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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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First court hearing in Texas Department of Criminal Justice heat lawsuit nears

First court hearing in Texas Department of Criminal Justice heat lawsuit nears

Riley Walsh, General News Reporter July 15, 2024

Court hearings for a lawsuit filed against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons will start July 30. The lawsuit was filed against the criminal justice...

The south end of the state Capitol on Congress Avenue, on March 23, 2023.

Texas GOP releases official party platform before upcoming 89th Legislative Session

Riley Walsh, General News Reporter July 1, 2024

The Republican Party of Texas unveiled its official party platform on June 7, which features proposals that would significantly impact students, providing a glimpse of possible legislation for the upcoming...

Austin Pride commemorates 54th anniversary of Stonewall Rebellion at State Capitol steps

Austin Pride commemorates 54th anniversary of Stonewall Rebellion at State Capitol steps

Riley Walsh, General News Reporter June 28, 2024

LGBTQ+ Austinites and allies gathered on June 26 to honor the individuals who participated in the Stonewall Rebellion, a pivotal six-day protest by the LGBTQ+ community against police that sparked the...

Christopher D. Spivey & Co. gospel choir perform at the Neill-Cochran House Museum Juneteenth celebration. After tours of the slave quarters and barbeque was served, Spivey led his choir in multiple songs including “Melodies from Heaven,” by Kirk Franklin.

West Campus museum memorializes Austin’s only intact slave quarters for Juneteenth celebration

Tyler Pullum and Riley Walsh June 25, 2024

Just a short walk from campus, the Neill-Cochran House Museum stands as a portal to a bygone era. On June 22, the museum shared the newly-restored exhibit in its Juneteenth Celebration, a holiday memorializing...

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