Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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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

All content by Mary Lingwall

Vagina enthusiasts discuss what scent considered typical

Mary Lingwall September 1, 2010

Editor’s Note: Hump Day is now a bimonthly column. The question was simple: “What does [vagina] taste like to you?” And at first, the anonymous contributors who responded to this...

Beat the Texas heat with sangria

Mary Lingwall and Kiersten Marian August 11, 2010

August in Texas can be defined by a few things: trips to the river, anxiety about upcoming fall classes and, of course, 100-degree temperatures in the shade. To combat the onslaught of late summer heat...

The Stampede plays punk rock without sappy quality

Mary Lingwall August 10, 2010

“Don’t be scene, be heard” is a powerful saying in city where the music scene is almost as incestuous as it is vibrant. And for Austin’s The Stampede, “Don’t be scene,...

Mezcal drinks pack smoky flavor, spicy punch

Mary Lingwall June 15, 2010

Mezcal may not be the easiest liquor to find in Austin, but at the few places that it is available, mezcal can be crafted into some of the most distinctive drinks in town. Originally created in...

Indigenous music sings a siren song to roving student

Mary Lingwall June 9, 2010

  This afternoon, UT graduate student Eliot Stone will leave for Russia, where he will spend the rest of the summer continuing his research on the indigenous music and cultures of inner...

Frosty margaritas soothe in sweltering summer heat

Mary Lingwall June 8, 2010

I love margaritas. I could dedicate, and have dedicated, entire afternoons to appreciating well-crafted goblets of tequila, triple sec and lime. But there’s nothing worse than craving a margarita...

Advances in birth control make male pill possible

Mary Lingwall June 6, 2010

Once birth-control pills became available in the 1960s, the burden of responsibility regarding family planning has rested solidly on the shoulders of women. At first this burden of responsibility was...

Music man Taylor Steinberg knows no ‘sour note’

Mary Lingwall June 1, 2010

Editor’s note: This is the third installment of a weekly series that explores the musical tastes of notable Austinites and UT students. Taylor Steinberg is a busy man. Last year, as chair...

Relationship hopeful fails to find date on website

Mary Lingwall April 22, 2010

Imagine waking up to an e-mail alert informing you that “[insert derogatory word for female genitalia] Destroyer” has sent you a message. Would you be confused, maybe offended or turned...

Generational gap complicates stats for ‘hooking up’

Mary Lingwall April 21, 2010

“The low percentage of students actually having one-night stands may dispel the perception that most college students are routinely having casual sex,” said Jefferson Singer, a professor...

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