Aug. 25, 2017

Volume 36, Number 52

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features

THE OVER/UNDER GUIDE TO CAMPUS LIFE IN THE ATX

Over 100 Things to Do This Fall

Events calendar

10 Lunch Spots Under $10

You’re young, scrappy, and hungry. A Hamilton will get you far.

BY KALI VENABLE

Best Clubs for the Under-21 Crowd

No ID? No problem.

BY ISABELLA CASTRO-COTA

Fun in the Sun: Outdoor Activities in Austin

Where to hike, bike, and wade into cool water

BY ASHLEY MORENO

How to Talk Like a Local in Under a Minute

Your pronunciation guide to Austin

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Tales From a Former R.A.

On being a semi-pro buzzkill

Campus Hacks: UT

Campus Hacks: Texas State

Campus Hacks: Huston-Tillotson

Campus Hacks: St. Edward's

Campus Apps

Guide to Austin Record Stores

Back to School Central

news

Pride 2017

Protecting the LGBTQ Community When the State Attacks

From the bathroom bill to marriage equality, can Austin fight back?

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Point Austin: Celebrating the Kellers’ Exoneration

On a happy day, too many others endure criminal injustice

BY MICHAEL KING

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Greg Fenves

The president of UT on the fate of Confederate statues

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Advocates: Reject Police Union Contract

New “excessive force” lawsuit filed over 2015 “jaywalking” arrest

BY MICHAEL KING

Tim Mahoney for Comptroller. Tim Mahoney for Trump?

Attorney, organizer enters statewide race

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

5th Circuit Affirms Ruling in Texas Prison Overheating Case

A lawsuit filed by six prisoners at the Wallace Pack Unit can now include the unit's full population

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Alex Jones’ Caffeinated Conspiracies

The nutcase makes an acquaintance with “Seattle’s finest”

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Death Watch: Steven Long Spared Execution

SCOTUS’ ruling in Bobby James Moore case spares inmate’s life, for now

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Council on CodeNEXT

Four CMs lament inequitable land use standards throughout city

BY MICHAEL KING

Pressley Continues to Fight Council Election Loss

District 4 loser takes fight to Texas Supreme Court

BY MICHAEL KING

Plaza Saltillo’s Affordable Habitat

Habitat for Humanity in line for new density bonuses at two Fourth Street addresses

BY SARAH MARLOFF

SB 4 on Campus

How will campus policing change when the anti-immigrant law goes into effect?

BY MARIA MENDEZ

UT’s Key to Being Safe

BeSafe’s grassroots campaign continues its growth on campus

BY KATARINA BROWN

LGBTQ Quality of Life Commission Sends Recommendations to Council

Commission issues three wishes, two that will need money

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Lege Lines: Sine Done

The dregs from last month's special session

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER AND MARY TUMA

Workers Prevail on Wages at ABIA Hyatt

Six ABIA Hyatt Place Hotel subcontractors stiffed workers out of nearly $240,000

BY MICHAEL KING

The Hightower Report: Who’s Left for Trump to Tweet-bomb?

Maybe nobody. Maybe he should get off Twitter altogether.

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

First Look: Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches

A classic combination with some extras

BY JESSI DEVENYNS

Dear Glutton: School Lunches

How to get your kids to pack their own lunch

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

The Headmaster Ritual

Back to school sampler

Playback – Lukas Nelson: Real as Promised

Lukas Nelson is a chip off the ol' Willie

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Stephen Doster

New Black Suit
screens

The Sublime Beauty of Kogonada's Columbus

Director brings his indie drama to AFS Cinema

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

My Obsession: Music Videos

aGLIFF director just can't get enough of the golden age of music videos

BY JIM BRUNZELL

Totally Total Providence

Animator Paul Beck presents A Scanner Darkly at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Pride 2017

What’cha Watchin’?

Gay Place/Assistant News Editor Sarah Marloff on the teen dramas she adores

Film Reviews

Columbus

A gorgeous and resonant tale of two loners

In This Corner of the World

The life of a Japanese girl during wartime

Patti Cake$

A hip-hop star is born in New Jersey

Whose Streets?

A you-are-there portrait of the tragedy in Ferguson
arts & culture

Pride 2017

Fatima Mann Reigns Over Austin Pride

Activist and Pride grand marshal wants to include every member of the rainbow alphabet

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2017

Who gets the last laugh on an Austin summer?

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Local Opera Local Artists' We Might Be Struck by Lightning

In this new pastiche chamber opera, LOLA takes us on a bold musical journey

“Micky Hoogendijk: Pure Imagination” at Women & Their Work

The photographs here fully reveal the artist’s skill with composition and light, but show less of their subjects’ interior life

“Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler: Giant” at the Blanton Museum of Art

The film is good at showing the fate of the film set of Giant, but it leaves open the question of what’s happened to Marfa
columns

Pride 2017

Gay Place

Too excited about Pride to let 2017 get me down

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: West Columbia

A replica of the first capitol illustrates the humble beginnings of the Republic of Texas

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Tell the Whole World

Rejection never feels good, even if the other guy looks exactly like you

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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