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

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...

AP calls Texas District 17 for Bill Flores

Aziza Musa November 2, 2010

The Associated Press has called Texas Congressional District 17 for Republican challenger Bill Flores. Flores defeated 10-term Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Waco). MSNBC reports that with 32...

CNN Projects Perry as winner of governor’s race

Andrew Kreighbaum November 2, 2010

With 51 percent of precincts reporting, CNN projects incumbent Republican Rick Perry as winner of the Texas gubernatorial race over Democrat Bill White. Perry has received 1,385,194 or 57...

Find your polling location by address

Ryan Murphy November 2, 2010

Not sure where to go to vote on November 2? Search for your polling location here. Remember, you must be registered at your current address in order to vote in that precinct. For more information,...

Parties clash over accusations of bias at Travis County polling centers

Nolan Hicks November 2, 2010

With polls opening on Election Day at 7 a.m., Democrats and Republicans have spent the past several days dueling over allegations of voter intimidation in heavily minority precincts in Harris and...

Austinites split over Prop. 1 proposal

Vidushi Shrimali and Anna Fata November 2, 2010

Austin residents will decide Tuesday whether a $90 million bond proposal to fund road improvements and build sidewalks and bike lanes is an effective solution to the city’s transportation...

Department outgrows office, starts construction

Emily Sides November 1, 2010

The UT Department of Computer Science has outgrown its offices in Taylor Hall on Speedway between 23rd and 24th streets. To make room for future growth in the department, the University will construct...

UT, city of Austin to open wet lab for biotechnology

Collin Eaton November 1, 2010

In an effort to bolster new life-science technology companies, the city of Austin is helping UT free up scarce and much-needed laboratory space for local companies to test their ideas. The 800-square-foot...

2010 Texas gubernatorial election voter’s guide

Nolan Hicks November 1, 2010

Republican Rick Perry and Democrat Bill White will face off in the race for governor on Nov. 2. The Daily Texan has compiled a list of key campaign issues to help in case you haven’t made up your...

Crowd calls for ‘sanity’ at Austin satellite rally

Lauren Giudice November 1, 2010

About 1,500 miles away from Austin, political satirists and Comedy Central show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held their Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Although the rally took place on...

Daily Texan wins ‘Best of Show’ among collegiate newspapers

Aziza Musa November 1, 2010

The Daily Texan won “Best of Show” at a national college journalism conference Sunday for its coverage of the Sept. 28 campus shooting, when UT mathematics sophomore Colton Tooley fired...