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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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Ali Hazelwood’s debut novel, ‘The Love Hypothesis’, brings easy reading, and fun characters

Ali Hazelwood’s debut novel, ‘The Love Hypothesis’, brings easy reading, and fun characters

September 20, 2021

A fake dating trope never ends with both characters in love with each other. Right? Published on Sept. 14, “The Love Hypothesis” by Ali Hazelwood brings a fresh spin to the generic fake dating arc....

Matt Haig’s ‘The Midnight Library’ offers comfort, creates safe space for conversations

Matt Haig’s ‘The Midnight Library’ offers comfort, creates safe space for conversations

September 15, 2021

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week, from Sept. 6-12, The Daily Texan reviewed “The Midnight Library,” a tale of embracing life, by English author Matt Haig. Haig, who has struggled with depression,...

UT students share experiences on unbearable heat

UT students share experiences on unbearable heat

September 13, 2021

As Brianna Rodriquez escaped the heat at the concession stand, she found herself as one among a crowd of overheated Longhorn fans. With temperatures well above 98 degrees and no available cold water, she...

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UT students, staff discuss ways to participate in the sustainable fashion industry

September 11, 2021

Standing in a warehouse littered with clothes, fabric mountains reaching towards the ceiling, Karla Villegas started to dig through layers upon layers. Unwanted items turned into hidden treasures in her...

Students share thoughts on rising popularity of crystals

Students share thoughts on rising popularity of crystals

September 11, 2021

When Fatima Vega lost her uncle, she said she felt like she lost herself. Only eight years old, too young to understand the gravity of the situation, her mother placed a transparent quartz crystal in her...

Having to resort to making friends through social media, UT students share their experiences with meeting and how platforms facilitated in being social.

UT students talk making friends online during pandemic

August 25, 2021

Editor's Note: The article first appeared as part of the August 23 flipbook. Stuck at home for last year’s virtual fall semester, Karla Garduño eagerly followed fellow UT students who popped up on...

How to practice mindfulness while balancing productivity levels

How to practice mindfulness while balancing productivity levels

August 24, 2021

In a time when society seems to equate your productivity to your worth, many students struggle to practice mindful productivity. The Daily Texan compiled tips on balancing school and mental health without...

Free COVID-19 testing sites in Austin

Free COVID-19 testing sites in Austin

August 23, 2021
The Daily Texan compiled a list of free COVID-19 testing sites in Austin to simplify the testing process for students seeking to meet UT's testing requirement.
UT musicians share growth during the pandemic and experiences with the Butler Summer Series

UT musicians share growth during the pandemic and experiences with the Butler Summer Series

July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. With eager neighbors sitting on lawn chairs in a cul de sac, nine musicians played Kristin Jensen’s bassoon ensemble six...

LGBTQ+ students describe feelings on labels in community

LGBTQ+ students describe feelings on labels in community

July 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the June 28 flipbook. Away from the nitpicking lens of those in his small town, Sam Aguilar was better able to explore their identity in their first...

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UT student, alumnus share feelings about Juneteenth’s history, recent federal holiday status

June 28, 2021

Morgan Flowers celebrated Juneteenth for the first time by watching TV and receiving gifts from his friends.  “Until recently, it was more of an acknowledgment within my family,” UT alumnus Flowers...

Students share thoughts on in person transition, how it will bring community

Students share thoughts on in person transition, how it will bring community

June 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the June 14 flipbook. Walking down Speedway amid clumps of incoming freshmen in the summer heat, Katilyn Carr’s 2019 orientation was full of meeting...

LGBTQ+ students reflect on Pride Month, experiences

LGBTQ+ students reflect on Pride Month, experiences

June 6, 2021

Running up and down the route of Austin’s Pride Parade surrounded by high school friends and high-fiving passersby, Lauren Breach said her first pride event filled her with support and community. “I...

How to balance staying informed with current events while practicing self-care

How to balance staying informed with current events while practicing self-care

May 8, 2021
To honor May as Mental Health Awareness Month, The Daily Texan has compiled tips on balancing news consumption while maintaining a healthy state of mind.
Q&A: UT-Austin freshman Marcos Flores shares tips on how to gain confidence through his Motivational Monday series

Q&A: UT-Austin freshman Marcos Flores shares tips on how to gain confidence through his Motivational Monday series

May 2, 2021
The Daily Texan spoke with Marcos Flores about his Instagram TV Motivational Monday series, where he shares tips on gaining confidence and managing social anxiety.
Dance students address struggle, trauma, discrimination in Cohen New Works Festival

Dance students address struggle, trauma, discrimination in Cohen New Works Festival

April 23, 2021
The 2021 Cohen New Works Festival occurred April 12-16 and included works addressing discrimination, racial trauma and white supremacy, while also challenging dance traditions.
UT barista Stanley Sutton spreads positivity with acts of kindness

UT barista Stanley Sutton spreads positivity with acts of kindness

April 6, 2021

After a trip to the Union Coffee House, a student immediately alerts the Kinsolving GroupMe. She finally found the person a devoted group of residents had been on the lookout for — Stanley the barista. No,...

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UT-Austin students, staff reflect on their Mexican-American heritage with Charro Days holiday

March 5, 2021

With her braids swinging behind her, Vivian Gonzalez danced down the street in Brownsville, Texas, wearing her Charro Days outfit – a long red skirt decorated with lace ribbons.  “I...

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Latinx UT-Austin students share experiences with their small businesses

February 25, 2021

On Monday mornings, Desiree Morales stocks up on the products she needs to make her favorite candy treat for her customers. Her dulces enchilados are covered in as much chili powder as possible, giving...