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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

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Abbott signs higher education research initiative

Anderson Boyd June 5, 2015

Calling it a day of celebration, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Thursday his University Research Initiative, which will seek to provide higher education institutions statewide the necessary funding to...


House approves watered-down version of campus carry

Anderson Boyd May 27, 2015

The Texas House hurriedly approved a weakened version of the "campus carry" bill, SB 11, Tuesday, minutes before the midnight deadline. The bill, which requires public universities to allow...


Slideshow: Photos of local flooding

Anderson Boyd and Daulton Venglar May 26, 2015

Heavy rain caused Shoal Creek to to rise out of its banks and flood parts of downtown Austin on Lamar Boulevard on Monday after reports of flooding in both Hyde Park and East Austin.  Both...


Officials say students not at risk for mumps

Anderson Boyd May 20, 2015

Despite three official mumps diagnoses in the last two weeks, University health officials say students are not at risk of infection. University officials first notified students about an undergraduate...


Undergraduate studies class donates to six nonprofits

Anderson Boyd May 15, 2015

Rather than learn how to make money, students in sociology professor Pamela Paxton’s undergraduate studies class learned how to give theirs away. Paxton’s class, called “Philanthropy:...


House committee approves bill to legalize marijuana

Anderson Boyd May 13, 2015

Legalized marijuana may be coming to Texas after a recent House committee vote. In what is being hailed as a victory by its supporters, the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on May 7 approved...

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