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

Iranian celebration Nowruz welcomes new year to Austin

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert March 22, 2010

The lilting sounds of classical Middle Eastern instruments filled the covered patio of Central Market Cafe as visitors sheltered themselves from bitter winds to enjoy music for Nowruz, the Iranian New...

Associate dean appointed to fill provost position

Hannah Jones March 20, 2010

Daniel Slesnick, associate dean for research, facilities and information technology in the College of Liberal Arts, was appointed the University’s new vice provost of resource management Wednesday. Current...

Senate withholds support on 10-semester limit

Rachel Burkhart March 20, 2010

The Senate of College Councils voted unanimously Thursday to not support a task force recommendation that would impose a 10-semester limit on students pursuing most undergraduate degrees. In December,...

Past land links student, Shami

Alex Geiser February 13, 2010

In the hallway outside of a room in Texas State University’s LBJ Student Center, students moved in around gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami on Wednesday night for a group picture. There, smiling...

Democratic candidates plan to address education

Alex Geiser February 7, 2010

As the gubernatorial primaries draw near, Democratic candidates Bill White and Farouk Shami are gearing up for their first debate Monday. The debate, hosted by public broadcasting station KERA,...

Committee votes to raze ‘tin shacks’

Shabab Siddiqui February 7, 2010

Future students will most likely not experience the tin-shed classrooms that comprise part of UT’s nationally recognized top-10-ranked engineering school. Plans to demolish the Academic and...

Tuition increase adds to available student aid

Viviana Aldous December 14, 2009

One week after a University committee recommended a nearly 4-percent tuition increase per year over the next two years, it is still unclear how need-based financial aid would be affected if the increase...

Unique plot lines mean stellar year in television

Robert Rich December 11, 2009

2009 was a stellar year for television — evidence that writers were truly happy not to be on strike. As a result, the year saw almost every story line imaginable in the top tier of TV programming:...

Along For the Ride: First response urgently cares

Bobby Longoria December 10, 2009

When seconds determine the difference between life and death, Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services paramedics respond with urgency in providing pre-hospital care to patients, while keeping...

A Day to Remember

The Daily Texan Staff September 11, 2001

Editor's note: The following paper was printed on September 12, 2001. The September 11th issue was printed early in the morning, before the first plane struck the north tower of the World Trade...