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

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Creativity Blooms on HOFT Institute wall, first time since 1982

Creativity Blooms on HOFT Institute wall, first time since 1982

May 5, 2021

Brightly-colored buds in full bloom now cover the once barren wall of the HOFT Institute since Julia Meah and a team of creative high school students spent 30 hours painting the West Campus mural. “I...

Places to eat for iftar in Austin this Ramadan

Places to eat for iftar in Austin this Ramadan

April 29, 2021

With a sweet and wrinkly date in hand, a Muslim student counts down the seconds until they can finally break their day-long fast. After abstaining from food and water from sunrise to sunset, millions of...

Team of UT-Austin students put on play about womanhood

Team of UT-Austin students put on play about womanhood

April 21, 2021

The blinding lights dim as the curtain closes and the audience roars with applause. Pride swells among the cast and crew as they exchange tears and hugs, celebrating their last performance of a play entirely...

Local Austin artist creates clock piece representing COVID pandemic

Local Austin artist creates clock piece representing COVID pandemic

April 6, 2021
Local multimedia artist Madeline Irvine used a box of washers as a central element in her seven monthlong abstract art project called “Pandemic Clock.”
South Asian students find ways to bring authentic cuisine to campus

South Asian students find ways to bring authentic cuisine to campus

March 26, 2021

The savory scent of homemade chicken biryani floated through a West Campus apartment as Kavya Sethi cooked her favorite dish for her friends.  “Even though most of my friends aren’t South Asian,...

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7 Resources for All Women on Campus

March 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 9 print edition.   From former First Ladies of the United States to billion-dollar jewelry companies, the women of UT have...

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UT-Austin student organizes water volunteer program during winter storm

March 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 2 print edition. Kat Zhang, living in one of the few buildings around campus that still had running water during the winter...

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