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UT Tower Shooting 50th Anniversary
"...Texas at Austin commemorates the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting with a Tower Garden re-dedication ceremony and..."

Aug. 1, 2016 Photo Gallery

Filmmaker Keith Maitland on Tackling Tower
Innovative doc animates the UT Tower Massacre
"...and shown to truly heal. For decades, the 1966 UT Tower Shooting was a tragedy that Aus­tin kept to..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Tower
Keith Maitland's film focuses on the survivors of the UT massacre
"...them off will give an insight into their crimes. Tower, the revolutionary documentary on the 1966 UT Tower shootings,..."

March 13, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Who Did the Animation for Keith Maitland’s Documentary Tower?
Minnow Mountain’s Craig Staggs talks art & drama & Austin & Earp
"...The Tower documentary itself focuses, as Richard Whittaker points out in..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Kickstart Your Weekend: 'Tower'
New documentary will focus on the 1966 UT Tower shooting
"...There's no darker day in UT-Austin's history than August 1, 1966. That's when engineering student..."

April 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

UT’s Key to Being Safe
BeSafe’s grassroots campaign continues its growth on campus
"...Creek, the first on-campus murder since Charles Whitman's 1966 tower shooting, and the question of campus safety loomed larger..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Katarina Brown

The Tower Goes Black
UT to keep the tower darkened in memory of the Virginia Tech victims.
"...Here's a statement from UT President William Powers Jr. Tower Darkens in Remembrance of..."

April 17, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

For Whom the Bells Toll
Lege enacts campus carry on the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting
"...The University of Texas at Austin tower carillon tolled at 11:40am...."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Mass Shootings and Musical History
Tower and A Song for You explore different sides of Austin
"...In 2006, filmmaker Keith Maitland conceived of a project about the University of Texas Massacre, also known as the..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Spectrum Dance Theater’s Rambunctious
The company’s program, with a new work inspired by the 1966 UT Tower shooting, spoke powerfully to our present moment
"...America – what can our country's artists tell us about ourselves? Spectrum Dance Theater, based in Seattle and headed..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Boom Boom... Out Go the Lights
Charles Whitman in the UT Tower
"...with your Homecoming King, or Queen. The most advanced nutritional system on the planet generates the protein-rich essence which..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

SXSW Film Announces Features Lineup
Competitive narratives and docs unveiled, plus more
"...Keith Maitland has two films making their world premiere. TOWER delves into mass murderer Charles Whitman's UT Tower shooting,..."

Feb. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Drug War Blowback
Drug-raid tactics come under increasing scrutiny
"...Autumn finally arrived in Austin shortly after midnight on Monday,..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin Film Society Presents a Night of Texas Animation
Animation showcase draws artists together
"...been 15 years since Richard Linklater's dreamlike Waking Life put Austin on the animation map, and the imminent release..."

July 22, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Gun Sense
Groups rally in the wake of open carry
" carry law that went into effect Jan. 1, but because of them...."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Paraguayan Youth Band Turns Trash Into Treasure
From the trash heap to the concert hall with Landfill Harmonic
"...students in white shirts, black pants and skirts, nervously clutching their instruments. The difference is that these kids were..."

March 3, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Quote of the Week
"...Monday's memorial unveiling for the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting..."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Bob Herbert laced into Austin police and Travis County prosecutors, sharply criticizing their handling of Murray's case: "She remains..."

Nov. 20, 1998 News Feature

"...Aug. 4, while Wednesday budget work sessions are scheduled throughout August...."

July 29, 2016 News Feature

Moving Pictures
Twenty years on, more than two dozen filmmakers pay tribute to Slacker and a city in transition
" the Texas state Capitol dome and the Whitman-haunted UT Tower, has gone all jagged with ever-taller condos, ostentatious..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Playback: Grohl Call
Nirvana drummer, Foo Fighter, and documentarian Dave Grohl passes it on
"...roll polymath roused locals and visitors alike with his South by Southwest keynote last year, and again bolstered his..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Naked City
Breaking stories from Austin and beyond
"...This one has the Hindenberg." – State Comptroller (and all-but-announced GOP gubernatorial candidate) Carole Keeton Strayhorn, describing Gov. Rick..."

April 23, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Barrientos Misrepresented
"...its own interim ordinance, itself a compromise measure hammered out through repeated meetings among city, environmental, business, and development..."

May 7, 1999 Column

ATX Film News
Emmys, gen:LOCK cast, plus a good omen for film incentives
"...Austin's Bat Bridge Entertainment took the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Long Sports Documentary for their Showtime feature Disgraced, about..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cowboys vs. Hippies: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Subtext
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre reflects Austin's culture in 1974
"...Kim Henkel, Leatherface actor Gunnar Hansen – all were UT grads. Teri McMinn, who played the ill-fated Pam, was..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Changes in the Weather
As Burnt Orange cools down, UTFI heats up
"...Poyser and filmmaking partner Jacob Vaughan's alma mater – about the realities of the business behind making a movie...."

Jan. 18, 2008 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Gun Carry Bills Advance
Campus carry and open carry bills advance to full Senate
"...prior silence on each issue shouldn't reflect her opinions but rather indicate her intent to preside over the hearing...."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Photo Ops
Visiting Austin? You're going to want to take some pictures.
"...UT Tower W 24th St. The Main Building is a..."

Dec. 26, 2016 Chronolog Post by Kimberley Jones

The Classmate: Jim Grigsby
"..."I met Charlie through a mutual friend, Don McCrary, at Summer school at UT in..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature

Campus Carry and Open Carry Move Forward
Senate Bills 11 and 17 move to full Senate
"...prior silence on each issue shouldn’t reflect her opinions but rather indicate her intent to steer the hearing...."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

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