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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

All content by Alex Niver Raisch

Proposal to bury I-35 underground surfaces

July 12, 2013

A proposal by a University of Texas Alumni to reconstruct part of Interstate Highway 35 into an underground tunnel is gaining traction with the Texas Department of Transportation.  The proposal...

Western States shows higher levels of entrepeuerial spirit, study finds

June 25, 2013

Western States shows higher levels of entrepeuerial spirit than other regions throughout the country, according to a joint study between University of Jena in Germany and UT. The study gauged 50,000...

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Top ten study spots to scout before classes

August 6, 2012

It can be hard to study in one place. Considering studying is a big part of the college experience, moving to a new place every once in a while may help keep your eyes open for a longer period. 1. Life...

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UT alumna Chen will see her commercial featured on the NASDAQ tower in Times Square

July 25, 2012

UT alumna Christine Chen is focusing on a tower, not the familiar UT Tower, but an oddly-shaped tower sitting in the heart of New York City. This Thursday at 3:45 p.m. EST, the NASDAQ tower in Times Square...

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APD initiates new safety strategy to lower pedestrian fatalities

July 4, 2012

An increase in pedestrian-involved automobile fatalities has produced a new “three-pronged” strategy by the Austin Police Department to prevent these incidents by using education, engineering...

UT study links alcohol to isolation and lower grades

June 25, 2012

While some students use drinking as a form of socialization, a UT study has found that alcohol use in teens may hinder rather than fuel a fun night out. In a study funded in part by the UT Population...

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Electric, hydrogen powered bus to run shuttle routes [UPDATE]

June 6, 2012

Editor's note: This story was updated at 6:50 p.m. on July 10, 2012 to include more information regarding the hydrogen-electric bus's role in Austin. Students around campus have another bus to...