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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

Sigma Oasis seeks to uplift students who don’t fit in, offer meaningful connection via service work

Sigma Oasis seeks to uplift students who don’t fit in, offer meaningful connection via service work

Caroline Culberson, Life & Arts General Reporter October 25, 2021

On a sunny porch in West Campus, high school friends Lair-Émile Wysong Reina and Penn McCormack greet their neighbors with friendly waves, laughing together under the boughs of overhanging trees. In this...

A glimpse into sleep paralysis, presented by UT students and researchers

A glimpse into sleep paralysis, presented by UT students and researchers

Sage Dunlap, Life & Arts General Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook. Alarmed by a sharp ringing, John Escareno awoke in his bed, completely paralyzed. He opened his tired eyes to find a large...

UT student selected to sell artwork in the Co-op

UT student selected to sell artwork in the Co-op

Reya Mosby, Life & Arts General Reporter October 21, 2021

4-year-old Sienna DelConte sat at the dining room table looking back and forth, up and down, between a picture of Vincent van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” and her own recreation. Furiously scribbling...

UT Colleges as spooky Halloween creatures

UT Colleges as spooky Halloween creatures

Michelle Facio, Life & Arts General Reporter October 20, 2021

With midterm season and Halloween around the corner, college couldn’t be spookier. Read the Daily Texan’s picks for what scary creature represents each UT college! School of Architecture — Ghosts Like...

Students, staff share experiences, tips for class registration

Students, staff share experiences, tips for class registration

Kaiya Little, Life and Arts Reporter October 19, 2021
Students can access campus resources like major-specific advisers, the Vick center for academic advising and the course catalog to ease registration stress, but many still feel overwhelmed at the process each semester.
Students discover passion for dance on campus

Students discover passion for dance on campus

Angela Lim, Life & Arts General Reporter October 13, 2021

While crowds of students hurry down Speedway trying to get to class, Zack Zhang puts his earbuds in and immerses himself into the rhythm and groove of a new song, his arms flowing with each beat as he...

New dating app for students to match, break the ice, and save money

New dating app for students to match, break the ice, and save money

Julia Mahavier, Life and Arts Reporter October 12, 2021
Tucker Sawyer, a radiation physics and chemical engineering junior, channeled his passion for entrepreneurship to solve a common problem among his peers: dating.
UT students share scary campus stories for Halloween season

UT students share ‘scary’ campus stories for Halloween season

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Reporter October 12, 2021
From escaping ginormous cockroaches to encountering nude bicyclists on Guadalupe Street, The Daily Texan gathered alarming UT experiences to set the mood for the Halloween season.
Astronomy department’s ‘Star Parties’ returns to campus after year-long break

Astronomy department’s ‘Star Parties’ returns to campus after year-long break

Julia Mahavier, Dina Barrish, Life and Arts Reporters October 12, 2021
Star Parties atop the PMA have served as a longstanding UT tradition since the 1950s. After a year-long break, Star Parties make their return to campus on Wednesdays at the PMA and Fridays at Painter Hall.
Black students, alumni celebrate their annual Black Homecoming event

Black students, alumni celebrate their annual Black Homecoming event

Reya Mosby, Life and Arts General Reporter October 7, 2021

Editor's Note: This first appeared as part of the September 27 flipbook.  Music blared from the DJ’s speakers as students and alumni walked up the stairs leading to the Main Mall on Sept. 25. Generations...

Exploring UT Farm Stand and the importance of sustainability

Exploring UT Farm Stand and the importance of sustainability

Isabella Gonzalez-Lawson October 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 27 flipbook. Longing for the taste of fresh fruit, undeclared freshman Lexi Mounger paid a visit to UT’s on-campus farmers’...

Student organization encourages Asian American, Pacific Islander conversations, invites further action

Student organization encourages Asian American, Pacific Islander conversations, invites further action

Angela Lim, Life & Arts General Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 24 flipbook. As their freshmen classmates hurried to choose from more than 1,100 student organizations, Kelly Wei, Abby Ong and J...