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Free Austin events to attend this week

Katie Walsh October 12, 2015

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, staff writer Katie Walsh recommends free events in Austin for the week. Monday, Oct. 12 Music Mondays Where: Whole Foods Arbor Trails, 4301 W William...

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Members of UT Theatre and Dance address cultural significance of Holocaust with performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank”

Matt Robertson October 9, 2015

Without leaving their makeshift attic, Texas Theatre and Dance students will take audiences back to a time when the Nazi occupation horrified families across Europe. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play,...

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UT Unspoken: High performing students struggle to cope with failure and rejection

Josue Moreno October 7, 2015

At many high schools, there is a breed of student known as the overachiever — one who excels both in and out of the classroom while maintaining an aura of effortlessness and perfection.   But...

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Let’s Drink to That: The Red River Rivalry drinking game

Nick Castillo October 7, 2015

Saturday is the day when Texas students and fans travel to Dallas with plans of consuming large amounts of fried foods and alcohol. After Texas’ 1-4 start, the Longhorn faithful might require...

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300: Moody College desktop support specialist discusses his love for people

Katie Walsh October 6, 2015

During his 11 years at UT, Rod Edwards has shared elevator rides with Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and Asleep at the Wheel frontman Ray Benson. As the desktop support specialist in the Moody College...

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Slideshow: ACL Weekend One | 10.03.2015

Rachel Zein, Thalia Juarez, and Stephanie Tacy October 4, 2015

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ACL Live Blog: Saturday, October 3, 2015

Update (12:35): When Drake closed out Day Two, he made sure audience members knew that Texas is his second home. The Canadian-born rapper continuously told the audience it was the best he’d...

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Slideshow: ACL October, 2 2015

Rachel Zein, Thalia Juarez, and Stephanie Tacy October 3, 2015

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UT club encourages students to find ‘fursonas’

Katie Walsh September 30, 2015

Physics senior Joe Seifert walks into the bathroom. One minute later, he emerges as EJ the otter, clad in a hoodie, pink scarf, brown fur tail and otter head. Seifert is the founder of Longhorn Furs,...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Thomas Boswell September 29, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton | Daily Texan Staff Becky Thompson Spanish lecturer and UT alumna...

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Free Austin events to attend this week

Katie Walsh September 28, 2015

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, staff writer Katie Walsh recommends free events in Austin for the week. Monday, Sept. 28 Fantastic Arcade 2015 Opening Night Party Where: Empire Control...

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Student creates bucket list to inspire travel, adventure

Brandi Davis September 24, 2015

At the start of September, marketing senior Alex Wagman put 143 marbles in a jar to represent the number of Saturdays he has left before graduation. Each Saturday, he takes one out and puts it in his pocket...