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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Putting teachers to the test

Pooneh Momeni July 25, 2011

The testing processes for admission to graduate school are known for the grueling preparation they demand. There are people who have conquered the standardized test. They are the ones teaching graduate...

Movement teaches parents to deal with anxiety from raising children

Pooneh Momeni July 18, 2011

Parenthood exerts financial, physical and emotional stress on every parent. But the stresses that come with parenting can be reduced if parents are willing to slow down and listen to their children...

Packaging-free grocery store coming soon to Austin

Pooneh Momeni July 7, 2011

Austin, the birthplace of natural food behemoth Whole Foods, is leading the way in eco-friendly grocery shopping again with the opening of in.gredients, the first zero-waste, packaging-free grocery...

Accomodating vegetarians this Fourth of July

Pooneh Momeni July 4, 2011

For vegetarians, Independence Day weekend and ubiquitous backyard barbecues can be a dietary challenge. Among burgers and franks, what is a herbivore to eat? It’s just as challenging for accommodating...

Camp Gladiator gives traditional workout programs the boot

Pooneh Momeni June 27, 2011

The workout for Camp Gladiator begins at 9:30 a.m., and there is no warm-up or stretching. The class is an hour long, and for every minute of that hour, participants are expected to run, jump, reach,...

‘Slow sex’ movement creates intimacy

Pooneh Momeni June 23, 2011

You may have been here during sex: you’re face to face, chest to chest, completely exposed to someone when your mind wanders. Suddenly you’re thinking about the lighting, your body, whether...

Planking group brings fad to Austin

Pooneh Momeni June 13, 2011

The latest Internet fad doesn’t require you to scale park walls or coordinate an elaborate group dance number in a public place. Instead, you find as bizarre a location as possible to lay facedown...

Asian fusion trailer on campus lacks flavor, adequate seating

Pooneh Momeni June 13, 2011

Fresh Off the Truck, the latest food truck to join the campus trailer craze, appears to be a swanky new staple, but the food fails to impress. The food trailer offers an extensive menu, including...

Hearty, hot curries define new food truck’s success

Pooneh Momeni June 13, 2011

East Cesar Chavez Street isn’t known for Indian food or even food trucks, but Curryosity opened for business two weeks ago and began offering curries and decadent desserts out of a trailer. The...

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