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

Malou, mon chéri

Caleb Miller November 30, 2010

Love, war, death, Nazis, Hollywood, wives, girlfriends and llamas: It seems far-fetched, but these disparate elements are but a small selection from a life that is stranger than fiction. At age 90,...

Association awards faculty members

Vidushi Shrimali November 30, 2010

Seven UT faculty members were named for a $5,000 award for teaching excellence. Established in the fall of 1980, the President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award honors five professors in the College...

Experts examine nations’ responses to H1N1 outbreak

Nick Mehendale November 30, 2010

Both the United States and China failed in their responses to the 2009 outbreak of H1N1, said a health and security expert at the LBJ School of Public Affairs on Monday. Yanzhong Huang, director of...

Country musician Willie Nelson arrested for pot at checkpoint

The Associated Press November 28, 2010

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found on his tour bus. Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says...

Task force submits advice for SG revisions

Audrey White November 28, 2010

The Student Government Reform Task Force’s completed list of recommended changes to SG’s constitution and bylaws includes an overhaul of the agency structure, the addition of a more permanent judiciary...

Journalism school to reduce number of adjunct professors

Collin Eaton November 28, 2010

The UT School of Journalism will lose several veterans of the news business next semester as budget cuts cause a reduction in the number of adjunct professors. The school will drop several specialized...

Holiday weekend’s sales percentages rise little from last year’s numbers despite earlier hours

Allison Kroll November 28, 2010

Although some retailers opened earlier than usual to accommodate shoppers on Black Friday, the extended hours did not translate into more sales, according to a shopping trend analysis firm. Nationally,...

Odd investigations increase for UTPD

Aziza Musa November 28, 2010

The three men responsible for on-campus criminal investigations said they have been exceptionally busy because of the higher amount of unusual cases this year. The UT Police Department’s Criminal...

DeLay found guilty of campaign crime, awaits sentencing

Nolan Hicks November 28, 2010

He was one of the most powerful Republicans in Washington and redrew the shape of Texas politics. But now former U.S. House majority leader Tom DeLay is a convicted felon who is awaiting sentencing and...

State budget may weaken Texas Youth Commission

Nolan Hicks November 28, 2010

The state budget deficit could force the Texas Youth Commission, the state juvenile corrections agency, to substantially lower the costs of providing services — which may force layoffs and facility closures. The...

Burrito company plans to expand with more stores

Mary Ellen Knewtson November 28, 2010

After the first Freebirds World Burrito opened in California in 1987, the burrito chain restaurant quickly found a formula for success: Target the throng of hungry students on the nation’s college...

UT professor says profiling not effective against terror

Allison Kroll November 24, 2010

  Racial profiling is a “fundamentally flawed” method of catching terrorists, and is no more effective than random sampling techniques, according to a recent study by a UT computer...

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