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...

Aviation series honors female pilot

Allison Harris November 3, 2010

Although the “grandmother of aviation” was born in Alabama, she was instrumental in bringing planes to Texas, astronomy administrative associate Debra Winegarten said Wednesday. Katherine...

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...

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...

Gov. Perry reelected to historic third term

Nolan Hicks November 3, 2010

BUDA — Former Houston Mayor Bill White was supposed to offer the Democrats their best chance to beat the GOP in 15 years. Partial voting returns from across the state show he lost to Perry...

Republicans keep hold of executive seats despite wave of anti-incumbent sentiments

Collin Eaton November 3, 2010

Underneath the chandeliers of the Driskill Hotel, a mass of dreary Democratic candidates and supporters watched Tuesday night’s election results as Republicans kept their hold on every statewide...

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 reclaims House, fails to secure Senate

Aziza Musa November 3, 2010

As Republicans trounced Democrats nationwide on Tuesday night — reclaiming control of the U.S. House of Representatives — two Texas Democratic incumbents also lost their bids for re-election....

Moderates, two Democrats elected to education board

Allie Kolechta November 3, 2010

The influence of the State Board of Education’s conservative bloc, which has dominated the board’s politics for two years, may have taken a hit Tuesday night, after a group of six more...

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...

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