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News and features from UT-Austin's School of Journalism
Associate Professor Pascale Bos takes a break during a Holocaust symposium on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 in Austin, Texas. She uses trigger warnings when lecturing on potentially upsetting material. Lea Konczal/Reporting Texas

Debate Grows Over Trigger Warnings in College Courses

Advocates say the warnings give students the chance to avoid disturbing material, while critics say trigger warnings erode higher education’s intellectual challenges.

Bat Fights and Brisket Lines

The Great Gray Lady has finally sunk her teeth into Franklin Barbecue. It took six years to break the story.


Westlake Volleyball Coach Reflects on Three Decades of Success

No Escape: ‘Panic Rooms’ Are Popping Up Everywhere

San Antonio Turns to Gunshot Detection Gear to Cut Crime

For Farney, Character Matters More Than Wins

Nneka Enemkpali, 23, at Denton A. Cooley Pavilion at University of Texas at Austin on Sun. Nov 22nd, 2015. Christian Bowman/Reporting Texas

UT Basketball Star’s Success Turns Her Nigerian Parents Into Fans

Nneka Enemkpali showed her immigrants parents that sports could be a path to success, not a distraction from education.

Aerial Artists Build on Enthusiasm for the Circus

Some take to the air for exercise. Others like the sensation of dancing in the air.

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Dania Abdi mixes modern design with modesty pieces to create a unique style at the Blanton Art Museum in Austin, Texas on October 17, 2015. Cori Baker/Reporting Texas

Young Designers Turn Muslim Modesty Into Modern Fashion

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Finding Feminine Products Often Frustrates Homeless Women

Native Brazilian Dora Santana acts out a piece of performance art during a Day of the Dead celebration at Allgo on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The performance, called "Transitioning," draws from Santana's experiences as a transgender woman. Allgo's members span a wide range of ethnicities and gender constructions. Lea Konczal/Reporting Texas

30 Years On, Austin Group Still Looking Out for Queer People of Color

Stranger performs in the 1970s.

Before It Was the Live Music Capital, Austin Was a Garage Band Hotbed

‘Bee Czar’ and Austin Billionaire Team Up to Rescue Pollinators