Publication: Daily Texan

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

“Dom Hemingway” tries to be stylish and outgoing, but bad storytelling dampens the mood

Some films put more effort in their style than their substance, focusing on flashy camera work, sharp editing and elaborate settings. As long as the film contains a rich enough story to support the extravagant style, this practice is fine. Unfortunately, ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

“Transcendence” is grounded by lackluster story and wasted cast

At first glance, “Transcendence” seems like an obvious choice for Wally Pfister, making his directorial debut after a long stint as Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer. Much like Nolan’s “Inception,” it grapples with massive sci-fi ideas and has visual-effects-driven ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

A new app, BrewDrop, offers alcohol delivery service

Disillusion strikes hard when that highly anticipated Saturday night party runs out of alcohol, cutting every partygoer’s booze-filled dreams short. A team of three men believe they’ve solved this problem with their new app, BrewDrop.BrewDrop is an Austin-based ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

UT postdoctoral fellow launches astronomical web game

In hopes of encouraging greater interest and education in astronomy, one UT postdoctoral fellow has created an internet “gateway drug”: a simple but addictive game called Super Planet Crash.Super Planet Crash, created by Stefano Meschiari, is a game in ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Associate professors salaries increase at a slower rate than salaries of assistant professors

Associate professors may be ranked higher than assistant professors, but that does not mean their salaries are likely to rise as quickly, according to The Daily Texan’s analysis of University data.Not accounting for inflation, from 2010 to 2013, associate ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

City council passes resolution supporting higher pay for part-time city employees

Part-time city employees may start earning the same $11 per hour minimum wage as full-time employees.The City Council passed a resolution Thursday to support this goal and direct its staff to analyze how this would affect the city’s budget. Michael McGill, ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Quotes to note: Patrick, Castro face-off, Hall drama

“I don’t like to see the exploitation of people crossing the border. … It is not right for a man who is crossing this border with his family to see his daughter or wife raped at midnight by a coyote. It is not right to come to America on the back of an ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Horns Up: UT to house identity theft center this summer

Starting this summer, UT will house an identity theft center to provide theft protection training to students. Comptroller Susan Combs helped create the center as a way to prevent the damage caused by theft of sensitive and valuable information. This ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Students promote inclusivity in Islamic Awareness Week

This week, students at UT have hosted day and evening events meant to create awareness and clarify crucial misunderstandings held about Islam as part of Islam Awareness Week at the University.These events are aimed to tackle current issues for the Islamic ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS | West: One Year Later

You are here Photo Credit: Charlie Pearce | Daily Texan Staff Tags Published on April 17, 2014 at 4 ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Charlie Pearce
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Throwback Thursday: Since 1972, tuition has risen from $60 to $4,899

With some students having already registered and some about to do so, the coming fall semester has Longhorns either dreading the $4,000-5,000 blow to their finances or wondering whether their self-worth will allow them to accept another several-thousand-dollar ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Student group looks to provide reliability and academic support to low-income high school students

During an after-school study session at John H. Reagan Early College High School, students struggled to finish their geography homework because the school wouldn’t allow them to take textbooks home. One student, a senior named Ivan, worked on an Austin ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"Anytime you erect a barrier to political participation that disenfranchises people based on their income or race, it undermines the spirit of the Civil Rights Act" Clinton said
"The University of Texas has had a special role in the history of civil rights — first, of course, on the wrong side of those issues as a segregated school, and in Sweatt v. Painter on the wrong side of that case" Powers said in an address at the Civil Rights Summit Wednesday
"Mayor Castro, I am a dreamer... Our families are under attack... We need you to act now" the woman said

More Content

All (357) | News (357) | Reports (0) | Blogs (0) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
A new app, BrewDrop, offers alcohol delivery se... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
UT postdoctoral fellow launches astronomical we... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
“Transcendence” is grounded by lackluster story... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
City council passes resolution supporting highe... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
“Dom Hemingway” tries to be stylish and outgoin... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
Associate professors salaries increase at a slo... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
Quotes to note: Patrick, Castro face-off, Hall ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
Students promote inclusivity in Islamic Awarene... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
Horns Up: UT to house identity theft center thi... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 18 2014]
PHOTOS | West: One Year Later [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Throwback Thursday: Since 1972, tuition has ris... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
History professors discuss significance and iss... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Student group looks to provide reliability and ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
State legislatures consider new regulations on ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Many things have changed, but prom remains the ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Students shouldn't be pressured to keep up the ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
When registering for UGS courses, students neve... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Horns Up, Horns Down for April 17 [Published Daily Texan - Apr 17 2014]
Student combines modeling with charity work [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
Digital media changes reading habits, according... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
Sen. Marco Rubio discusses foreign policy in talk [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
Architecture professor becomes sixth Rome Prize... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
In fight over UT Regent Wallace Hall, students ... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
Laws keep students in dark on loan options [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
Texas’ sex-ed programs don’t prepare UT students [Published Daily Texan - Apr 16 2014]
ACL 2014 Lineup Predictions [Published Daily Texan - Apr 15 2014]
For new Fight Club by UT, it is a workout witho... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 15 2014]
Ghost Bikes disappearing around Austin [Published Daily Texan - Apr 15 2014]
Music school appoints experienced new dean [Published Daily Texan - Apr 15 2014]
Proposed bill regarding textbook longevity prom... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 15 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.