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UT professor sheds light on second form of immigration in ‘Where We Come From’

August 10, 2019

Oscar Cásares was never the type to read as a child, and he spent most of his time outside. But when his tiós Nico and Hector came over for a carne asada cookout, Cásares ventured...


Unidos y no serán vencidos: Disaster sets, Sun City rises

August 6, 2019

Things are different in El Paso.  The air smells different when you’re driving down I-10, passing the star on the mountain to visit your relatives on the other side of town. The sun burns...

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Best albums of summer 2019

August 6, 2019

It’s been a hot girl and city boy type of summer. After multiple listens, The Daily Texan has chosen five albums that have stood out in our summer playlists. In no particular order, here are the...


UT student Will Nakata crosses Broadway into video game world with “Clemativa!”

July 30, 2019

It’s almost showtime on Broadway. As the player walks down the stage, a group of evil fraternity brothers get in their way. The gamer must start smashing Z and X on the keyboard to get through the...


Chance the Rapper’s ‘The Big Day’ is a big mess

July 30, 2019

Chance the Rapper is back with his recently released, long-awaited debut album, The Big Day. What was probably a big day for the rapper was a disappointing day for listeners all around. The Big Day is...

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Beyoncé curates perfect, African-influenced sound for ‘The Lion King’

July 23, 2019

Inspired by one of the most anticipated movies of the year, The Lion King: The Gift showcases Beyoncé’s talent as a music curator and artist while drawing from multiple African influences...


Follow these hot tips for smooth summer move out

July 23, 2019

The most stressful time of the summer is coming. Hopefully, you were able to renew your lease, but if you weren’t able to do so, it’s time to move out. Moving out of West Campus is a headache....


Socha uses various mediums of art create an immersive experience in Musings

July 16, 2019

It’s rush hour. The car horns are blaring, congestion is building. And while the beating summer sun cooks the inside of her car, Madeleine Amber Socha is writing her latest album, Musings, a “breakup...


UT staff member dreams of music career as Lonesome Rhodes

July 16, 2019

Kevin Johnson spends half of his day copywriting for UT professor Stelios Kyriakides’ engineering publication. During the other half, he is Lonesome Rhodes, using pen and paper to write music that...


UT professor sheds light on the ‘second form of immigration’ in ‘Where We Come From’

July 9, 2019

Oscar Cásares was never the type to read as a child, and he spent most of his time outside. But when his tiós Nico and Hector came over for a carne asada cookout, Cásares ventured...


Yorke’s ‘ANIMA’ proves best yet in solo career

July 9, 2019

ANIMA plays on internalized fear and pulsating frequencies to deliver a riveting take on the voices inside a person’s mind while begging the listener to question their place in society. Thom Yorke,...


Bungalow East promotes community in East Austin

July 2, 2019

With 10 minutes to spare before the start of his concert, East Austin resident Jason Allen has yet to put his shoes on. With a minute to spare, the Allens finish tucking away their kids for the night,...

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‘False Alarm’ alerts a new era for Two Door Cinema Club

June 25, 2019

The noughtie days are back with a digital upgrade, courtesy of Ireland’s favorite indie-rock band. Two Door Cinema Club’s latest LP, False Alarm, harnesses the power of electronic pop while...


Years to Burn brings long-awaited heat

June 18, 2019

Fourteen years after their 2005 release of In the Reins, Calexico and Iron & Wine follow up their experimental album with Years to Burn, an album proving these two groups have taken their long-term...


What scooter brand are you?

June 18, 2019

The choice is inevitable. It’s almost ingrained into our techie, millennial DNA. We shiver at the sight of one. But at one point, you will have to choose which scooter brand will get you to that...

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Jo-Bros not the same no-mo

June 11, 2019

The Jonas Brothers are finally back, and no one could be more excited than the fan base which splattered its childhood rooms with J-14 posters. In 14 songs, the Disney Channel heartthrob trio brings a...


Former photo editor almost forgets to write headline in time

May 10, 2019

I’m finally here. I’m finally writing my damn 30. It’s weird because I’ve dreamed about what I wanted to say in this blank space for the longest time. I thought about writing a...