Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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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Faculty join students in front of Main Mall to protest yesterdays arrests and the ongoing violence in Gaza. They also called on President Jay Hartzell to resign.

Faculty protest student arrests in front of Tower, call for Hartzell resignation

Sarah Brager, Mason Rouser April 25, 2024

Nearly 1000 faculty and students gathered in front of the UT Tower today to protest at least 57 arrests made Wednesday, when law enforcement in riot gear attempted to shut down a pro-Palestine protest...

People gather in front of Travis County Jail after arrests were made on the University of Texas at Austins campus Wednesday.

Pro-Palestine protest forms at Travis County Jail following arrests earlier in the day

Kylee Howard, Associate New Editor April 25, 2024

A pro-Palestine protest of around 150 people formed at the Travis County Jail Wednesday night. The gathering is in response to the arrests of at least 34 people on UT campus earlier in the day during a...

Jackson School of Geosciences to build pavilion in White Family Outdoor Learning Center

Jackson School of Geosciences to build pavilion in White Family Outdoor Learning Center

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter April 24, 2024

The Jackson School of Geosciences fundraised over $700,000 during the University’s fundraising challenge on April 11 and 12 to fund the construction of a pavilion in an outdoor learning center off campus.  The...

Law enforcement channels protesters past Sutton Hall on Wednesday during the pro-Palestine protest.

Students, faculty, law enforcement clash at pro-Palestine protest

Ren Leija, Naina Srivastava, and Maryam Ahmed April 24, 2024

UPDATE: The number of confirmed arrests is now 57, according to the Travis County Sheriff's office, as of 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning. Hundreds of protesters chanted “free Palestine” and “off...

Law enforcement agencies work to fight rise in motor vehicle thefts around Austin

Law enforcement agencies work to fight rise in motor vehicle thefts around Austin

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General News Reporter April 24, 2024

UTPD responded to two separate incidents of motor vehicle theft, within two days of each other, on University property earlier this month. According to UTPD's X, two vehicles belonging to University-affiliated...

Hundreds of UT Austin students, faculty gather on campus for pro-Palestine protest

Hundreds of UT Austin students, faculty gather on campus for pro-Palestine protest

Ren Leija, Senior News Reporter April 24, 2024

Hundreds of students and faculty are gathered on Main Mall to protest the Israel-Hamas war and call for the University to divest from weapons manufacturing. The protest, organized by Austin’s...

Texas Antiquities Advisory Board recommends landmark status for Steve Hicks School of Social Work Building

Texas Antiquities Advisory Board recommends landmark status for Steve Hicks School of Social Work Building

Julian Petzold, General News Reporter April 24, 2024

The Texas Antiquities Advisory Board recommended the Texas Historical Commission grant landmark status to the University Junior High building in an April 3 meeting. The recommendation, which delays...

Pedestrians walk past the recently shut down Guadalupe Street Foxtrot Market on April 23, 2024.

Foxtrot closes all four Austin locations

Mason Rouser, News Desk Editor April 23, 2024

Foxtrot Market announced in a press release on Tuesday that all of its store locations, including the one recently opened on Guadalupe Street, are closed.  Foxtrot, which consists of a coffee shop...

Graduate student Megan Cockett stands for a portrait in front of the Make It Your Texas sign on the PCL on April 21, 2024. The recent university changes due to SB-17 shut down iPride, an organization Cockett started.

Semester of SB 17: Future librarian manages end of graduate student organization

Ali Juell, Projects Editor April 22, 2024

Editor’s Note: The implementation of Senate Bill 17 meant the loss of diversity, equity and inclusion offices, positions and resources throughout campus. The Texan’s projects department reached out...

Students wait in line at the Union Coffee House on April 3, 2024.

On-campus Starbucks lose revenue after 6 months of boycotts

Pili Saravia, Senior Campus Reporter April 22, 2024

A movement to boycott Starbucks surged in October when talk of the company’s support for Israel began circulating online and on campus. By February, sales in every campus shop with Starbucks licensing...

Senior public relations major Simi Sodipe stands outside the William C. Powers Student Activity Center on Monday.

Semester of SB 17: Student leader navigates loss of community spaces

Meredith Roberts, General Projects Reporter April 22, 2024

Editor’s Note: The implementation of Senate Bill 17 meant the loss of diversity, equity and inclusion offices, positions and resources throughout campus. The Texan’s projects department reached out...

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