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

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UT nursing instructor volunteers to fight COVID-19 in New York

May 4, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. Clinical nursing instructor Darlene...

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Unofficial SXSW shows to see during the week

March 12, 2020

The South by Southwest 2020 festival was officially canceled last week, but that doesn’t mean the music stops playing in Austin. Shows are still happening throughout the week with lineups featuring...

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CBD boutique MaryJae aims to break taboo around cannabis

March 3, 2020

Cases of intricate glass bongs and pipes line the walls of MaryJae, a high-end smoke accessories and CBD shop on South Lamar. Owner Jae Graham said she created MaryJae to break the taboo around cannabis...

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Grimes long-awaited album ‘Miss Anthropocene’ is beautifully dark

February 24, 2020

Written, produced and engineered by the artist herself, Grimes’ fifth studio album is a prediction of the world’s imminent end — with love as the catalyst.   Grimes retains her...

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DIY student record label Porchfire Records aims to expand Austin music scene

February 20, 2020

From the outside, nothing marks the Porchfire House in West Campus as any different than the student housing it’s surrounded by.  On the inside, it’s a student run record label.  Austin’s...

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UT-Austin students launch art-based makeup brand, zine Musée Beauty

February 7, 2020

Tejal Bhikha paints using a different kind of canvas — her face.  Curious to use cosmetics in an exploratory way rather than a means of getting ready in the morning, marketing junior Bhikha...