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  1. SXSW: Seth Rogen, Garth Ennis and Sam Catlin discuss PreacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Daily Texan

    Saturday afternoon, the masterminds behind the AMC series Preacher came together at the Austin convention center to discuss season two of the hit series. The TV show is based off of the graphic novel series of the same name.


  2. Community members show support for Standing RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Activists and community members came together Saturday at the Wildflower Church in South Austin to show solidarity with the people at Standing Rock protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners plans to dig under the Missouri River to complete the pipeline but faces opposition.


  3. Cops chat with community members over coffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Austin Police Department Sergeant Carlos Dominguez was born in the small West Texas town of Marfa, where everybody knew everybody. He said growing up in Marfa, "the sheriff was just one of us."


  4. Activists protest UT land use in front of McRaven's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Close to 15 pro-environment activists from Environment Texas dressed as zombies and polar bears from a post-global warming world and marched outside UT Chancellor William McRaven's office Friday asking for cuts to methane emissions from oil and gas companies on land leased by UT in West Texas. Environment Texas, an environmental advocacy group, hosted the protest, which lasted from 12 to 1 p.m., in hopes of bringing more attention to the methane emission issue.


  5. West Texas was once home to rainforests, ancient primatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Daily Texan

    While West Texas today is dominated by sprawling deserts, 50 million years ago the area contained lush tropical rainforests with unique species of monkeys and apes. On Friday, the Environmental Science Institute hosted its 103rd "Hot Science - Cool Talks" lecture and outreach program titled "Some Like It Hot, Hot, Hot: When Primates Roamed Texas' Rainforests."


  6. UT professor to lecture on primitive Texas primatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Daily Texan

    This Friday, anthropology professor Christopher Kirk will give a lecture guiding attendees through this ancient tropical terrain, describing the plants and animals that inhabited West Texas over 34 million years ago during the Eocene epoch. The talk will be held at 7 p.m. in the SAC Auditorium.


  7. SG passes resolution calling for environmental regulations on UT landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Neuroscience sophomore Arushii Nadar said she has cared about the environment for as long as she can remember, and it feels good to finally do something to help it. Tuesday night, Student Government passed legislation that Nadar authored calling on UT System Chancellor William McRaven to publicly support cutting University methane emissions in half.


  8. Fossil Free Texas lobbies Chancellor McRaven for environmental accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Fossil Free Texas president Matthew Chovanec said he takes UT's motto, "What starts here changes the world," very seriously when it comes to combating climate change. Chovanec, a Middle Eastern languages and cultures graduate student, has been working on a grassroots movement at UT to lobby the UT System into imposing stricter regulations on oil and gas companies using UT lands in West Texas.


  9. SG holds first reading for bill regulating oil, gas company drilling on UT system landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Student Government held its first assembly reading for a bill to call on the UT system to better regulate oil and gas companies' drilling on UT lands in West Texas. The bill was fast-tracked to include its first reading Tuesday night before the bill is sent to committee and voted on in upcoming general assembly meetings.


  10. 'Hell or High Water' thrills audience, poses deep questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Daily Texan

    The barren plains of West Texas dominate "Hell or High Water." A devastating recession keeps people living on the fringe.


  11. Q&A: Chris Pine talks script, Jeff Bridges at 'Hell or High Water' premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | Daily Texan

    Crime drama "Hell or High Water" premiered at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar on Monday, July 25. The film follows two Texas brothers who try to save their family from foreclosure by robbing banks, only to be pursued by two Texas Rangers . Stars Bridges, Pine, Foster and Birmingham, as well as screenwriter Taylor Sheridan and director David Mackenzie, attended the red carpet premiere.


  12. Rare orchid species discovered at Brackenridge labRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Daily Texan

    A strangely vivid purple flower was recently found in the forested area at Brackenridge Field Lab, located on Lake Austin Boulevard. The purple species, Hexalectris grandiflora , is a native orchid species of Texas that has not been spotted in over 50 years.


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