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

All content by Amarachi Ngwakwe
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UT startups take business ideas to New York City conference

December 6, 2019

In November, UT student startups took their ideas to New York City to participate in the third annual LaunchPad Propel conference. The two-day technology conference, hosted by Blackstone Charitable...

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Q&A: ‘…y’all good?’: The social media strategist behind the viral Popeye’s chicken sandwich tweet

November 18, 2019

With two words, the social media team at Austin-based advertising agency GSD&M sent the internet into a frenzy about the new Popeyes chicken sandwich. Excitement over the product made Popeyes the...

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UT alumna creates entrepreneurship opportunities for students in new position at Blackstone LaunchPad

November 15, 2019

Frustrated by the lack of resources available for liberal arts students to explore entrepreneurship, Nina Ho marched into the office f the former director of the Liberal Arts Honors program, Dr. Larry...

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CollegeHustle offers new way for UT students find part-time jobs

November 1, 2019

Giovanni Zinzi and Keegan Black hadn’t received a single response to job applications that took hours to complete. Figuring many students face similar challenges, they decided to enhance the job...

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‘An Uncomfortable Woman’ brings diversity to film industry

October 22, 2019

From being talked over to being taken less seriously in the workplace, the everyday experiences as a woman are frequently frustrating and serve as the focal point in “An Uncomfortable Woman,”...

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Unexpected events popping in, out of Austin

October 17, 2019

Like an unexpected monster in a haunted house, a series of events will be popping up around Austin during the month of October.  The Daily Texan has compiled a list of shows and events to...

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UT introduces program to advance women in leadership

October 9, 2019

Leadership programs throughout UT prepare students to excel in their fields, but only few focus on the lack of opportunities given to women, or address the difficulties women face to become leaders. According...

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Turning the big 3 – 0 is no big deal for foodie Jane Ko

September 18, 2019

As her 30th birthday approached, Jane Ko decided she could no longer stall writing her book.   “I was having a bit of a midlife crisis,” Ko said. “I was like, ‘I have...