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

Board of Regents approves Longhorn sports station

Collin Eaton November 11, 2010

The University is gearing up to create a cable and satellite television station devoted to Longhorn sports programming. After closed-door discussions of the potential new Longhorn sports station,...

Quintana out on bail, awaiting trial

Aziza Musa November 11, 2010

Former Austin Police Department Officer Leonardo Quintana was released from the Williamson County Jail on Tuesday night after posting his $8,000 bond. Police arrested Quintana on Tuesday for four...

Misuse of surge protector causes fire in North Campus

Aziza Musa November 11, 2010

An electrical fault caused a fire in a North Campus apartment near Dean Keeton Street and Harris Park Avenue on Wednesday, displacing one woman and killing her cat. No one was inside the unit at...

Immigrants, allies rally for DREAM

Destinee Hodge November 11, 2010

Supporters of the DREAM Act sought to highlight the military service of undocumented immigrants outside the J.J. Pickle Federal Building on Wednesday. Organizers said they timed the event to fall...

Speak Week event fights stereotypes about blacks

Matthew Stottlemyre November 11, 2010

To unify the black community on campus, students need to take the time to get to know individuals, rather than make assumptions based on stereotypes, said education senior Cierra Campbell. Campbell...

Legend returns to inspire Longhorns

Trey Scott November 11, 2010

Julius Whittier made an impromptu visit to Texas football practice Wednesday afternoon. If the players didn’t know who the man was as he walked onto the field in blue jeans and a black sweater,...

LBJ School of Public Affairs announces chief fundraiser

Nolan Hicks November 11, 2010

The LBJ School of Public Affairs announced Tuesday that Carolyn Miles Garber is its new director of development, a position that has been vacant for five years. Garber will be in charge of the school’s...

Fulbright scholarship awarded to professor

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Z. Jeff Chen, a professor in the Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, will head to the University of Cambridge in England on a scholarship to research and teach as a 2010 Fulbright Scholar. Each...

‘Transmedia’ explored by experts

Yvonne Marquez November 10, 2010

Two new media experts presented a world of transmedia storytelling — a multiplatform way of storytelling with each individual media telling a different part of the story but creating a cohesive...

Panel speaks on building ‘green’ for sustainability

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Implementing sustainable features with the future of a company in mind is the best way to maximize their economic benefits, said Gregory P. Fuller, chief operating officer at real estate firm Granite...

Woman shot in North Austin by boyfriend dies in hospital

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

A woman died Monday after a man shot her outside an East Austin establishment over the weekend. Eula Nutall, 37, and her boyfriend Johnny Barr, 37, had a confrontation at the Airport Bar and Grill,...

Former officer Quintana jailed for assault, trespassing charges

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

Leander police charged and arrested former Austin Police Officer Leonardo Quintana on Tuesday for misdemeanors, said Wayne Vincent, Austin Police Association president. The Austin American-Statesman...