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

Women’s Health Day focuses on sexual, mental issues

Ahsika Sanders November 3, 2010

Drug abuse and genital warts are two often-ignored women’s issues that the sisters of Zeta Sigma Chi highlighted on Wednesday during Women’s Health Day 2010. Women and women’s...

Students wake up to talk with deans of communication

Mary Ellen Knewtson November 3, 2010

Three deans of the college stood near a long table with red cups and ping pong balls in the lobby of the communication school on Wednesday. Although it might have looked like an impromptu...

College of Liberal Arts appoints new department heads

Lauren Giudice November 3, 2010

Seven new department chairs have been appointed in the College of Liberal Arts, UT’s largest college. Four are women, making one-third of the department chairs in the University female. Kristen...

Republicans face battles over planned budget cuts

Nolan Hicks November 3, 2010

Texas Republicans — including Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus — ran and won on a platform that promised a balanced state budget without new taxes. State...

Students react to election results

Allison Kroll November 3, 2010

After Gov. Rick Perry’s successful bid for re-election was announced Tuesday, some students across campus were disappointed, but felt the outcome was expected. Many students who lined...

GOP to control gay rights debate

Matthew Stottlemyre November 3, 2010

It’s likely that Republican midterm gains in Congress won’t lead to a federal ban on same-sex marriage, a UT law professor said Wednesday. However, constitutional law expert Dan...

Precinct turns away unaware voters

Ahsika Sanders November 3, 2010

More than half of the students who attempted to vote at the Flawn Academic Center were not aware that on Election Day, ballots can only be cast at the precinct in which voters live. Out of...

2010 Texas gubernatorial election results by county

Ryan Murphy November 3, 2010

Editor's Note: All precincts have reported their vote tallies. This data can be considered "final." - 11/3 11:45 a.m. Governor Rick Perry extended his record setting control of the...

UT System opens applications seeking sixth Student Regent

Collin Eaton November 2, 2010

The UT System is accepting applications for its sixth Student Regent, a non-voting member of the Board of Regents whose primary duty will be to act as a communicator between students and the board. Student...

Cut foreign language program revived

Audrey White and Collin Eaton November 2, 2010

Vietnamese language instruction will return to campus next summer as part of an intensive immersion language program that will also include Czech, Russian and Modern Greek. In an effort to...

Hometown hero physics professor awarded for work

Shivam Purohit November 2, 2010

Physics professor Eiichiro Komatsu remembers listening to stories as a child about the late Hideki Yukawa, Japan’s first Nobel Laureate in physics. He never thought he would one day be awarded...

Groups to tackle diabetes with week-long campaign

Anna Fata November 2, 2010

Two out of three people with diabetes die from heart disease or stroke, according to the American Diabetes Association. To spread the word about the severity of the disease, several UT student...