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

Lorianne Willett, Photo Editor

Lorianne is a Journalism and Global Sustainability junior from San Antonio, Texas. Currently, she is the Photo Editor. In her free time, she enjoys reading and playing tennis.
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Defensive back Malik Muhammad recovers a blocked punt in the end zone and scores a touchdown during Texas game against Oklahoma on Oct 7, 2023.

[Photo] Texas vs. OU: Return of the rivalry

July 11, 2024

Defensive back Malik Muhammad recovers a blocked punt in the end zone and scores a touchdown during Texas' game against Oklahoma on Oct 7, 2023.

Texas celebrates their win over Cincinnati on Jan. 27, 2024.

[Photo] Texas women’s basketball secures top-10 class of 2025 commit Aaliyah Crump

July 12, 2024

Texas celebrates their win over Cincinnati on Jan. 27, 2024.

iMPA junior Aidan Cogan celebrates with friends after a Texas touchdown during UTs game against OU on Oct. 7, 2023.

[Photo] Texas vs. Mississippi State: Bulldogs welcome Longhorns to SEC

July 9, 2024

iMPA junior Aidan Cogan celebrates with friends after a Texas touchdown during UT's game against OU on Oct. 7, 2023.

A marker displaying the Longhorn and Big 12 logos on the field during Texas spring game on April 20, 2024.

[Photo] Revamped, reinvented Longhorn Network looks toward future in SEC

July 9, 2024

A marker displaying the Longhorn and Big 12 logos on the field during Texas' spring game on April 20, 2024.

The site of a new supportive housing location on Lancaster Ct on Monday.

[Photo] Austin breaks ground on apartments for victims of violence, abuse

July 9, 2024

The site of a new supportive housing location on Lancaster Ct on Monday.

Angelica Sharma poses for a portrait in the GDC on Monday.

[Photo] UT student hosts coding, robotics summer camps for middle schoolers

July 9, 2024

Angelica Sharma poses for a portrait in the GDC on Monday.

Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian at the game versus Alabama on Sept. 9, 2023.

[Photo] A series of unfortunate events: Texas football recruiting update

July 9, 2024

Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian at the game versus Alabama on Sept. 9, 2023.

Texas Spirit dances in front of Littlefield Fountain on June 30, 2024.

[Photo] La universidad organiza una celebración por su inducción oficial a la SEC

July 6, 2024

Texas Spirit dances in front of Littlefield Fountain on June 30, 2024.

Anna Buendia (left) and Simi Thakur (right) sit in an FAC classroom on July 1, 2024.

[Photo] UT students develop fidget tools for young professionals

July 2, 2024

Anna Buendia (left) and Simi Thakur (right) sit in an FAC classroom on July 1, 2024.

Dylan Disu walks onto the court ahead of Texas game against West Virginia on Feb. 10, 2024.

[Photo] Dylan Disu y Max Abmas firman contratos de agentes libres con equipos de la NBA

July 4, 2024

Dylan Disu walks onto the court ahead of Texas' game against West Virginia on Feb. 10, 2024.

Texas runs out to the field at the beginning of the second half of the Big 12 Championship game on Dec. 2, 2023.

[Photo] Big shoes to fill for defensive line, Kenny Baker

June 27, 2024

Texas runs out to the field at the beginning of the second half of the Big 12 Championship game on Dec. 2, 2023.

Third-year psychology major Cooper Madison plays pickleball while using a wheelchair on Monday. The DCC, in partnership with Austin Adapted Sports, leads the sessions every Monday evening at Whitaker Fields.

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Third-year psychology major Cooper Madison plays pickleball while using a wheelchair on Monday. The DCC, in partnership with Austin Adapted Sports, leads the sessions every Monday evening at Whitaker Fields.

Emily Shryock, director of the DCC and wheelchair athlete, laughs as she plays pickleball during an adapted sports session on June 10, 2024. The DCC partnered with Austin Adapted Sports to begin hosting adapted tennis lessons at Whitaker Tennis Courts on Mondays.

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Emily Shryock, director of the DCC and wheelchair athlete, laughs as she plays pickleball during an adapted sports session on June 10, 2024. The DCC partnered with Austin Adapted Sports to begin hosting...

Third-year psychology major Cooper Madison plays pickleball while using a wheelchair on Monday. The DCC, in partnership with Austin Adapted Sports, leads the sessions every Monday evening at Whitaker Fields.

[Photo] UT Disability Cultural Center hosts summer adapted tennis sessions

June 16, 2024

Third-year psychology major Cooper Madison plays pickleball while using a wheelchair on Monday. The DCC, in partnership with Austin Adapted Sports, leads the sessions every Monday evening at Whitaker Fields.

Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian at the game versus Alabama on Sept. 9, 2023.

