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


Increase in early voting implies high interest level

Audrey White November 2, 2010

Republicans and Democrats are both certain that record-high early voting totals in Travis County indicate support for their respective party’s candidates, and both are fighting to get voters...

APD to update car camera system

Aziza Musa November 2, 2010

The Austin Police Department will be the first law enforcement agency in the nation to use door triggers to activate an updated dashboard camera system in patrol cars and motorcycles. Public...

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...

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...

Gubernatorial candidates push for votes

Nolan Hicks November 1, 2010

Gov. Rick Perry and Democratic challenger Bill White barnstormed around Texas on the last weekend before Election Day in a last push to get voters to the polls. Perry spent Friday in West Texas...

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...

Police investigating into city’s 30th murder of the year

Aziza Musa November 1, 2010

Austin police are investigating the city’s 30th murder that occurred late Sunday night near Riverside Drive and Pleasant Valley Road. At about 10:11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the crime...

Austin Police apprehend suspect in three-victim murder case

Aziza Musa November 1, 2010

Police arrested a man they believe is involved in a triple homicide in several Austin homes. The APD apprehended the suspect, Marco Antonio Garcia, 45, in a hostel near Riverside Drive on Friday....

Protesters speak out against death penalty

Anna Fata November 1, 2010

Sylvia Garza’s son Robert has spent the last seven years on death row in Texas. Garza walked Saturday in the 11th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. Leaders of anti-death penalty groups...

‘No Refusal’ weekend brings in 50 arrests

Aziza Musa November 1, 2010

Austin Police Department arrested 50 people during the Halloween “No Refusal” weekend. APD implemented the policy for Friday and Saturday nights, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., expecting large...

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