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Death of a President
More sleight of hand than persuasive drama, this what-if story about the aftermath of a presidential assassination is technically seamless but dramatically hollow.
"...of its plot points is the fictional assassination of President George W. Bush in 2007. Talking heads pontificate about..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin ISD: New Board, New President
Vince Torres to lead trustees as new era begins
" the new normal, as the trustees unanimously elected vice-president Vince Torres as president and split over the other..."

Nov. 20, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Review: Larry Flynt for President
New documentary gets inside the Hustler publisher's campaign
"...blanched at the idea of making a foul-mouthed businessman president. Not to suggest that Hustler publisher and professional provocateur..."

Oct. 25, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Oil Painter, Former President George W. Bush Still Bullish on Democracy
SXSW chat touches on immigration, Jan. 6 attack, and MLB’s misstep
"...Former President George W. Bush walked the tightrope on immigration and..."

March 18, 2021 SXSW Post by Benton Graham

President of Austin LDEI Chapter Dies
Denice Woods led culinary service group during productive era
"...the Austin chapter reports the death of their esteemed president, Denice Woods. Undaunted by her two-and-a-half-year struggle with cancer,..."

May 20, 2014 Food Post by MM Pack

More Austin Politicos Choose Sides on President
The mayor sides with Obama, three state reps choose Clinton
"...Will Wynn, came out for Sen. Barack Obama for president. Two days ago, state Reps. Valinda Bolton, Eddie Rodriguez,..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Fenves to Be Next UT Austin President
Provost replaces Powers as regent wars still rage
"...the final vote has been taken: UT-Austin Executive Vice President and Provost Gregory Fenves will become the institution's next..."

April 20, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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..."

July 8, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Iconic Rocker Kim Gordon, Former Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aimé Lead SXSW 2020 Lineup
Fixer Upper power couple Chip & Joanna Gaines also join fest
"...Kim Gordon and former Nintendo of America COO and President Reggie Fils-Aimé as the first keynote speakers...."

Sept. 10, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President
The 39th president's belief in the healing power of music
"...Jimmy Carter was never the cool president. He never had the revolutionary appeal or dynamism of..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Q&A Hole: Why Are So Many People Unhappy With President Trump?
Can’t American citizens cut that orange shitgibbon a little slack?
"...week, asking Why Are So Many People Unhappy With President Trump?..."

June 12, 2017 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Common Law: How The Next President Will Reshape the U.S. Supreme Court
And the lasting impact of this presidential election
"...The upcoming presidential election will define American agenda from Main Street to..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Column by Luke Ellis

Where Was Our President?
"...questioning where our leadership was ... where was our president in the prevention and in mobilizing an emergency plan?..."

Sept. 6, 2005 Postmarks

President Barack Obama: Four More Years
Cautious optimism about impending change in Washington
"...national numbers accumulated and it seemed increasingly clear that President Barack Obama would be re-elected, though the official verdict..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Why Is the President Doing This?
"...still left with a question. It seems that the president broke the law in that he refused to notify..."

Jan. 23, 2006 Postmarks

UT-Austin Faculty Say They’ve Lost Confidence in University President After Protest Arrests
Faculty, staff, and elected officials decry DPS deployment
"...which the Statesman reported yesterday was a request from President Jay Hartzell to Gov. Greg Abbott. “What happened yesterday..."

April 26, 2024 News Post by Lina Fisher

Teachers Union to AISD Board President: Resign
Pace vacates presidency, won't resign from board
"...called for Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees President Kendall Pace to resign this week, after comments she..."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

AGLCC Ousts President in Pride's Wake
… And tries to hide it
"...has done. According to its Tuesday morning press release: "President Jimmy Flannigan has stepped down and former executive vice-president..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Rice Shouldn't Run for President
"...end to this talk about Condoleezza Rice running for president? Rice's only calling card is her résumé, which admittedly..."

Sept. 12, 2006 Postmarks

The President's Last Bang
"...story re-imagines the events surrounding the 1979 assassination of President Park Chun-hee. The lead-up to the murder (a bloody..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Why Would Someone Want to Run for President?
"...Dear Editor, The news media's endless characterization of President Bush (and President Clinton before him) as a power-hungry,..."

June 21, 2004 Postmarks

President Obama's SXSW Keynote
"...On March 11, President Obama made history as the first sitting president to..."

March 12, 2016 Photo Gallery

They Killed the President
Dallas soul man Bobby Patterson once counted Jack Ruby a patron
"...He turned on the radio and heard the news: President Kennedy had been shot in downtown Dallas. "'Now how..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Former Huston-Tillotson President Dies
King was longest-serving president at university
"...Dr. John Quill Taylor King Sr., the longest-serving president of East Austin's Huston-Tillotson University, died Aug. 3. He..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

President Will End Medi-Pot Raids. For Real. Seriously. He Swears.
Obama spokesman says the Prez doesn't like fed medi-pot raids, and wants them to stop
"...Nick Shapiro told the Washington Times last week that President Barack Obama does not want such activities to continue...."

Feb. 10, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

'First Rock-Star President' Tours Texas, Opening Acts Suck
Bill Clinton spoke at UT as part of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Big whoop.
"...Bill in over 40 different countries while he was president, so there's that international diplomacy experience a commander in..."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Page Two: President Know-Nothing
President Know-Nothing
"...affairs. By establishing exactly the opposite as a standard, President Bush has earned our gratitude.History..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Doesn't Trust the President
"...Dear Editor, If, as the president has stated time and time again, America's social services..."

May 10, 2005 Postmarks

Another Texan for President?
"...A Texan is running for president, and get this – he supports environmental protection, workers'..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Horror of Austin Shooting Spree Sparks President’s Call for Gun Reform
Shane James shot his parents and four others seemingly at random
"...In a statement Wednesday, President Joe Biden connected the spree to a shooting at..."

Dec. 7, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

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