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


Budgeting for student input

Viviana Aldous September 17, 2010

With academics taking a hit as budget cuts make their way around the University, student input is more important than ever. Take, for example, the Vietnamese language program, which was eliminated...

Bring back Cronkite; Research organic food

September 17, 2010

<strong> Bring back Cronkite </strong> As the third quarter of Saturday’s Texas-Wyoming game wrapped up, necks under the “Godzillatron” craned toward the screen in...

EDITORS WEIGH IN: Powers addresses the state of UT

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 16, 2010

Editor’s note: President William Powers Jr. delivered his fifth annual State of the University address Wednesday afternoon, identifying UT’s budget priorities and its role as an institution...

No response from Student Government

September 16, 2010

Thank you, Student Government, for nothing. Over the summer, a hurricane ravaged the northern Mexican city of Monterrey. People died, hundreds were injured and thousands were left without any services....

Learning to love UT

Erin Gleim September 15, 2010

“Anywhere but Texas!” There it was in black and white, taunting me. I wrote the goal in my “freshman letter,” a note my freshman-self wrote for my senior-self to read four years...

Horns up, horns down

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 15, 2010

<strong>Horns down: Recession drives up grad school applications<strong> A report released Tuesday by the Council of Graduate Schools revealed that the number of students applying to...

Give the textbook store a break

Brandon Curl September 14, 2010

People hate the textbook store. Hate it. It’s one of those universal truths common to any university across the country. We’ll do anything to avoid being forced into forking over our...

OVERVIEW: Improve Texas SAT scores; A&M’s measures miss the mark

The Daily Texan Editorial Board September 14, 2010

Improve Texas SAT scores A report released Monday by the College Board showed that the average SAT scores for Texas high school students dropped five points since the previous year. In contrast,...

Greener game days

Douglas Luippold September 13, 2010

Despite the unity created by 100,000 individuals wearing burnt orange and chanting the same cheers, UT football is deceptively controversial. Mack Brown’s enormous salary, the special privileges...

Consider a co-op

Charlie Saginaw September 10, 2010

Before parents leave their children to explore the world on their own for the first time, they go through the process of cramming all of their child’s worldly possessions into dorms across campus....

Speaking with a united voice

Viviana Aldous September 10, 2010

Student Government is once again a member of the Texas Student Association, thanks to a resolution passed Tuesday night. TSA is a nonpartisan organization that aims to bring together students...

“Videomusic” isn’t new

September 10, 2010

I just read Sarah Pressley’s Sept. 9 story, “Videomusic creates interesting twist,” about Jean Piché’s “videomusic.” I just finished my master’s...

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