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Richard Whittaker

Staff Writer

TWITTER: @YorkshireTX

The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats include education, the legislature, and film news. He has also been covering roller derby since 2007, the longest run for any mainstream journalist.

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Ass-Kicking For Breakfast

Q&A with the super-violent superhero film Kick-Ass

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2010 4:10 AM


Project Diaspora co-founder and SXSW speaker talks African tech

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2010 2:19 PM

SX Day One

A few brief snaps from the first day of the festival

Screens Daily, Mar. 13, 2010 1:09 AM

Get Ready for More Elections

The primary run-offs are only a month away, followed quickly by elections for ACC and AISD trustees

News Feature, Mar. 12, 2010

Rant, Revisited

A new doc explores the life and times of underground comic Bill Hicks

Screens Feature, Mar. 12, 2010

Riding the New Range

The Ride goes to the rodeo

Screens Feature, Mar. 12, 2010

Staple! Storms Austin

Flicking through the pages of indie media

Books Daily, Mar. 10, 2010 11:45 PM

Mendoza's Mis-Step

When is an endorsement not an endorsement?

News Daily, Mar. 9, 2010 6:00 PM

AISD Trustee Races Set

Place 9 tussle draws big-name endorsers

News Daily, Mar. 9, 2010 2:10 PM

The Average Student

Rising workloads, rising costs pressuring UT students

News Daily, Mar. 7, 2010 12:48 PM

Time for Staple!ing

Annual indie media convention returns this Saturday

Books Daily, Mar. 5, 2010 2:30 PM

Back to School

Carstarphen and Austin ISD trustees wrestle over priorities, budget, and power

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

Next Initiative

AISD aims to fix problems before state steps in

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

Perry and White Gear Up for a Fight

November, hair we come!

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

Lege Races Yield Weak Brew

Texas tea party efforts peter out

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

UT Cuts: Framing (and Reframing) the Message

The backstory to UT's decision to axe campus institutions

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

We're With the Brand

The fluxing future of brand identity

Screens Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

The Face of Inclusiveness

Hint: It isn't white or male

Screens Feature, Mar. 5, 2010

The Other Perry

Democrat Radnofksy demands AG Abbott returns builder cash

News Daily, Mar. 3, 2010 2:17 PM

Quick Election Round-Up: Legislature

Tea Party challenges falter, but a few big names fall

News Daily, Mar. 3, 2010 12:53 AM

Night of the Rookies

Texas Rollergirls kick off 2010 season with new lineups and a special whistle blower

Sports Daily, Mar. 1, 2010 11:18 PM

Is TEA Really Achieving?

Examining the latest Texas Education Agency claim of excellence

News Daily, Mar. 1, 2010 4:00 PM

City Hall on Wheels

Mayor Leffingwell to kick off Texas Rollergirls' 2010 season

Sports Daily, Feb. 27, 2010 9:40 AM

Cactus for Lunch

Political heavy hitters to attend UT rally today

News Daily, Feb. 26, 2010 11:26 AM

Where's the Outcry Over Informal Classes?

Plan to cut Cactus is pricklier than continuing ed program

News Feature, Feb. 26, 2010

Student Voices Go Unheard

Student body absent from student-body-made decision

News Feature, Feb. 26, 2010

Have Mercy

Board shoots down superintendent's plan

News Feature, Feb. 26, 2010

HD 47 GOP Primary: Attack-Ad Tussle

KLBJ caught in middle of attack-ad dispute

News Feature, Feb. 26, 2010

Like a Boss

Texas Rollergirls take the Governor's Cup to kick of 2010 season

Sports Daily, Feb. 24, 2010 9:00 AM

Early Closing for Snow

List of agencies, schools and events affected by bad weather, including homeless update

News Daily, Feb. 23, 2010 3:00 PM

No Exigency in AISD

Drawn-out board meeting results in confused split vote

News Daily, Feb. 23, 2010 1:09 AM

On the Road With White

A day on the campaign trail with the Dem governor hopeful [VIDEO]

News Daily, Feb. 21, 2010 11:00 PM

The 'T' Word

Politicians and media dance around what to call the plane crash

News Daily, Feb. 19, 2010 11:59 PM

Dems for Governor: Bill White, et al.

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

Dems for Lite Gov: The D.A., the Organizer, and the Deli Man

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

Lege Races: Austin and Elsewhere

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

Still Prickly: UT Students vs. Cactus Cuts

Reaction to budget cuts belies claim that decision was student-backed

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

Five Misconceptions

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

AISD Headed for Showdown Over 'Exigency'

Board gears up to vote on whether AISD will declare financial exigency

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2010

Plane Crash Update

City holds first press conference

News Daily, Feb. 18, 2010 12:33 PM

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