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The Daily Texan October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020

  Students show off their Halloween costumes, some students go part time because of virtual instruction and women's basketball assistant coach Elena Lovato fights on after losing her mother.

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The Daily Texan October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020

We break down the spring 2021 course schedule, students reflect on living with endometriosis and Jordan Whittington can't catch a break.

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The Daily Texan October 16, 2020

October 16, 2020

Students apply to study abroad programs for the spring despite the pandemic, Halloween is still on this year and former basketball rivals become teammates.

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The Daily Texan October 9, 2020

October 9, 2020

UT-Austin professors must actively accommodate students with disabilities in the virtual era, UT tours go virtual and women's swimming and diving welcomes new assistant coach.

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The Daily Texan October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020

Experts say UT can release location information on COVID-19 cases, and students discuss isolation facilities.

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The Daily Texan September 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

UT talks about how students quarantining in dorms get food, and Texas volleyball speaks up on Black Lives Matter.

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Spring 2020: Looking back, looking forward

May 8, 2020

The Daily Texan recaps all the unprecedented events of Spring 2020 and looks at what's to come.  Looking Back: Sexual misconduct, softball and Super Tuesday made headlines before coronavirus...

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UT Student Government executive alliance election voting guide

February 28, 2020

Students can vote in the UT Student Government election starting Monday. To help students with casting their ballots, The Daily Texan asked the SG candidates running for president and vice president...

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Looking forward: Fall 2019

May 10, 2019

Campus accesibility With little parking available and no alternative options, students with chronic illnesses face additional barriers in order to get to class safely. Despite current accommodations,...

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Looking back: Spring 2019

May 10, 2019

Texas Basketball Despite missing out on the NCAA tournament with a 21–16 regular season, an invite to the National Invitational Tournament still gave the Texas men’s basketball team some...

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Hey, UT-Austin Republicans: What do you want from your elected officials this primary season?

February 20, 2018

Last year, Texas saw an exceedingly divided Republican party during the legislative session. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus, both Republicans, were regularly at odds over a range of...

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Semester preview: Legislature convenes, Trump assumes presidency

December 5, 2016

UT System Regent Wallace Hall’s appeal to this dismissal of his lawsuit against Chancellor William McRaven will continue into 2017. Hall filed the lawsuit to access confidential student records for...

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Three UT professors sue University, state over campus carry law

July 6, 2016

Three professors from the College of Liberal Arts have filed a suit against the University and the state of Texas on Wednesday in an effort to block SB 11, commonly known as campus carry, before...

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University confirms safety of all UT students and faculty in France

November 14, 2015

Update: The University has confirmed the safety of all UT students and faculty in France, the university said in a statement Saturday morning. Eighty-eight students and five faculty members...

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ACL Staff Picks: Weekend 2

October 9, 2015

Name: Danielle Lopez Position: Life&Arts Editor Twitter: @ldlopz Favorite Performer: Leon Bridges Most Underrated Performer: Daughter Least Favorite Performer: deadmau5 Pro-Tip: Bring a coin....

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ACL: Staff Picks

October 2, 2015

Name: Danielle Lopez Position: Life&Arts Editor Twitter: @ldlopz Favorite Performer: Leon Bridges Most Underrated Performer: Daughter Least Favorite Performer: deadmau5 Pro-Tip: Bring a coin....

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New faces, familiar places: Year in review

May 8, 2015

LIFE&ARTS | This year brought the usual lineup of festivities to Austin. For two weekends in October, musicians including Eminem, Lorde and Outkast, made their ways to Austin City Limits. A number...

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SXSW Live Blog: Saturday, March 21

March 15, 2015

South By Southwest 2015 is nearly over — today is the last major day of the weeklong marathon. Follow us here as we continue to live-blog the best and the worst of what SXSW has to offer. For...

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SXSW Live Blog: Friday, March 20

March 15, 2015

With only a few more days left, we're still live-blogging South By Southwest — the good, the bad and the very, very loud. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors as...

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SXSW Live Blog: Thursday, March 19

March 15, 2015

More than halfway through the week, we're still live-blogging South By Southwest — the good, the bad and the very, very loud. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors...

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SXSW Live Blog: Wednesday, March 18

March 15, 2015

Over the course of this week, we'll be live-blogging South By Southwest — the good, the bad and the outrageously hip and sweaty. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors...

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SXSW Live Blog: Tuesday, March 17

March 15, 2015

Over the course of this week, we'll be live-blogging South By Southwest — the good, the bad and the outrageously hip and sweaty. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors...

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SXSW Live Blog: Monday, March 16

March 15, 2015

Over the course of this week, we'll be live-blogging South By Southwest — the good, the bad and the outrageously hip and sweaty. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors...

