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TBT: 23 films to his name, a look at Linklater
September 10, 2014
Since the release of his Texas-centric film “Boyhood,” director Richard Linklater has become much more famous.
Throwback Thursday: Which UT traditions stand the test of time?
September 3, 2014
In its 131 years of existence, the University has seen traditions come and go. “Some traditions are humorous, some serious, some historical, but all are a part of the school,” Daily Texan staffer Marjorie Menefee said in a 1958 edition of the paper.
First day of school jitters span more than 70 years
August 27, 2014
Freshmen stepping onto the 40 Acres for the first time tend to find the hectic comings and goings of roughly 50,000 students jarring, but, in 1943, there was a different kind of bustling energy due to the overbearing presence of World War II on campus.
Twitter accounts every UT student should follow
August 25, 2014
It’s a new school year. Now is the time to reinvent web personalities and start down a new path of enlightenment. As a helpful push in the right direction, here is a selection of Twitter accounts to follow that will tune up anyone’s web presence and eradicate Twitter feed self-doubt.
'Monday, Monday' is historical fiction novel based on UT Tower shooting
May 1, 2014
To call “Monday, Monday” a book about the 1966 UT Tower shooting is misleading and is a disservice to both the book and the historical event.
Students react to #WestCampusBlackout
February 4, 2014
Just after midnight on Tuesday night, electricity went out in several large areas of West Campus. Students quickly went to Twitter to commiserate, creating #WestCampusBlackout to discuss the event.
Thoughts from Twitter: Mack Brown steps down
December 14, 2013
Mack Brown announced his retirement and Twitter reacted.
5 "Patterson Facts" from The Daily Texan Comics
November 6, 2013
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, it was announced that Steve Patterson had been chosen to replace DeLoss Dodds as the University of Texas Men's Athletics Director. In the style of their educational series "Ghost Facts", @TexanComics took it upon themselves to keep the public informed with these 5 fun "Patterson Facts."
Roll of thunder, hear my tweet
October 28, 2013
The University of Texas vs. Texas Christian University game in Fort Worth this past Saturday/Sunday morning was delayed for 3 hours and 6 minutes. The Daily Texan audience found ways to stay entertained.
Followers Respond: The best Mexican food in Austin
October 21, 2013
We asked our Twitter followers for the best Mexican food in Austin, Texas. Like when we asked about tacos, they had plenty of opinions.
A few Twitter rules you might have missed
October 10, 2013
ACL 2013: a playlist of every band.
October 3, 2013
The best songs from every band playing the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival.
UT students remember their first kisses
September 17, 2013
In preparation for a special week of the Daily Texan's new sex column, we asked our twitter followers to recount their first kiss stories.