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

Witnesses recount school lockdown

Aziza Musa September 29, 2010

Computer science freshman Ashley McCrory got off the Forty Acres shuttle bus near Dobie Center on what she thought would be a regular Tuesday morning. McCrory was debating whether she should return...

One suspected shooter dead at UT campus library, no one else injured

Aziza Musa and Nolan Hicks September 28, 2010

The University was put under lockdown just after 8 a.m., after at least six shots were fired on campus by an unknown gunman. The gunman, who officials said appeared to be a UT student, is now confirmed...

SG opposed eliminating free parking by campus

Daniel Sanchez September 22, 2010

Student Government passed a resolution Tuesday night opposing plans by the neighborhood association of West Campus to eliminate free parking in the area. John Brady, Student Government transportation...

UT expands sustainability efforts

August 26, 2010

In an attempt to expand sustainability efforts around campus, students will be charged a $5 “green fee” beginning in the fall of 2011, a measure approved by a University-wide vote in March...

Teach abroad; ease into ‘real world’

Addie Anderson August 12, 2010

As senior year begins for approximately 13,000 UT students, some may be feeling the stress of their upcoming graduation and inevitable transition into the “real world.” Many wonder, What...

Zach Anner flattens ‘Next Oprah’ competition

Gerald Rich June 16, 2010

It’s one thing to post a video online. It’s another thing when that video may lead to a show on Oprah Winfrey’s new network, OWN, with John Mayer already promising to write the opening...

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...