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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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Tat-tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Thomas Boswell November 3, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton Alicia Denson Biology sophomore Alisha Denson got two...

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Voluntourism allows students to combine travel, service

Abigail Zeitler November 2, 2015

Between visits to museums and iconic landmarks, some students are now spending their time abroad in clinics, nearby gardens and classrooms. Students are combining recreation and service through...

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Science Scene: Halloween Edition

In celebration of Halloween, Science Scene writers Ellen Airhart, Maluly Martinez Benavides and Eva Frederick explain the science side of three creepy phenomena that might otherwise have you looking over...

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UT Unspoken: Students weigh passions against professions

Josue Moreno October 28, 2015

The value of college has traditionally lain in its breadth — in its ability to expose students, regardless of their majors, to a wide range of disciplines and ideas. However, college is seemingly...

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Students discuss disabilities, coping mechanisms in Disability Advocacy Student Coalition forum

Claire Allbright October 27, 2015

Seven students with disabilities had the opportunity to discuss their disability and share coping mechanisms they use to manage them during a forum hosted by the Disability Advocacy Student Coalition. The...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Thomas Boswell October 27, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton Quinton Darden Government sophomore Quinton Darden said...

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Texas State Parks Club unites outdoorsy students

Katie Walsh October 27, 2015

Inside a cramped tent in Blanco State Park, a group of soaking-wet students laugh at their misfortune. It’s 4 a.m., and the Texas State Parks Club is in the middle of their first overnight adventure.  The...

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Tat-tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Thomas Boswell October 20, 2015

Photos by Graeme Hamilton Mary Richards Biology sophomore Mary Richards has a tattoo of an owl on the back of her neck. The tattoo matches one that Richards’ longtime friend got at the...

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Animal rights group to pay students to watch “scariest movie ever”

Alex Pelham October 20, 2015

During Halloween season, demons, ghosts and witchcraft haunt movie-watchers everywhere, but Students Against Cruelty to Animals are bringing a real-life horror to the screen — animal abuse. Students...

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300: UT horticulturalist shares love for botany

Josue Moreno October 20, 2015

Editor’s note: In 300 words or fewer, this series spotlights people in our community whose stories typically go untold. Mick Vann still remembers the sweet smell of honeysuckles growing on his...

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UT Unspoken: Low-income students face disadvantages on road to success in higher education

Josue Moreno October 14, 2015

Education has long been seen as society’s great equalizer. Holding a college degree dramatically increases a graduate’s job prospects and potential income, making higher education one of the...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Thomas Boswell October 13, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Amber Palmer  The cross of nails on human development and family sciences sophomore...