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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Behind the Curtain: Broadway Musical Aladdin

Anchal Raghuvanshi, Associate Video Editor February 21, 2023

The Daily Texan had the chance to sit down with Adi Roy, Aladdin, and Bari Bellard, assistant stage manager, to discuss the hit Broadway Musical Aladdin in Austin. Produced by Anchal Raghuvanshi. Video...

Keeping Austin Weird: Museum of the Weird

Theo Werner, Video Reporter December 10, 2022

The Museum of the Weird showcases some of the weirdest items on the planet. Located on Sixth Street, it proudly preserves Austin's weirdness. This video was produced under Senior Videographer Anita...

UT Professor Honors Forgotten Silent Film Pioneer

Eliza Sommers and Alex Luevano December 6, 2022

Radio-television-film professor Dr. Kathryn Fuller-Seeley discusses her upcoming DVD showcasing four restored silent films by Francis Ford, one of the most influential silent filmmakers in history. This...

The Fight to Save Texas Prairies

Biologists at UT's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center discuss threats to our prairie ecosystems and their restoration efforts. This video was produced under Associate Video Editor Kameryn Griesser...

Keeping Austin Weird: Horror For The Holidays

Horror For The Holidays, an annual horror-themed holiday market, features dark vendors, performances, costume contests and more. Vendors discuss why they're passionate about horror and how they are helping...

What Starts Here Changes the Game

Daniel Guel and Alex Luevano November 28, 2022

Computer science senior Matthew Zhang started developing indie video games in high school. With a new game releasing soon, he discusses his creative processes and how being at UT has benefitted him. This...

UT’s Hidden Community of Music

Firdous Khezrian, Theo Werner, and Kirthi Gummadi November 27, 2022

Open Mic Nights take place at the Cactus Cafe in the Texas Union every Tuesday. The event brings together a community of local musicians who perform their original music. The people behind the show discuss...

Exploring the Mueller Farmers’ Market

Meredith Roberts, Lauren Peck, and Kirthi Gummadi November 25, 2022

Meet a few vendors at the Texas Farmers' Market at Mueller! Every Sunday, the market is a place where farmers, bakers, craftsmen and more gather to share their items directly with the Austin community....

Keeping Austin Weird: Austin Witches Market

The Austin Witches Market, put on tri-monthly by Wyrd Wood Village, features local artisans that specialize in witchcraft, herbalism, spiritual readings and handmade goods. Vendors and organizers discuss...

Meet Sadder Days: What It’s Like Being a Student in a Band

University of Texas sophomore Cameron Wesley and Texas State sophomore Grant Celestine started Sadder Days, an atmospheric-metal band, during the COVID pandemic in 2020. They discuss their experiences...

Hook’em Bhangra Begins First Year of Competition

Kirthi Gummadi, Firdous Khezrian, and Eliza Sommers November 16, 2022

Meet Hook'em Bhangra, UT's new competitive Bhangra dance team. Members discuss what being on the team means to them and what they hope the team can accomplish. This video was produced under Video Editor...

Red Carpet Highlights from Austin Film Festival

Shezan Samanani, Anita Shiva, Ryan Ranc, and Mimi Calzada November 14, 2022

Check out red carpet highlights from the 29th Annual Austin Film Festival. The Daily Texan asked writers, directors, producers and other crew members about their filmmaking experiences and what they hope...

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