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White Student Union Hits UT
Last Friday, a Facebook group called the White Student Union at UT Austin made its introductory post. It wasn’t a mission statement; that came later today (Mon., Nov. 23). Instead it was a picture of University of Texas football coach Charlie Strong, with the following caption:

5:34PM Mon. Nov. 23, Nina Hernandez Read More | Comment »

News Roundup: Refugees, Republicans, & Rhetoric
In this week's News Roundup: the mayor welcomes Syrian refugees to the city, and encourages homes for veterans; Austin's sole Dem congressman backpedals hard from an anti-refugee bill; the Texas Board of Education opts for ignorance (again); and more.

9:30PM Sun. Nov. 22, the News Staff Read More | Comment »

Council: Spreading the Crazy
City Council looks headed to another late evening, after several hours debating “accessory dwelling units.” Should be easier to build a granny flat in your sideyard … but you might need a Homeland Security check on prospective tenants, if D8 Council Member Don Zimmerman has his way.

9:00PM Thu. Nov. 19, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Fight for $15 Gains Momentum in Austin
Last week, fast food workers across the country took part in a Fight for $15-organized strike, demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation.

5:45PM Wed. Nov. 18, Amy Kamp Read More | Comment »

Austin Airport Back up to Speed
Something for which to be thankful: As of yesterday Austin Bergstrom International Airport is running at normal levels after the Federal Aviation Authority reopened the air traffic control tower, just in time for Thanksgiving.

4:10PM Wed. Nov. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

News Roundup: Buehler, Bikes, & Uber
In this week's News Roundup: The Uber/Lyft alliance battles City Council for the hearts and minds of Austin residents; charges against activist Antonio Buehler are dropped (again); Austin wins recognition for its bike-friendly infrastructure; and more ...

9:45AM Mon. Nov. 16, the News Staff Read More | Comment »

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The End of F1 in Austin?
Screwed. That’s Circuit of the Americas chairman Bobby Epstein’s response when asked by the Austin American-Statesman about the state of Texas lowering its contribution to the track for hosting the United States Grand Prix. If the figure stands, there’s a chance that next year’s race may be canceled.

1:00PM Wed. Nov. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Local Workers Strike for $15
Today, Nov. 10, fast food workers across the country will go on strike as part of the Fight for $15, demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation.

9:00AM Tue. Nov. 10, Amy Kamp Read More | Comment »

News Roundup: Arrests, Assaults, and Assholes
In this week's news roundup: A Criminal Court judge is shot at her home by an unknown assailant, and survives in stable but serious condition; APD acknowledges a disturbing video of a violent downtown arrest; Uber literally brings in the cavalry to continue the charge against City Council's proposed regulations; and more...

10:40AM Mon. Nov. 9, the News Staff Read More | Comment »

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The Most Dangerous Man in Austin? Cody Wilson's day-to-day life is pretty routine. But the product he's selling threatens to make gun control laws obsolete.
Making the Most of EAST Ten tips to help you keep your head in the crush of the East Austin Studio Tour
Playback – Antone's New Booker: Zach Ernst Did Clifford Antone know he was grooming his nightclub's future booker when he mentored Zach Ernst?
After Intimidation, Pro-Palestine Students File Civil Rights Complaint PSC students have filed a formal complaint with the university