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Endorsement Wars
Flying accusations about deception and intimidation make for two very controversial primary races.
"...-- a lecturer at UT's Center for Mexican American Studies -- of stacking their endorsement meeting with new members..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Capitol Chronicle
Just for the Kids' school rankings seem like just a lot of baloney.
"...of UT's School of Education and the Center for Mexican-American Studies is skeptical of the state's increasing emphasis on..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Paredes Memorial
"...writer, and founder of UT's Center for Mexican American Studies, died Wednesday, May 5; a public memorial service organized..."

May 21, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

"...editor with Steck Vaughn... UT's Center for Mexican American Studies reports that Rolando Hinojosa-Smith has recently had his short..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Manos de Mujer
"...* FRI, FEB 21: The Center for Mexican-American Studies at UT will hold an all-day symposium to..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Books Column

The Death of Brad Will
An American reporter films his own murder in Oaxaca, and Mexican and U.S. authorities look the other way
" the same room behind me. The desk clerk studies my card. "¡Que lastima! [What a shame!]" he exclaims..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by John Ross

Films Without Borders
Cine Las Americas
"...this the presence of the Institute for Latin American Studies at UT, social groups such as the Bolivian, Puerto..."

April 24, 1998 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...chair of the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies (and an AISD trustee), notes that Wilson re-segregated the..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

Our readers talk back.
"...with the plans they have, ironically putting them, considering Mexican-American history, in the position of bully to the Villas..."

June 6, 2003 Column

Art Fights the Power
The Liberating Artwork of Malaquías Montoya
"...movement and his politically vigorous artwork championing issues for Mexican-Americans. At Mexic-Arte Museum and Galeria Sin Fronteras, dozens of..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...Garcias were not familiar with growing up in overwhelmingly Mexican-American South Texas. They found a town filled with discrimination..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Making Everyone Happy
The state's textbook adoption process focuses more on pleasing everyone than on teaching children.
"...Texas' recent hearings on the statewide adoption of social studies textbooks, which began July 17 and ended Sept. 11,..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

Numerous and Curious Tongues
What two new books -- Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America by Jacqueline Barnitz and Mexican Suite: A History of Photography in Mexico by Olivier Debroise -- arrive at, like the most chaotic of the Mexican murals, is a body of work that is crammed full of dissonant faces and lives while telling a seductive tale in numerous and curious tongues.
"...painters' early work grew out of European travels and studies that introduced them to such ideologies as cubism and..."

March 16, 2001 Books Feature by David Garza

An Altar-nate View
Liven up the boo-ring Halloween season with Día de los Muertos celebrations
"...University of Texas at Austin who specializes in Meso­amer­ican studies, and she's also a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

The Road to Publication
The University of Texas Press
"...that reaches beyond its best-known publishing discipline, Latin American Studies. Of the individuals interviewed, only one had an even..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Cine Joven Sin Fronteras
Teaching technology, telenovela, and how to straddle two countries and two cultures with a camera
"...sons and daughters of both newly arrived immigrants and Mexican-American professional parents from every level of Austin's Latino community...."

Aug. 8, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Mapping Calle Ancha
The Avenue That Existed Before That Big Parking Lot in the Sky, I-35, Was Built
"...of color were welcome. In an interview for the Mexican-American Oral History Project, housed at the Austin History Center,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Belinda Acosta

YLA 12: Embracing Chaos
Despite some enjoyable work by this year's Young Latino Artists, the show overall isn't impressive
"...marks look like scratches but are actually different equestrian studies. Skeletal, muscular, and planar examinations create all-over compositions. Thoughts..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Arts Review by Salvador Castillo

Man of the People
"...a Rockefeller fellowship, he was more concerned with his studies toward a Ph.D. in international relations. But the young..."

Sept. 25, 1998 News Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Texas in Bold, Dark Strokes
Artist/Historian Jack Jackson
"...the last chief of the Comanches (Comanche Moon), a Mexican-American hero of the Texas revolution named Juan N. Seguin..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Wish List
Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2
"...African-American studies books..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Features Feature

Audio Snapshots
America's premiere archival roots label celebrates the big 4-0.
"...opportunities, like the time he coaxed the queen of Mexican-American song Lydia Mendoza to record a disc's worth of..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Feature by Mike Quinn

Essential History Museums and Cultural Spaces
Fun for everyone from history buffs to kids who like hands-on science
"...result of 30 years' worth of civic lobbying, feasibility studies, task forces, and two bond elections, the Emma S...."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

Black Eastsiders: Powers a Friend
Will the next UT president continue Powers' work repairing the relationship between UT and East Austin?
"...chair of the Depart­ment of African and African Diaspora Studies, says what the division has done is "to reach..."

July 18, 2014 News Feature by Jessica Luther

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the core subjects – English, math, science, and social studies – plus elective courses in subjects such as Shakespeare..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

The Texas Gamut
Titles From Texas
"...Spanish by experts in related fields of Latin American Studies. Published by the University of Texas Press in conjunction..."

May 15, 1998 Books Feature

Local Democrats Take Another Shot at Education Board
Third time's a charm?
"...for its many high-profile controversies including politically biased social studies curriculum standards, advocating to teach the "strengths and weaknesses"..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: The Legacy of Solidarity
Film of the 'Austin Chicano Huelga' recounts a city's transformation
"...Austin Community Col­lege Center for Public Policy and Political Studies, where Young is executive director. The Monday night event..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Where the Sea Used to Be
", and his adult daughter, Mel, a loner who studies wolves and tries to avoid feeling the dominance of..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Books Review

A Poet Warrior's Reward
Amorindio: Tributo y Celebración for raúlrsalinas
"...associate professor and chair of the Department of Chicano Studies at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, in his..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

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