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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Off the Shelf: Dr. Barbara Laubenthal shares...

Off the Shelf: Dr. Barbara Laubenthal shares…

December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  While reading “From the Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival,” for the first time, Barbara Laubenthal, associate professor...

Off the Shelf: Zoe Mantarakis

Off the Shelf: Zoe Mantarakis

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 22 flipbook. Zoe Mantarakis believes sharing stories builds bridges and serves as a gateway to inherent human connection.  Mantarakis, an...

Off the Shelf: Kirk Lynn

Off the Shelf: Kirk Lynn

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 19 flipbook.  Content Warning: Mentions of suicide As a writer himself, Kirk Lynn, an associate professor of playwriting and directing,...

Heart of bat city

Heart of bat city

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 15 flipbook. As twilight sets out over Lady Bird Lake, crowds gather on Congress Avenue Bridge humming in anticipation. Against the Austin skyline,...

6 Austin plant-based places to eat at for $10 or under

6 Austin plant-based places to eat at for $10 or under

December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 16 flipbook.  Austin is a hub for vegan eats. Yet often these places come with a hefty price tag. The Daily Texan compiled a list...

Students find personal style by balancing trends and sustainability

Students find personal style by balancing trends and sustainability

November 29, 2021
Part of the fashion counterculture focused on sustainability, individuality, retro aesthetics and diversity, UT students redefine the meaning of  “on-trend.”
Off the Shelf: Dr. Michael Marder

Off the Shelf: Dr. Michael Marder

November 7, 2021

Michael Marder, physics professor and executive director of STEM nonprofit UTeach, feels as if every book he reads possesses the ability to change what he will decide to do tomorrow.  An avid reader,...

The best, worst Halloween candy

The best, worst Halloween candy

October 31, 2021

As students return to reality facing a grueling Monday after the haze of Halloweekend, Halloween candy prices drop to clearance rates.  Whether it’s for a sugar high stash to help through midterms...

Cottagecore aesthetic offers sustainable, mindful lifestyle for students

Cottagecore aesthetic offers sustainable, mindful lifestyle for students

October 27, 2021

From VSCO girls to dark academia, internet culture hosts a fair share of eclectic aesthetics. However, during quarantine, a new movement took over the screen: cottagecore.  Cottagecore, the aesthetic...

Discussing Bujold’s Vorkosigan series with Dr. Vernita Gordon

Discussing Bujold’s Vorkosigan series with Dr. Vernita Gordon

October 8, 2021
Ten books in, Gordon found her new favorite:“Memory,” an exploration of the unknown, growth, identity and redemption.