Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Estefania Rodriguez

Students reflect on Roundup changes and what it means for IFC

May 2, 2018

This year’s Roundup hit many milestones for the Interfraternity Council as they transitioned the event’s purpose to philanthropy and implemented Radio Frequency Identification wristbands as...


UT students, Austin schools gathered at the Capitol saying “enough” to gun violence

April 23, 2018

Approximately 1,000 people participated in a national walkout against gun violence on Friday at the Texas Capitol with dozens of UT students and nine registered Austin area schools present. University...


Planning underway for homecoming week as students gather to discuss ideas and events

April 18, 2018

Texas Exes and Student Government representatives met with students at the Alumni Center Tuesday to discuss plans for a homecoming week, which students voted in favor of during SG elections last month.  The...


Dozens gather to discuss ‘The Defeat of Black Power’

April 12, 2018

Over four dozen people gathered in the Main Building on Wednesday to hear about how different factions within the Civil Rights Movement caused internal conflict. Leonard Moore, the interim vice president...


UT educators trace Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in militarism, historical narratives, global citizenship

April 4, 2018

UT educators compared past and present racial inequality in the country and in Austin, using the 1960s civil rights movement’s tactics as an example for how to tackle present issues. Panelists...

First amendment rights considered less secure by college students, Gallup reports

March 27, 2018

A Gallup/Knight Foundation survey released this month found that college students feel less secure in their ability to express their First Amendment rights. Of the five rights promised in the First...


Black Power academics discuss power, politics of ‘Black Panther’ film

March 21, 2018

Using Marvel’s newest superhero release, black power academics analyzed the “Black Panther” movie’s significance as a segue to talk about black nationalism at a discussionTuesday...


Law and business administration graduates relatively dissatisfied with education

March 5, 2018

According to a recent Gallup report, postgraduates with a law degree or masters of business administration say their degree prepared them well and was worth the cost at lower rates than other postgraduates. The...


Black Panther Party co-founder encourages political, legislative engagement

February 14, 2018

With the upcoming 2018 primary elections, Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, said getting involved in the electoral process is a powerful and often overlooked way to make change. During...


Radioactivity, bunkers and post-nuclear worlds dominate Banerjee’s talk on Russian science fiction

February 12, 2018

Dozens gathered Friday at the Julius Glickman Conference Center for Anindita Banerjee’s lecture on trends seen in Russian science fiction, which involves a world after nuclear war.   Banerjee,...


Dozens gather to uncover the meaning behind Baba Kinaram’s Hindu poetry

January 23, 2018

Senior lecturer Jishnu Shankar evaluated the writings of Baba Kinaram, a 17th century saint, social reformer and poet, to an audience of nearly 40 individuals at the Will C. Hogg Building on Monday. In...

Gallup report shows students not confident in major’s ability to lead to good job

January 22, 2018

A recent Gallup report found that only 53 percent of current college students are confident in their major’s ability to lead to a good job. The report also found a 22 percent disparity in the...