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Officer Who Killed UT Tower Sniper Dies at 72
The Austin Police Department mourns the death of Houston McCoy
"...during his 1966 rampage from the University of Texas tower's observation deck, died this week in his hometown of..."

Dec. 28, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

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

Occupy the Tower
'Shared Services' protest leads to arrests
"...Eighteen UT students stepped out of Travis County Jail yesterday morning,..."

April 25, 2014 News Post by Lizzie Jespersen

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

The Lights of Texas Are Upon UT
What is UT doing about its light pollution?
"...week to explaining to Texans the dangers of light pollution ("Don't Go Into the Light," July 2). The practice..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

Is UT Harboring a Domestic Abuser?
Students, organizations calling for Richard Morrisett’s job
"...Last week, red graffiti scrawled on UT's Pharmacy Building targeted school administrators' decision not to take..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Students Protest UT's Ties to Accenture
CFO denies relationship
"...in a demonstration Friday, Feb. 7, to call on UT administrators to cut further ties with consulting firm Accenture..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

UT Players Learn Quickly They're All Replaceable
Just ask Beyoncé, she'll tell ya
"...off your tongue slowly. As an anagram it becomes Tower Lark Rev or Valet Work Err. Let’s go with..."

Oct. 1, 2009 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Bill Clinton Speaking at ACC and UT Wednesday
Former president will speak on the main mall.
"...to get into than the debate. Press release from UT after the jump:..."

Feb. 26, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

UT's Master Plan Disaster?
So Far, School's New Buildings Receive Low Marks
"...-- and Speedway, which used to be Lampasas Street but is -- for now -- still Speedway. Here at..."

Aug. 29, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Shared Services Uproar: Students Busted in Tower Sit-In
Tensions around job sharing plan peak
"...Tensions surrounding UT-Austin's Shared Services plan peaked last Wednesday, when 18 students..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

UT More About Business Than Learning
"...The UT administration has shown repeatedly that they are more interested..."

Oct. 22, 2003 Postmarks

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

Running the UT Numbers
Unless you're the football coach, budgetary times are dire
"...job provider. In the current economic and legislative climate, UT now faces several years for which the most optimistic..."

Dec. 18, 2009 News Feature 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

UT's Priorities
Why has UT Austin decided to cancel the winter graduate convocation?
"...the first day of the new academic year at UT Austin, but the end of this semester could be..."

Aug. 28, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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

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

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

Cactus for Lunch
Political heavy hitters to attend UT rally today
"...break near University of Texas campus, you may think about dropping by the Student Friends of the Cactus Cafe..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Staff Infection
Sick of Low Wages, UT Staff Vow Three-Day 'Burnt Orange Flu'
"...Johnnie Conley worked at UT for almost 11 years before she decided to take..."

Sept. 1, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Robin Schneider's Protest Arrest
Environmentalist busted for UT water protest
"...Austin organizer Chanda Seymour, and Texans for Accountable Government executive director John Bush were arrested by UT Police outside..."

Aug. 9, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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.
"...In the rendering of the latest (preliminary) design for UT's Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art -- unveiled last..."

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

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

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

Everything Must Go
Tower's last hours
"...On its final day, Sunday, June 13, Tower Records is full of customers. It's a day when..."

June 25, 2004 Music Feature by Matt Dentler

Attack of the Crickets
UT suffering under plague of field crickets
"...and we're not talking small numbers here. When the UT Tower is lit, the insects actually pile up so..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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