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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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TBT: Student recounts football game following raised drinking age

Stephen Acevedo September 24, 2015

“Win or lose, we still booze” can be heard throughout campus on game day. Having a few drinks before games has always been common practice around the UT campus, so when UT’s under-21...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Josue Moreno September 22, 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 Kevin Vela When radio-television-film senior...

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Free Austin events to attend this week

Katie Walsh September 21, 2015

In this recurring column, staff writer Katie Walsh recommends free events in Austin for the week.  Monday, Sept. 21 Mega Mutt Monday featuring Teddy Long Where: Banger’s Sausage House...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories about ink

Thomas Boswell September 15, 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 Kaitlyn Monahan Asian studies and linguistics...

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University Nerdfighters offers nerd-friendly community for students

Emily Fu September 15, 2015

Astronomy buffs, board game aficionados, “Doctor Who” fanatics and other enthusiasts gather weekly at the Union with one mission in mind ­­— to fight for nerdiness. The University...

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Free Austin events to attend this week

Katie Walsh September 14, 2015

Editor’s note: In this recurring column, staff writer Katie Walsh recommends free events in Austin for the week.  Monday, Sept. 14 Motown Mondays  Where: The Highball, 1120...

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Brad Paisley performs at UT for Country Nation College Tour

Emily Fu September 12, 2015

Fans roared in approval when West Virginia-native and country superstar Brad Paisley put up the hook’em sign during his performance Thursday at the UFCU Disch-Falk Field. To kick off the football...

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Science Scene: Bad Habits | Procrastination

Maluly Martinez Benavides September 11, 2015

When an assignment deadline on Canvas reads 11:59 p.m., many will log on with just minutes to spare. Most college students are familiar with the practice of procrastination. A 2012 study published in...

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Science Scene: Bad Habits | Test Anxiety

Ellen Airhart September 11, 2015

Anxious pencil-tapping, nail-biting and cold sweat haunt testing rooms and student nightmares. “I feel it all over my body,” psychology senior Jennifer Smith said. “My heart pounds,...

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Science Scene: Bad Habits | Not Sleeping

Ellen Airhart September 11, 2015

Low grades, weight gain, cell damage and a decreased ability to tell what the opposite sex is thinking all have one thing in common — they’re symptoms of a college students’ bad night’s...

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Science Scene: Bad Habits | Fear of the Freshman Fifteen

Ellen Airhart September 11, 2015

There’s nothing fresh about the dread of weight gain that haunts students during their first year of college. The infamous term “Freshman Fifteen” is misleading, but not completely...

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Science Scene: Bad Habits

Maluly Martinez Benavides and Ellen Airhart September 11, 2015

  College students struggle to keep good habits, especially with obstacles such as Netflix, buffet-style cafeterias and 30-page essays constantly getting in the way. Students can draw upon the...