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Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian at the game versus Alabama on Sept. 9, 2023.

Athletic director of the University of Texas at Austin Chris Del Conte at the Orange vs. White football game on April 20, 2024.

[Photo] Longhorns awarded Learfield Directors’ Cup, marking dominance at national level

June 11, 2024

Athletic director of the University of Texas at Austin Chris Del Conte at the Orange vs. White football game on April 20, 2024.

Protesters stand as they are arrested during a protest on the University of Texas campus on April  24, 2024.

[Photo] University begins investigations for students arrested during on-campus protests

June 11, 2024

Protesters stand as they are arrested during a protest on the University of Texas campus on April 24, 2024.

Protesters gather on South Mall for a pro-Palestine protest on May 5, 2024.

[Photo] Pro-Palestine protesters gather on South Lawn for May Day: timeline

May 5, 2024

Protesters gather on South Mall for a pro-Palestine protest on May 5, 2024.

Protesters pour water into the eyes of somebody sprayed with mace during a demonstration on the University of Texas campus on April 29, 2024.

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Protesters pour water into the eyes of somebody sprayed with mace during a demonstration on the University of Texas campus on April 29, 2024.

Ryan Gosling waits to enter the red carpet ahead of the premiere of his new movie The Fall Guy on March 12, 2024.

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Ryan Gosling waits to enter the red carpet ahead of the premiere of his new movie The Fall Guy on March 12, 2024.

Texas head football coach Steve Sarkisian at the Orange and White game on April 20, 2024.

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Texas head football coach Steve Sarkisian at the Orange and White game on April 20, 2024.

People gather in front of Travis County Jail after arrests were made on the University of Texas at Austins campus Wednesday.

[Photo] Pro-Palestine protest forms at Travis County Jail following arrests earlier in the day

April 25, 2024

People gather in front of Travis County Jail after arrests were made on the University of Texas at Austin's campus Wednesday.

Senior public relations major Simi Sodipe stands outside the William C. Powers Student Activity Center on Monday.

[Photo] Semester of SB 17: Student leader navigates loss of community spaces

April 22, 2024

Senior public relations major Simi Sodipe stands outside the William C. Powers Student Activity Center on Monday.

Quarterback Arch Manning throws during the Orange vs. White spring game on April 20, 2024.

[Photo] El gran día de Arch Manning arruinado por el Equipo Naranja en el enfrentamiento anual Naranja-Blanco

April 22, 2024

Quarterback Arch Manning throws during the Orange vs. White spring game on April 20, 2024.

Athletic director of the University of Texas at Austin Chris Del Conte at the Orange vs. White football game on April 20, 2024.

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Athletic director of the University of Texas at Austin Chris Del Conte at the Orange vs. White football game on April 20, 2024.

Guard Shaylee Gonzalez on March 22, 2024. Texas played Drexel during the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament.

[Photo] La temporada de baloncesto de Texas femenino terminó cayendo ante North Carolina State en el Elite Eight

April 2, 2024

Guard Shaylee Gonzalez on March 22, 2024. Texas played Drexel during the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott watches the Longhorns game against Alabama from the sidelines on September 9, 2023 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

[Photo] Civil rights organizations, UT’s Palestine Solidarity Committee condemn Abbott’s executive order regarding university free speech policies

April 1, 2024

Texas Governor Greg Abbott watches the Longhorns' game against Alabama from the sidelines on September 9, 2023 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Max Abmas runs down court during Texas game against Oklahoma on March 9, 2024.

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Max Abmas runs down court during Texas' game against Oklahoma on March 9, 2024.

Brock Cunningham ahead of Texas game against OU on March 9, 2024.

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Brock Cunningham ahead of Texas' game against OU on March 9, 2024.

Freshman Madison Booker dribbles the ball during Texas game against Drexel during the first round of the NCAA Womens Basketball Championship on Friday. Texas won 82-42.

[Photo] El equipo #1 de baloncesto femenino de Texas domina a Drexel en la primera ronda del torneo NCAA

March 23, 2024

Freshman Madison Booker dribbles the ball during Texas' game against Drexel during the first round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship on Friday. Texas won 82-42.

Guard Chendall Weaver looks to score during Texas game against Oklahoma on March 9, 2024.

[Photo] Texas vence a Colorado State detrás de una defensa dominante en la primera mitad

March 23, 2024

Guard Chendall Weaver looks to score during Texas' game against Oklahoma on March 9, 2024.

Pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. pitches during Texas game against LSU on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

[Photo] Texas baseball’s pitching improving, but needs to stay consistent

March 21, 2024

Pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. pitches during Texas' game against LSU on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

Brock Cunningham stands outside of a huddle during Texas game against Oklahoma on March 9, 2024.

