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


City project to improve Guadalupe Street generates significant student feedback

Jackie Wang March 23, 2015

As the Austin Transportation Department seeks feedback about improving Guadalupe Street, Student Government’s City Relations agency is working to amplify student voices in the conversation.  The...


University adopts new Wi-Fi network to bolster security

Josh Willis March 23, 2015

The UT campus will shift over to a new Wi-Fi network over the next two months as part of an attempt to keep the network in line with modern security standards. UT spokesman Kevin Almasy said the “”...


Research team receives award for skin cancer detection technology

Matthew Adams March 23, 2015

Members of the Cockrell School of Engineering and Seton Hospital received the South By Southwest Interactive Innovation SciFi No Longer award Tuesday for their research about the detection of skin cancer. Biomedical...

On-campus crimes continue during spring break

Wynne Davis March 23, 2015

Although the student population on campus dwindled this week, officers from the UTPD responded to many incidents involving non-UT subjects on and near campus.   During spring break, UTPD officers...


Student Government will vote on legislation supporting removal of Jefferson Davis statue

Samantha Ketterer March 23, 2015

The Student Government Assembly will vote Tuesday on legislation supporting the removal of the Jefferson Davis statue on campus. The Student Affairs Committee passed the amended resolution, which will...


SG leaders plan to lobby in opposition to campus carry at Texas House

Eleanor Dearman March 23, 2015

Over spring break, the Texas Senate gave final approval to SB 11, a campus carry bill for public universities. In response, members of the UT Student Government said they will intensify lobbying efforts...


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...


Texas Senate clears open carry bill

Eleanor Dearman March 16, 2015

  Update (2:59 p.m.): The House Homeland Security and Public Safety committee left bills regarding campus carry and open carry pending in committee Tuesday. Guests attended a public hearing...

Computing expert: Universities struggle to effectively implement cloud-based technologies

Lauren Florence March 13, 2015

Though cloud computing has the potential to be incredibly useful on college campuses, university administrators will have to educate and engage their own faculty members on the technology if they want...


Briscoe Center obtains papers from former governor of New Mexico

Matthew Adams March 13, 2015

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson announced Monday he has donated his political and professional papers to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American Studies.  Richardson’s papers —...

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Senate of College Councils elects members for 2015-2016 executive board

Samantha Ketterer March 13, 2015

Following a few weeks of campaigning within the Senate of College Councils, the Senate appointed members to the 2015–2016 executive board Thursday night. Rachel Osterloh won the presidential race;...


Rotnofsky and Mandalapu elected SG leaders for upcoming school year

Samantha Ketterer March 12, 2015

Full story: Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu won the Student Government executive alliance race Thursday with 59.2 percent of the vote after three weeks of intense campaigning against Braydon...