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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

Overview: Perry declines to meet with editorial boards; UT moves up in college rankings

The Daily Texan Editorial Board August 25, 2010

Perry declines to meet with editorial boards Gov. Rick Perry’s campaign spokesman Mark Miner recently announced that Perry would not be meeting with the editorial boards of Texas’...

Meet your editors

The Daily Texan Editorial Board August 24, 2010

Lauren Winchester: editor-in-chief It’s a difficult time to be a student at the University of Texas. This past year, the University suffered through several rounds of budget cuts,...

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...

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