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

Injured woman aided by coworkers

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

Before last Tuesday, Austin resident Jasmin Rodriguez could carry out mundane tasks, such as walking and sitting, without any aid. Now, she cannot stand for an extended period of time without becoming...

Running 2,000 miles for the cure

November 8, 2010

As Rusty Tolliver and brothers Scott and Rhys Jenkins approached the end of their 2,000-mile run from Boston to Austin on Friday afternoon, they were greeted by a small crowd of friends, family and a few...

Austin hosts eighth Race for the Cure

Nick Mehendale November 8, 2010

Cancer treatments left Austin resident Nancy Thibert too weak to walk the 5K route at Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Instead, she sat at the finish line to support her family and...

Shooting injures one woman; search underway for suspect

Aziza Musa November 8, 2010

Austin Police are investigating a shooting that left one woman injured near Martin Luther King Jr. and Airport boulevards early Sunday morning. At approximately 1:08 a.m., police received...

City of Austin covers costs for Quintana shooting case

Aziza Musa November 5, 2010

Although Austin Police Department officials fired former Officer Leonardo Quintana in late October, the city is still responsible for finding him legal representation. City Council members...

Aviation series honors female pilot

Allison Harris November 3, 2010

Although the “grandmother of aviation” was born in Alabama, she was instrumental in bringing planes to Texas, astronomy administrative associate Debra Winegarten said Wednesday. Katherine...

Austinites pass bond to improve transportation

Yvonne Marquez November 3, 2010

Austin residents passed a $90 million bond to improve roadways and construct bike lanes and sidewalks on Tuesday. Get Austin Moving, a political action committee in favor of the Strategic...

Austinites split over Prop. 1 proposal

Vidushi Shrimali and Anna Fata November 2, 2010

Austin residents will decide Tuesday whether a $90 million bond proposal to fund road improvements and build sidewalks and bike lanes is an effective solution to the city’s transportation...

Increase in early voting implies high interest level

Audrey White November 2, 2010

Republicans and Democrats are both certain that record-high early voting totals in Travis County indicate support for their respective party’s candidates, and both are fighting to get voters...

APD to update car camera system

Aziza Musa November 2, 2010

The Austin Police Department will be the first law enforcement agency in the nation to use door triggers to activate an updated dashboard camera system in patrol cars and motorcycles. Public...

Crowd calls for ‘sanity’ at Austin satellite rally

Lauren Giudice November 1, 2010

About 1,500 miles away from Austin, political satirists and Comedy Central show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held their Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Although the rally took place on...

KUT going strong with record funds

Amy Thornton October 29, 2010

Although the KUT studio might not be visible to many students on campus, KUT Radio has shown that it has a voice in the Austin community and that it is only getting stronger. The station’s...