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UT Regents Fight Heats Up as Board Reshuffles
Investigation into Wallace Hall continues
"...The fight between Texas lawmakers and the UT System Board of Regents grew stormier this week as the House..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Student Housing, Decades of Biological Research Up in the Air
Bracken­ridge Tract Task Force recommends removing or relocating student housing and lab west of campus
"...Last Friday, the UT System Board of Reg­ents heard the findings of the Bracken­ridge Tract..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

An 'Apology' to the Regents
" a resident in the Brackenridge Apartments, a division of the famous Brackenridge Tract that is not being utilized..."

Dec. 9, 2007 Postmarks

Muny Isn't Part of UT's Grand Plans
Consultant rolls out two master plans for UT's Brackenridge Tract
"...After nearly a year of meetings, listening sessions, and presentations, Cooper, Robert­son & Partners,..."

June 26, 2009 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

A Brief History of School Desegregation
"...v. Ferguson, the U.S. Supreme Court establishes the doctrine of "separate but equal," helping to promote segregationist laws and..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature

Dell Med School Debate Over Use of Funds Continues
Fred Lewis won’t quit HEALTH fight with Travis County
"...argument resumed over the utility (and even the legality) of the still-under-construction UT-Austin Dell Medical School. A group of..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Wentworth Doesn't Trust TSU Regents
Travis Co. Senator blasts new chancellor as "Johnny-come-lately"
"...surprise when he was announced as the new chancellor of Texas State University. What passed under the radar was..."

June 9, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

In Praise of UT's Genius
"...week! It is truly inspirational that in this era of obscene Wall Street bonuses and Caligula-esque corporate executives, the..."

Feb. 2, 2010 Postmarks

TFN's 'Briefing Paper' on ACC Board Candidate Marc Levin
"...candidate for Place 6 on the Austin Community College Board of Trustees – currently serves as vice- president of..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature

Measuring the Profit of an Overweight Person
"...To the Editor, It’s a travesty that the University of Texas, with all its wealth, is ending the 30-plus..."

Feb. 10, 2010 Postmarks

Headlines / Quote of the Week
" Need an already printed application? See p.13 of this week's paper...."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...marathon hearing on the city's proposed 2021 budget, hundreds of Austinites called for city officials to reduce funding for..."

July 31, 2020 News Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Austin Independent School District officially hired Stephanie Elizalde as the district's new superintendent Tuesday..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Feature

The Gates of the Alamo Reviewed
Mark Busby reviews Stephen Harrigan's The Gates of the Alamo.
"...The Gates of the Alamo: A Novelby Stephen Harrigan..."

March 24, 2000 Books Feature by Mark Busby

The Changing Face of Downtown
"...For better or worse, there's still a heap of new downtown buildings and municipal projects well under way,..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature

Field of Dreamers
Two dems, five gop candidates vie for district 48 race, but the seat is expected to remain Democratic.
"...a successful 10-year stint, the news awoke a herd of snoozing political hopefuls, particularly a pack of Republicans who..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Admiral McRaven to Become UT Chancellor
Man who masterminded Bin Laden death to take over UT
"...The leadership of the UT System could be set for a real..."

July 30, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

UT Chancellor Cigarroa Quits
After surprise exit, will head pediatric tranplants in San Antonio
"...A major shakeup at the University of Texas: In a surprise announcement,..."

Feb. 10, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

UT's Brackenridge Tract: Speculating on Speculation
What will become of these coveted 345 acres where Lake Austin Boulevard meets Enfield Road?
"...George Washington Brack­en­ridge donated 500 acres to the University of Texas in 1917, his plan was to make the..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Blanton: The Sequel: The Sequel
The preliminary design for UT's new Blanton Museum of Art facility has been unveiled, and as expected, the white-shoe Boston firm of Kallmann McKinnell & Wood has come up with a building that hews to the dicta of UT's Campus Master Plan, even when it doesn't make much sense.
"...Oh, the games architects play. In the rendering of the latest (preliminary) design for UT's Jack S. Blanton..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Arts Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

UT Chancellor to President: Resign, Or I'll Fire You
War over UT leadership escalates into full blown bloodbath
"...The war over Bill Powers' tenure as president of the University of Texas at Austin may be reaching..."

July 8, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Frank Erwin Center: 1977-2023?
UT Medical School will likely shut down tenured arena
"...morning, KUT News reported the proposed $334.5 million development of the Dell School of Medicine on the southeastern end..."

May 8, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

’Horns Return; COVID to Follow?
The University of Texas community braces for impact as the fall semester gets underway
"...By the time you're reading this, tens of thousands of Longhorns will have wrapped their first day..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

The Loyal Lieutenants
Bush Applies Litmus Test of Allegiance in Choosing Inner Circle
"..."reformer with results." Education, taxes, welfare reform -- none of those things really matter. For George W. Bush, one..."

March 17, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Powers Survives
UT President will stay through June 2015
"...A victory of sorts for supporters of UT Austin President Bill Powers:..."

July 10, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City, UT Agree to Change Red River’s Flow
One of central Austin's main thoroughfares to be realigned and reconstructed
"...signifies incoming trash talk about the Sooner State, but of late it's pointed to a deep convo about one..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Written in Stone
UT's Jim Bob Moffett and Freeport-McMoRan ride a new wave of allegations of business as usual: exploitation, cronyism, and environmental devastation
"...Acres at UT, there's a building named after one of the worst environmental desperadoes of the modern era. His..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Council Recap: It's a Long Way From City Hall to the Landfill
Tensions over trash, and wheeling and dealing to Save Muny
"...important issues -including a potential deal with the University of Texas for the Lions Municipal Golf Course and preliminary..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

News Roundup: Jail, Traffic, & Politics
Video visitation under fire, again; traffic experiments
"...In this week's News Roundup, Denton County's policy of video visitation for jails gets criticized; Council tries to..."

March 30, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Classical Revival at the Blanton
The Art of the Deal
"...So what's all this about the University of Texas being a slow, confused bureaucracy? When UT sets..."

Aug. 25, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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