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


Call boxes not used to report on-campus emergency in five years

Megan Menchaca November 14, 2018

In the past five years, none of the yellow emergency call boxes have been used to report an emergency on campus. According to data provided by UT Police Department, UTPD officers responded to 1,832...


UT student reports robbery on San Antonio Street

Megan Menchaca November 9, 2018

The Austin Police Department responded at 9:20 p.m to two UT students who reported a robbery, according to a campus-wide alert. One of the two suspects cut one of the students with the knife at the...


Capitol offices evacuated due to suspicious package

Megan Menchaca October 30, 2018

State Rep. Matt Schaefer said in a tweet that offices in the Texas State Capitol complex have been evacuated due to a suspicious package. “DPS has evacuated my staff in our Capitol office along...


UT student reports groping incident on Guadalupe Street

Megan Menchaca October 30, 2018

According to a campus-wide safety alert, a UT student reported a groping incident to UTPD at 11:30 p.m. on Monday. The student said a man groped over her clothes while she was walking through a vacant...

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‘Rampant’ moped thefts occurring in West Campus

Megan Menchaca October 30, 2018

After a string of moped thefts in West Campus this year, the Austin Police Department is urging students to protect their mopeds. Forty moped thefts have occurred in West Campus and the surrounding...


Title IX reports spike during 2017–18 academic year

Meghan Nguyen October 26, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin’s Title IX Office received 508 total reports of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment and sex discrimination during the 2017–18 academic year, up from 445 reports...


What happens if I get a citation for underage drinking?

Megan Menchaca October 26, 2018

Students cited for underage drinking violations can face a wide range of penalties at both the University and state level, but there are also multiple resources available to them to manage these penalties. If...


Student reports assault on Guadalupe Street

Megan Menchaca October 16, 2018

According to a campus-wide safety alert, Austin Police responded at 9:00 p.m to a student who reported an aggravated assault on Guadalupe Street. The student said he was threatened by a transient, who...


University of Texas police investigate, clear terrorist threat against government professor

Megan Menchaca October 12, 2018

On the first day of class, government professor David Prindle was reported for making a terrorist threat.  “Someone quoted me as having said, ‘I’m going to pull out a gun and...


Reports of violent, property crime increase at UT-Austin

Megan Menchaca October 5, 2018

Violent crime and property crime on campus increased last year, according to data released last week by the FBI. Compared to 13 violent crimes in 2016, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report shows 15...


Student reports assault on Guadalupe, APD, UTPD investigating

Meghan Nguyen October 5, 2018

The UT Police Department is assisting the Austin Police Department in an investigation involving a UT student who reported assault by contact at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. According to a campus-wide safety...


Meechaiel Criner denied new trial by Travis County judge

Meghan Nguyen October 2, 2018

A Travis County District judge denied a motion for a new trial today for Meechaiel Criner, who was found guilty less than two months ago of the capital murder of dance freshman Haruka Weiser. In July,...