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TBT: 23 films to his name, a look at Linklater

September 11, 2014

Since the release of his Texas-centric film “Boyhood,” director Richard Linklater has become much more famous. When The Daily Texan reporter Leah Welborn spoke with him in 1994, he was riding...


Throwback Thursday: Which UT traditions stand the test of time?

September 4, 2014

In its 131 years of existence, the University has seen traditions come and go. “Some traditions are humorous, some serious, some historical, but all are a part of the school,” Daily Texan staffer...


First day of school jitters span more than 70 years

August 28, 2014

Editor’s note: This is the first of a weekly series documenting past articles The Daily Texan has covered in its 114-year history.  Freshmen stepping onto the 40 Acres for the first time...

Twitter accounts every UT student should follow

August 25, 2014

The list of accounts users follow on Twitter is a snapshot of one’s life — if that life is comprised of guilty pleasures, unread news sites, and celebrities from one’s childhood whose...

‘Monday, Monday’ is historical fiction novel based on UT Tower shooting

May 1, 2014

To call “Monday, Monday” a book about the 1966 UT Tower shooting is misleading and is a disservice to both the book and the historical event. The plot does kick off with a gripping retelling...


Students react to #WestCampusBlackout

February 4, 2014

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Thoughts from Twitter: Mack Brown steps down

December 15, 2013

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5 “Patterson Facts” from The Daily Texan Comics

November 7, 2013

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Roll of thunder, hear my tweet

October 28, 2013

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Followers Respond: The best Mexican food in Austin

October 21, 2013

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UT students remember their first kisses

September 17, 2013

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