The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons combined to break or match 30 NFL records in a classic Super Bowl contest.
The post-game press conferences were a study in contrast when the defeated Falcons and champion Patriots faced the media.
byThe Reporting Texas staff
University of Texas students and researchers from countries named in President Trump’s executive order talk about why they’re here, and how the travel ban has affected them.
The search for spiritual fulflllment has led some people to an updated version of an ancient practice.
In the era before halftime entertainment spectacles, college bands were the stars of the show.
Singer known for her wild-card public persona talks about her family and longtime love of football.
The president’s ban of immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations was on everyone’s mind, though the biennial event was peaceful as usual.
Scientists dismiss UFOs as fantasies. But one Austin group meets regularly to scan the skies for spaceships from outer space.
A movement to promote burials that allow bodies to decompose naturally is being led by women who hope to change the conversation surrounding death and death care.
The park has been a high-profile outdoor showcase for artists. But some say they’re tired of the taggers and others who deface their work.
Hurricane Katrina inspired April Watkins to become a nurse. An earthquake in Haiti spurred her to start annual trips to help the rural poor there.
For more than four decades, Bob Childress has occupied an office in Gregory Gym, with walls covered in snapshots of University of Texas at Austin history and his two diplomas, from 1973 and 1976. Soon, he will take it all down. Childress plans to retire next spring, on the back end of the year-long celebration […]
At female gun clubs in Central Texas, women share an interest in self-protection with style: Custom-colored guns and holsters adapted for women’s bodies are growing in popularity.
“Every kid we had was so overmedicated” with psychotropic drugs, one longtime foster parent said. “It was horrible.”
Senate bill could get priority status when the Legislature convenes in January.
byMolly Smith and Lynda Gonzalez
A policy of mass deportation would have a significant effect on Texas’ economy, which depends on immigrant laborers to fill jobs in its construction, agriculture and hospitality industries, according to economists and industry insiders.
Several groups are helping the newcomers find welcome and help in an unfamiliar city.
The plan would increase ridership and revenue. But it also means many people would have to find new routes to work, school or services.
Black students in Texas have responded over the years to a long history of discrimination with sit-ins, marches and impassioned speeches. While those methods still persist, a newer medium is allowing students to fight what they perceive as injustices: social media. One of the main ways in which black students are raising their political voice […]
They don’t often get to play. But when the coach puts them in the game, it’s their chance to shine or stumble.