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

Support new laws for cottage foods

Kate Clabby March 8, 2011

    In Texas, it is illegal to sell food prepared in your home kitchen. The cakes at the church or elementary school bake sale? The homemade lemonade your 6-year-old neighbor sells...

Battered, not beaten

Dave Player March 8, 2011

    Hell hath no fury like an Aggie scorned. At least, that’s what The Battalion editor-in-chief Matt Woolbright and the rest of our colleagues over at the official student...

Reminder: Vote in the runoff today

    <strong>Reminder: Vote March 9 & 10<strong> in the SG election runoff <a href="http://www.utexasvote.com">utexasvote.com</a> Editor’s...

This spring break, fight the death penalty

Rachel Fuerst March 7, 2011

    Students Against the Death Penalty will host the Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break on the UT campus from March 14-18. The program is designed to give students an opportunity...

Take a stand for reproductive rights

Viviana Aldous March 7, 2011

    Texans are now facing significant challenges to reproductive health and freedom at both the state and federal levels. Most Texans have drawn their attention to the sonogram...

Quotes to note

    <em>“The price of education also affects the quality of education. If I didn’t have to pay so much for college, I would be able to devote way more time to it...

Re-evaluate Texas tax laws

Lilian Honorato March 6, 2011

    The results of a poll on how Texas voters feel about certain economic issues that the state faces were released to the public last month. The survey, conducted between Feb....

Invest in students’ futures now

Holly Heinrich March 6, 2011

    What if the year you were born determined whether you went to college? What if you came of age in a year when state government stopped offering the financial aid you needed? Imagine...

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...