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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Stark Center exhibit features 100-year-old lithographs of historical strength feats

Stark Center exhibit features 100-year-old lithographs of historical strength feats

Olivia Dilley, General News Reporter October 15, 2023

Back in the days before computers or headphones sat under the tree, Jan Todd didn’t want to give her husband any old shirt. Instead, for years, Jan and her husband Terry gifted each other old sports...

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy speaks to UT students about democracy, American exceptionalism

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy speaks to UT students about democracy, American exceptionalism

Elijah Carll, General News Reporter October 15, 2023

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy called for a more unified American identity during a speech held at the University of Texas’ Hogg Memorial Auditorium on Oct. 11.  Students filled...

Fabiola Amaya and Kennedi Davis on Speedway on Aug. 30, 2023.

On The Moov: Students to expand organization assisting students with disabilities in navigating campus

Ren Leija, General News Reporter October 12, 2023

On The Moov, a new student-led initiative at UT, said they plan to expand their services next semester as part of a project increasing accessibility on campus. Before starting the organization, members...

New Blanton Museum of Art exhibit reimagines original thoughts on climate change

New Blanton Museum of Art exhibit reimagines original thoughts on climate change

Caroline McConnico, General News Reporter October 9, 2023

In the Blanton Museum of Art’s most recent exhibit, “If the Sky Were Orange: Art in the Time of Climate,” artists, writers and climate scientists explore the intricacies of the ongoing global climate...

Visual arts liaison librarian Tina Tran poses with two magazines on Oct. 9, 2023. This section is dedicated entirely to magazines and is located in the Fine Arts Library.

UT zine library records history, creativity through self-published works

Joey Clark, General News Reporter October 9, 2023

On the fifth floor of the University Fine Arts Library, a section crammed with over 600 plain gray folders conceals a colorful, creative collection of zines.  A zine, pronounced “zeen,” like a...

Associate Latino art curator Claudia Zapata describes the process behind a Latino photographers work at the Blanton Art Museum on Oct. 4, 2023.

Blanton Museum expands Latino art representation with first curator of Latino art

Naina Srivastava, General News Reporter October 9, 2023

Claudia Zapata said they grew up surrounded by a large Latino arts community in Central Texas. Decades later, Zapata is bringing their expertise to the Blanton Museum of Art as its first associate curator...

Construction workers eat lunch as students walk past the Texas Hillel Topper Center for Jewish Life on Oct. 4, 2023. Hillel is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world.

Austin Jewish community responds to antisemitic graffiti near UT campus

Sarah Brager and Michael Lewinbuk October 5, 2023

When Lily Deitelzweig approached the large orange words spray-painted on the sidewalk in front of her sorority house late last month, she was shocked.  “I think everyone was appalled by it, Jewish...

UT commits to stabilizing the Watson Chateau, LGBTQ+ landmark known by few

UT commits to stabilizing the Watson Chateau, LGBTQ+ landmark known by few

Mason Rouser, Senior News Reporter October 5, 2023

Perched atop a cliff overlooking Waller Creek next to the School of Nursing stands the Watson Chateau, one of the oldest buildings on campus. The home is a LGBTQ+ cultural landmark in disrepair, however,...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken throws a hook em at the Hogg Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday in support of Longhorns before the Red River Rivalry.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken discusses war in Ukraine, immigration, AI during UT visit

Morgan Severson, Managing Editor October 4, 2023

Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the state of foreign affairs at the Hogg Memorial Auditorium Wednesday.  Blinken was introduced by UT President Jay Hartzell and interviewed by Kay...

Gabby Douthitt, member of the LBJ Graduate Student Council, collects books for the Inside Books organization, a nonprofit that donates books and educational resources for people who are incarcerated, on Oct. 4, 2023.

LBJ School’s Graduate Public Affairs Council holds book drive for the incarcerated

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter October 4, 2023

In collaboration with the Austin-based organization Inside Books Project, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Graduate Public Affairs Council is hosting a drive to collect books and educational...

The stadium lights at DKR on September 25th, 2023. The lights have caused concerns from nearby residents as the stadium practices its new light show.

Nearby dorm residents disrupted by new LED lights at football stadium

Olivia Dilley, General News Reporter October 3, 2023

The University unveiled brand new LED lights for Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium just in time for football season this fall. While many Texas fans appreciate the atmosphere the lights bring, the...

The history of Wheatville: the Black community that originally settled in West Campus area

The history of Wheatville: the Black community that originally settled in West Campus area

Madeline Duncan, General Projects Reporter October 2, 2023

On the western edge of West Campus, nestled in the center of HillTop apartments, lies a small, two-story building made of wood and limestone. The building is the last remaining piece of Wheatville, Austin’s...

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