The Daily Texan

All content by Claire Cardona

Familiar face at Hole in the Wall opens new venue

December 6, 2011

The smiling, bearded face of bartender Denis O’Donnell will still greet you by name when you enter the bar. But it won’t be at Hole in the Wall, the bar at West Dean Keeton Street and Guadalupe...

This is not my beautiful house

October 3, 2011

Tony Gust sits on a laminate floor assembling a black bookshelf while his 2-year-old son Nicholas giggles beside him. On the porch of the wooden rental home in Smithville, plastic bags filled with clothes...

The times, they are a-changing

May 6, 2011

The new Daily Texan site went live with a text saying it was time to flip the switch. After a year of work, most of it spent planning and searching for the right programmer, the final moment came down...

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Beating the embargo

March 24, 2011

Our plane touches down on bumpy tarmac and docks with a gray claustrophobic terminal. Outside, there are very few lights and even fewer cars. A few small lampposts with fluorescent blue and white lighting...

Standoff on Guadalupe Street ends after four hours

February 5, 2011

After more than four hours of negotiating, police walked out with the man who barricaded himself inside his third-floor apartment at the Venue on Guadalupe and Fruth streets, according to KVUE. Austin...