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

All content by Michelle Facio
Women-owned Tiny Tats ATX provides tattoos for all communities in Austin

Women-owned Tiny Tats ATX provides tattoos for all communities in Austin

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 15 flipbook. In the middle of the hardcore male-dominated Austin tattoo scene, one shop sticks out as a more feminine environment for people...

UT’s November horoscope

UT’s November horoscope

December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 16 flipbook.  As the semester draws to a close and stress increases for students everywhere, The Daily Texan provided some guidance...

UT students bring “Rocky Horror” to life

UT students bring “Rocky Horror” to life

October 26, 2021

Emery Glover spent her entire childhood surrounded by the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” craze where every year around Halloween, her family went to watch the extravaganza. Now, she’s directing a version...

UT Colleges as spooky Halloween creatures

UT Colleges as spooky Halloween creatures

October 20, 2021

With midterm season and Halloween around the corner, college couldn’t be spookier. Read the Daily Texan’s picks for what scary creature represents each UT college! School of Architecture — Ghosts Like...

UT, Austin-based film ‘Falling Sparrow’ reaches success in film festival run

UT, Austin-based film ‘Falling Sparrow’ reaches success in film festival run

October 13, 2021

Justin Powell grew up in Beijing, China, watching martial arts and action films. Inspired by the films he watched as a kid and his own experience in martial arts, he decided to start making his own action...

Local marketplace Frida Friday showcases diverse lineup of creatives

Local marketplace Frida Friday showcases diverse lineup of creatives

September 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 14 flipbook.  As the sun sets on Austin, reggaeton starts to blare through the food truck park where local vendors sell aguas frescas,...

5 ways to celebrate Austin Pride

5 ways to celebrate Austin Pride

September 8, 2021

With the Austin Pride festival originally planned for Aug. 14 postponed and no new date on the books, many LGBTQ+ Austinites and UT students are searching for exciting ways to celebrate Pride around the...

UT-area Buy Nothing Facebook group helps provide sustainable resources, foster community

UT-area Buy Nothing Facebook group helps provide sustainable resources, foster community

September 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the August 31 flipbook.  When UT alumna Camille Jackson cleaned out her apartment in late January, she thought about tossing her old items into...

Students voice their concerns as UT returns to campus

Students voice their concerns as UT returns to campus

September 1, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the August 25 flipbook.  Colin Spalten spent most of his junior year in front of a Zoom screen, wrapped in a blanket and wearing his pajamas. Now,...

Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ was worth the wait

Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ was worth the wait

August 31, 2021
Although West touches many aspects of life in the project, the heart of the album lies in Donda West, Kanye’s late mother.
Individuals with darker skin tones struggle to find knowledgeable tattoo artists

Individuals with darker skin tones struggle to find knowledgeable tattoo artists

August 2, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 26 flipbook. When UT alumna Denise Morales got a tattoo cover-up in 2018, she didn’t expect it to look worse than the original tattoo. “Originally...

#WhosWhoatUT helps incoming Black students find friends, community

#WhosWhoatUT helps incoming Black students find friends, community

July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Finding spaces for people of color was important to incoming freshman Jessica Jeremiah when she applied to UT, so when she...

Students may utilize self-diagnosis to help understand, cope with own behaviors 

Students may utilize self-diagnosis to help understand, cope with own behaviors 

July 15, 2021

CW: Mentions of topics surrounding depression, anxiety.  Throughout middle and high school, Eddith Figueroa struggled with depression and anxiety, but with limited resources, she couldn’t get a formal...

Hippie Hollow Park promotes body positivity, acceptance

Hippie Hollow Park promotes body positivity, acceptance

July 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 6 flipbook. After Robert Gonzales went through a divorce in 2013, his anxiety took a heavy toll on his personal life. He was afraid to...

Located on 108 N Loop Blvd. E is Austin’s No. 1 sex shop.

Forbidden Fruit provides pro-sex, safe space to explore sexuality

June 28, 2021

Every day when he goes into work, Jonny Reynolds gets to be a leader, community activist and educator. He works at Forbidden Fruit, one of Austin’s local sex shops, as the general manager and sex workshop...

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