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Lee Elementary Still Lee Elementary
Campus renaming debate still rumbles on the AISD board
"...Time to update your address book: Robert E. Lee Elementary is now Russell Lee..."

May 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lee Renaming Brings Out Butter-Knife-Sharp Wit
Don’t ask a question you don’t want to know the answer to
"...The political sage Homer Simpson once mused, "When will people learn democracy doesn't..."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lee Elementary No Longer Lee Elementary
Renaming process has begun
"...There will be one less sign of Texas' Civil War..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Fusebox Menu de l'année
A sampler of some tasty creative fusions in 2013
"...Art + Tech..."

April 12, 2013 Arts Feature

Renaming for Lee Elementary Begins
Starting March 29, community members can submit nominations
"...On Monday, March 28, the AISD school board voted to begin the process to rename Lee Elementary, which..."

March 28, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

Gods and Generals
"...Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell. Starring: Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang,..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hightower Report
Trump vs. the wisdom of Robert E. Lee
"...While our present president's moral character seems stuck somewhere between boorish and..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

Newsgeist: 1/3/10
The spirit of the news
"...Happy New Year and happy Newsgeist! Check out the latest stories..."

Jan. 3, 2011 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

Old Times There Are Not Forgotten
"...The last time I saw the inside of Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio was in..."

April 14, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Point Austin: What History Teaches
Charlottesville resistance an inspiration here and everywhere
"...Thanks in part to our increasingly fake president, we have not heard the last of..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Written in Stone
History of racism lives on in UT monuments
"...This spring, the University of Texas at Austin made national headlines for a..."

May 29, 2015 News Feature by Mac McCann

A Guide to Confederate Monuments in Austin
Where to find them, for as long as they're still standing
"...News writer Michael King addresses historical illiteracy and the problem..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature

It's Not Just a ZIP Code
Neighborhood Associations
"...Barton Hills-Horseshoe Bend NA index.html..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Road Rage
The Barton Springs Road project has encountered more than few speed bumps
"...Mani Shook peered into his tip jar and frowned. A buck and..."

Aug. 30, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...Walking on the Sun..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

AISD to Consider Ridding School Names of Confederate Legacy
AISD Board in the process of crafting a mechanism that allows for renaming schools upon public request
"...Austin Independent School District trustees could adopt a new policy for..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Our readers talk back.
"...Delwood Assn. Responds..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Column

The Art of Dining
Digestible Feats makes meaning out of meals
"..."Food is not just eating," insists Hank Cathey, culinary arts coordinator for the Fusebox..."

April 19, 2013 Food Feature by Amy Gentry

"...No regular City Council meeting this week – the next is..."

May 27, 2016 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Letters at 3AM
It's time for the American South to reject its "rebel" hypocrisy of states rights and atone for the sins of the slave economy of the Confederacy.
"...Last October, an angry reader challenged my statement that during the..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

Summer Camp Guide
"...Pack the bug spray, the laptop, the curling iron..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

Faster Than Sound: The Musicians at the Center of UT's "Eyes of Texas" Debacle
Inside the Longhorn Band's first-ever Black student group, LHBlacks.
"...Musicians in the University of Texas Longhorn Band refer to the group internally..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

UT Took Down Some Confederate Statues On Sunday Night
Lee, Johnston, Reagan out; Gov. Hogg getting moved
"...In an email sent Sunday night just a few minutes before 10pm,..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Monuments and Race at UT
The stories behind the statues
"...The stories behind the statues..."

May 28, 2015 Photo Gallery

Aug. 2-8

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature

Barton Springs Eternal
The reconstruction of Barton Springs Road suffers another delay
"...Even the construction workers must wonder if they're making a..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden
The exhibition "Charles Umlauf: A Retrospective, 1933-1992" at the gallery Spazio by Lytle Pressley, is a fresh reminder that Umlauf was an artistic virtuoso in many ways and not simply an artist who lived in Austin, but an artist who was Austin, who embodied something of the character of the city and revealed it in his artwork.
"...The small bronze sculpture offers a modest depiction of a Scriptural scene: Jesus kneeling..."

June 1, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Whole Truce
Gary Bradley ponders the significance of his proposed settlement agreement with the city of Austin.
"...Long before Jim Bob, there was Gary. Indeed, the fight between..."

Feb. 25, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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