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

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CapMetro’s extended MetroRail leads directly to heart of South by Southwest activities

PROMOTED CONTENT from CapMetro March 7, 2022

South by Southwest is back after a two-year, COVID-imposed hiatus, which means it’s time for the return of film, tech, music and special guests. And traffic. But CapMetro offers a transportation...

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UT students can start volunteering journey through Peace Corps Prep program

In 2022, the Peace Corps commemorates 61 years of international peace, friendship, and service. Over 240,000 Americans have served in more than 140 nations. Now, UT students can start their journey through...

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Capital Metro’s Route 20 allows easy access to the airport

PROMOTED CONTENT from CapMetro November 15, 2021

MetroBus 20 Manor Road/Riverside is a great big route that serves two far-East Austin landmarks, in the airport and LBJ High School. But the 20 doesn’t care at all that the shortest distance being between...

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Internships + Inclusivity = 2 Draws for UT-Austin Grad to Study Law at University of Miami

With 18 areas of study and Miami ranked as the number 2 most entrepreneurial city in the United States, The University of Miami School of Law offers students ample opportunities and exposure to many fields....

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Ghosts and Goblins Ride Free on Halloween Weekend

PROMOTED CONTENT from CapMetro October 25, 2021

Halloween is almost here, and CapMetro is ready to take you and your friends out for a ghoulish good time. Before you head to your favorite costume contest or Texas-Baylor watch party, make sure you know...

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CapMetro adjusts bus schedules in September amid staffing shortage

PROMOTED CONTENT from CapMetro September 13, 2021

Capital Metro has made some changes to our schedules this month because we’ve had difficulty recently fulfilling our promised service levels. We’re experiencing severe staffing shortages and have to...

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Riding CapMetro is Easy for All and Free for UT

PROMOTED CONTENT from CapMetro August 16, 2021

Whether you’re new to Austin or have lived here for a while, Capital Metro wants to welcome you to the city and help you get out and explore beyond the UT campus! CapMetro is your free ride, no matter...

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Speak Like a Local

Preply, Promoted June 14, 2021

Parlez-vous français? ¿Habla español? Parli italiano? Whether you have post-pandemic dreams of traveling the world and sounding like a local, or merely are trying to satisfy the foreign language...

10 Ways Regents West is Bucking the Trend and Keeping you Safe from COVID

Regents West, Promoted April 5, 2021

Texas is making strides in its effort to return to normal after Governor Abbott lifted the state-wide mask mandate and increased capacity for all businesses and facilities to 100%. However, at Regents...


5​ ​Halloween​ ​Costumes ​You’ll ​See​ ​When​ Riding CapMetro​ ​for​ ​Free​ ​with Your​ ​UT​ ​ID

Cap Metro October 25, 2019

1. Homemade Ghost A cheap costume that somehow never gets old. While there are a lot of ghosts to choose from throughout pop culture (Casper, Slimer, Samara, etc.),  there’s something so...


A Longhorn’s guide to the Hill Country

August 28, 2019

This article was retracted by The Daily Texan on April 29, 2020. Read our managing editor's statement on the situation here. 


Celebrate Fall In Texas With A Private Bus

August 21, 2019

Do you feel it in the air? Fall is coming, and every Texan knows that means college football,  slightly cooler weather, boots, pumpkin-flavored everything, and fun group activities that make you feel...

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