[Photo] The Glue Guy: Brock Cunningham wraps up historic Texas career

March 21, 2024

Brock Cunningham stands outside of a huddle during Texas' game against Oklahoma on March 9, 2024.

David Shaw pitches during Texas game against Cal Poly on Feb. 23, 2024.

[Photo] Texas baseball pours in runs in seventh inning to defeat Air Force 12-3

March 21, 2024

David Shaw pitches during Texas' game against Cal Poly on Feb. 23, 2024.

Guard Chendall Weaver runs downcourt during Texas game against OU on March 9, 2024.

[Photo] First Round: What to expect from Colorado State

March 21, 2024

Guard Chendall Weaver runs downcourt during Texas' game against OU on March 9, 2024.

Tyrese Hunter goes for a layup during Texas game against Oklahoma on Saturday. The Longhorns defeated the Sooners 94-80 during their last home game of the season.

[Photo] Tyrese Hunter leads Texas to sweep of Oklahoma in regular season closer

March 10, 2024

Tyrese Hunter goes for a layup during Texas' game against Oklahoma on Saturday. The Longhorns defeated the Sooners 94-80 during their last home game of the season.

Guard Shaylee Gonzales during Texas game against Cincinnati on Jan. 27. The Horns won 67-50.

[Photo] Texas women’s basketball departing seniors Khadija Faye, Shaylee Gonzales leave a lasting legacy on program

March 8, 2024

Guard Shaylee Gonzales during Texas' game against Cincinnati on Jan. 27. The Horns won 67-50.

Festivalgoers travel up and down the escalators at the Austin Convention Center on March 13, 2023.

[Photo] Letter from the Editor: SXSW proves Austin is more than music — it’s movies, too

March 8, 2024

Festivalgoers travel up and down the escalators at the Austin Convention Center on March 13, 2023.

The Longhorn Band marches down Decatur St. in New Orleans on Dec. 31, 2023.

[Photo] Freshmen band members look forward to UT SXSW Parade

March 8, 2024

The Longhorn Band marches down Decatur St. in New Orleans on Dec. 31, 2023.

Catcher Kimble Schuessler at bat during Texas game against A&M on March 5, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Aggies 9-2.

[Photo] El equipo de béisbol de Texas no se echa atrás en la competencia después de su cuarta derrota consecutiva

March 7, 2024

Catcher Kimble Schuessler at bat during Texas' game against A&M on March 5, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Aggies 9-2.

Wide receiver Adonai Mitchell and running back CJ Baxter run toward the end zone during Texas game against Kansas State on Nov. 4, 2024.

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Wide receiver Adonai Mitchell and running back CJ Baxter run toward the end zone during Texas' game against Kansas State on Nov. 4, 2024.

Wide receiver Xavier Worthy runs across the endzone after scoring a touchdown during Texas’ game against Wyoming on September 17, 2023.

[Photo] Worthy: el más rápido en la historia de Combine mientras Texas domina el draft de la NFL

March 6, 2024

Wide receiver Xavier Worthy runs across the endzone after scoring a touchdown during Texas’ game against Wyoming on September 17, 2023.

2024-25 Student Government President Grace Kelly and Vice President Gabrielle “Elle” Grinnell on Feb. 20, 2024.

[Photo] La nueva Alianza Ejecutiva del gobierno estudiantil busca abordar la cultura del campus, la salud mental de los estudiantes y la inseguridad alimentaria después de la Ley del Senado 17

March 6, 2024

2024-25 Student Government President Grace Kelly and Vice President Gabrielle “Elle” Grinnell on Feb. 20, 2024.

Junior David Shaw pitches during Texas game against Vanderbilt on March 3, 2024. The Longhorns lost 14-11.

[Photo] Texas’ epic pitching collapses against Vanderbilt, gives up seven-run lead

March 4, 2024

Junior David Shaw pitches during Texas' game against Vanderbilt on March 3, 2024. The Longhorns lost 14-11.

Outfielder Porter Brown celebrates his home run during Texas game against Vanderbilt on March 3, 2024. The Longhorns lost 14-11.

[Photo] No. 15 Texas baseball erupts in first half against No. 9 Vanderbilt, ultimately drops high-scoring game in 14-11 loss

March 4, 2024

Outfielder Porter Brown celebrates his home run during Texas' game against Vanderbilt on March 3, 2024. The Longhorns lost 14-11.

Infielder Jack ODowd celebrates his home-run during Texas game against Texas State on Saturday. The Horns fell to the Bobcats 11-10.

[Photo] Texas comes up short in a home run battle against Texas State, falling 11-10

March 3, 2024

Infielder Jack O'Dowd celebrates his home-run during Texas' game against Texas State on Saturday. The Horns fell to the Bobcats 11-10.

