Danielle Skidmore, a trans woman who ran in 2018 election, failed in her bid. But she sees promise in the rise of LGBTQ candidates.
The disparity is true nationwide, but universities struggle to find answers.
Program at Hutto High School pairs puppies and students who foster the young guide-dogs-in-training until they’re ready to serve.
Texas played an outsized role in the war effort after the Zimmerman telegram sparked fears of a Mexico-Germany alliance.
In a Sun Belt city whose sports culture is dominated by college football and basketball, more people are playing hockey than ever before.
Its creators call it an “immersive art pop-up,” but the FOMO Factory in downtown Austin is whatever visitors want it to be — with pictures to prove it.
Rice University professor who lived through 2017 storm creates repository of memories through Houston Flood Museum
O’Rourke’s defeat left some East Texas Democrats asking: If a hardworking, ready-for-prime-time candidate such as O’Rourke can’t win in Texas, when will the state turn blue?
byChristopher De Los Santos
When Austin voters go to the polls on Nov. 6 they will be asked to approve a $250 million affordable housing bond. The proposal follows pervious bonds passed in 2006 and 2013.
The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkand, Fl. is considered the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Seventeen students and staff killed and seventeen others wounded. A University of Texas at Austin student talks about his experience as a survivor of the February 14th shooting.
byTeyha Rassman and Madilynn Thomason
UT students, Teyha Rassman and Madilynn Thomason, produced a short documentary about an 11-year-old girl and her family who are hoping for a miracle as she copes with an inoperable brain tumor.
byLawson Freeman and Daniela Quesada
A short documentary produced by Lawson Freeman and Daniela Quesada, “Tiny but Fierce: Midnight’s Journey” follows a unique bat called Midnight as it becomes more like a pet than a patient at the Austin Bat Refuge.
While the odds are stacked against Julie Oliver in her run for U.S. Congress, she has some advantages over Democrats who have run in Texas’ Congressional District 25 in the past.
To defeat incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz, Beto O’Rourke will have to succeed where East Texas Democrats have faltered in the recent past.
Changing immigration policy has undocumented students clamoring for more support from colleges and universities.
byCHRISTOPHER DE LOS SANTOS
Summer snow in Canada while Texas bakes: It’s all about the teleconnection.
byEric Goodman and Trenton Daeschner
“Learning The Ropes” pulls back the curtain on an upstart professional wrestling school in Austin, Texas. For the students and trainers here, the performance lifestyle of wrestling has become a way out of – and for some a way into – very real personal struggles. Produced, shot and edited by Eric Goodman and Trenton Daeschner, […]
byLuke Hendry and Katerina Biancardi
A short documentary produced by Luke Hendry and Katerina Biancardi, “Limitless” follows a group of wheelchair basketball players from Central Texas to the 2017 national tournament in Kentucky. The film goes on a journey from their home life to life on the court and the obstacles they don’t let stand in their way. […]
Spring winds gently ripple through the leaves of 400-year-old live oak trees that stand proud on Restoration Ranch’s 22 and a half acres in Bastrop, Texas. It is currently home to 16 rescued horses that are partnered with veterans and their families in this holistic healing environment founded by Beth Rand in 2012. […]
As book circulation drops around UT libraries, school officials look to attract more students. Opponents of the strategy, however, argue that books are the lifeblood of any academic environment.