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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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UT Black Muslims Alliance brings representation for Black, Muslim people on campus

December 6, 2019

Shams Alkamil arrived on campus and saw organizations for Muslim students and for black students, but none for people who identify as both. Alkamil, a human development and family sciences senior,...

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Media Studies Colloquium presents talk on Lego movie franchise

December 6, 2019

A New York University cinema studies professor and author gave a discussion on the Lego movies, the world of big business, and progressiveness surrounding the franchise Thursday afternoon on campus. Radio-television-film...

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Minority Women Pursuing Law makes case for women of color, representation in law

December 3, 2019

In a field dominated by white men, many female professionals in the legal field have to go “above and beyond” to get equal recognition, according to a 2018 study by the American Bar Association....

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5 donation centers open during holidays

November 21, 2019

‘Tis the season of giving. As people save up and purchase gifts for their family and friends, Austin offers some of the best shopping for students during the holidays. However, for those looking...

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Center for Asian American Studies opens new location at Bellmont Hall, new major and initiative

November 19, 2019

The College of Liberal Arts’ Diversity Committee students and faculty ate dinner in Bellmont Hall Monday to celebrate the Center for Asian American Studies’ new location.  The new space...

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Science, communication merge at a panel on future of journalism

November 14, 2019

As more people take an interest in learning about advances in science, journalists must make that information easy to understand, said science writers on a panel Wednesday.  The Future of Science...

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Q&A: Abstract artist Ayla Erdener talks LGBTQ+ community, cultural heritage, life as local artist

November 13, 2019

UT alumna and Austinite Ayla Erdener is an illustrator, designer, abstract oil painter and muralist who works out of her art studio in East Austin. Erdener’s art echoes self-exploration and her life...

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Women of color talk about their experiences in academia, systematic obstacles

November 5, 2019

Faculty members gathered at a panel Monday to discuss the challenges they faced as women of color in academia and how they persevered through systematic obstacles in their careers. Presented by the...

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Podcaster Kristen Meinzer speaks at National Young Women’s Day of Action Luncheon

October 31, 2019

Students and faculty ate lunch, spoke with peers and listened to a talk on representation for women of color in media Wednesday at the National Young Women’s Day of Action Luncheon. Nearly...

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UT student chapter bridges gap between humanitarian work, Austin community

October 24, 2019

Raising awareness for global crises, helping refugees and participating in humanitarian work are just some of the goals of UT’s chapter of Doctors Without Borders. Through Doctors Without Borders...

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UT offers at Around the World with AE

October 22, 2019

Students and professors ate lunch, mingled with peers and discussed languages of the world Monday at Around the World with AE as part of the University’s efforts to familiarize students with different...

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Business professor educates students, faculty on ethics, morals in the workplace

October 11, 2019

Students and faculty discussed making ethical business decisions, money embezzlement and Wall Street on Thursday as a part of the University’s The Ethics Project program. Presented by the College...

Leaders and politicians discuss civic engagement at Voto Latino’s Power Summit 2019

September 30, 2019

Young Latinx voters and allies gathered at Voto Latino’s Power Summit 2019 to learn how to register, organize and mobilize civic engagement in their communities as the 2020 election approaches. The...

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Activist talks US prison abolition, flaws in prison system

September 27, 2019

A group of human rights leaders, students and self-proclaimed prison abolitionists deliberated the abolition of the United States prison system as a part of a lecture series Thursday night.  In...

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The Yard Milkshake Bar opens Texas location at The Domain

September 18, 2019

Known for its Instagrammable decadent desserts, The Yard Milkshake Bar recently opened its first Texas location right here in Austin. Located at The Domain, The Yard offers a build-your-own approach...

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Student-friendly guide for the 2020 White House race

September 11, 2019

Bombarded by tweets about policy and selfies of candidates on the campaign trail, it can be difficult for students to keep up with this election cycle’s horde of candidates. The Daily Texan has...

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Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council kickoffs its semiannual Greek Sneak Peak

September 5, 2019

Students sang, danced, won prizes and mingled with friends in the Student Activity Center Auditorium for an introduction to Greek life at the fall 2019 Greek Sneak Peek. Presented and organized by the...