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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

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Texas Quidditch claims World Cup title

Melinda Billingsley April 17, 2013

“Our goal was first and foremost to win the World Cup,” said Christopher Morris, finance senior and Texas Quidditch co-captain. “And to prove that we are a great team.” That’s...


Club soccer team going strong after 100 years

Melinda Billingsley February 26, 2013

Last month marked the 100th anniversary of soccer at the University of Texas, celebrated by a special centennial match at Whitaker Fields where the men’s club soccer team faced off against coaching...

Texas comes back from Arkansas fifth over the weekend

Melinda Billingsley January 28, 2013

No. 11 Texas placed fifth, scoring 58.5 points, at the Razorback Team Invitational this past weekend. Although they didn’t finish on top as hoped, the Longhorns came back from Arkansas with many notable...

No. 3 Texas to open season against No. 1 Arkansas

Melinda Billingsley January 25, 2013

Although Texas recently lost in its dual meet against Arkansas, on Jan. 9 it was listed as the No. 3 team in the preseason indoor national team rankings by the USTFCCCA. The Longhorns are approaching...


Texas Longhorns men’s water polo places third at nationals

Melinda Billingsley November 21, 2012

To begin its season this fall, the Texas men’s water polo team competed within the Texas region, where eight teams battle for a first-place position to make it to their ultimate goal of Nationals....

Texas men’s volleyball plays in honor of fallen teammate

Melinda Billingsley October 26, 2012

“I think the biggest thing that he did was that he took the time to befriend every single person,” head coach Elbert Ortiz said of former player Michael Purgason, who died in a car accident...


Men’s Club Soccer remains undefeated in conference play

Melinda Billingsley October 2, 2012

With a 4-0 win against the Texas State Bobcats last Friday, the UT Men’s Club Soccer team is looking to win big in the Big 12 conference. Earlier in the season, UT tied SMU 1-1 for its first conference...

Horns look to bounce back after loss

Melinda Billingsley September 7, 2012

For the second year in a row, No. 4 Texas faces the Minnesota Golden Gophers twice in the same weekend. After a tough 3-1 loss Thursday, the Longhorns need to bring their best in order to avoid a repeat...

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