• Splash Mob Flash Mob

     

     

     

    Allen Otto | Daily Texan Staff

     

    Austinites drenched 6th Street with water guns and balloons in a surprise ‘Splash Mob Flash Mob’ Saturday. People of all ages waged a ruthless water war after launching the surprise but well-coordinated event. When water ran low, mobbers went into bars to gather more, and everyone went home a little cooler.

  • Redbud Ropeswing

    Collin Baker tosses a rope swing up to the next participant as a dog watches swimmers off Red Bud Isle on Town Lake. With temperatures routinely in the 100s, Austinites look to swimming holes as a cheap or free way to cool off.

     

    Collin Baker scales a hand-made wooden ladder nailed to a tree near Red Bud Isle Sunday afternoon. Red Bud Isle is a popular dog park on Lake Austin where dog owners and swimmers routinely take a break from the Texas heat.

    Trent Lesikar | Daily Texan Staff

  • Pick of the Pics - July, 2011

    It is already July and Pick of the Pics is back. That means ten of our favorite pictures from past and current photographers are selected by the Summer photo editor Mary Kang.

    Jeffrey McWhorter | Daily Texan Staff

    Two men affix inflatable Christmas decorations to the top of the Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex.  The Millenium Center is located in East Austin on Rosewood Street and provides area kids with a place for recreation such as bowling, roller skating and movies. (December 4, 2008)

    Karina Jacques | Daily Texan Staff

    Helen Schneider, an Economics Professor, Andrea Howland, a Speech Pathology senior and Julie Pietak, an RTF major are surprised by the sudden rain on Guadalupe Street. (August 13, 2009)

    Andrea Lai | Daily Texan Staff

    On Wednesday, the first day of Ramadan, Abdul Rashid Asadullah (left) meditates and recites his Salah, or ritual prayer, in the Islamic Center of Greater Austin while kneeling in the direction of Mecca. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to sunset to grow closer to Allah through prayer and worship. (September 13, 2007)

    Kim Espinosa | Daily Texan Staff

    Jill Morlang travels across the floor in a jazz routine in a workshop held by Hubbard Street Dance Company. (October 13, 2006)

    May-Ying Lam | Daily Texan Staff

    Contestants share a moment before taking to the stage for the Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant. (June 15, 2009)

    Peyton Coker | Daily Texan Staff

    Two people canoe under the Lamar bridge at Lady Bird Lake. (September 24, 2008)

    Peter Franklin | Daily Texan Staff

    Students scuba dive at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center during their basic scuba diving class.  By the end of the course, students can become NAUI certified after an open water dive at Lake Travis. (April 15, 2008)

    Caleb Bryant Miller | Daily Texan Staff

    An artist performs during the gallery show Future Prologues at Flatbed Press. (October 20, 2008)

    Tamir Kalifa | Daily Texan Staff

    RTF Senior Fatima Carbajal tests an art installation in the stairwell of the William Randolph Hurst Building.  The final project for the RTF Video Installation course is designed transform the image of the Communications Buildings by covering them in projected light. (May 7, 2009)

    Sara Young | Daily Texan Staff

    Yolanda Cortes, visiting from Brooklyn, enjoys a sunny day below Barton Springs pool among local Austin families. (April 16, 2009)

  • Children's Day Art Park

    Erika Rich | Daily Texan Staff

    Silly Sparkles the Clown paints children’s faces at the Austin Symphony Orchestra’s Children’s Day Art Park. The event is one in a series that runs from June into July, where children can listen to ASO members perform, as well as engage in arts and crafts activities.

  • Hula Hooping

    Emilia Harris | Daily Texan Staff

    Wes Pearcy practices his hula hooping skills at the corner of St. Edward's campus on Tuesday afternoon. Pearcy performs at various festivals using his basic, fire and lighted hula hoops.

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