Reporting Texas
News and features from UT-Austin's School of Journalism
UT students and members of the Lions Club work at the UT Micro Farm on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The student-run farm teaches volunteers about sustainable agriculture and sells its produce on campus every Wednesday. Lea Konczal/Reporting Texas

With UT’s ‘Green Fee’ Set to Expire, Environmental Programs Face Funding Loss

Since 2011, $2 million has been distributed to projects including bee colonies and solar charging stations.

Robert Runyon: Texas Photography’s Best-Kept Secret?

His work documents daily life in a turbulent time on the Texas-Mexico border a century ago.

Salt Therapy, Though Lacking Scientific Support, Brings Comfort to Families

At a Municipal Golf Course, Watching a Masters Career Come to a Close

Custom Saddles for the New American Cowboy

UT Law School Feeling the Squeeze of Falling Admissions

John Schools aim to educate men previously convicted of soliciting sex on the harms of prostitution. Thalia Juarez/Reporting Texas

‘John Schools’ Look to Curb Sex Trade

The programs aim to prevent repeat offenses by people who solicit prostitutes.

Dani Abdi blends together modest with modern fashion in downtown Austin, Texas on October 17, 2015. Cori Baker/Reporting Texas

Young Designers Turn Muslim Modesty Into Modern Fashion

Young designers are creating modest, fashionable clothes for a new market.

Special Report

Police, Community Gaps are Wide in East Texas

Texas State baseball coach Ty Harrington at an April non-conference game with the University of Texas at Austin. Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman

After Cancer, Texas State’s Harrington Looks to Continue Winning Ways

Adrian Malveaux (left), Elizabeth Akkam, and Valentina Murillo fold a blanket together after nap time in their pre-kindergarten class at the Arabic Immersion Magnet School in Houston. Thalia Juarez/Reporting Texas

Learning Arabic Begins Early for Houston Magnet School Students

After the 2014 season, the NCAA switched to the flat-seam baseball (right) compared to the raised-seam ball (left). The new flat-seam balls were found to travel further than their predecessor and have led to more home runs in the 2015 season. Lukas Keapproth/Reporting Texas

College Baseball’s New Ball Explains Its Recent Battering

Michelle Mejia looks on while her son plays with a few other children on a playground in North Austin.

Group Works to Close the Health Care Gap for Poor Mothers of Color

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