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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Running 2,000 miles for the cure

November 8, 2010

As Rusty Tolliver and brothers Scott and Rhys Jenkins approached the end of their 2,000-mile run from Boston to Austin on Friday afternoon, they were greeted by a small crowd of friends, family and a few...

Remembering Fort Hood

Collin Eaton November 8, 2010

A young boy made faces and held tightly to his father’s army fatigues as they smiled for a photograph with the secretary of the Army. Maj. Steven Richter led the medical operation during...

Austin hosts eighth Race for the Cure

Nick Mehendale November 8, 2010

Cancer treatments left Austin resident Nancy Thibert too weak to walk the 5K route at Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Instead, she sat at the finish line to support her family and...

Former Longhorn killed by gunshot, woman left injured

Aziza Musa November 8, 2010

Family and friends laid to rest two former UT students this weekend after a Nov. 2 incident in North Austin left them dead and one woman injured. Phu Truong and Howard Huynh met through their...

Retired UT professor, author dies

Nolan Hicks November 8, 2010

Oscar Brockett, a former UT professor who was considered one of the world’s foremost theater historians, died early Sunday morning from a stroke. He was 87. Brockett served as dean of...

Education prioritized for next legislative session

Audrey White November 8, 2010

With cuts to higher education on the horizon and textbook costs rising, college affordability is on the minds of many students, Texas student government leads said at a conference to set lobbying...

Director of science center, chemistry professor dies

Shivam Purohit November 8, 2010

Former students and colleagues of UT chemistry professor Paul Barbara remember him as a tireless researcher who still found time to connect with his classes. Barbara passed away Oct. 31 after...

Wrangling for the disabled

Emily Sides November 8, 2010

The Texas Wranglers were joined by more than 400 volunteers for the 13th annual City Wide Hold Up on Saturday where they panhandled on about 25 street corners in Austin. The event is the largest...

Education prioritized for next legislative session

Audrey White November 8, 2010

With cuts to higher education on the horizon and textbook costs rising, college affordability is on the minds of many students, Texas student government leads said at a conference to set lobbying...

University teams explore innovative technology for prizes

Shivam Purohit November 8, 2010

Eighteen university teams from nine different countries showcased their innovations in a technology competition in Austin on Saturday. The Clint W. Murchison Sr. Chair of Free Enterprise at...

Longhorns clean up Waller Creek

Lauren Giudice November 8, 2010

More than 100 students gave up sleeping in late on Saturday morning to pull aluminum cans, plastic bags and discarded clothes out of Waller Creek. The Environmental Health and Safety Office...

Fraternity holds benefit to fund diabetes research

Anna Fata November 8, 2010

Flag football was more than just a Saturday morning exercise for the 40 teams who competed in the Sugar Free Bowl, which raised money and awareness for juvenile diabetes research. Delta Epsilon...

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