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Texas Conservatives Creating Professor 'Watch List' Of 'Communists,' 'Neo-Conservatives'

Posted 09.13.2012 | College

UT’s Young Conservatives of Texas chapter is compiling a watch list to identify professors who it decides are inappropriately politicizing the class...

Daily Texan Newsstands Not Allowed at Journalism School Due to 'Environmental Concerns'

Dan Reimold | Posted 11.07.2012 | College
Dan Reimold

Administrators at the University of Texas have stopped The Daily Texan student newspaper from placing a newsstand inside or even near the new Belo Cen...

Texas Students Want Offensive Trayvon Martin Cartoonist Back

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2012 | College

A group of students at the University of Texas believe their campus newspaper went too far when they fired a cartoonist responsible for a controversia...

ANOTHER Student Newspaper Runs Controversial Trayvon Martin Cartoon

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.02.2012 | College

Students on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are condemning a controversial editorial cartoon that ran in the student new...

Daily Texan: We Failed With Trayvon Martin Cartoon

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.30.2012 | College

The University of Texas at Austin's student newspaper, The Daily Texan, apologized Thursday for a controversial cartoon published earlier this week ab...

Student Paper Yanks Controversial Trayvon Martin Cartoon

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.28.2012 | College

The Daily Texan, a student newspaper at the University of Texas in Austin, pulled a controversial cartoon about the media coverage of the Trayvon Mart...

MTV Shines Spotlight on Up and Coming Artists at SXSW

mtvU | Posted 05.19.2012 | College
mtvU

By Elijah Watson, The Daily Texan. When it comes to pleasing music fans throughout the world, SXSW has become notorious for its six-day music festiva...

MTV Shines Spotlight on Up and Coming Artists at SXSW

Rebecca Harrington | Posted 05.19.2012 | College
Rebecca Harrington

By Elijah Watson, The Daily Texan. When it comes to pleasing music fans throughout the world, SXSW has become notorious for its six-day music festiva...

Controversy Embroils Texas Student Government Elections

Posted 03.01.2012 | College

Students at the University of Texas are upset with student government election rules they helped write. Student presidential candidate Madison Gard...

University Of Texas Frat Held Live Sex Shows, Hazed Recruits

The Daily Texan | Posted 11.28.2011 | College

The national Kappa Alpha fraternity organization filed a lawsuit against its former UT chapter, claiming the group owes the national organization hund...

The Man Who Took Down Bin Laden: A Journalism Major

Posted 07.04.2011 | College

The man whose team took down Osama bin Laden is a 1977 graduate of the University of Texas-Austin. His degree from the school? Journalism. William H....

Les Moonves Takes Shot At Katie Couric During University Of Texas Talk

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The common belief that new technology, such as the Internet, will lead to the death of television is false, said CBS President Leslie Moonves on campu...

Students Celebrate Sobriety At The University Of Texas

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Bodies moved to the sounds of pop songs as colored lights flashed. Others stood outside in the cool night, sharing conversation and laughing softly. ...

Chilling Footage Of UT Shooter Released (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Texas police department has released eerie surveillance footage of Colton Tooley, the student who took his life on campus two weeks ...

Colton Tooley, UT Shooter, Had History Of Interest In Gun Control Policy

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Two days after University of Texas student Colton Tooley opened fire at the school, officials are no closer to answering the question on the minds of ...

UT Shooter Colton Tooley Described As 'Intelligent, Meticulous'

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

New details are emerging about Colton Tooley, the sophomore math major from Austin, TX who sprayed the University of Texas campus with gunfire yesterd...

Karl Rove Calls Protesters 'Malcontents'

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Both applause and jeering remarks frequently interrupted leading Republican political strategist Karl Rove during his speech at an event hosted by Col...

Is Former University Of Texas Student Zach Anner The Next Oprah?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

He's been called a "wheelchair-bound lady magnet" and written up in New York Magazine and TIME. Fomer University of Texas student Zach Anner has becom...

Professor: Students Don't Understand Plagiarism

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each semester, one UT chemistry lecturer has at least 50 students in his or her classes who are unknowingly guilty of cheating when they use old infor...

Texas Student Shatters 'Rock Band' World Record

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Shards of red, yellow, blue and green video-game targets were blasted apart Saturday as a UT student smashed his way past the official Guinness World ...

SXSW: A History

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hundreds of people will hit the streets of downtown Austin this weekend for South by Southwest, the 10-day festival showcasing music, film and interac...

At UTexas, Some Students SUPPORT Tuition Hikes

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While tuition hikes at UT caused some students to take to the West Mall in protest, student reactions to increases at other UT System universities wer...

COLUMN: Student Activists Must Narrow Their Messages

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Higher education funding doesn't exist in a vacuum in any state. Texas, like many others, is looking at major gaps in its upcoming budget cycle. Colle...

UTexas Creates Black Studies Department

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University [of Texas-Austin] has created a new department to address the increased interest in African and African-American studies, becoming the ...