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

Defending the empire

Calvin Sloan February 9, 2010

According to professor Robert Jensen of the School of Journalism, “As long as the United States is an empire, government officials will try to keep the public in the dark about the nature of the...

X-treme climate

Emily Grubert February 9, 2010

Last summer, Austin created an electricity bill assistance program to deal with exceptionally high power bills related to extreme temperatures. The city Web site has tips for keeping cool during...

Democratic candidates plan to address education

Alex Geiser February 7, 2010

As the gubernatorial primaries draw near, Democratic candidates Bill White and Farouk Shami are gearing up for their first debate Monday. The debate, hosted by public broadcasting station KERA,...

Committee votes to raze ‘tin shacks’

Shabab Siddiqui February 7, 2010

Future students will most likely not experience the tin-shed classrooms that comprise part of UT’s nationally recognized top-10-ranked engineering school. Plans to demolish the Academic and...