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SXSW Live Blog: Sunday, March 15

March 15, 2015

Over the course of this week, we'll be live-blogging SXSW — the good, the bad, and the outrageously hip and sweaty. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors as we post the highlights...

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South By Southwest survivor diary

March 14, 2015

South By Southwest is not easy. It'll take blood, sweat and tears — but mostly sweat — to get through the week. If you want to make it through seven days of SXSW, folow our...

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SXSW Live Blog: Saturday, March 14

March 14, 2015

Over the course of this week, we'll be live-blogging SXSW — the good, the bad, and the outrageously hip and sweaty. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors as we post the highlights...

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SXSW Live Blog: Friday, March 13

March 13, 2015

Over the course of the week to come, we'll be live-blogging SXSW — the good, the bad, and the sweaty. Follow Daily Texan reporters, photographers and editors here for live coverage of the best...

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Live Blog: Jones-Dargahi and Rotnofsky-Mandalapu will enter run-off to decide executive alliance

March 6, 2015

Welcome to The Daily Texan's election night live blog. Throughout the night, we will provide updates on the campus-wide Student Government elections. To learn more about the candidates, check out Student...

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WATCH: 2015 Student Government debate livestream

March 3, 2015

Thanks for watching our live stream of the SG debate. For more coverage,  Click here to view our interactive database of all campus-wide candidates and their platforms and follow us on Twitter...

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Interactive Map: Higher Ed Lege Explorer

February 25, 2015

The 84th Texas Legislature is in full swing, and across the aisle, members of the House and Senate are busy filing bills regulating and responding to various issues in higher education. Interested in campus...

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Updated: UT failed to notify students about bomb threats

February 17, 2015

Updated Story: University administrators waited more than three hours to notify students of two bomb threats reported in West Campus on Tuesday morning. When the University finally acknowledged...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest in review

November 10, 2014

This was the year everything conspired against Fun Fun Fun Fest. Death Grips, Death Cab for Cutie and Guided by Voices all canceled; construction forced the festival to take place in a more condensed area...

Election Night Live Blog

November 5, 2014

Welcome to The Daily Texan's Election Night Live Blog. Throughout the night, we will provide updates on the biggest statewide and Austin elections. 8:13 p.m. — The Associated Press has called...

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Updated: McRaven, Fisher among finalists for chancellor

July 12, 2014

Update (July 13, 8:12 p.m.): A source close to the UT System has confirmed to The Daily Texan both McRaven and Fisher are candidates for the chancellor position. Original Story (July 12): Naval...

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Reports: Chancellor Cigarroa asks President Powers to resign

July 5, 2014

Update (July 6, 11:03 p.m.): Powers' letter in response to Cigarroa's request for his resignation was obtained and published by the Austin American-Statesman on Sunday. In the...

Party Primary Runoff Election Results

May 28, 2014

As of Wednesday afternoon, 100 percent of precincts had reported their statewide election results from Tuesday's primary runoff election. The results are posted below. Republican Primaries Lieutenant...

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Five-star basketball recruit Myles Turner commits to Texas

April 30, 2014

Myles Turner, the No. 2 ranked basketball recruit in the country according to ESPN, announced that he will attend The University of Texas to play basketball for Rick Barnes and the Longhorns, on Wednesday. “There...

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Updated: 18 protesters arrested for criminal trespassing after sit-in at the Tower

April 23, 2014

Updated (6:18 p.m.): Earlier Wednesday, geography senior Sydney Dwoskin, one of the protest leaders, said she felt the sit-in was an important component of students' efforts to halt Shared Services...

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Civil Rights Summit Liveblog — Day 3

April 10, 2014

Scroll down to read our liveblog, which was updated throughout the day. Update (6:17 p.m.): In his speech Thursday night at the Civil Rights Summit, former president George W. Bush focused...

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Civil Rights Summit Liveblog — Day 2

April 9, 2014

Read recaps of Wednesday's events by scrolling down here. Click here for the liveblog of Thursday's events, which include addresses by President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush. Updated...

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Civil Rights Summit Liveblog — Day 1

April 8, 2014

Click here for full coverage of the second day of the Civil Rights Summit. Updated: (8:26 p.m.) For the full story on former President Jimmy Carter's conversation with LBJ Library Director...

Updated: Four dead, at least three in critical condition following shooting at Ft. Hood

April 2, 2014

Updated (11:07 p.m.): Nine patients are in treatment in the Intensive Care Unit at the Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, and of those nine, three are in critical condition, according...

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Texas earns No. 7 seed for NCAA Tournament, will face Arizona State on Thursday

March 16, 2014

After a one-year hiatus, Texas heard its name called Sunday evening for a bid in the NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns, who missed the tournament last season for the first time in the Rick Barnes era,...