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Mac McCann



Mac McCann is a Plan II Honors, Religious Studies, and History triple-major at The University of Texas at Austin, expecting to graduate in the Spring of 2016. In addition to his work with The Austin Chronicle, his writings have been published in The Dallas Morning News, The Huffington Post, The Austin American-Statesman, Reason, Dallas Observer, OC Weekly, OnFaith, Phoenix New Times, and The Daily Texan, among other publications.

18 articles in 2015

Let's Go Gun Crazy

UT working group recommends allowing guns in classrooms, while a "mock mass shooting" and a "mass farting" protest in response bring out the national media

News Feature, Dec. 17, 2015

UT Working Group Recommends Allowing Guns in Classrooms

Says to do otherwise would violate SB 11

News Daily, Dec. 10, 2015 9:45 AM

Mock Shooting Now Just Near UT Campus

Update: Mass farting demonstration planned in response

News Daily, Dec. 9, 2015 5:00 PM

Million Student March Held at UT

Student activists want Abbott to call a special legislative session to address access to higher education

News Feature, Nov. 19, 2015

Campus Carry Pushback Heats Up

Citing safety, economics professor leaves UT

News Feature, Oct. 29, 2015

Trending: #CocksNotGlocks

Facebook event protesting campus carry goes viral

News Daily, Oct. 11, 2015 6:35 PM

Adios, Jeff!

Davis statue graces South Mall no more

News Feature, Sep. 3, 2015

Going Somewhere?

Jeff Davis statue to stay put for now

News Feature, Aug. 20, 2015

Confederate Statue Report Released

UT task force recommends taking action

News Daily, Aug. 10, 2015 10:53 AM

UT Takes on Confederate Statues

After public input, university plans to consider options, including removal

News Feature, Jul. 23, 2015

The End of the Confederacy at UT?

Will UT's Jefferson Davis statue finally be taken down?

News Feature, Jun. 25, 2015

The End of the Confederacy at UT?

Will UT's Jefferson Davis statue finally be taken down?

News Daily, Jun. 23, 2015 5:30 PM

Written in Stone

History of racism lives on in UT monuments

News Feature, May. 28, 2015

Far From Equal

UT student experienced discrimination during early days of integration

News Feature, May. 28, 2015

Do UT Frats Have a Race Problem?

Longtime Longhorn Sees some improvement; room for more

News Feature, Mar. 26, 2015

UT's Student Government Winners Mix Substance With Satire

UT elects satirical candidates for student government

News Feature, Mar. 26, 2015

UT, OU Take Different Approaches to Racist Speech

OU takes swift action, while UT declines to punish students, citing freedom of speech

News Feature, Mar. 18, 2015

Frat Party Fallout

UT students are disappointed by admin's failure to nip racist parties in the bud

News Feature, Feb. 19, 2015

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