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

Education prioritized for next legislative session

Audrey White November 8, 2010

With cuts to higher education on the horizon and textbook costs rising, college affordability is on the minds of many students, Texas student government leads said at a conference to set lobbying...

Director of science center, chemistry professor dies

Shivam Purohit November 8, 2010

Former students and colleagues of UT chemistry professor Paul Barbara remember him as a tireless researcher who still found time to connect with his classes. Barbara passed away Oct. 31 after...

Wrangling for the disabled

Emily Sides November 8, 2010

The Texas Wranglers were joined by more than 400 volunteers for the 13th annual City Wide Hold Up on Saturday where they panhandled on about 25 street corners in Austin. The event is the largest...

Education prioritized for next legislative session

Audrey White November 8, 2010

With cuts to higher education on the horizon and textbook costs rising, college affordability is on the minds of many students, Texas student government leads said at a conference to set lobbying...

University teams explore innovative technology for prizes

Shivam Purohit November 8, 2010

Eighteen university teams from nine different countries showcased their innovations in a technology competition in Austin on Saturday. The Clint W. Murchison Sr. Chair of Free Enterprise at...

Longhorns clean up Waller Creek

Lauren Giudice November 8, 2010

More than 100 students gave up sleeping in late on Saturday morning to pull aluminum cans, plastic bags and discarded clothes out of Waller Creek. The Environmental Health and Safety Office...

Fraternity holds benefit to fund diabetes research

Anna Fata November 8, 2010

Flag football was more than just a Saturday morning exercise for the 40 teams who competed in the Sugar Free Bowl, which raised money and awareness for juvenile diabetes research. Delta Epsilon...

City policies for recycling will not alter UT program

Audrey White November 5, 2010

A city recycling ordinance won’t require UT to change its recycling program, but University officials said they hope to keep the their program in line with the city’s goals. The...

Tuition rates increased 134% in last decade, report shows

Collin Eaton November 5, 2010

UT increased tuition and fees by 134 percent since 1999, according to a new report from the Chronicle of Higher Education. Adjusted for inflation, the University raised tuition at the second-highest...

Hindu holiday of Diwali celebrates ‘triumph of righteousness over evil’

Allison Kroll November 5, 2010

Candles lit up the walkway and the steps leading to the Tower as a priest performed traditional prayers Thursday on the Main Mall, and students celebrated an occasion that represents the triumph...

Lifelong dream of flying inspires UT business major to take to the sky

Lindsey Cherner November 3, 2010

Max Tribolet walks around the plane, completing tasks on a tedious list that includes testing the lights and switches in the cockpit, checking the weather and making sure the air space is clear....

Tuition, financial aid rise at four-year public colleges

Lauren Giudice November 3, 2010

Four-year public universities nationwide have increased their tuition and fees by almost 8 percent this year. But students might not have felt the full effects of the increases because financial...

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