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We need to taco ‘bout Healthyhorns Torchy’s Gift Card Giveaway

We need to taco ‘bout Healthyhorns Torchy’s Gift Card Giveaway

April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. Annie Lyons has texted “TXTACOS” to HealthyhornsTXT every single Tuesday since her freshman year at UT in 2016....

Never left home: Students describe ‘mentally draining’ nature of living at childhood homes

Never left home: Students describe ‘mentally draining’ nature of living at childhood homes

April 6, 2021
For many students, the traditional college experience has been confined to their childhood homes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and remote learning.
‘Solidarity instead of charity’: Parisa Mahmud raises $800 for mutual aid group by selling her photos of snowy Austin

‘Solidarity instead of charity’: Parisa Mahmud raises $800 for mutual aid group by selling her photos of snowy Austin

March 30, 2021

Trekking through over six inches of snow, Parisa Mahmud used her newest camera lens to capture a rare Texas sight — iconic Austin landmarks blanketed in a seemingly blissful layer of white. In reality,...

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‘I found you on TikTok’: Students produce viral content on ‘UT Tok’

March 11, 2021

In a burnt orange t-shirt, Michael Snook began their now viral TikTok from August 2020 by addressing the camera. “I go to UT-Austin, and this is what my school has given us to deal with COVID...

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Predictions for 78th Golden Globe Awards

March 4, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 26 print edition. As the beloved “Schitt’s Creek” resident Moira Rose would say, our favorite season...

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‘Bottle Rocket’: Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson’s duo debut launched 25-year legacy

February 23, 2021

Early in the film “Bottle Rocket”, Luke Wilson’s character — disillusioned 20-something Anthony — captures the essence of the movie with one line. When asked, “You’re...

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Students get ‘Taste of Texas’ at local business expo

October 21, 2019

Dozens of business and natural science students grabbed samples of kombucha, kale chips and other healthy food items while networking with local nutrition innovators Friday afternoon. During the Taste...

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First student will graduate in new European Studies track next semester

October 17, 2019

When Tarek Zaher was a freshman, he was a physics major minoring in core texts and ideas. As he took physics classes, however, he realized he was more interested in the human aspect and philosophy of...

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Event celebrates independence of Latin American countries

September 19, 2019

In observance of nine Latin American countries gaining independence over time, the Campus Events + Entertainment Mexican American Culture Committee and Latino Studies hosted Celebración de Independencias,...