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 Lauren Ferguson

Beer sales at football games will be a new challenge to administrators

June 22, 2015

In one of President Fenves’ first actions as president, the UT system approved beer and wine sales at University of Texas football games beginning September 12. UT-Austin joins three other UT system...


Fenves made the right moves during his first week in office

June 11, 2015

Gregory Fenves, the former provost and executive vice president, took office as University president last week and seems to be initiating promising change on campus and in our greater community. During...


University should have done more for Class of 2015’s commencement

June 3, 2015

This year, sadness marked the University of Texas’ graduation as UT canceled commencement, one of its most meaningful traditions, for the first time in history. The event celebrates the end of a...

Amendment to divert HIV funding would put Texas at a disadvantage

April 9, 2015

The state of Texas is under fire after the state House of Representatives passed Rep. Stuart Spitzer’s, R-Kauffman, amendment to divert $3 million from programs designed to prevent HIV and sexually...


Urban Outfitters buyout will make Austin less weird

March 13, 2015

In late February the Texan reported that Austin’s Urban Outfitters, located on a central part of Guadalupe Street across from the University, purchased the leases of five buildings...

New Blanton, LBJ Library exhibits spur examination of race relations

February 25, 2015

Both the Blanton Museum of Art and the LBJ Presidential Library have recently opened exhibits discussing the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The Blanton’s exhibition, Witness: Art and Civil Rights...

AAU survey only the first step to reducing on-campus assault

February 12, 2015

The University of Texas is planning on conducting a survey through the Association of American Universities in order to learn more about the nature of sexual assault on campus. UT is one of 28 other schools...

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