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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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A Look Inside The Daily Texan

Joseph Sweeney, Multimedia Editor May 29, 2024

The Daily Texan is one of the most awarded college newspapers in the nation, but how exactly is the paper printed? And how has the paper changed over recent years? Produced by Joseph Sweeney. This video...

Pro-Palestine protesters gather outside of the Capitol on Sunday.

Hundreds gather at Capitol for second statewide pro-Palestine protest this year in commemoration of Nakba Day

Kylee Howard, Associate News Editor May 19, 2024

Hundreds of protesters gathered and marched in front of the Capitol and downtown Austin Sunday afternoon, following the Texas Department of Public Safety closing the official grounds two days earlier.  Arranged...

Protesters gather on South Mall for a pro-Palestine protest on May 5, 2024.

Pro-Palestine protesters gather on South Lawn for May Day: timeline

Sarah Brager, News Desk Editor May 5, 2024

Noon  Over 100 people gather on South Lawn, chanting for the end of occupation in Palestine. Organizers include the Palestine Solidarity Committee, the Texas Young Active Labor Leaders, Faculty and...

Anne-Marie Jardine, an International Relations and Global Studies senior, poses at the intersection of 24th and Guadalupe Street on April 26, 2024. Jardine was arrested on the South Lawn at a pro-Palestine protest two days prior.

Arrested pro-Palestine student protesters share stories from Travis County Jail

Maryam Ahmed, Senior News Reporter May 3, 2024

Anne-Marie Jardine and two other people locked arms on the South Lawn at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 as police officers and state troopers pushed back the crowd of pro-Palestine protesters. One...

UT Austin pro-Palestine encampment dismantled by law enforcement, over 100 protesters arrested: timeline

UT Austin pro-Palestine encampment dismantled by law enforcement, over 100 protesters arrested: timeline

Maryam Ahmed, Senior News Reporter April 29, 2024

Law enforcement arrested at least 100 people today after protesters formed an encampment in support of Palestine on South Mall.  The event follows similar encampments at college campuses around the...

Pro-Palestine encampment set up on South Mall, over 40 protesters arrested

Pro-Palestine encampment set up on South Mall, over 40 protesters arrested

Naina Srivastava, Senior News Reporter April 29, 2024

Law enforcement arrested at least 43 protesters on Monday after students formed an encampment in support of Palestine on the South Mall lawn. The encampment began at approximately 12:45 p.m. with over...

165 UT faculty sign letter to Hartzell, condemn University’s response to pro-Palestine protest

165 UT faculty sign letter to Hartzell, condemn University’s response to pro-Palestine protest

Naina Srivastava, Senior News Reporter April 26, 2024

In an open letter addressed to President Jay Hartzell on Friday, 165 faculty members condemned  the University’s use of a “heavy police intervention” at Wednesday’s pro-Palestine protest and the...

Semester of SB 17: Alumni, LGBTQ+ activists concerned but hopeful for student advocacy

Kylee Howard, General Projects Reporter April 26, 2024

Editor’s Note: The implementation of Senate Bill 17 meant the loss of diversity, equity and inclusion offices, positions and resources throughout campus. The Texan’s projects department reached out...

Students, faculty gather in solidarity with arrested pro-Palestine protesters

Students, faculty gather in solidarity with arrested pro-Palestine protesters

Ren Leija, Naina Srivastava, and Maryam Ahmed April 26, 2024

Hundreds of students and faculty walked out of class Thursday to participate in a “teach-in” on the Main Mall in response to at least 57 arrests at a pro-Palestine protest on Wednesday. Faculty...

People wave Israel flags to protest a teach in organized by Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine on April 25, 2024.

New pro-Israel student organization raises $18,000

Eden Shamy, General News Reporter April 25, 2024

A new pro-Israel student organization at the University of Texas raised $18,000 to support future events and guest speakers. The Longhorn Students For Israel officially became a registered student organization...

Faculty join students in front of Main Mall to protest yesterdays arrests and the ongoing violence in Gaza. They also called on President Jay Hartzell to resign.

Faculty protest student arrests in front of Tower, call for Hartzell resignation

Sarah Brager, Mason Rouser April 25, 2024

Nearly 1000 faculty and students gathered in front of the UT Tower today to protest at least 57 arrests made Wednesday, when law enforcement in riot gear attempted to shut down a pro-Palestine protest...

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