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Voices of Eden: A Texas Town Looks to the Future in a Time of COVID-19

Eden and other rural areas that were once mainstays of the Lone Star State are falling victim to increased urbanization. As people move to cities for better jobs, education, housing and recreational opportunities, it becomes increasingly difficult for rural towns to remain viable places to live. Against this backdrop, residents are now dealing with the repercussions of COVID-19. Here are their stories.

Texas Schools Failing to Teach Sex Ed

Texas students often arrive on college campuses ill equipped to navigate the sexual freedom that comes with their newfound independence. Critics place the blame on inconsistent, confusing and contradictory approaches to sex education in the state’s public schools. Karen Rayne, assistant professor of instruction at the University of Texas at Austin, said she believes because […]


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Planned Parenthood Opens its Doors Near UT Austin

AUSTIN – Planned Parenthood’s new clinic opened for business when University of Texas at Austin students returned from winter break. It is located on Medical Arts Street off Dean Keeton, right across the street from UT Austin. The new location is their fourth clinic in Austin, with other locations on Ben White in south Austin […]

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