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Texan Summer Summary: June 19, 2018

Austin City Council passes big changes aimed at easing concerns of the immigrant and minority communities of Austin, an update on the Meechaiel Criner trial, and Texas baseball is on the ropes in Omaha. JT talks with Travis Hlavinka, the baseball beat writer, about the Longhorns loss against Arkansas and what to expect against Florida. No comment on if Gators are indeed better equipped to handle rainy and wet conditions. ALSO: Incredibles 2 was great! But while Incredibles films doubled this...


Texan Summer Summary: June 12, 2018

In the first summer edition of The Daily Texan Podcast, Mike and JT break down the latest in campus news. Sports Editor Alex Briseno stops by to talk Longhorn baseball as David Pierce's squad heads to Omaha for the College World Series, and News Desk Editor Meara Isenberg explains everything you need to know about the return of those darned dockless scooters. ALSO: It's IHOb, now. Hosted by Mike Iwaniec and JT Lindsey. Music by Nctrnm. Logo suggestions desperately needed.


Newscast: May 4, 2018

On May 1, 2017, a UT student stabbed four other students on campus. Freshman Harrison Brown died as a result of his wounds. On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from Lori Brown, Harrison’s mother, on her efforts to increase campus safety. Also: Texas and six other states sue the federal government to end DACA. And why have all of the electric scooters suddenly disappeared from campus? All those stories and more on this week’s Daily Texan Newscast.


Longhorn Lab Report: Do Re Mice

From finding a friend to fending off foes, the right call can go a long way. Larissa Herold reports on the Alston's Singing Mouse, a rodent with a unique way of communicating. It's the last Lab Report of the semester, and we say farewell to science and tech editor Julianne Hodges, who is leaving the Neverland of the Forty Acres and finally growing up (she's graduating! Congratulations!). Hosted by Julianne Hodges and JT Lindsey. Music by Nctrnm.


Texan Overtime: May 3, 2018

On the FINAL Texan Overtime of the 17-18 school year, Trent, Ty, Alex, and Drew recap the NFL Draft and a year's worth of Texas sports memories. It's farewell to Drew and Ty, who are graduating and (hopefully) moving on to bigger and better things! Good luck! ALSO: The man behind the curtain makes an appearance on the pod, and wants the crew to know it's been a fun semester producing each of these episodes! Music by Nctrnm.


The Hookup: The Mother of All Podcasts

In the eleventh and final episode of The Hookup, Morgan and JT talk to each others' moms- after a semester of learning more about what makes our campus what it is, the podcast looks into what makes its hosts who they are. Happy (two weeks early) Mother's Day, Karen and Suzanne! Hosted by Morgan Kuehler and JT Lindsey. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.


Texan Overtime: April 27, 2018

Trent, Ty, and Drew are joined by senior softball and baseball writers Robert Larkin and Travis Hlavinka to break down where the Longhorns stand as the season heads into the final stretch. ALSO: Alex is AWOL to cover the NFL Draft, so the guys preview where they think Texas's best players are going to land. Music by Nctrnm.


Newscast: April 27, 2018

One month after the University announces tuition increases, President Fenves releases a plan for additional financial aid. Also: a federal judge orders the Trump administration to begin accepting DACA applications. And did you ever wonder who makes those popular Austin snapchat geofilters? Turns out, he’s no stranger to the 40 acres. All those stories and more on this week's Daily Texan Newscast.


The Hookup: Texas Gameday Traditions

UT and its sports teams have storied pasts that go back more than a century. But every time the Longhorns suit up, hundreds of students get ready to cheer them on. Nate Davis and Lacey Grace look into the Texas Cowboys, Silver Spurs, and Longhorn Hellraisers; three groups that bring their our spirit, pride, and flavor to Texas gamedays. Hosted by Morgan Kuehler and JT Lindsey. Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Ale, and Secret Jane.


