Just two spans have structural problems, and one of them has been closed for 15 years.
byCésar E. López Linares
Because most mariachi band camp participants come from low-income families in South Texas, attendance at a University of Texas-Austin mainstay has fluctuated since the camp started five years ago.
The availability of laser treatment is prompting many to get rid of their body art.
The president’s executive order, now on hold, would disproportionately affect Iranian students and researchers.
Joseph Han risked his life to flee his country during a famine. He’s now one of about 500 former North Koreans living in the U.S.
Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton took a risk and quit the corporate world to become an organic farmer. She’s young, Latina and female — not the usual model for a farmer.
Targeted at the deaf, the show is gaining 1,500 Facebook followers a week.
byCésar López Linares
LGBT artists look to educate people about discrimination via festivals and individual projects. Several bills in the Texas legislature are under consideration that would directly impact the LGBT community.
Austin’s Longhorn Speedway, though defunct and wilting, remains alive as a “ghost track” — remembered alongside such legendary racing venues as NASCAR’s North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Carolina.
It’s hard, but not impossible, to get a plot on this hallowed ground. Years ago, a burro made it in.
The organization took shape after Boy Scouts of America welcomed gay and, more recently, transgender youth to participate.
byOmar Rodríguez Ortiz
Tom Kennedy delivered hundreds of postcards to the Texas governor’s office in an effort to raise awareness about mental illness.
The damage was a blow to a low-income community that struggles with crime. But within a few weeks, the repairs were done and people were back tending their beds.
Since Donald Trump was elected president, churches in growing numbers are joining a new sanctuary movement to house immigrants in jeopardy of being deported.
byTaylor Jackson Buchanan
Team reaches out to the homeless and the home-bound, to provide care and reduce reliance on expensive emergency room visits.
The genre’s roots go back more than a century, and its fans are aging. But some musicians keep performing so that their heritage does not fade away.
Local radio stations KLRU and KUT raise concerns over President Trump’s plans to cut funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
byMary K. Cantrell
The National Endowment of the Arts supports dozens of Central Texas art organizations. But President Trump has targee the NEA for steep budget cuts.
Most of the motorized stools in the St. Patrick’s Day race can reach 30 mph or so, but one has hit 100 mph.
After immigration raids, many Austin students fear speaking out will draw attention.