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

UT System plans to push for more state funding

Collin Eaton November 12, 2010

The UT System’s chief governmental relations officer said Thursday that System leaders must continue to push for increased state funding during the next legislative session, even in the face of...

Restaurants to replace vancancy on the Drag

Allison Harris November 12, 2010

Three new restaurants will debut next spring in the space where Follett’s Intellectual Property bookstore once stood on the corner of 24th and Guadalupe streets. The space will host The Coffee...

Former Secretary of State attributes success to college

Allison Kroll November 12, 2010

In her new book, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gives a candid view of her childhood and college years, especially how they influenced her tenure as the country’s top diplomat. Rice...

Lawyer defends controversial former APD officer while pursuing doctorate at UT

Aziza Musa November 11, 2010

Deadlines have ruled attorney Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez’s life for the past 31 years. From completing doctoral assignments to writing briefs, the lawyer has become an expert in time management....

Graduate school celebrates centennial of education

Mary Ellen Knewtson November 11, 2010

UT’s Graduate School celebrated its 100th anniversary with steel drums and sheet cakes on the West Mall on Wednesday. More than 600 graduate students from diverse programs and their coordinators...

College cuts ties with UT System after rent dispute

Collin Eaton November 11, 2010

The 19-year-old agreement between Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas at Brownsville that allows students to transfer from the junior college to the four-year university will phase out...

Bill seeks concealed carry for college campuses

Audrey White November 11, 2010

Concealed carry of handguns on college campuses has been a divisive issue in the Texas Legislature since 2007, and elected officials will go another round on the issue once the new session starts in...

Board of Regents approves Longhorn sports station

Collin Eaton November 11, 2010

The University is gearing up to create a cable and satellite television station devoted to Longhorn sports programming. After closed-door discussions of the potential new Longhorn sports station,...

Misuse of surge protector causes fire in North Campus

Aziza Musa November 11, 2010

An electrical fault caused a fire in a North Campus apartment near Dean Keeton Street and Harris Park Avenue on Wednesday, displacing one woman and killing her cat. No one was inside the unit at...

Speak Week event fights stereotypes about blacks

Matthew Stottlemyre November 11, 2010

To unify the black community on campus, students need to take the time to get to know individuals, rather than make assumptions based on stereotypes, said education senior Cierra Campbell. Campbell...

Legend returns to inspire Longhorns

Trey Scott November 11, 2010

Julius Whittier made an impromptu visit to Texas football practice Wednesday afternoon. If the players didn’t know who the man was as he walked onto the field in blue jeans and a black sweater,...

LBJ School of Public Affairs announces chief fundraiser

Nolan Hicks November 11, 2010

The LBJ School of Public Affairs announced Tuesday that Carolyn Miles Garber is its new director of development, a position that has been vacant for five years. Garber will be in charge of the school’s...