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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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Student-created Casa Marianella Market celebrates undocumented immigrant identity

Student-created Casa Marianella Market celebrates undocumented immigrant identity

May 9, 2022

On the afternoon of April 24, Alejandra Zuñiga smiled, taking in the buzzing atmosphere of vendors selling crafts and treats while people gathered to support her creation — the Casa Marianella Market. Zuñiga...

UT organization Fika strives to amplify nontraditional science career paths

UT organization Fika strives to amplify nontraditional science career paths

April 29, 2022

At an industry panel last semester, Sabrina Lu and Sydney Suthar shared a eureka moment. Listening to UT alumni discuss how they use their science degrees unconventionally, Lu and Suthar felt inspired...

Ways to celebrate Earth Day, live sustainably

Ways to celebrate Earth Day, live sustainably

April 26, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. Earth Day unites people worldwide in celebration of the modern environmental movement and brings awareness to different ways...

Green Greeks strive to promote sustainability in Greek life, other social organizations

Green Greeks strive to promote sustainability in Greek life, other social organizations

April 13, 2022

Neon wristbands, crushed-up cans and water bottles litter West Campus days after a weekend of parties. Campus Environmental Center’s Green Greeks offers a solution to reduce the waste by encouraging...

Students share their favorite poems for National Poetry Month

Students share their favorite poems for National Poetry Month

April 7, 2022

Every April, National Poetry Month offers a time to celebrate poetry and encourage readers to explore their creativity through the literary form. To participate in the celebration, The Daily Texan asked...

Student-run avant-garde theater troupe The Broccoli Project returns to the stage

Student-run avant-garde theater troupe The Broccoli Project returns to the stage

March 31, 2022

In March 2020, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced many student organizations to halt in-person meetings, collaboration and group work. Members of the Broccoli Project — a student organization...

UT radio-television-film students discuss excitement about volunteering at SXSW

UT radio-television-film students discuss excitement about volunteering at SXSW

March 12, 2022
An interactive SXSW student pass costs upward of $600, so many opt for a much more affordable ticket — volunteering.
Students share current favorite books

Students share current favorite books

March 2, 2022

With heavy course loads and full schedules, finding time to settle into a comfortable spot and read a book can prove difficult for most college students. However, a new book offers an opportunity to relax...

Local Austin band ‘Diego Ate the Drummer’ performs, creates music together despite distance

Local Austin band ‘Diego Ate the Drummer’ performs, creates music together despite distance

February 24, 2022

Standing in front of a crowd of her high school peers, with a bass guitar strapped to her chest, Isabel Helal turned to bandmates, Diego Yañez-Laguna and Raúl Basualdo, and shared a smile. As they strummed...

UT student Paulina Perez uses “Day in the Life” TikTok trend to connect with Hispanic community, offer advice

UT student Paulina Perez uses “Day in the Life” TikTok trend to connect with Hispanic community, offer advice

February 16, 2022
Perez began posting “Day in the Life” videos on TikTok in Spanish last September and has since received over 500,000 likes on her videos.
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