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 Leni Steinhardt
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Sophomore releases cover of Christmas song “Hark the Herald”

December 3, 2020

After 6-year-old Kate Stanford won her elementary school talent show by singing “The Best of Both Worlds” by Hannah Montana, she and her family knew she had a future in music.  Now...

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Jewish UT-Austin students share feelings on their safety after recent anti-Semitic incidents

November 25, 2020

While scrolling on her phone, Alexis Horowitz’s heart broke. She had just learned from an Instagram post that the Chabad center at the University of Delaware was intentionally set on fire. “I...

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UT-Austin students plan their living arrangements for next school year

November 17, 2020

Even though her first semester of college is only just drawing to a close, government freshman Sydney Murray already knows where she's living next year.  After meeting her future roommates...

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UT-Austin sophomore creates McRae Cafe to help pay off ticket

November 6, 2020

During the last 15 minutes of her eight-hour road trip back from Big Bend National Park Sept. 20, Henna McRae got a $336 speeding ticket. Unsure of how she would pay off the ticket, McRae started brainstorming. The...

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UT-Austin students weigh transportation options, express safety concerns

September 22, 2020

Some students are avoiding public transportation during the pandemic because of safety concerns. But those without a car, like out-of-state student Anna Kaminetz, might find themselves stranded on the...