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Associate editor bids grateful goodbye to his Texan family
May 2, 2014
The second best thing that happened to me in college was when my cheap, battered old laptop died on me last fall.
In speech, George W. Bush says education is today’s most important civil rights issue
April 10, 2014
In his speech Thursday night at the Civil Rights Summit, former President George W. Bush led with a joke that was, in the Johnsonian tradition, somewhat off-color.
Q&A with Rev. Jesse Jackson
April 10, 2014
Rev. Jesse Jackson, a major figure of the Civil Rights Movement and Baptist minister who ran for president in 1984 and 1988, sat down with The Daily Texan this morning to discuss the civil rights issues he feels students in the United States are most affected by today.
Gunning for trouble
January 22, 2013
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, five state representatives filed a bill, HB 553, that openly flouts the authority of the federal government, declares any federal regulation of gun availability to be unconstitutional and proposes to prosecute any police officer or state official who attempts to enforce those federal regulations.
Global attention from F1 threatens local identity
November 18, 2012
On Sunday, Nov. 18, Austin hosted its highly anticipated Formula One United States Grand Prix.
The mural didn’t need to go
October 10, 2012
Until a couple of weeks ago, art floated in the sky over Town Lake.
Don't sneer at Arizona State
September 16, 2012
Despite detractors’ claims, Arizona State has been doing a lot of things right.
Far from Fisher
September 7, 2012
I’m writing this to say that while I completely sympathize with her frustration, I’m throwing my support behind the University instead.
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