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Q&A: André Aciman discusses writing ‘Call Me By Your Name’
February 18, 2018
Aciman is the author of “Call Me By Your Name,” a novel recently transformed into a major motion picture. Wednesday night, Aciman will be doing a signing and brief reading at Bookpeople.
Q&A: UT tower bells answers everything from its origins, gender to campus fame
February 15, 2018
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of the UT Tower? How did it get access to Twitter? Why is it always dinging? We asked, and we got all the answers.
The Daily Texan’s guide to Galentine’s Day
February 12, 2018
Feeling bummed and bae-less as Valentine’s Day approaches? Celebrate female friendship with Galentine’s Day instead!
'How to Stop Time' makes readers wish they could speed up time
February 8, 2018
At 439 years old, Tom Hazard is older than America, and just like everyone else, he’s trying to figure out what it means to be alive.
UMLAUF sculpture garden gives a close and personal look at art with “After Dark” series
February 8, 2018
You won’t find any red ropes or leering security personnel at the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum, where unlike in traditional museums, guests receive a warm welcome into the forge and are even invited to touch the art.
Leni Zumas' 'Red Clocks' portrays women in American dystopia
January 30, 2018
Leni Zumas’ “Red Clocks” follows the lives of four women in a small Oregon town in a version of America where abortion is murder, in vitro fertilization is a thing of the past and single-parent adoption is no more.
Texas activism group dresses as characters from 'The Handmaid’s Tale' as form of protest
January 29, 2018
Dozens of women stand silent in front of the Capitol on Jan. 20, heads bowed, dressed in blood-red robes and stark white bonnets that shield most of their faces. The women do not carry any signs or explain why they are there — they let their presence do the talking.
Upcoming books mark 2018 as 'literary year of the woman'
January 24, 2018
While the year has only just begun, it already seems it’ll be a great one for books, especially those written by female authors and those that focus on female narratives. 2018, it seems, will be the literary year of the woman.
Marchers share how 2017 changed the movement
January 23, 2018
A year ago, hopeful marchers filled the streets of Austin donning pink “pussy hats,” determined to show the newly elected president they wouldn’t be so easily subdued. This year, marchers returned to the streets to demonstrate the same message: The fight is still not over.
'Fire and Fury' has trouble discerning fact from fiction
January 17, 2018
There can really be only one word to describe “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House:” interesting.
Will the new Dunkin’ reign supreme in a battle for breakfast?
January 15, 2018
What was once a littered alcove filled with everything from spray painted portraits of Johnny Cash to dead pigeons has been transformed into a neon oasis of reasonably priced coffee, ice cream and breakfast delights, lovingly referred to as Dunkin’ on the Drag.
German Christmas markets help Texans connect to heritage
December 6, 2017
It’s December, but visitors at this German market are wearing neither coats nor mittens.
Five books you won't be able to put down this winter break
December 1, 2017
After a stressful finals season, there is nothing better than sitting down to slip into a good book over winter break.
Student filmmaker aims to amplify black voices
November 29, 2017
Ukairo Ukairo strives to be cinema’s next major black talent, but he isn’t like Steve McQueen, Spike Lee or Sidney Poitier.
'The Price is Right' brings football rivalries to Thanksgiving
November 19, 2017
Thanksgiving is a time for two things: family and football. With the fall holiday just around the corner, the classic game show “The Price is Right” is combining the two with its college rivalries episode.
Student takes over Twitter with “edgy” Arthur reimagining
November 13, 2017
In 2017, a viral tweet is like gold. Now, after over 61,000 retweets and nearly 200,000 likes, Daniel Nkoola’s got one.
A capella group prepares for Acapalooza and competition
November 10, 2017
While movies like “Pitch Perfect” portray a capella as a cut-throat world, UT-Austin’s a capella groups are working to prove that their rivalries can be far more friendly than their on-screen counterparts would have you believe.
UT senior cooks up fame with popular baking Instagram account
November 1, 2017
Most college students find themselves struggling to cook basic meals, but Hailey Shuster spends her time turning out mouthwatering desserts.
Five Texas terrors to tell this Halloween
October 30, 2017
Some of the most horrific events in U.S. history took place right here, in the capital of Texas. From wild ax murders to yogurt shop crime scenes, these are Austin’s top five terrors.
Dinner in the Dark shines a light on visual impairment
October 25, 2017
Hands fumble against the dark walls of the Student Activity Center ballroom as each student searches for their place at the table and the secret meal that awaits. Welcome to Dinner in the Dark.
Students drum up UT's first record label
October 19, 2017
Maria Tangarova, a finance sophomore and creator of UTalent, said she started the organization because she felt there was a lack of resources at UT for its many student musicians.
How to survive ACL Weekend Two
October 11, 2017
Whether you’re an Austin City Limits newbie or a festival veteran, a few extra tips and tricks can make sure you stay safe, comfortable and prepared. Luckily, The Daily Texan has compiled a list to make sure you have a rockin’ time all weekend long.
Social media affects personal politics, students say
October 10, 2017
Tonight at Parlin Hall, Texas Political Union will host a discussion and debate dedicated to the role and influence of social media in politics.
A love for Austin inspires film directed by UT alumnus
October 6, 2017
The city of Austin’s character is undoubtedly distinct. Filmmaker and UT alumnus David N. Reyes knows this as much as the next Austinite and decided to cast it as a main character in his latest film, “My Ranger.”
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