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Weekly podcasts from the University of Texas' student newspaper, The Daily Texan.

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  • Bevo Beats: Introducing Austins Hip Hop

    Bevo Beats: Introducing Austin's Hip Hop

    28/01/2021 Duração: 09min

    In a new series from The Daily Texan Audio, we'll explore how UT students have affected the music scene in the live music capital of the world. In this episode, we'll speak to some of Austin's own hip hop artists and discover what makes their rising music scene unique. Produced by Addie Costello. Music courtesy of Mike Melinoe, Fat Tony and Lend Me Your Ear.

  • Homeless in Austin

    Homeless in Austin

    04/12/2020 Duração: 15min

    The Daily Texan Audio reporters talk to three people who have experienced homelessness in the Austin-Travis County area. Produced by Aurora Berry, Annabella Chamoun-Ko, Carly Rose, and Laura Morales. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • From the Archives: Farewell Song

    From the Archives: Farewell Song

    03/12/2020 Duração: 12min

    Janis Joplin rose to fame in Austin singing blues music created by black musicians. This episode explores the role Joplin’s race played in her career that took off before UT was even truly desegregated. We also talk to R&B singer Mélat and hip hop duo Tribe Mafia about their experiences building careers as black musicians in present day Austin. Produced by Addie Costello, Arjun Hegde, Jackie Ibarra, Will LeHardy, and Anna Kay Reeves. Music by Tribe Mafia, Hall Johnson, and Blue Dot Sessions.

  • From the Archives: Try Just a Little Bit Harder

    From the Archives: Try Just a Little Bit Harder

    03/12/2020 Duração: 15min

    Janis Joplin played many of the same Austin venues that current longhorns hoping to build a music careers frequent today. However, Joplin quickly out grew Austin and took off for California. In this episode we explore whether or not enough has changed since 1962 that musicians can garner Joplin level fame from Texas. Produced by Addie Costello, Arjun Hegde, Jackie Ibarra, Will LeHardy, and Anna Kay Reeves. Music by Lainey Gonzales, Quiet Light, Tribe Mafia, Briscoe and Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Unassembled Ensembles

    Unassembled Ensembles

    02/12/2020 Duração: 13min

    Unable to play in ensembles or attend in-person lessons, the pandemic has entirely changed the way students in the Butler School of Music learn, perform and connect with other musicians. Music majors and professors explain what’s different about this semester and the ways they have had to adapt. Produced by Carly Rose. Music by students featured in the episode.

  • Friendship Breakups in 2020

    Friendship Breakups in 2020

    02/12/2020 Duração: 14min

    As students begin sharing their beliefs on hot 2020 topics such as the global pandemic and the Black Lives Matter Movement, some students are finding that it’s more important to stay true to their values than maintain some friendships. Produced by Mikayla Mondragon. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • From the Archives: She Dares to Be Different

    From the Archives: She Dares to Be Different

    02/12/2020 Duração: 12min

    Music legend, Janis Joplin spent a little over a semester as a longhorn in 1962. She was a part of the budding counterculture scene in Austin and even attended a UT football game. In this episode, author Holly George Warren and former Daily Texan reporter, Pat Sharpe give insight into how the 40 acres may have felt to Joplin. But how did her experience compare to current student musicians on campus? Produced by Addie Costello, Arjun Hegde, Jackie Ibarra, Will LeHardy, Anna Kay Reeves, and Aurora Berry. Music by Hall Johnson, Lainey Gonzales, and Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Little Big Things on UTs Microfarms

    Little Big Things on UT's Microfarms

    01/12/2020 Duração: 10min

    UT Microfarm, an organization that manages the microfarms on campus, helps provide students with a sense of community and teaches them environmentally friendly and sustainable agricultural practices. Produced by Annabella Chamoun-Ko. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • A Semester Like No Other

    A Semester Like No Other

    01/12/2020 Duração: 15min

    Starting college is stressful enough. Going to school amidst a presidential election is too. But doing both during a pandemic? We spoke to students experiencing this strange Fall 2020 semester and asked them to reflect. Produced by Arjun Hegde, Laura Morales, and Mikayla Mondragon. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Austins Zero Waste by 2040 Vision

