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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

All content by Carlynn Hickenbotham

Anime convention provides niche for students

October 26, 2016

Asian American Culture, a Campus Events + Entertainment committee, hosted its first anime and comic book convention hybrid in the Tuesday night SAC second floor ballroom in order to offer anime lovers...


HackTX moves off campus after five years

October 24, 2016

HackTX, a student-run hackathon hosted by Freetail Hackers, moved off campus Oct. 22-23 to the Omni Hotel for the first time since the event started five years ago. Logistics director Ali de Jong was...


Students await future of Dell Medical

October 20, 2016

Nursing sophomore Celeste Hinojosa sat next to her fellow students as her professor told the class that in less than fives years, the Dell Medical School would be connected to the school of nursing.  At...


Students receive fake IRS calls, UTPD responds

October 11, 2016

Derek Wang, a biology and Asian studies senior, received a call at the beginning of the semester from an anonymous number. The caller, who claimed he was from the Internal Revenue Service, told Wang he...


Students address the possibility of internet censorship with Obama administration transfer

October 4, 2016

In light of Sen. Ted Cruz’s fight to stop the Obama administration from giving up control of ICANN, the global nonprofit that manages the internet’s domain name system, students have been forced...

Historian sheds light on the origins of racial ideas

September 27, 2016

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy invited black historian Ibram X. Kendi to discuss the history of racist ideas on Monday at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.  Kendi is an author and...


Discussion ensues on U.S. pivot to Asia

September 22, 2016

The Clements Center for National Security held a book discussion on “The Pivot” by Kurt Campbell, former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs. The book focuses on...


Memorial foundation spreads awareness for suicide prevention with kickball

September 20, 2016

The Brian L. Harlan Endowment, a program aimed at promoting suicide prevention, is hosting its third annual kickball tournament this weekend as a part of Suicide Prevention Week. The event aims to get...


Historian discusses modern racial justice

September 15, 2016

Civil rights historian and author Peniel Joseph spoke on modern-day relations and past struggles for racial justice in a series of lectures hosted by the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy on Wednesday...


MOVE recruits students for volunteer clinical opportunities

September 13, 2016

Medically Oriented Volunteer Experiences, a student-created organization that provides students with volunteer work in medical settings, held its first meeting Monday in Waggener Hall. The organization’s...


Nonprofit and improv theater collaborate to conserve Waller Creek

September 8, 2016

Waller Creek Conservancy, a nonprofit that focuses on conserving Waller Creek, has partnered with an improv center to spread awareness for ignored parks such as Palm Park that are in need of upkeep from...

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