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A portion of road outside DKR Stadium is closed off after a CapMetro bus was involved in a fatal accident at the corner of San Jacinto Boulevard and East 23rd Street in Austin, TX. The UT Police Department responded to the accident, which occurred in the early morning of Monday, Jan. 29, 2019.

Published in the Wednesday, January 30, 2019 print edition of The Daily Texan.


Neuroscience sophomore Mackenzie Morton, center, holds Pearlie, a two-month-old female puppy from the Austin Humane Society, while biology sophomore Camryn Macdonald, left, and computer science sophomore Riddhi Bhave pet her during a recruiting event for Seva Charities on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at UT-Austin's east mall.

Published in the Friday, September 13, 2019 print edition of The Daily Texan.


Campus life reflects in a door of the Texas Union on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 at UT-Austin. The Union Building was temporarily closed through Sunday, Nov. 3 to fix a water leak.

Published in the Monday, October 28, 2019 online edition of The Daily Texan.


St. Edward's University students Madison Cramer and Oliver Davis play with a Perplexus Epic 3D Puzzle during a "Going out of Business" sale at the Toys R Us off Capital of Texas Hwy in Austin, TX on Friday, March 29, 2019. The city's four Toys R Us locations began liquidating their merchandise with discounts up to 30 percent after the retailer filed for bankruptcy.

Published in the Friday, March 30, 2018 print edition of The Daily Texan.


Speaker of the Student Government Assembly Jakob Lucas, center, calls for the legislative body to vote on fast tracking the legislative process of A.B.8, an amendment to the spring budget appropriations, on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in the Legislative Assembly room of the William C. Powers Student Activity Center. Discussion on the amendment was taken up 29 for, 2 against, and 1 abstaining.

Published in the Tuesday, February 4, 2020 online edition of The Daily Texan.


Biochemistry sophomore Zio Mpeye, center, and psychology sophomore Kylie Brooker, right, chant “we believe survivors” as it rains at the Stand with Survivors rally on Speedway in front of Gregory Gym on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.

Published in the Wednesday, October 10, 2018 print edition of The Daily Texan.

Portrait

Texas Athletics facilities and events operations director Laura Mayfield stands in the Longhorn’s locker room at the Frank Erwin Center before the Texas Women’s basketball team competes against The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Mayfield runs through a checklist of tasks, such as ensuring each locker room is setup, before each basketball game.

Published in the Spring 2020 edition of Texas Connect.


Dr. Thomas Garza, UT Regents’ and Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and the director of the Texas Language Center in the College of Liberal Arts, married Dr. Elizabeth Richmond-Garza , UT Regents’ and Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of English and director of the Program in Comparative Literature, in 1993. The couple first met when they shared basement offices across from each other at UT-Austin and a stray bat lured them out into the hallway to talk.

Published in the Spring 2020 edition of Texas Connect.


Eli Powell, a research associate with Nancy Moran’s lab, collects his equipment after working on apiaries atop the J.T. Patterson Laboratories Building at UT-Austin on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

Published in the Fall 2019 edition of Texas Connect.


Texas Custom Boots owner Noel Escobar sits down and watches customers shop around his Texas-style store in Austin, TX. At Texas Custom Boots, you can find custom made boots anywhere from $2500 to as much as a used car, if not more.

Published in the Thursday, February 22, 2018 print edition of The Daily Texan.

Sports

Texas forward/center Jatarie White drives into a West Virginia defender during the Longhorns 58-64 loss to the Mountaineers at the Frank Erwin Center on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Published in the Monday, February 4, 2019 print edition of The Daily Texan.


Offensive lineman Sam Cosmi and Longhorn teamates console linebacker Joseph Ossai after their 34-27 loss to Oklahoma on Oct. 12, 2019. The sophomore linebacker had eight total tackles and tied with linebacker Ayodele Adeoye for most total tackles on Texas' defense.

Published in the Monday, October 14, 2019 print edition of The Daily Texan.


Fans rise to their feet for player introductions before a Texas Men's basketball game againsts West Virginia University on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at The Frank Erwin Center.

Published in the Tuesday, October 22, 2019 print edition of The Daily Texan.

Wild Art

Mechanical engineering freshmen Rachel Hoepfl, left, Jake Koneval, bottom, and Kayla Casuga practice passing during the Texas Juggling Society's weekly meeting on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 in the Student Activity Center dance studio at UT-Austin.

Published in the Tuesday, September 17, 2019 print edition of The Daily Texan.


John Newcomb, left, and James Diekmann search through shelves of board games during Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy's 32nd Anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Austin, TX. Dragon's Lair has grown beyond a retail store to house a diverse community. Each night the store comes alive as groups meet to play fantasy games, such as the tabletop wargame Warhammer or the card game Magic: The Gathering.


The UT tower reflects in a window as people walk across the Moody Pedestrian Bridge on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.


UT-Austin students setup trick shots on a pool table during Beat The Heat on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 in the Texas Union Underground. The event was one of 11 signature festivities planned to welcome students, faculty and staff back to the Forty Acres for the fall semester.

Photo Stories

Texas Baseball's Biggest Fan

Published in the Tuesday, July 17, 2018 print edition of The Daily Texan.

Scott Wilson's house is packed with Longhorn memorabilia. A UT baseball quilt and an assortment of burnt orange pillows decorate his bedroom and the headboard is lined with batting helmets.

Resting against workout equipment, Scott Wilson looks at the collection of baseball caps that he has pinned to the walls of his house. The 66-year-old retired lawyer has attend over 1,000 Longhorn baseball games; only mising three since 1981.

Wilson's garage is stacked with a collection of beer cans and a sign that reads 'Go hogs, Beat the Irish.' According to Wilson, the sign was hanging during the '69 Texas vs. Arkansas football game and he decided that it had to come down.


McComb Skates

Published in the Wednesday, August 29, 2018 print edition of The Daily Texan.

Tinisha Bonaby, an interface manager with the Red McCombs School of Business at UT-Austin, takes a break from her workday. Outside the office, Bonaby roller skates with the Texas Rollergirls, ranked No. 6 by the Women's Flat Track Association in 2018.

Bonaby attempts to pass members of the Hotrod Honeys during the 2018 Texas Rollergirls Championship bout on July 7. Bonaby competes as a jammer under the skater name "Freight Train." The name was given to her after she slammed into a pack during a scrimmage and opponents went flying everywhere.

Bonaby exercises in the staff weight room at UT-Austin's Greogry Gym. She routinely trains after work. If she is not in the gym, Bonaby is over at Bartholomew's Roller Derby Track practicing with her team.

Tinisha line dances with her father James Bonaby III, left, at Grown Folks Roll on Aug. 18 in Austin, Texas. Tinisha got involved with the Houston Roller Derby when James passed along a flier from a local skate shop. After skating in Houston for three seasons, Tinisha moved to Austin to compete with the Texas Rollergirls.

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