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Kirk Watson Resigns From Texas Senate
Former Austin mayor jumps ship for academia, effective April 30
"...down from the job to become the Founding Dean of the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs...."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Texas State Makes the Leap to Big-Time Football
Bobcats enter FBS
"...semi-even playing field with those big shots at the University of Texas...."

Aug. 30, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

New York Times Bestselling Author Brené Brown to Speak at UT Austin
Limited tickets available to the public for Oct. 29 event
"...Times bestselling author back to her alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin. Tickets for Daring Athletes: Embracing..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Arts Post by Alyssa Quiles

Jimmy Jalapeeno: In Memoriam
The late artist's loved ones gather to celebrate his life
"...Friends of the late Austin painter and photographer Jim Bonar, better..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Second Cruz/O'Rourke Debate Postponed
Cruz to stay in D.C. for Kavanaugh confirmation vote
"...The second of three planned debates between U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Jeff Wentworth's Summer Tour
San Antonio senator holding Jurisprudence committee meetings around state before next session
"...Jurisprudence Committee on a trip beyond the committee chambers of the Legislature. The purpose, he said, is "To hear..."

May 21, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips & Beyond: Pandemic's Effect on Travel
Out of town closings due to the threat of COVID-19
"...the resources to attend. Here is a partial list of travel activities affected by the pandemic so far...."

March 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Mat Johnson on Writing
With his new novel, Loving Day, Mat Johnson finally owned up to the fact that he writes funny books
"...the man is Mat Johnson – who's the author of eight books and who's won those awards – blasé..."

June 19, 2015 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Texas State Bobcats Remain Invisible
Host Nevada Wolf Pack
"...Just ask the Texas State Bobcats. For much of the past 30 years they’ve been a footnote at..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Murder and Football
East Texas visits Bobcat Stadium
"...first poisoned her husband, Luther, then put a dab of the same potion in a cup of tea that..."

Sept. 21, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Kirk Watson Resigns From Texas Senate
Headed to Houston, the ex-mayor and senator reflects on his legacy
"...Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 18, after the news broke of his resignation (effective April 30) to lead the University..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Rallies 5,000 Local Supporters at Austin Event
The presidential hopeful stayed on message, called for change
"...An afternoon of overcast skies and intermittent rain gave way to a..."

Sept. 11, 2019 News Post by Roxy Bonafont

Green Fund: Aggies & Longhorns Unite
College Station students raise their fees to go green
"...Texas A&M University students have voted to raise their fees, to create..."

March 5, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

OoBer Alles
A guide to the troupes in the 2007 Out of Bounds Improv Festival
"...All-Star Micetro: The eternal, ever-changing, cream of all the different improv crops, Micetro convenes a coliseum..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Aggies Hook Horns, Astros Land Lee
"...- who, according to a front-page article in the Houston Chronicle, are now every bit as suburban, SAT-savvy, and..."

Nov. 25, 2006 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

Landmarks Debuts Michael Ray Charles Sculpture at UT
For his Landmarks art commission, Michael Ray Charles transforms crutches into stars
"...then you must be lame, crippled, deficient. And think of how we've come to use them to characterize what..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letter from Edinburgh
Secession, Scottish style - Texas, it ain't
"...Scotland is on the brink of radical transformation. As we write, the people of Scotland..."

Sept. 17, 2014 News Post by Akwugo Emejulu

A Fish Tank Worth a Thousand Words
Hiep Hong’s award-winning aquascapes are worthy of the greatest tanks
"...All of Hiep Hong's best creations are covered in water...."

Feb. 10, 2017 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Those Were the Days
Earlier this spring, University of Texas Press began publishing a series of books about politics in Texas. Because the editors of the series, which is spearheaded by Don Carleton, the director of UT's Center for American History, understand that it's more interesting to read about underdogs than the ruling class, all three books in the series are about Texas liberals. Here's a brief overview of the series.
"...Earlier this spring, University of Texas Press began publishing a series of books..."

April 26, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Announcing the 121st running of the University of Texas Longhorns
"...Small upticks in 2011 and 2012 restored some of the longstanding program's lost vigor; the latter hinting at..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Sports Column by Chase Hoffberger

A Game Bigger Than Itself
A look back at 3 Longhorn games that were about more than football
" Austin, for a few important hours, all talk of wins and losses, margins of defeat, national rankings, conference..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Sports Post by Kenny Pailes

Capitol Chronicle
The increases in tuition for Texas universities are symptoms of a much larger transformation in public life.
"...comes from Moscow, from Russia. It comes straight out of the pit of hell. And it's cleverly disguised as..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Column by Michael King

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

UTSA Looms as Texas State’s New Rival
Hide the orange paint immediately and warn the horses
"...down Highway 123 to San Marcos. In the silence of an inky early morning the paint buckets would come..."

Nov. 21, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Aggies Amped for Entry, Descent, and Landing in the SEC
A&M preps for SEC like Curiosity was prepped for Mars
"...6, NASA's Curiosity approached Martian soil after eight months of travel. Curiosity was and is a rover, created by..."

Aug. 28, 2012 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

Keel Repeat
Former state rep to head up Texas Facilities Commission
"...Craddick has been selected as the next executive director of the Texas Facilities Commission...."

Dec. 17, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Creationist Activist Goes Into Lion's Den
Saenz to speak at Yarborough Library
"...A series of monthly forums on State Board of Education issues organized..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Intentional Ignorance
Voting rights decision fails to acknowledge the obvious
"...So few good decisions come out of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals – redoubt of..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Column by Michael King

All Over Creation: Renewed Faith
On coming back to an appreciation of poetry's remarkable resonance and relevance
"...FBI," but I disclose it here as another way of saying, "Once upon a time, I believed in poetry"..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Writing's Not on the Wall Yet
Austin's print culture gets a boost from a new batch of indie presses and literary magazines
"...You are holding a relic. Its pages smell of newsprint and flop over at the corners. The ink..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

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