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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Una bola de fuego que respira: UT presencia el primer eclipse solar total desde el año 1397

‘Una bola de fuego que respira’: UT presencia el primer eclipse solar total desde el año 1397

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 8 de abril del 2024 por Erika Pernis, Emma Nguyen, Matthew Gomez y Pili Saravia, y fue traducido al español por Desiree Marquez. Miles...

‘Breathing ball of fire’: UT witnesses first total solar eclipse since 1397

‘Breathing ball of fire’: UT witnesses first total solar eclipse since 1397

Thousands of viewers, from the UT community and beyond, gathered on campus Monday to watch the first total solar eclipse in Austin since 1397. 11:00 “Here Comes the Sun'' by The Beatles blared...

The Steve Hicks School of Social Work on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024.

Hartzell dismisses Teaching Assistants’ final grievance

Pili Saravia and Matthew Gomez April 3, 2024

After the University dismissed two teaching assistants from their positions in November for sending a Canvas message about the Israel-Hamas war, they spent the next four months defending their case to...

Austin city staff shares plan for future development of Lady Bird Lake

Austin city staff shares plan for future development of Lady Bird Lake

Matthew Gomez and Angela Santos March 24, 2024

The Austin City Planning Commission unveiled a new plan to further develop a city district surrounding Lady Bird Lake at a series of community meetings asking for feedback held throughout February and...

La guía del Texan para el eclipse total

La guía del Texan para el eclipse total

Matthew Gomez and Jessica Nino March 22, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 21 de marzo por Matthew Gomez y fue traducido al español por Jessica Nino.  La ciudad de Austin y UT están haciendo preparativos...

Rezoning of J.J. Pickle brings possibility of development

Rezoning of J.J. Pickle brings possibility of development

Matthew Gomez and Abby Breyfogle March 22, 2024

The Austin City Council voted in favor of rezoning the J.J. Pickle Research Campus as a life sciences lab and biomedical zone to expand on- and off-campus developments on March 21. J.J. Pickle Research...

The Texans guide to the total eclipse

The Texan’s guide to the total eclipse

Matthew Gomez, General News Reporter March 21, 2024

The city of Austin and UT are making preparations for a full solar eclipse on April 8. Austin will experience its first total eclipse since 1397 with the next total eclipse for the city not expected...

UT excede los mil millones de dólares en gastos de investigación

UT excede los mil millones de dólares en gastos de investigación

Matthew Gomez and Jessica Nino March 9, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 4 de marzo por Matthew Gomez y fue traducido al español por Jessica Nino.  La universidad proporcionó recientemente datos que muestran...

Nueva red de sostenibilidad fundada por Texas Exes

Nueva red de sostenibilidad fundada por Texas Exes

Matthew Gomez and Jessica Martinez March 8, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 6 de marzo de 2024 por Matthew Gomez y fue traducido al español por Jessica Martinez. Texas Exes comenzó una red de sostenibilidad...

New sustainability network founded by Texas Exes

New sustainability network founded by Texas Exes

Matthew Gomez, General News Reporter March 6, 2024

Texas Exes started a sustainability network last month to connect environmentally-conscious UT alumni.  The Sustainability Alumni Network officially launched on Feb. 15 with the goal of bringing...

UT exceeds $1 billion in research expenditures

UT exceeds $1 billion in research expenditures

Matthew Gomez, General News Reporter March 5, 2024

The University recently provided data showing research expenditures at UT passed $1 billion for the first time in the 2023 fiscal year.  The data came from the Higher Education Research and Development...

Dr. Maria Croyle (left) stands inside her analytical laboratory in the College of Pharmacy building on Feb. 15, 2024. Dr. Allan MacDonald (right) smiles for a portrait.

UT professors awarded $500,000 for scientific research

Matthew Gomez, General News Reporter February 20, 2024

Two UT professors received $500,000 in funding through the inaugural Hill Prize for their research and advancements in the scientific field, the University announced on Feb. 5. Lydia Hill Philanthropies...

Longhorn EMS officers (left to right) Sharon Rong, Arvind Subramanian, Brandon Galvan on Feb. 8, 2024.

UT student organization creates first aid outpost in Jester

Matthew Gomez, General News Reporter February 14, 2024

A student organization aims to provide first aid supplies to students for free at a newly opened outpost in Jester.  Located across from the Jester Java cafe, the first aid outpost opened on Feb. 1....

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