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

Students voice concerns over labor rights group

Allie Kolechta November 30, 2010

An affiliation with an anti-sweatshop nonprofit group is not enough to ensure that all UT apparel is made only under ethical working conditions, said students in a meeting with UT’s trademark...

Korean Austinites respond to deadly artillery attack

Anna Fata November 30, 2010

After North Korea launched artillery shells that killed four South Koreans last week, the Korean community in Austin expressed their concern for both countries and said they were saddened by the impoverished...

UT forces high school to change similar logo

Lauren Giudice November 30, 2010

To protect the integrity of its trademark Longhorn logo, the University made a Kansas high school alter its own. The schools have been communicating for several months and administrators at Gardner...

Journalism school to reduce number of adjunct professors

Collin Eaton November 28, 2010

The UT School of Journalism will lose several veterans of the news business next semester as budget cuts cause a reduction in the number of adjunct professors. The school will drop several specialized...

Task force submits advice for SG revisions

Audrey White November 28, 2010

The Student Government Reform Task Force’s completed list of recommended changes to SG’s constitution and bylaws includes an overhaul of the agency structure, the addition of a more permanent judiciary...

UT professor says profiling not effective against terror

Allison Kroll November 24, 2010

  Racial profiling is a “fundamentally flawed” method of catching terrorists, and is no more effective than random sampling techniques, according to a recent study by a UT computer...

Blood drive pits A&M against UT

Emily Sides November 24, 2010

As Thursday’s football game against the Aggies approaches, the rivalry between UT and Texas A&M University deepens as the Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas gives a new meaning to the tradition. The...

Budget cuts push students to speak for departments

Audrey White November 23, 2010

Fewer than two weeks after the College of Liberal Arts recommended cuts to centers and institutions, more than 100 UT students, faculty and staff attended the second meeting of a new organization Monday...

Bookstore to open inside Dobie Mall, offer rental option

Allison Kroll November 22, 2010

Students will have a new alternative for textbook rentals and purchases starting next week. BookHolders, a 10,592-square-foot store, is set to open Nov. 29 in Dobie Mall. The BookHolders on campus...

UT professor returning to Law School after SEC job

Nick Mehendale November 22, 2010

UT law professor Henry Hu will return to School of Law after heading a division of the Securities and Exchange Commission for 13 months. Hu is a graduate of Yale Law School and his writings have appeared...

Discouraged fans put hope in the hex

Allie Kolechta November 22, 2010

The same red candle that has illuminated the Main Mall during hex rallies for more than 20 years lit the night for about 2,000 students at this year’s event on Monday. The Texas Exes student chapter...

‘Beloved’ theater instructor to be honored with memorial

Lauren Giudice November 22, 2010

Oscar G. Brockett, a former theater instructor and professor emeritus at UT, will be honored with a memorial service on Dec. 11 in the B. Iden Payne Theatre in the F. Loren Winship Drama Building. “He...

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