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

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...

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....

Students celebrate by whirling

Ahsika Sanders November 10, 2010

  A brief eulogy to Islamic prophets and a medley of flutes opened the floor for the spinning dance of worship delivered by the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi on Tuesday night. The Islamic...

Fulbright scholarship awarded to professor

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Z. Jeff Chen, a professor in the Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, will head to the University of Cambridge in England on a scholarship to research and teach as a 2010 Fulbright Scholar. Each...

‘Transmedia’ explored by experts

Yvonne Marquez November 10, 2010

Two new media experts presented a world of transmedia storytelling — a multiplatform way of storytelling with each individual media telling a different part of the story but creating a cohesive...

Panel speaks on building ‘green’ for sustainability

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Implementing sustainable features with the future of a company in mind is the best way to maximize their economic benefits, said Gregory P. Fuller, chief operating officer at real estate firm Granite...

UT System investment company awards bonuses to employees

Collin Eaton November 10, 2010

University of Texas Investment Management Company’s board of directors gave $5.1 million in bonuses to 30 employees Tuesday, citing high investment returns that raised the Permanent University...

A&M tuition bill splits student government

Allison Kroll November 10, 2010

When Texas A&M University’s student body President Jacob Robinson vetoed a bill from the university’s senate earlier this week, the issue of in-state tuition for undocumented Texas residents...

Board spends on football games, resorts as part of ‘official duties’

Collin Eaton November 10, 2010

UT Board of Regents Chairman Colleen McHugh likes to live comfortably when she travels on university business. McHugh ran up $950 in charges in January at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel while in...