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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

Horns helping horns

Muneezeh Kabir September 28, 2010

Sept. 28 is now forever marked in UT’s history as the day a gunman opened fire on campus, eventually killing himself and forcing the University into a temporary lockdown. But on Sept. 28,...

Connecting during a crisis

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 28, 2010

Tuesday’s events were undeniably tragic. First and foremost, we would like to thank the Austin Police Department, the UT Police Department, UT administration and all other officials who effectively...

Texas vs. OU

<em>Editor’s note: Each year before the Red River Rivalry, The Daily Texan exchanges editorials with OU’s student newspaper, The Oklahoma Daily.<em/> <strong>OU sucks<strong/> by...

Not America’s problem

September 27, 2010

<strong>Not America’s problem</strong> On Wednesday, Sept. 22, The Daily Texan published an opinion column, “Take responsibility for Mexico’s tragedy,” concerning...

A question unanswered

John Lawler September 24, 2010

One day, waking up an hour late for your communication ethics class means an absence in the record book. Simply and quantitatively, the absence means little more than a lower grade and maybe an awkward...

Graduate students, rise up!

Brandon Curl September 24, 2010

Beware, undergrads! We graduate students lurk anonymously in your midst, often unbeknownst to you or even others of our own kind. “But who is the graduate student?” the wary freshmen might...

Move the OU game

Daley Epstein September 23, 2010

The holiest day of the Jewish year and the holiest day of the Longhorn calendar don’t usually coincide. However, next year, Yom Kippur and the Red River Rivalry both fall on Oct. 8, leaving Jewish...

Shocked and appalled; Stop financing the cartels

September 23, 2010

<strong>Shocked and appalled<strong> I am so shocked by Wednesday’s column, “Take responsibility for Mexico’s tragedy,” that I hardly know where to begin. First,...

Less fan cam, more Cronkite

Marc Nestenius September 22, 2010

When Domino’s Pizza releases a new ad campaign that explains how much their pizza sucks, consumers fall to their knees in praise of the company. But when UT releases new ads, football fans almost...

Overview: A DREAM deferred; Banned books

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 22, 2010

<strong>A DREAM deferred<strong> Undocumented students and allies suffered another setback on the path to pass the DREAM Act Tuesday night when the legislation was blocked in the U.S....

Take responsibility for Mexico’s tragedy

Jonathan Rienstra September 21, 2010

On Sunday, the largest newspaper in Ciudad Juárez, El Diario de Juárez, announced in a front-page editorial that it would restrict news coverage of the drug wars currently plaguing the...

Juveniles in the court system

September 21, 2010

Chris Meadoux had not yet celebrated his 17th birthday when the state accused him of murdering Luis Martinez and Johnny You in 2007. The three boys had spent hours alone at a friend’s house. Then,...