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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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Daily Texan wins ‘Best of Show’ among collegiate newspapers

Aziza Musa November 1, 2010

The Daily Texan won “Best of Show” at a national college journalism conference Sunday for its coverage of the Sept. 28 campus shooting, when UT mathematics sophomore Colton Tooley fired...

Volunteers push students to vote

Yvonne Marquez October 29, 2010

About 25 volunteers chatted away their cell phone minutes Thursday evening as part of Hook the Vote’s early vote phone bank. With a list of 14,000 contacts, the volunteers called registered...

Lt. governor race favors Dewhurst, faces funding gap

Allison Kroll October 29, 2010

The biggest challenge for the next lieutenant governor, the second-highest ranking official in the state, could be how to plug the state’s ever-growing budget deficit. The latest estimates place...

KUT going strong with record funds

Amy Thornton October 29, 2010

Although the KUT studio might not be visible to many students on campus, KUT Radio has shown that it has a voice in the Austin community and that it is only getting stronger. The station’s...

Bicyclists pedal for Prop. 1

Shivam Purohit October 29, 2010

Forty bicyclists made the trip from the Austin City Hall Plaza on Cesar Chavez Street to an early voting site at the South Congress H-E-B on Thursday evening to support construction of more bike paths,...

UT officers encourage safety on Halloween

Aziza Musa October 29, 2010

Officers from the UT and Austin police departments are encouraging students to engage in safe practices, including awareness of alcohol consumption and alternatives to drunken driving during this year’s...

Speaker champions day of action

Allie Kolechta October 29, 2010

Social justice worker Rajasvini Bhansali, a 2003 alumna of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, said in a speech on Thursday in honor of National Young Women’s Day of Action that women in developing...

False alarm disrupts campus; weapon proves to be fake rifle

Aziza Musa October 29, 2010

Texas A&M University resumed normal activity Thursday evening after campus police responded to a report of a possible campus gunman. A campus bus driver saw an individual carrying what he thought...

Senate seeks to identify service learning classes

Audrey White October 29, 2010

The Senate of College Councils and the Office of Academic Service Learning are working together to help students find courses that will combine academics with community outreach. On Thursday night,...

Texas A&M campus put on alert after report of armed subject

Aziza Musa October 28, 2010

Texas A&M University Police are responding to reports of a possible campus gunman. A campus bus driver saw an individual carrying what he thought was a rifle near Rudder Tower at about 4 p.m.,...

Giants take World Series lead at home

Alexandra Carreno October 28, 2010

The beer was flowing and the chips and queso were plentiful. Rangers faithful came out by the dozens Wednesday night to cheer for their team in game one of the World Series, which Texas lost 11-7 to...

Students raise money for cancer awareness

Matthew Stottlemyre October 28, 2010

Civil engineering senior Christine Fuentes said she has experienced breast cancer through a family friend who was diagnosed with the disease in 2006. Fuentes and about 20 students danced to hip-hop...

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