An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

Three new members join Friends of Daily Texan board

October 25, 2022

Three new members have been elected to the Board of Directors of Friends of The Daily Texan, Inc. The Friends of The Texan is a non-profit organization founded 9 years ago that supports The Daily Texan,...

Some Daily Texan Memories from the 60’s

April 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: Richard Cole is a respected and internationally known educator and journalist who traces his background to The Daily Texan at the University of Texas at Austin, where he served two terms...

Martin Crutsinger, AP economics expert who covered 13 Treasury secretaries and 5 Fed chairs, to retire

November 15, 2021

From the Associated Press For nearly five decades, Marty Crutsinger has played a vital role at the Associated Press, chronicling a gallery of transformative events. A reporter known for his steady nerves,...

Long-time Hays County, San Marcos journalist dies

November 9, 2021

From the Hays Free Press Award-winning journalist Anita Miller Byley, who dedicated more than four decades to telling the stories of the people of Hays County, died Oct. 26, with her husband David Byley...

Krissah Thompson named first Managing Editor for Diversity and Inclusion at The Washington Post

July 28, 2020

The Washington Post has named Krissah Thompson as its first managing editor for diversity and inclusion. The 41-year-old newsroom veteran is the first African American woman to become managing editor in...

Senator Zaffirini wins top Press Women of Texas communications award

July 6, 2020

Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, has won the 2020 Ann Faragher Sweepstakes Award, the Press Women of Texas' (PWT) highest distinction during its annual communications contest. Named for the trailblazing...

Texan ‘Friends’ annual gathering Oct. 16

July 19, 2015

We've got a date. Please mark  Oct. 16 on your calendar for the third annual gathering in Austin of Friends of The Daily Texan, Inc. This year's event will be a luncheon, to be held on campus, in the...

Initial donation to Daily Texan from Friends Innovation Fund

February 7, 2015

The Friends of the Daily Texan has made the first grant to The Daily Texan from the recently-created Innovation Fund, created to support a sustainable future, quality journalism and innovative work at...

Saying ‘thank you’ to Griff Singer

November 11, 2014

Saying “thank you” to an individual who meant so much to your life and career is not as simple as it might seem, because those words alone cannot fully convey the sincerity behind the remark. Nonetheless,...

Friends of Daily Texan Innovation Fund Established

September 29, 2014

The Friends of The Daily Texan, Inc., a non-profit group created by Texan alumni to help build a strong future for The Daily Texan, has created an Innovation Fund to support a sustainable future, quality...

Inaugural Texan Hall of Fame Awards and Alumni Weekend

November 12, 2013

A picture and stories of Walter Cronkite attending a Texan party in the 1970s. A silent auction packed with journalistic treasures. A plethora of meetings with Texan staffers, UT journalism students...

Day of Mentorship at The Daily Texan

November 9, 2013

We're pleased to report that the Day of Mentorship at The Daily Texan was a huge success. Many thanks to our mentors who volunteered their time to dispense advice and share war stories with Texan reporters. Below...

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