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Austin Oyster Festival Celebrates Texas Seafood
February 19, 2017
Boats and trucks full of oysters are taking a trip to Austin this week for a massive celebration of seafood at the Austin Oyster Festival.
Law professors find love in Costa Rican courtroom
February 17, 2017
As the council convened to bring the fight against human rights infractions by the Guatemalan government to court, clinical professors of law Denise Gilman and Ariel Dultizky teamed up to bring justice to the Guatemalan people — and fell in love in the process.
Austin Troubadours bring medieval music to life
February 13, 2017
Led by the high-pitched song of a wooden flute, the audience takes off on a journey through time as the medieval melody of the Austin Troubadours fills the air.
UT alumna to perform at black composers concert
February 10, 2017
Artina McCain didn’t always plan on becoming a performer, but found herself falling deeply in love with music and everything that it represents.
Malpaso Dance Company brings Cuban culture to Texas
February 5, 2017
With dim lights and a deep, steady drum beat, the Malpaso Dance Company prepares its audience to receive a taste of Cuban culture.
Professors honored for recognizing the crisis in black education
February 2, 2017
As a sophomore in college with a 1.8 GPA, Leonard Moore was uncertain about his future in academia until a professor pulled him aside and showed him tough love.
Longhorns in Love: Destiny unites professors in Brazil
January 30, 2017
Government professors Wendy Hunter and Kurt Weyland found one another while exploring the unknown wonders of Brazil.
International students reminisce about Lunar New Year in China
January 27, 2017
Even though Evelyn Chen moved to America four years ago, she honors the tradition of celebrating Lunar New Year.
Art Alliance of Austin Features UT Professor at Art Break
January 24, 2017
Ever since Daniel Sutherland was six years old, he loved to paint. Encouraged by his parents, he continued to pursue his passion, and has evolved his artistic style dramatically over the years.
Harry Ransom Center welcomes "Mad Men" archive exhibit
January 22, 2017
At a cocktail party during the Austin Film Festival, “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner couldn’t stop thinking about the uncertain future of the popular television drama’s costumes and props as the date of the finale neared when a stranger suggested a possible solution.
Longhorns in Love: Professors find love amidst literary debate
January 19, 2017
It was a crisp, fall day at Columbia University when English associate professor David Kornhaber was running late realizing he had misread the time of his orientation just as English assistant professor Donna Kornhaber was exiting her graduate school orientation meeting.
Transformed landmark theater premieres as arthouse
January 19, 2017
On May 12, the Marchesa theater will be coming back to life as the Society’s arthouse theater, called the AFS Cinema.
Caring for Camo gives 1,000 reasons to care
November 15, 2016
While their families opened Christmas presents at home, a deployed troop took a picture celebrating abroad wearing the Santa hats they had just received.
Local artist showcases art at East Austin Studio Tour
November 10, 2016
Amidst the cool November weather, 1,800 yellow, Japanese lucky cats are currently sitting on an East Austin lawn, in a perfect Fibonacci spiral, ready to bring warmth and joy to the visitors of the 15th East Austin Studio Tour.
Jessica Luther talks book, college sexual violence
November 2, 2016
She began with one unreported case of sexual assault at a Texas private school. Now, she has hundreds of cases. Jessica Luther exposes the reality behind college football sexual assault in her new book, “Unsportsmanlike Conduct.” The Daily Texan spoke with her about her reporting, the book and sexual violence on college campuses.
The Fray’s guitarist, David Welsh, reflects on 11 years of fame
November 1, 2016
Eleven years have passed since The Fray gained national recognition with their first Top 10 hit “Over My Head (Cable Car).” But the band is back, releasing their upcoming album “Through the Years: The Best of The Fray,” on Nov. 4. The Daily Texan spoke with The Fray’s guitarist, David Welsh, about their journey and what’s next for the band.
Sigma Lambda Beta president to celebrate Día de los Muertos with fraternity brothers
November 1, 2016
This year, Bryan Tamayo hopes to give students an opportunity to experience the tradition of Día de los Muertos.
Piñata Protest frontman discusses tour, inspirations and Latino influence
October 27, 2016
For the past decade, Piñata Protest has been rocking the Latino music scene with their accordion-infused, punk rock, Tex-Mex sound.
Biology student discusses supernatural book, life as an author
October 26, 2016
Siri Magadi’s freshman year of high school involved immortals, hybrid species and a paranormal romance.
Littlefield descendant shares history of Littlefield House
October 24, 2016
Littlefield family historian David Gracy denies the home's more mysterious rumors.
Longhorns in Love: Professors find love at Brazilian carnaval
October 19, 2016
Paloma Diaz and Raul Madrid were born countries apart, but it only took one Brazilian carnival in Bahia to bring them together.
TODO Austin editor discusses spreading Dia de los Muertos in Austin
October 13, 2016
For Lesly Reynaga, every Nov. 2 in Monterrey, Mexico, meant sweet sugar skulls, dim candlelight and the delicious smell of pan de muerto from the local bakeries.
Awolnation talk about their new album, love for performing in Austin
October 5, 2016
Awolnation’s multiplatinum song “Sail” was just the beginning in their rise to success.
The Daily Texan recommends ways to get to ACL without Uber and Lyft
September 30, 2016
Here are five ways for festival attendees to get to the Austin City Limits Music Festival and back without sacrificing any concert time.
Catfish and the Bottlemen lead singer Van McCann talks band name, rising fame and returning to ACL
September 30, 2016
UK’s rising alternative guitar rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen are coming back to take Austin City Limits by storm with songs from their new album, The Ride.
UT professor talks about her experiences during Chile’s dictatorship
September 28, 2016
Frozen in fear and unable to get away, Paloma Diaz was arrested and put in a van with a couple of friends.
UT professors recommend Latino bands to listen to
September 21, 2016
These UT professors know what's what when it comes to Latin bands.
International student shares her journey to Texas
September 9, 2016
Rongzhi Xu arrived from 7,000 miles across the ocean with her books in one hand, her sunglasses in the other and her new American name fresh in her mind.
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