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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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The Daily Texan’s Guide to Surviving RoundUp

Kat Sampson March 27, 2015

This weekend is Texas Relays, which means elite athletes from across the country come to Austin to run — but the true test of endurance will happen outside of Mike A. Myers Stadium. As anyone with...

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Four must-see live performances at RoundUp 2015

Chris Duncan March 27, 2015

For eight decades and counting, RoundUp has been the highlight of UT’s spring social scene — and this year is no exception. The weekend has gone through many evolutions through the years, but...

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Five places to go if you want to avoid the RoundUp crowds

Emily Gibson March 27, 2015

The neon invasion has begun. Across campus, RoundUp attendees are suiting up in their fanny packs and securing their wristbands, preparing themselves for the weekend to come. If you're not participating...

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UT’s informal courses allow students to explore unusual fields

Rebecca Fu March 26, 2015

“Drawing and Painting the Human Head,” “Instant Piano For Busy People” and “Solo Travel With Confidence” are just three of the courses Austin residents can take through...

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Project: Paint brings together artists of all skill levels for conversation and practice

Emily Fu March 25, 2015

Aspiring artists, stressed-out students and curious amateurs can channel their inner Van Goghs, Picassos and Monets through UT’s newest painting club, Project: Paint.   Project: Paint provides...

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The five best and worst Tinder personalities

Austin Reynolds March 24, 2015

Left. Left. Right. Left. This dance is familiar to almost all Tinder users — a chance at love controlled by the power of a swipe. However, the match-making app lacks variety, and Tinder personalities...

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Slideshows: Photos from SXSW 2015

Daily Texan Multimedia March 23, 2015

From March 13 to March 21, Daily Texan photographers devoted their efforts and resources to covering South By Southwest. After a long and tiring week, we've compiled some of our favorite photos from...

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New organization encourages students to share their stories

Marisa Charpentier March 23, 2015

Hava Kane, Plan II and psychology sophomore, loves hearing stories. When she came to college, she spent hours having late-night conversations with new friends and quickly got addicted to listening to storytelling...

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SXSW volunteer program offers diverse opportunities

Austin Reynolds March 13, 2015

South By Southwest takes place during one of the most celebrated collegiate holidays: spring break. In order to accommodate the influx of people, festival managers recruit volunteers from around the world,...

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Innervisions Gospel Choir celebrates its 40th year on campus

Rebecca Fu March 9, 2015

When Almetris “Mama” Duren, the namesake of Duren Residence Hall, founded Innervisions Gospel Choir in 1974, it was one of the first black, non-Greek organizations on campus.  This...