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D+I director leaves after being charged with attempted arson of basement office

December 7, 2020

A little over a year ago, I was a fresh face on campus, in Moody — and in The Daily Texan basement.  I had always imagined that I would spend the entirety of my time at UT working at The...

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Black Lives Matter

June 5, 2020

The Daily Texan’s editorial board and Diversity & Inclusion Board stand in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement, with Black journalists across the nation and with our Black Texan staffers....

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Freshman starts Nigerian-inspired makeup business that caters to Black women

February 25, 2020

Business freshman Kachi Akamelu said her love affair with makeup began at 16 in the Walmart makeup aisle. “My mom (and I) would be in the store for like 30 minutes trying out different colors...

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Hook ‘em Arts holds Bob Ross tutorial event before finals

December 3, 2019

With finals week just around the corner and students flocking to the Perry-Castañeda Library to prep for their end-of-semester exams, some students decided to opt for a more creative way to spend...

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Students struggle with scarcity of natural hair products near campus

November 20, 2019

Students with natural and textured hair have expressed dissatisfaction with the limited stock and availability of natural hair care products in stores near campus.  Natural hair care products are...

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Vending machines promoting healthy options cause confusion with junk food

November 20, 2019

Grabbing a snack from campus vending machines can be a quick and reliable way to satisfy a craving or get a quick bite to eat in between classes, but some students feel misled by the advertisement of healthy...

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Upper-division math course registration system initially restricts registration for nonmath majors, students say

November 13, 2019

A recent change implemented by the Office of the Registrar initially reserved sections for all upper-division math courses exclusively to math majors during the first week of spring 2020 registration.  Students...

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Student music group Euphoria ATX hosts Halloween-themed open mic night

October 30, 2019

Amid orange fairy lights and paper jack-o’-lanterns, students got into the Halloween spirit Tuesday by listening to student musicians take the stage for an on-campus open mic night.  Performers...

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Chinese Student Association celebrates cultural holiday with on-campus Mid-Autumn Festival

October 23, 2019

Surrounded by K-pop dancing, boba tea and Asian cultural displays, dozens of students celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival on campus Tuesday. During the event at Gregory Plaza, on-campus organizations...

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Mobile coffee shop to launch at Student Activity Center

October 16, 2019

A student-run coffee startup is parking their mobile brewery on campus to provide students with their daily dose of caffeine. Coffee and tea startup BrewBike’s Austin branch is relocating to the...

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Students create zine for first-gen students, people of color

October 14, 2019

UT students recently created a new publication that aims to serve as not only a resource, but a creative outlet for first-generation students and students of color. The publication name, expectations,...

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Texas Theme Park Engineering Group hosts Haunted House of Horrors on campus

October 7, 2019

Clowns, spiders and masked monsters greeted hundreds of students who walked through the annual on-campus Haunted House of Horrors last weekend. Texas Theme Park Engineering Group hosted its free...

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UT Amnesty International chapter holds rally for death row inmate Rodney Reed

October 2, 2019

The UT Amnesty International chapter held a protest Tuesday at West Mall in support of Rodney Reed, who was convicted of murder in 1998 and has been on death row in Texas for 23 years.  Amnesty...

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Bonanza offers casual meet, greet for students and recruiters

September 19, 2019

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted a meet and greet expo on Wednesday for students to meet with representatives from a variety of companies, such as ExxonMobil and Apple. No suits...