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



Increase in UTPD officers will take time

Katie Keenan September 15, 2016

University President Gregory Fenves echoed strong support in his state of the University address Tuesday that more UT Police Department officers be added to the police force on campus, a suggestion from...


UTPD sends statement addressing reports of harassment and assaults near campus

Katie Keenan September 15, 2016

The UT Police Department issued a statement through the Campus Watch Wednesday morning addressing the influx of reports on social media of non-UT affiliated individuals harassing or assaulting UT students near...


Off-campus housing safety a community concern, says UTPD

Katie Keenan September 15, 2016

Dialogue concerning off-campus housing security has increased following the Sigma Chi shooting Sunday morning, in addition to burglaries at Dobie Twenty21 and other apartment complexes in the West Campus...


Two students assaulted on campus near stadium

Katie Keenan September 14, 2016

Two UT students were assaulted on campus Monday between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. while walking near Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on the 2200 block of Robert Dedman Drive.  One of the victims...


Employees on Guadalupe say incidents regarding homeless population have decreased

Katie Keenan September 13, 2016

Despite an increase in Austin’s homeless population, there have been fewer conflicts with the demographic near campus, according to employees of businesses along Guadalupe Street. “Last...


Suspect arrested in connection with Sigma Chi shooting charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Katie Keenan September 12, 2016

Daniel Hamilton Magee, 18, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after witnesses said he shot security guard Edward Earls at the Sigma Chi fraternity house at 2107 Nueces Street...


Three arrested in West Campus in connection with fraternity shooting

Forrest Milburn and Van Nguyen September 12, 2016

Three arrests related to the Sigma Chi fraternity shooting early Sunday morning were made at 26 West apartments at around 11:30 p.m., according to an officer on the scene. The shooting at the Sigma...


University professor featured for manual on trauma-informed policing

Wesley Story September 6, 2016

A UT professor was featured by the Chronicle of Higher Education on Aug. 30 for creating a manual on trauma-informed policing.   Noël Busch-Armendariz, a professor in the School of Social...


Sexual assault victims, nurses speak out for funding to test backlogged rape kits at City Council meeting

Sarah Philips September 6, 2016

Austin City Council members heard public testimony Thursday from PS 1.04 and PS 1.07 amendment supporters who want the 2016–17 budget to help reopen and staff the DNA testing lab that processes rape...

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Department of Education data shows UT had highest number of incidents of rape in 2014

Katie Keenan September 6, 2016

Seventeen rapes were reported on campus in 2014, with 13 of the cases taking place in on-campus housing facilities, according to the most up-to-date data released by the U.S. Department of Education.  With...


Two men arrested in West Campus under theft charges

Forrest Milburn August 31, 2016

Austin Police Department officers arrested two men for theft at the intersection of 24th and Guadalupe streets on Tuesday afternoon. The two unidentified men were arrested for an outdated traffic warrant...


Increased number of indecent exposure incidents seen in West Campus

Katie Keenan August 30, 2016

Since the summer, there has been an increased number of incidents of indecent exposure in surrounding campus areas. UT students have taken to social media to express their frustration with the...

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