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


Overview: Urging legislators to invest in Texas; Provide input on concealed carry

The Daily Texan Editorial Board March 21, 2011

    <strong>Urging legislators to invest in Texas<strong/> More than 25 organizations, including Student Government, Senate of College Councils and Graduate Student...

Those who speak, those who vote

Holly Heinrich March 20, 2011

    When it comes to politics, two groups hold most of the power: those who give money and those who act. Since college students are notoriously strapped for cash, it is unlikely that...

Quotes to note

The Daily Texan Editorial Board March 20, 2011

    <em>“The only ‘bias’ of those who begin with ‘Morning Edition’ is a bias for truth. My constituents tune in to KUT because they want fact-based,...

Make a change with a Zipcar

Jessi Devenyns March 10, 2011

    How many ways can you get to campus? You could walk, bike, use the bus or drive. Three out of four of these options are ecologically friendly, but most Americans prefer driving,...

An open dialogue: mandatory meningitis vaccines

The Daily Texan Editorial Board March 10, 2011

    <em>Editor’s note: This is the sixth installment in a six-part series about legislation that would affect students. We have asked campus leaders, students, faculty,...

Say ‘no’ to abstinence-only

Douglas Luippold March 9, 2011

On Tuesday, the Texas Freedom Network helped organize a lobby day to support legislation by Rep. Joaquin Castro, D- San Antonio, which would change sexual education in Texas schools from abstinence-only...

The self-fulfilling prophecy of college rankings

Jonathan Rienstra March 9, 2011

    Next week, when UT students are relaxing in the sun or snow, the U.S. News and World Report will release its latest rankings of American graduate schools. For students filling...

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=""></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...

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