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Supremes Stand for Individual Rights
Two new opinions from the high court check state powers
"...ibuprofen and anti-inflammatory naproxen. After agreeing to having her backpack searched, the school principal, Kerry Wilson, ordered Redding to..."

June 26, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Bare Necessities
Tenor titan Sonny Rollins still peeling bark
" saxophone, my briefcase, and I think a little backpack that had some things in it. We had to..."

May 1, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Supremes to Consider School Strip Search Case
Was it unreasonable to check a 13-year-old student's bra for ibuprofen?
"...denied bringing any pills, and agreed to have her backpack searched. Wilson failed to find any contraband. Still, Wilson..."

April 21, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Two Years Gone – How Many Left to Save the Planet?
This Earth Day, urgent evidence of global warming should kick the Austin Climate Protection Plan into higher gear
"...followed by noxious fumes. A landscaping guy with a backpack blower has appeared, ineffectually blowing leaves – a job..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Alleged Bike Thief Nabbed
Police believe they've landed a big one in bike fancier James Clayton
"...uncovered a bicycle chop shop, not to mention a backpack containing bolt-cutters in his SUV...."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Adam Shepard's "Scratch Beginnings" at BookPeople
The Chrontourage's Lauren Modery checks out "Scratch Beginnings at BookPeople.
"...a train to Charleston with only $25 and a backpack. After his dreams of being a professional basketball player..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Events Post by Logan Youree

Master of Reality
"...him sane. Stealing back that same cassette from his backpack in the nurse’s station gets him sent up river..."

April 18, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

After a Fashion
Stephen has bad dreams for good reason and is not fooling anyone with that yoga thing
" assemble proper camping ensembles, I chose a Prada backpack and stretchy skinny jeans (for leaping across mountains and..."

March 21, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Anything Goes
That free-for-all spirit is part of the kick of FronteraFest
"...Eight storytellers are unleashed on a stage with a backpack, an exercise bungee, a picture frame, a rolling pin,..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Favorite Arts Events Across The Disciplines (In No Particular Order)
Chronicle Arts writer Wayne Alan Brenner on his favorite arts events in 2007
"...8) Backpack Picnic The comic geniuses David Bewley and Mitch Baker,..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Stuff Your Stockings With Fun
Stocking stuffers for imbibers
"...them: one in the picnic basket, one in my backpack, one in the luggage, and one in every room..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Terrible Beauty
The first day that Sam Baker could hear again
"...his parents. He gives no heed to the red backpack lying innocuously on the luggage rack above his head...."

Nov. 16, 2007 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

De-Spurring the Moment
The making of the 2007 Out of Bounds Improv Festival
"...found a group in L.A. that's very similar to Backpack Picnic [formerly Edmond Bulldogs], who's gonna be doing a..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Out of Bounds: The lineup
"...Edmond Bulldogs (aka Backpack Picnic) (Los Angeles/Austin)..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature

Event Menu
July 6-12
"...per couple or single gets you a custom picnic backpack with service for four. Visit all eight wineries to..."

July 6, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

'Forgive Me: A Novel'
An excerpt
" the Nutthall Road house. After she dropped her backpack in what would be her bedroom, Nadine sat at..."

June 15, 2007 Books Feature by Amanda Eyre Ward

Clandestino: Manu Chao
"...Manu Chao after having traversed Latin America with a backpack and four track. Consider Chao’s 1998 solo debut Clandestino..."

June 8, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Once a Cardinal, Always a Cardinal
Josh Hancock, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, dead at 29
"...two conversations about Hancock. Drank two Gatorades. Put my backpack in the car when it rained. Called a 12-year-old..."

April 29, 2007 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Girls Can Tell
Gadding about
"...interesting was panelist Zach Galifianakis' fidgeting, digging through his backpack, rolling his eyes, rubbing his face, and looking generally..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Left Behind
AISD moves to close Webb Middle School – and transfer the "merchandise"
"...or recently swam across the Rio Grande with a backpack and a gallon of water...."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature by Michael May

The Hightower Report
The Invaders From Afar; and the Inspiring Power of Kids
"...little love. Schools in Boise, for example, shipped 600 backpacks to the Gulf Coast, with each backpack containing a..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Year of the Squirrel
Ralph White, 21st century naturalist, 18th century musicologist
"...continue on their way. A dazed man with a backpack wanders in, then out, then in again, clutching a..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

King of Bongo
Tracking Spain/France's illusive King of Latin punk rock, Manu Chao
"...Records in Berkeley. The counter crew – cashiers, baggers, backpack hat check – controlled the stereo. Ministry, Pixies, Sinead..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Our readers talk back.
"...or a couple of sandwiches fit neatly into a backpack...."

July 14, 2006 Column

Bike It – You Might Like It
"...or a couple of sandwiches fit neatly into a backpack. Cycling as a movement isn't about replacement, it's about..."

July 12, 2006 Postmarks

SPURring Students Toward College
Pilot program brings students from high schools with low college-attendance rates into UT writing classes
"...Angela Gatto rose into the aisle to give the backpack-clutching teenagers in the seats a pep talk she proudly..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...sneering essence. – Greg Beets CHOPS12mid, Oslo A former backpack rapper and producer from Philadelphia's Mountain Brothers, CHOPS has..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Don't Fear the Interface
Web designers are wielding the coolest new tools for the greater good
"...really basic [i.e., Basecamp, a project management tool and Backpack, a task list], but people love it because it..."

March 3, 2006 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Our readers talk back.
"...everyone to rise up against the oppression caused by backpacks on the bus system. I don't know how many..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column

Holiday Wish Lists 2005
Give 'til it helps: part one
"...Lifeworks Gift Card & Backpack Drive..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Features Feature by Anne Harris

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