The Daily Texan

All content by Tracy Frydberg

Rosh Hashana offers time for reflection

September 23, 2014

When the sun sets Wednesday evening, Jewish people around the world will gather around the table, dip apples into honey, pass around familiar Jewish dishes and discuss the year past and the one ahead....

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Latino and Jewish communities united are a force for social good

March 26, 2014

On March 26 from 5:45 to 8 p.m., the Latino-Jewish Student Coalition’s Third Annual Freedom Seder, a meal that brings together Latino and Jewish students on our campus through the sharing of traditions...

Invest in dialogue, reject BDS

March 20, 2013

A large wooden wall painted gray and covered in hand-painted quotes trying to persuade UT students to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement stands in the West Mall. The BDS movement is...

An undocumented life

March 20, 2013

A large wooden wall painted gray and covered in hand-painted quotes trying to persuade UT students to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement stands in the West Mall. The BDS movement is...

Scrutinize protests of UT’s Israeli interests

December 3, 2012

In the Nov. 29th column “Draw the connections: UT, the US and Israel,” co-authors Christina Noriega and Jonathan Orta call for the University to “divest its interests in Israel”...

An incomplete splicing

November 21, 2012

The Associated Press article published in the Daily Texan on Nov. 19 titled “Gazan Civilians Killed in Deadliest Day” was an incomplete splicing of two different articles, which failed to provide...

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Earl Campbell hosts event to benefit multiple sclerosis

February 27, 2012

Famed UT running back and Heisman trophy winner Earl Campbell hosted an event this weekend to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis. The first of what will become an annual “Flavors of...

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Harry Potter series has become staple in British fantasy

February 20, 2012

The “Harry Potter” series might be over, but the adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione will be a staple on children's and academics' bookshelves alike for years to come, said professor...

Underage drinking poses health and financial burdens

February 17, 2012

While underage drinking in the United States has become an unexceptional occurrence, the financial consequences of hospitalization from drinking may not be as commonly known as the physical ones. A Mayo...

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‘Educated Eater’ lunch bridges food ethics, pleasure

February 6, 2012

The Food Studies Project and Slow Food Texas are aiming to combine the enjoyment of food with education through a free biweekly social lunch for students. The groups hosted the “Educated Eater”...

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Student Event Center brings winter to Texas, welcomes students

January 31, 2012

Despite the 75 degree weather, students got a glimpse of colder climates at the Student Events Center’s Winter Wonderland. The Winter Wonderland, hosted at the entrance of Gregory Gym Monday, offered...

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Texas executive MBA program ranked ninth in the world

January 25, 2012

The McCombs School of Business maintained their ranking of ninth best Master of Business Administration program in the world for the second year, according to Poets & Quants, a site dedicated to giving...