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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

Thomas Boswell November 17, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton Angie Rodgers MyTable representative Angie Rodgers has a...

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UT Baal Dan works to fight child poverty worldwide

Abigail Zeitler November 17, 2015

Social work senior Vystnavi Karri has been volunteering in India since she was 16 years old. Now, she’s helping to mobilize other students by leading UT Baal Dan, a student organization working to...

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Asian American Voices Group creates safe space for students to discuss Asian-American issues

Clara Wang November 13, 2015

Maneuvering cultural clashes, identity issues and feelings of displacement can all be part of being an Asian-American student at UT. These problems typically get pushed under the rug, but UT’s Asian...

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Hype Squad brings school spirit to Texas sports

Megan Hix November 13, 2015

On Texas gamedays, Lexie Dolan and a group of 24 other boisterous, spirited students charge through a packed Darrell K Royal-Memorial Stadium and onto the field. Clad in matching burnt orange shorts and...

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Slideshow: Diwali 2015

Briana Vargas and Thalia Juarez November 13, 2015

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Tips for inevitable all-nighters

Maluly Martinez Benavides November 12, 2015

At a particular hour of the night, the body will call for sleep, but sometimes deadlines and due dates take priority.  College students often put homework, projects and studying before a good night’s...

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Tat-tuesday: People on campus share stories behind ink

Danielle Lopez and Cat Cardenas November 10, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Joshua Guerra | Daily Texan Staff Marion Rocco Literature professor Marion...

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Free Austin events to attend this week

Katie Walsh November 9, 2015

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, staff writer Katie Walsh recommends free events in Austin for the week. Monday, Nov. 9 As You Like It – An Apocalyptic Romantic Comedy Where:...

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Student illusionist mixes magic with social life

Megan Hix November 4, 2015

In between classes, radio-television-film freshman Giancarlo Bernini  hangs out with his pledge brothers, studies in his dorm room and occasionally, reads minds. Bernini is a magician and illusionist...

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Studies show students with later classes make lower grades

Eva Frederick November 4, 2015

Escaping from the early morning rising times required in high school may seem liberating, but students might want to think twice before scheduling classes with late start times. Later class times may...

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Google chooses UT-Austin as testing ground for new app

Ellen Airhart November 4, 2015

Even tech employees sometimes feel guilty about how phone screens have replaced conversation. Last Friday, Google launched a new app at UT called Who’s Down, which is meant to get people off their...

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Campus organizations celebrate Day of the Dead

Estefania Espinosa November 3, 2015

Colorful altars covered in yellow marigolds, flickering candles, sugar skulls, old photographs and dishes stood in front of the UT Tower as part of an altar-decorating contest for a Dia de los Muertos...