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

FBI investigates case, shooter’s background

Collin Eaton September 29, 2010

At 8:12 a.m. Tuesday, a caller alerted the UT Police Department to the presence of a masked gunman on campus. Seven minutes later, the dispatcher sent a text message warning 53,000 people, and the University...

UT student kills self after firing AK-47 on 21st Street

Nolan Hicks September 29, 2010

The UT campus was on lockdown for nearly four hours Tuesday because of a shooting incident that ended when the gunman, armed with an AK-47 rifle, took his own life after unleashing a barrage of bullets...

Witnesses recount school lockdown

Aziza Musa September 29, 2010

Computer science freshman Ashley McCrory got off the Forty Acres shuttle bus near Dobie Center on what she thought would be a regular Tuesday morning. McCrory was debating whether she should return...

One suspected shooter dead at UT campus library, no one else injured

Aziza Musa and Nolan Hicks September 28, 2010

The University was put under lockdown just after 8 a.m., after at least six shots were fired on campus by an unknown gunman. The gunman, who officials said appeared to be a UT student, is now confirmed...

SG opposed eliminating free parking by campus

Daniel Sanchez September 22, 2010

Student Government passed a resolution Tuesday night opposing plans by the neighborhood association of West Campus to eliminate free parking in the area. John Brady, Student Government transportation...

UT expands sustainability efforts

August 26, 2010

In an attempt to expand sustainability efforts around campus, students will be charged a $5 “green fee” beginning in the fall of 2011, a measure approved by a University-wide vote in March...

Teach abroad; ease into ‘real world’

Addie Anderson August 12, 2010

As senior year begins for approximately 13,000 UT students, some may be feeling the stress of their upcoming graduation and inevitable transition into the “real world.” Many wonder, What...

Associate dean appointed to fill provost position

Hannah Jones March 20, 2010

Daniel Slesnick, associate dean for research, facilities and information technology in the College of Liberal Arts, was appointed the University’s new vice provost of resource management Wednesday. Current...

Senate withholds support on 10-semester limit

Rachel Burkhart March 20, 2010

The Senate of College Councils voted unanimously Thursday to not support a task force recommendation that would impose a 10-semester limit on students pursuing most undergraduate degrees. In December,...

Past land links student, Shami

Alex Geiser February 13, 2010

In the hallway outside of a room in Texas State University’s LBJ Student Center, students moved in around gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami on Wednesday night for a group picture. There, smiling...

Tuition increase adds to available student aid

Viviana Aldous December 14, 2009

One week after a University committee recommended a nearly 4-percent tuition increase per year over the next two years, it is still unclear how need-based financial aid would be affected if the increase...

A Day to Remember

The Daily Texan Staff September 11, 2001

Editor's note: The following paper was printed on September 12, 2001. The September 11th issue was printed early in the morning, before the first plane struck the north tower of the World Trade...

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