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

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Hey, Curious Campus: What are some opportunities for non-Fine Arts majors to participate in the arts at UT?

Megan Shen May 2, 2019

For a lot of people, college is a time for exploration — whether it be through academics, student organizations or other extracurriculars. However, not every student is having a “Pitch Perfect”...


Hey Curious Campus: What is UT doing to promote sustainability on campus? How can students get involved?

Megan Shen April 18, 2019

Students at UT are more than familiar with tabling on Speedway. However with Earth Day just around the corner, this week’s tabling seems to have a focus on eco-friendliness and sustainability.  So,...


Hey, Curious Campus: Why are allergies so bad in Austin, what can I do to alleviate symptoms?

Megan Shen April 4, 2019

Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and outdoor seating is dusted in yellow — it’s allergy season.  Spring is here, and with it, so are allergies. Most students are accustomed...


Hey, Curious Campus, what is UT doing to promote diversity on campus?

Megan Shen March 29, 2019

At a school as big as UT, it can be difficult for students to find their place on campus.  For students in minority or underrepresented groups, it can be even harder.  So, when one of our...


Hey, Curious Campus: What are some things to do in Austin over spring break?

Megan Shen March 12, 2019

For many UT students, spring break has been a time when they can relax, sleep in and explore the enormous spectacle that is South by Southwest.  However, with this year being the first in many...


Hey, Curious Campus: Why do the grackles on campus look so rough? Why are so many missing legs?

Megan Shen February 27, 2019

There are a three things that every UT student is accustomed to — electric scooters, squirrels, and, last but not least, grackles. While people are fairly knowledgeable about the origin and lore...


Daily Texan’s first Diversity and Inclusion Board addresses improving representation

Megan Shen February 21, 2019

The Daily Texan is finally addressing an issue that plagues newsrooms nationwide — a lack of diversity. The Daily Texan’s new Diversity and Inclusion Board was founded this semester to improve...

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