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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Senior tech staffer reminisces on time spent in basement

May 6, 2016

Editor’s note: A 30 column is a chance for departing permanent staff to say farewell and reflect on their time spent in The Daily Texan’s basement office. The term comes from the old typesetting...


UT should rethink focus on four year graduation rates

May 2, 2016

As of 2011, only 58 percent of students graduated from UT-Austin in four years. Seventy-seven percent of the class of 2010 graduated in five years, and 80 percent of the 2009 class graduated within six...

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Students should explore interests with pass/fail classes

April 18, 2016

The college experience is all about expanding one’s horizons. There are countless classes to take, ranging from accounting to Yiddish and everything in between. It’s important to focus on one’s...

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Austin is ready for its Major League debut

April 4, 2016

It’s apparent that Austin has an appetite for sports. Between the city’s minor league teams, major events and participation in niche leagues like ultimate frisbee and rugby Austinites have...


Ride-hailing helps prevent drunk driving

March 22, 2016

Congratulations, citizens of Travis County, we drink like fish. According to a report by Austin’s ABC affiliate, county residents drink far more on average than residents of any other county of the...


Campus carry sets dangerous precedent with minimal impact

March 1, 2016

Campus carry has been a dominant topic of conversation around the 40 Acres ever since Gov. Abbott sign it into law on June 1, 2015. A prominent dean has left the school, countless faculty members (including...


Universities should look to Texas for organization discipline policy

February 16, 2016

Whenever someone thinks of fraternity life on a college campus, hazing and fraternity culture go hand in hand. Hazing is a longstanding problem which universities around the nation have worked to solve,...


Moody College gender disparity goes beyond students

February 1, 2016

Stepping foot on the 40 Acres for the first time can be a confusing experience. Campus can seem so unfamiliar to newcomers ­— even those who are fresh out of their summer orientation session. Over...

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