Catcher Kimble Schuessler goes to catch a ball during Texas game against Texas State on March 2, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Bobcats 11-10.

[Photo] Despite Texas leading all-time series, Texas State still manages to bully Longhorns out of win

March 3, 2024

Catcher Kimble Schuessler goes to catch a ball during Texas' game against Texas State on March 2, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Bobcats 11-10.

Utility Peyton Powell slides back to first during Texas game against LSU on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

[Photo] No. 15 Texas baseball struggles to contain No. 3 LSU, falls 6-3 on first day of Astros Foundation College Classic

March 2, 2024

Utility Peyton Powell slides back to first during Texas' game against LSU on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

Pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. pitches during Texas game against LSU on on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

[Photo] LSU outplays Texas on both sides of the mound, takes a 6-3 win

March 2, 2024

Pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. pitches during Texas' game against LSU on on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Moody Center in Austin, TX on Feb. 28, 2024. The stop in Austin was Rodrigos fourth on the GUTS World Tour.

Photo Gallery: Olivia Rodrigo

Lorianne Willett, Photo Editor February 29, 2024

Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Moody Center in Austin, TX on Feb. 28, 2024. The stop in Austin was Rodrigos fourth on the GUTS World Tour.

[Photo] Olivia Rodrigo proves performance prowess with GUTS tour at Moody Center

March 1, 2024

Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Moody Center in Austin, TX on Feb. 28, 2024. The stop in Austin was Rodrigo's fourth on the GUTS World Tour.

Jared Thomas runs downfield after hitting a home run during Texas game against Cal Poly on Feb. 24, 2024. Texas won 6-0 in the second game of the series.

[Photo] Texas baseball leaves Cal Poly scoreless once again in 6-0 victory to claim series win

February 24, 2024

Jared Thomas runs downfield after hitting a home run during Texas' game against Cal Poly on Feb. 24, 2024. Texas won 6-0 in the second game of the series.

Jared Thomas celebrates a completion to home base during Texas first game in the series against Cal Poly on Feb. 23, 2024. Texas won 2-0.

[Photo] No. 16 Texas baseball sneaks away with 2-0 win over Cal Poly in first game of series

February 24, 2024

Jared Thomas celebrates a completion to home base during Texas' first game in the series against Cal Poly on Feb. 23, 2024. Texas won 2-0.

The Texas Wranglers celebrate Texas win over Baylor on Jan. 20, 2024.

[Photo] Spirit group Texas Darlins hope to increase student attendance at women’s basketball games by bringing awareness

February 22, 2024

The Texas Wranglers celebrate Texas' win over Baylor on Jan. 20, 2024.

Presidential candidate Ramya Nambala and vice presidential candidate Jonathan Wilson on Feb. 20, 2024.

[Photo] Solving Real Problems for Real Students

February 21, 2024

Presidential candidate Ramya Nambala and vice presidential candidate Jonathan Wilson on Feb. 20, 2024.

Presidential candidate Austin Barthel and vice presidential candidate Andrew McKiernan on Feb. 20, 2024.

[Photo] Remaking Student Government: Why You Should Vote for Austin and Andy for Student Government President and Vice President

February 21, 2024

Presidential candidate Austin Barthel and vice presidential candidate Andrew McKiernan on Feb. 20, 2024.

Presidential candidate Grace Kelly and vice presidential candidate Gabrielle “Elle” Grinnell on Feb. 20, 2024.

[Photo] Unite Together

February 21, 2024

Presidential candidate Grace Kelly and vice presidential candidate Gabrielle “Elle” Grinnell on Feb. 20, 2024.

Chendall Weaver is smacked in the face by Kansas States Dai Dai Ames during Texas game against the Wildcats on Feb. 19, 2024.

[Photo] Longhorns bounce back, hold on for crucial win

February 20, 2024

Chendall Weaver is smacked in the face by Kansas State's Dai Dai Ames during Texas' game against the Wildcats on Feb. 19, 2024.

A San Diego player makes it to first base during the game at Disch-Falk Field on Friday.

[Photo] Texas baseball struggles on both sides of ball, falls to San Diego in extra innings

February 20, 2024

A San Diego player makes it to first base during the game at Disch-Falk Field on Friday.

Editor-in-chief candidate McKenzie Henningsen in main mall on Feb. 13, 2024.

[Photo] Opinion writing requires a nuanced, creative approach

February 20, 2024

Editor-in-chief candidate McKenzie Henningsen in main mall on Feb. 13, 2024.

Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale in the architecture courtyard on Feb. 13, 2024.

[Photo] Cultivating diversity of thought means actively listening to you

February 20, 2024

Editor-in-chief candidate Mihir Gokhale in the architecture courtyard on Feb. 13, 2024.

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