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The National delivers intense performance to a crowd both young and old

April 22, 2014

The National took the Moody Theater stage Monday night as a seven piece band, though the band’s energy rested on the shoulders of lead singer Matt Berninger, who seemed to carry the role...


Campus Characters: Identical twins, the Byers, live identical lives

March 31, 2014

Many students who spend time around the Moody College of Communication or West Campus are familiar with Allie and Gabby Byers, although they probably don’t know their names. The Byers are identical...

UT students raise funds, awareness for SXSW crash victims

March 17, 2014

Austin suffered a tragic blow this spring break after a drunk driver at South By Southwest left two people dead and 23 people — including himself — injured early Thursday morning. News...


UT student reflects on childhood in Juarez and life in Austin

February 17, 2014

Seated calmly in the sunshine outside the Perry-Castaneda Library, Daniel Ozuna looks perfectly at home in Austin. With his relaxed demeanor and perpetual smile, it comes as a surprise that this UT student...

Cleaning up, not cracking down

March 25, 2013

As March draws to a close, the city of Austin can reflect on its first month without single-use bags. Working at a local grocery store through it all has proved to be much like a bad “Portlandia”...

Lights out: Campus smoking ban

February 25, 2013

Editor’s note: On Friday, March 1,  UT will become a 100 percent smoke-free campus. Some 15 signs currently designating smoking areas will have been removed by then. Below, Daily Texan...

Armed matriculation

January 23, 2013

After the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT, in which 20 students and six educators were murdered at a public school, the country has entered a heated debate over how to make schools safer. States such as...