Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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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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Researchers examine how traits evolve from mating behaviors

Brandon Luedtke August 9, 2011

New research suggests the evolution of attractive traits in males may be limited by the perception of that extravagance by females. UT, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and the...

Texas high school football exhibit opens at Bullock Museum

Brandon Luedtke August 2, 2011

High school football fans now have somewhere to explore the state’s fascination with Friday nights after the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum opened an exhibit about Texas high school football...

University ranks highly in national student-teacher study

Brandon Luedtke July 26, 2011

UT ranked well in a report on student-teacher programs by the National Council on Teacher Quality, but the report has received backlash from many of its participants. UT received a rating of “good,”...

EA games to create additional jobs in Austin

Brandon Luedtke July 19, 2011

Electronic Arts, more commonly known as EA to gamers, announced Monday it will bring 300 jobs to the Austin area with the expansion of its EA Sports division. The game developer, which already employs...

Job creation, growth seat Austin atop Forbes’ boomtown list

Brandon Luedtke July 12, 2011

Austin topped yet another list Friday, this time taking the No. 1 spot on Forbes’ ranking of top “boomtowns” across the nation most likely to flourish in the next decade. The report...

University announces winners, donations for grant programs

Brandon Luedtke June 28, 2011

The Graduate School released the names of the Dobie Paisano Writing Fellowship winners Friday, and expects to announce the winners for the William C. Powers, Jr. Graduate Fellowship soon. The Powers...

Wooldrige Hall utilized for training UTPD First Responders

Brandon Luedtke June 21, 2011

First Responders-in-training pelted each other and the lead-based paint walls at Wooldridge Hall with colored simulation bullets during a UT Police Department training session that began Monday. Assistant...

Drought threatens Texas crops; finances also in peril

Brandon Luedtke June 16, 2011

Strings of 100-degree days are painful in early June. So are wildfires in May and dry farms during spring in Central Texas. With symptoms such as these, it’s no surprise that more than 96...

Protest advocates tapping Rainy Day Fund to soften education cuts

Brandon Luedtke June 7, 2011

The melody of “The Eyes of Texas” filled the Capitol’s halls Monday as protesters sang their discontent over potential cuts to public school funding with a modified version of UT’s...

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