In Texas, students take every chance to enjoy cooler temperatures when given the opportunity. As temperatures begin to dip and the leaves change colors, students find warmth and comfort in turning to their...

Texas oSTEM to host student drag night, celebrate queer expression

Texas oSTEM to host student drag night, celebrate queer expression

November 18, 2022

When Matthew Nattier offered to help organize a student drag night for his LGBTQ+ organization, Out in STEM, last semester, he did not expect to end up performing on stage. Dressed up as Velma from Scooby-Doo,...

Senior design student Ashwara Pillai won the Travis County I Voted sticker design contest. This sticker was used during the 2022 election cycle.

Student design wins Travis County voting sticker

November 18, 2022

Ashwara Pillai landed back in Austin from India feeling jet-lagged and delirious when she received an exciting email — her illustration would decorate Travis County’s 2022 voting stickers. This...

Engineering, social work students fundraise for construction projects in India, Costa Rica

Engineering, social work students fundraise for construction projects in India, Costa Rica

November 17, 2022

For Zachary de Haaff, engineering isn’t just formulas and calculations. Next summer, instead of traveling to a vacation destination, the civil engineering junior will trade sun and sand for a saw, applying...

Radio-telivision-film junior Jazzy Anne poses on her bed in front of her camera in her West Campus apartment. Anne has a YouTube channel with 1.59 million subscribers.

Jazzy Anne reflects on YouTube channel, change in direction

November 8, 2022

Starting her channel at 14 years old, Jazzy Anne said she began vlogging her daily life and interests, attracting 1 million subscribers by her junior year of high school.  After reflecting on her usual...

UT hosts first Black Inauguration, inducting all presidents of Black student organizations

UT hosts first Black Inauguration, inducting all presidents of Black student organizations

November 8, 2022

After rushing around the Texas Union and being told repeatedly to change into his suit for the approaching event, Zion James finally prepared to enter the ballroom. Doors opened as melodic processional...

‘Campus needs to be accessible’: Disabled students struggle to navigate campus, earn a degree

‘Campus needs to be accessible’: Disabled students struggle to navigate campus, earn a degree

October 31, 2022

During her first week of in-person classes in spring 2022, Emily Flores was certain to show up early to campus so she wouldn’t be late for class. She struggled to find accessible routes and ramps to...

Five Late-Night Food and Beverage Spots around Austin

Five Late-Night Food and Beverage Spots around Austin

October 30, 2022

Whether preparing for a study session or satisfying a midnight craving, late-night food runs make a crucial element of the college experience. The Daily Texan compiled a list of Austin spots perfect for...

Austins most haunted places

Austin’s most haunted places

October 24, 2022

As a prime hub of paranormal activity in Texas — from abandoned mansions to haunted hotels — Austin doesn’t disappoint when it comes to unleashing sheer terror. For people daring enough to accept...

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