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

Rio Grande construction expected to last until August 2012

Joe Layton January 23, 2011

Traveling down Rio Grande Street is even more difficult than usual because of a construction project that a city spokeswoman said is expected to continue until August 2012. The construction...

Finalists selected for police monitor

Aziza Musa December 8, 2010

The four finalists in the running for the city’s next police monitor all seek to administer one change if selected for office: more public outreach. The city created the position, along...

Lake Patrol brings service offshore

Aziza Musa December 7, 2010

Unlike the Austin Police Department’s area command patrol, the agency’s Lake Patrol Unit takes a more service-oriented approach to enforcing the law. Austin Lake Patrol ­—...

Lake Patrol brings service offshore

Aziza Musa December 7, 2010

Unlike the Austin Police Department’s area command patrol, the agency’s Lake Patrol Unit takes a more service-oriented approach to enforcing the law. Austin Lake Patrol ­—...

Zilker hosts Christmas lighting

Anna Fata December 6, 2010

Austinites gathered in Zilker Park to celebrate the coming of the holidays with the annual Christmas tree lighting, a tradition since 1967. Visitors traditionally spin under the large tree-shaped...

Austin progressing at faster rate than other post-recession cities

Allison Kroll December 1, 2010

Austin’s progress since the recession is higher than any other U.S. metropolitan city, according to a Brookings Institution report released Tuesday. “Global MetroMonitor: The Path to...

Odd investigations increase for UTPD

Aziza Musa November 28, 2010

The three men responsible for on-campus criminal investigations said they have been exceptionally busy because of the higher amount of unusual cases this year. The UT Police Department’s Criminal...

Four Seasons offers charity sweet deal

November 24, 2010

  In an annual community event, the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin unveiled their gingerbread village and lit the lobby tree Tuesday evening. The ceremony at the hotel included the lighting...

City to install car plug-in stations at civic buildings

Shivam Purohit November 22, 2010

City facilities around Austin will soon be equipped with electric car plug-in stations, said an Austin Energy spokesman. Austin Energy partnered with California-based Coulomb Technologies, an electric...

Expo features Texas Venture Labs

Collin Eaton November 22, 2010

Hundreds of entrepreneurs and investors listened intently Friday as Dan Street, founder of a company that attempts to connect people with their neighborhood, showed off his new spin on social connections...

Methodists to vote on GLBT inclusion

Audrey White November 22, 2010

This winter, the University United Methodist Church at 24th and Guadalupe streets may join a growing list of Methodist churches across the country that are officially open to GLBT Christians. The church’s...

Service projects unite Austinites in weekend of aid

Anna Fata November 21, 2010

Hundreds of Austinites participated in a weekend devoted to service a few days before the Thanksgiving holiday. Service Austin takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving every year, and different organizations...