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News and features from UT-Austin's School of Journalism

Confederates Still Memorialized at UT; No Immediate Plans for Change

Despite the relocation of some of UT-Austin’s prominent reminders of Confederate times, other nods to the Confederacy, hidden and not so hidden, continue to dot the campus and provide potential flashpoints for controversy.

Competitive Esports Burgeoning Among Small Texas Colleges

Fielding an esports team can help colleges recruit top students in STEM fields.

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Austin’s Professional Soccer Team May Spur Increase in Youth Soccer Participation

At City of Austin, the Goal is Turning Trash into Treasure

Tackling the Challenges of Global Health

Understanding Austin’s Ambitious Transportation Plans

Houston, Do We Have an Animal Trapping Problem? The Trapping Debate Explained

Lois Kolkhorst, Rising Star in the Texas GOP, Won’t Back Down

Authoring hot-button socially conservative legislation has established Sen. Lois Kolkhorst as a leading voice in the socially conservative block of the Republican party in Texas. (Story also appeared in the Victoria Advocate.)

Racial Politics and Economic Woes Roil an East Texas City

How the battle over an East Texas city’s economic development corporation laid bare racial fault lines in the age of Trump.

28 Years After a Forgotten Mass Shooting in Texas, a Survivor Looks Back

Hill Country Caves Are Critical to Sustaining Above-Ground Life in Central Texas

An Undergrad Astronomy Major Helps Revolutionize Her Field

Amid National Controversy, Austin For-Profit College Consulting Firm Going Strong