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30: Associate Life&Arts editor/Carly Rae Jepsen enthusiast wonders what to do with all this free time
December 11, 2017
When I first applied to join the Texan, UT-Austin was the last place I wanted to be.
In the age of ‘peak TV,’ characters break stereotypes of mental illness
December 4, 2017
As mental health awareness grows, so does representation in popular media. Though representation in this arena has a troubled past and even a troubled present in film — see: “Split” — some television characters are making strides to destigmatize mental disorders.
Tat-Tuesday: Hurricane Harvey Americorp volunteers share stories behind their ink
September 11, 2017
In this special edition of Tat-Tuesday, three Washington Conservation Corp members contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts showcase their ink at tattoo parlor Diablo Rojo on Guadalupe.
Gearing up for game day traditions
August 29, 2017
At the end of their journey on the 40 Acres, there are some things every Longhorn will come to know by heart. Although students come and go each year, these University traditions are here to stay.
Snoop Dogg, Weldon Angelos, and Mark Holden discuss criminal justice reform
March 19, 2017
On Saturday afternoon, Snoop Dogg, Weldon Angelos and Mark Holden took the stage at the Austin Convention Center. The trio came together not to discuss music, but instead, the importance of criminal justice reform.
Live Blog: SXSW 2017 | Saturday, March 18
March 18, 2017
Follow our live blog for updates from the final weekend of SXSW.
Live Blog: SXSW 2017 | Friday, March 17
March 17, 2017
Follow our SXSW live blog for updates.
SXSW: “Free Fire” misses the mark
March 15, 2017
British filmmaker Ben Wheatley’s latest film, “Free Fire,” brings nine gunslinging criminals, a “bird” and 7,000 bullets to the U.S. big screen in a comedic yet ineffective ode to 1970s thrillers.
Live Blog: SXSW 2017 | Tuesday, March 14
March 14, 2017
Check out our SXSW live blog.
SXSW: Lee Daniels speaks on journey to Hollywood
March 13, 2017
Director Lee Daniels spent time in front of the cameras rather than behind them on Sunday morning, opening up about his childhood and inspirations.
SXSW: "Baby Driver" red carpet Q&A
March 13, 2017
The Daily Texan caught up with the stars of "Baby Driver" at SXSW.
SXSW: Rainn Wilson and Justin Baldoni talk empathy, compassion in the media
March 12, 2017
Saturday afternoon, Rainn Wilson and Justin Baldoni took the stage at the Austin Convention Center to a discuss empathy in the media to a filled room.
Live Blog: SXSW 2017 | Sunday, March 12
March 11, 2017
Day 2 of SXSW features some big names. Follow our live blog!
Live Blog: SXSW 2017 | Saturday, March 11
March 11, 2017
Follow all things SXSW with our live blog.
SXSW Asian-American showcase to discuss shattering stereotypes, barriers
March 9, 2017
This year, South By Southwest will be hosting its first Asian-American music showcase, along with a panel dedicated to discussing Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues.
Run River North discusses latest album and Asian-American experience
March 9, 2017
Formed in 2011, Korean-American band Run River North got its start playing songs inspired by their experiences as children of immigrants.
Beyoncé fans showcase their best looks for Ellen
February 8, 2017
Meet some of the students that dressed as Beyonce on Tuesday.
300: Cactus Cafe booking agent finds self through music
January 24, 2017
Austin’s music scene is thriving, but it’s only thanks to those like Matt Muñoz who keep it alive.
Cheer Up Charlies offers safe space, local music to Austinites
January 23, 2017
Amidst a sea of creative minds, Maggie Lea and Tamara Hoover found each other through a shared appreciation of music, the LGBTQ community and each other.
Longhorns in Love: Professors share love for teaching and each other
January 18, 2017
Working in a male-dominated field, computer science professor Alan Cline was primarily used to being around men.
The xx delivers with long-awaited album
January 17, 2017
The xx's latest record, I See You, is full of emotion and vibrancy that never wastes a beat or breath.
UT alumnus reminisces on civil rights activism on, off campus
December 2, 2016
When Leon McNealy and fellow student Chet Helms petitioned against the University’s annual blackface minstrel show, neither one could have anticipated its impact. For McNealy, this act of defiance soon turned into something greater: a lifelong fight against oppression.
UT alumna recalls life of activism
December 2, 2016
Set to take part in a Chilean Exchange Program, Alice Embree was shocked when Frank Erwin canceled the trip. Even more surprising was his reason why: In Erwin’s words, it was “the Embree girl.”
Q&A: Benjamin Francis Leftwich discusses tour and latest album release
November 20, 2016
In 2011, English singer-songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich released Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm, launching him into the spotlight.
Alicia Keys discovers herself in latest album
November 9, 2016
Rocking an untamed afro and bare face on her latest album cover, Alicia Keys appears more true to herself than ever.
Gayle Forman speaks about her influences, new novel
November 3, 2016
Following the release of her New York Times best selling novel, “If I Stay,” Gayle Forman quickly paved her way in the world of young adult fiction.
300: Local mailman delivers, keeps family and art close to his heart
October 30, 2016
By day, Elbert Johnson proudly dons his uniform and greets the many familiar faces on his mail route. By night, he’s a devoted family man and passionate artist.
UT alum’s food truck offers authentic and budget friendly meals
October 26, 2016
As a student, alumnus Edward Sumner was often ridiculed for the bento box style lunches his mom packed him every day. But now, dozens of people line up to receive the Japanese cuisine he serves up every day.
Longhorns in Love: Professors’ love bridges cultural gap
October 26, 2016
They started as neighbors living in the Lower East Side of Manhattan with little connection to their Latin American roots — besides each other.
UT graduate student recalls near-death experience
October 24, 2016
Lost, hypothermic and nearing death, Rachel Lloyd found herself isolated in a New Zealand forest with no guarantee she would make it out alive.
UT Real Beauty Campaign promotes positive self image
October 16, 2016
Taking to social media, one campus campaign is encouraging students to be comfortable #InMyOwnSkin by redefining beauty standards.
All-male student group MenCanEnd tackle sexual assault issue on campus
October 6, 2016
At UT, where two in five women report experiencing some form of sexual assault, one group of men is hoping to put that to an end.
Jazz Cartier talks about his 360-degree reality video, crazy performances, Wes Anderson-inspired album art
September 30, 2016
The Daily Texan spoke to Jazz Cartier before his performance at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
What to wear at ACL
September 27, 2016
With the commencement of Austin City Limits Music Festival comes the opportunity for many attendees to finally showcase their long-anticipated festival fashion.
UGS sophomore wins award for philanthropic efforts
September 14, 2016
Archer Hadley sat in his wheelchair, unable to open the doors in front of him. It wasn’t the first time this had happened to him, but he was determined to make it the last.