    Austin's Zero Waste by 2040 Vision

    25/11/2020 Duração: 14min

    In 2009, Austin set a goal to be "zero waste" by 2040. The city is working toward this goal with input from the UT community and with social and environmental justice as a key motivating forces. Produced by Anna Kay Reeves. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Behind the Zoom Mute Button

    Behind the Zoom Mute Button

    16/11/2020 Duração: 13min

    As many students work from home this semester, some are experiencing noise distractions that interrupt their sleep, studying and class time. UT Austin psychology professors Drs. James Pennebaker and Art Markman explain how the pandemic contributes to these distractions and what students can do to be more productive. And what does being on Zoom all day do to a student's mental health? Produced by Carly Rose and Laura Morales. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • How Refugees Services in Austin are Weathering 2020

    How Refugees Services in Austin are Weathering 2020

    28/10/2020 Duração: 10min

    Austin’s Casa Marianella has sheltered refugees and asylum seekers for 35 years, but there’s never been a year like this. 2020 has presented a storm of challenges, among them the Covid-19 pandemic and shifting migration policy. Produced by Anna Kay Reeves. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • From the Archives: No Place But Texas

    From the Archives: No Place But Texas

    22/10/2020 Duração: 12min

    From the Archives examines pieces of Austin history through the lens of the University of Texas. In limited series, we’re exploring the history of the land where the UT Austin campus now sits, and those that came before. In this episode, we're looking at the original native Austinites — the Indigenous people who first called this land home. Produced by Harper Carlton, Addie Costello, Aurora Berry, and Anna Kay Reeves. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Life In Orange: Glam during a Pandemic

    Life In Orange: Glam during a Pandemic

    21/10/2020 Duração: 08min

    What does looking good mean and why does it mean something to you? Students have found themselves re-evaluating their concepts of self-image, taking a positive spin on glam as want instead of a need. Produced by Annabella Chamoun-Ko. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Life In Orange: Bringing Together the Vote

    Life In Orange: Bringing Together the Vote

    16/10/2020 Duração: 09min

    While COVID-19 has brought unprecedented barriers this election cycle, TX Votes officer Anthony Zhang discusses how college students can be civically involved and encourage their peers to do the same. Produced by Chloe Young. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Life in Orange: Studying Abroad at Home

    Life in Orange: Studying Abroad at Home

    14/10/2020 Duração: 09min

    With the emergence of COVID-19 in the Spring, Sam Gillette found his plans to fulfill his study abroad requirements completely upended. Instead of exploring Morocco and living with a host family, Sam has spent his semester glued to his computer screen taking Moroccan online classes from his apartment in Austin, Texas.

  • Life in Orange: Laughs at a Distance

    Life in Orange: Laughs at a Distance

    12/10/2020 Duração: 09min

    In March, UT Austin's three improv comedy troupes went on hiatus and tried to wait out the COVID-19 pandemic. But with an end not clearly in sight, the troupes are figuring out ways to keep their audiences entertained and continue performing — this time from a distance.

  • Life in Orange: A Second Wind for Club Sports

    Life in Orange: A Second Wind for Club Sports

    07/10/2020 Duração: 09min

    When COVID-19 forced UT Austin to put a hold on its basketball games, spring football scrimmage, and 2020 baseball season, it also ended the competition season for the school's 48 club sports. Now, athletes from the quidditch, wrestling, and powerlifting teams are busy trying to get their seasons back on track despite a global pandemic. Reported by Addie Costello. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

  • Texan Overtime: For the Love of the Game

    Texan Overtime: For the Love of the Game

    30/09/2020 Duração: 10min

    For decades, the NCAA has barred student athletes from profiting off their names, images, and likenesses in order for the players to keep their amateur status. But where does America's obsession with amateurism stem from? And who does it benefit?

  • Texan Overtime: Back to Business

    Texan Overtime: Back to Business

    12/09/2020 Duração: 09min

    Despite Austin Public Health officials' warnings, UT Austin is holding the first match of the 2020 season with spectators in the stands. In response, students are taking to Twitter to voice their concerns with the gathering of an estimated 25,000 fans. Produced and edited by Harper Carlton. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

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