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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

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Texas THON dance marathon raises money for Dell Children’s Medical Center

March 9, 2020

Over 70 people danced to the blare of pop music in Gregory Gymnasium yesterday, while a neon lit sign that read “For the Kids” stood above them on stage, as a part of the Texas THON annual...

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MOVE Texas hosts Party at the Polls to remind UT-Austin students to vote

March 2, 2020

To increase voter turnout, MOVE Texas held a Party at the Polls on Friday, offering snacks and games in front Gregory Gym to remind people it was the last day to early vote for the 2020 primaries. MOVE...

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NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund president speaks at UT-Austin

February 27, 2020

Dozens gathered to hear the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund talk about the intersections of voting rights, civil rights and democracy at the Lyndon B. Johnson...

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Texas THON holds semi-annual Pancake Night fundraiser

February 21, 2020

Hundreds of people ate pancakes for a cause at Texas THON’s semi-annual Pancake Night, held from 7 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday at the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house.  Texas THON is a...

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UT-Austin student showcases journey as disabled refugee in documentary

February 12, 2020

A UT student shared his life story as a disabled refugee through a documentary viewing as part of the Disability Awareness Speaker Series on Tuesday.  Qusay Hussein, a psychology and social work...

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Harvard professor discusses Black activism, racism in education

January 31, 2020

A Harvard professor of history, race and public policy spoke Thursday at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs about the United States’ history of racism and the American educational system’s...