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Q&A: Male and female students discuss sexual assault on campus

December 4, 2015

For this Q&A, The Daily Texan met separately with male and female students to discuss sexual assault and how campus culture and gender play a role. The names of the students have been changed to protect...

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CHL class emphasizes handgun laws, conflict resolution

November 30, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan sent Life&Arts reporter Thomas Boswell to Central Texas Gunworks to participate in a concealed handgun license course. Learn the laws. Shoot the Gun. Be Safe....

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

November 17, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton Angie Rodgers MyTable representative Angie Rodgers has a...

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UT guitar student works with nonprofit, community outreach program

November 16, 2015

Music education Ph.D. candidate Travis Marcum picked up the guitar at 11 years old and learned his first Iron Maiden song. Since then, he has traded his electric guitar for a classical to influence young...

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Maximize your fun: get the most from Austin’s independent music festival

November 6, 2015

This year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest promises to showcase some of music’s best independent acts. With genres ranging from emo punk rock to New Orleans bounce music, the festival offers entertainment...

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Tat-tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

November 3, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton Alicia Denson Biology sophomore Alisha Denson got two...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

October 27, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton Quinton Darden Government sophomore Quinton Darden said...

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Local dog seeks mayoral position, promotes no-kill policies

October 26, 2015

Sid the beagle is running for Austin dog mayor, and his canine platform isn’t something to wag your tail at. The beagle mix, donning his $250 tailor-made mayor suit, and his owner of five years,...

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Tat-tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

October 20, 2015

Photos by Graeme Hamilton Mary Richards Biology sophomore Mary Richards has a tattoo of an owl on the back of her neck. The tattoo matches one that Richards’ longtime friend got at the...

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UT alumni, brewery owners prepare for Oktoberfest, new brewery opening

October 16, 2015

This Oktoberfest season, UT students can be seen all around Texas knocking back a couple of cold ones. However, few may realize that their higher education experience could lead to a career in beer. UT...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

October 13, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Amber Palmer  The cross of nails on human development and family sciences sophomore...

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Beat the streets with ACL travel tips

October 2, 2015

Whether it’s bumper-to-bumper traffic or insufficient parking space, logistical issues can ruin an ACL-goer’s experience. To help those planning to attend ACL this weekend, the Daily Texan...

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60 Seconds: English professor Heather Houser

September 30, 2015

Editor’s Note: 60 Seconds is a recurring series that peeks into the lives of professors across campus. This Q&A has been edited for brevity and clarity. English professor Heather Houser teaches...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories behind ink

September 29, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton | Daily Texan Staff Becky Thompson Spanish lecturer and UT alumna...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share stories about ink

September 15, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton | Daily Texan Staff Kaitlyn Monahan Asian studies and linguistics...

New album features mature, soulful sound for Gary Clark Jr.

September 14, 2015

Since the release of his first major studio album in 2012, Blak and Blu, Gary Clark Jr. has made a name for himself as a genre-bending blues guitarist. After recent performances with legends Eric Clapton...

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Local record stores note surge in vinyl sales

September 4, 2015

In the world of digital streaming and underpaid artists, vinyl record sales have overcome a two-decade slump. With rapidly increasing vinyl sales, record stores are seeing a resurgence of an old-fashioned...

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Tat-Tuesday: Students share story behind ink

September 1, 2015

Editor’s note: Tat-Tuesday is a weekly series that features students around campus and their tattoos. Photos by Graeme Hamilton | Daily Texan Staff Sara Gutberlet This summer, English...

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UT alumnus chronicles Austin’s era of public access television with documentary

August 28, 2015

UT alumnus John Moore’s documentary “When We Were Live” looks to chronicle the age before webshows, vlogs and Vines, when Austinites used public access television to show off characters...

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UT Future Brewers Club brews insight into crafting beer

July 23, 2015

For most college students, refreshing ice-cold beers mean a good Friday night — but for the members of UT’s Future Brewers Club, the frothy brews mean a life-long career. Chemistry senior...

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Blues on the Green highlights local sound and a tradition 25 years in the making

July 20, 2015

On a warm summer evening, thousands of Austinites blanket Zilker Park, as the sun sets and the sound of a blues guitar resonates through the crowd. Every other week, the city takes a night off to enjoy...

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What to know about popular music streaming services

July 7, 2015

With the launch of Apple Music on July 30, listeners worldwide will have another option to consider when choosing their music-streaming service. Listeners must decide between established industry leaders...

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Five Austin events to light up your Fourth of July weekend

July 3, 2015

Whether you’re looking to spend Fourth of July watching fireworks with family or drinking beer and dancing with friends, Austin has a party for everyone. Check out this list of celebrations to ring...

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KVRX student DJs play music from sunset to sunrise

June 21, 2015

While the majority of Austin sleeps soundly in their bedrooms, KVRX student disk jockeys armed with full cups of coffee and playlists that ooze obscurity, sit wide-eyed and ready to rock out until sunrise. Located...