The Hookup: Pulling Back the Campus Curtain

Things like our food, our Tower, our police, and our professors are often only thought of at the surface level. But like a Transformer, there's more than meets the eye going on with each of them. Sol, Valeria, Debbie, and James take a deep dive into the hidden lives and processes of these things we take for granted every day. Hosted by Morgan Kuehler and JT Lindsey. Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Nctrnm, Tours, and Frequency Decree.


Newscast: April 13, 2018

Tired of Jester breakfast tacos? Early risers get a new dining option on the drag. Also: the first Muslim sorority at UT receives more than a hundred applicants in its first year. And we talk to a Texan reporter about how proposed development in East Riverside could affect affordability in the area. All that and more on this week’s Daily Texan Newscast.


Texan Overtime with Special Guest Michael Dickson

Trent, Ty, Alex, and Drew are joined by former Texas punter Michael Dickson. The Texas Bowl MVP and Ray Guy Award winner sits down to talk about everything: his preparation for the draft, his workouts at Gregory Gym, and his hot take on who truly is the "Greatest Rapper Alive". Music by Nctrnm.


Newscast: April 6, 2018

UT creates a stricter policy on employee crimes committed off campus after recent protests on campus. Also: popular dating apps Bumble and Tinder head to court over stolen trade ideas. And we talk to a Texan reporter who gives us the latest on the controversy surrounding renovation of UT's Fine Arts library. All those stories and more on today’s Daily Texan Newscast.


Texan Overtime: April 6, 2018

Drew and Alex fill in as hosts for Trent and Ty this week who are taking a little break to cheer on Tiger in his quest for his fifth green jacket. They're joined by Travis Hlavinka, Keshav Prathivadi, and Vanessa Le to break down this week in Texas Baseball, Volleyball, and "Sports No One Cares About". Music by Nctrnm.


Pale Blue Dot: Decrypting Cryptocurrency

Albert is joined by an Associate Finance Professor in the McCombs School of Business, Cesare Fracassi, to break down common misconceptions about cryptocurrency and the exciting potential of the blockchain technology that allows it to exist. Hosted by Albert Zhao. Music by A.A. Aalto.


The Hookup: It's a Long(horn) Story

A student who feeds campus wildlife, the "Case of the Sleeping Stranger", and a stolen identity... of a teaching assistant. Debbie Nehikhuere, James Mismash, and Valeria Chavez look at a few Longhorns' quirkiest stories. UT's campus contains far more than history or people- it's filled to the brim with funny and unique stories. Hosted by Morgan Kuehler and JT Lindsey. Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Ryan Andersen, and Lately Kind of Yeah.


Newscast: March 30, 2018

Thousands protest gun violence at the Capitol during Austin’s March for Our Lives event on Saturday. Also: Student Government votes in support of renaming Robert Lee Moore Hall, named after a racist former mathematics professor. And after his boot from the white house, could soon-to-be former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson become the next UT system chancellor? All of that and more on this week’s Daily Texan Newscast.


Texan Overtime: March 29, 2018

Trent, Ty, and Alex are joined by men's basketball beat writer Dalton Phillips to recap the end of the Longhorns' basketball season and the future of the program under Coach Shaka Smart. Hosted by Trenton Daeschner, Tyler Horka, and Alex Briseno. Music by Nctrnm.


Longhorn Lab Report: The Future of Filtration

Conversations around oil and gas development can be contentious, but few include the implications of the waste and byproducts of that process. Larissa Herold sits down with Dr. Benny Freeman, a chemical engineering professor studying Metal-Organic Frameworks: devices that hold the key to getting value from these byproducts and could provide a solution to the world's water filtration problems. Hosted by Julianne Hodges and JT Lindsey. Music by Nctrnm.


The Hookup: How 'Horns Stay Healthy

With so much on our plates, sometimes we forget about the most important thing of all- our health. James, Debbie, and Faysia dive into the ways that Longhorns get healthy, stay healthy, and spread healthy habits. Hosted by Morgan Kuehler and JT Lindsey. Music by Blue Dot Sessions, Daniel Heikalo, and Alpen.