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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APD focuses on underage drinking during RoundUp weekend

Wynne Davis April 1, 2015

Despite a recent sound ordinance in West Campus, more tickets were issued for underage drinking than for noise complaints during RoundUp last weekend. Officers of the Public Assembly Code Enforcement...

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McRaven shoots down campus carry at conference Tuesday

Josh Willis April 1, 2015

UT System Chancellor William McRaven spoke in depth about his stance against campus carry at a conference Tuesday. McRaven, a retired four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy, said campus carry has little...

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Sol Design Lab seeks to create energy-logging software for UT solar stations

Katie Keenan March 31, 2015

Students may soon have a website to learn about how much energy the solar charging stations on campus produce, store and distribute. Sol Design Lab, which works to design energy-efficient products,...

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Six months after dramatic budget cuts, Texas Memorial Museum continues to operate

Eleanor Dearman March 30, 2015

Six months after having its budget gutted, the Texas Memorial Museum is improving its financial situation, and attendance is slowly rising. In September 2014, the University pulled funding for...

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Intramural softball season underway after opening day

Noah Brooks March 30, 2015

Another season of intramural softball at UT is underway after opening day this weekend. Teams will face off over the five weeks of regular season play, vying for a spot in the playoffs. The spring...

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Study: Alcohol advertising does not have a significant impact on alcohol consumption

Nashwa Bawab March 30, 2015

Although American alcohol advertising campaigns are closely monitored and regulated, they do not actually have a significant impact on alcohol consumption, according to research by a UT professor.   Gary...

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Forty Acres Fest draws thousands for live music, student performances

Caleb Wong March 30, 2015

Thousands of UT community members enjoyed live music, student talent acts and a variety of activities, including tie-dying and carnival games, at the annual Forty Acres Fest Saturday. The event also...

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Texas Tricking combines mixed martial arts, breakdancing

Katie Keenan March 30, 2015

Some people like to break-dance. Others practice martial arts. Texas Tricking members practice both — at the same time. Tricking, a new kind of sport that combines dance with capoeira, muay-thai...

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Not On My Campus prompts dialogue about sexual assault

Mary Cantrell March 30, 2015

Over the course of the last week, Not On My Campus, a student-led sexual assault prevention movement, garnered national attention and earned 1,400 signatures on a petition to stop sexual violence on UT’s...

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Sororities raise more than $30,000 for philanthropies during RoundUp weekend

Jackie Wang and Danielle Brown March 30, 2015

Ten UT sororities raised a combined total of more than $30,000 for charities during RoundUp, one of the Greek system’s biggest annual fundraising weekends. RoundUp is an annual weekend-long event...

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RoundUp attracts more than 15,000 people to West Campus

Samantha Ketterer March 30, 2015

At the 85th annual RoundUp weekend, over 15,000 people congregated in West Campus for big-name performers, parties and crawfish boils despite facing limitations because of the city’s new sound control...

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Slideshow: Forty Acres Fest 2015

Thousands of UT community members enjoyed live music, student talent acts and a variety of activities, including tie-dying and carnival games, at the annual Forty Acres Fest Saturday. Check out our slideshow...