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Jan 15, 2020

Austin Teachers Say They Face High Levels of Work-related Stress

Some Austin teachers say increasing levels of work-related stress make it difficult to effectively do their jobs.

Jan 10, 2020

South Austin Ecovillage Prepares for a Radically Different Future

Roots is an intentional community devoted to exploring more sustainable ways of life.

Jan 06, 2020

Texas Separatists Aim to Go Mainstream

The Texas Nationalist Movement, a peaceful advocacy group formed in 2005, is intensely critical of the federal government. Its central goal is fundamentally revolutionary: an economically, politically and culturally independent Texas.

Dec 30, 2019

Texas A&M Forest Service Takes Proactive Approach to Fighting Wildfires

The service is building fire barriers around two Panhandle towns that are highly vulnerable to wildfires.

Dec 19, 2019

Street Youth Ministry Uses Art to Reframe Conversation on Homelessness

West Campus non-profit has served young people experiencing homelessness since 2009.

Dec 13, 2019

Understanding Impeachment and What it Means for Texas Politics

Stephen Vladeck, a University of Texas at Austin law professor, explains Impeachment and its potential effect on Texas politics.

Dec 12, 2019

Teaching Climate Change to Youngsters Can Be ‘Big Little’ Lesson

First-grade teacher Hannah Rubinstein points to a sky blue bulletin board at the back of her classroom clad in handmade decorations. There’s a happy-faced sun made from a paper plate painted yellow and orange and a cluster of storm clouds which Rubinstein crafted from cotton balls. At the top of the board, Rubinstein has written […]

Dec 06, 2019

The Winds of Climate Change: How Extreme Weather Affects a Local Farm

The owners of Green Gate Farms say drier weather during the planting season has created difficult conditions throughout the year and delayed planting times.

Dec 06, 2019

Reporting Texas TV Live December 5, 2019

Live from Studio 4E. Reporting Texas TV students showcase their final newscast of the semester.

Dec 06, 2019

Texas DPS Slows Licensing of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

  At the end of the legislative session earlier this year, supporters of medical marijuana hailed the state’s expansion for its use with passage of the Compassionate Use Act. But now the Department of Public Safety, through its licensing regulatory authority, is saying not so fast – but the circumstances around this decision remains hazy. […]

Nov 21, 2019

Advocates Urge Tighter Regulations for Texas’ New Legal Hemp Industry

As Texas enters the lucrative hemp market under new legislation, questions are being raised by retailers and consumer advocates about the standards of CBD products. FDA-approved cannabinoid, CBD and THC, can now be easily purchased throughout Texas. CBD products can be bought at convenience stores, gas stations and CBD boutiques. These products are legal, but […]

Nov 21, 2019

Community organizations take new approach to solving Austin neighborhood inequities

Community garden in East Austin is part of a neighborhood effort to enhance quality of life. Parts of Austin often lack access to expansive green space, are robbed of tree canopy cover surrendered to development and are starved of fresh, healthy foods. But community-based organizations are working to enhance quality of life in these neighborhoods. […]

Nov 20, 2019

Austin Aims to Reduce Waste Through Fix-It Clinics

Modeled after repair cafes in cities around the world, Austin’s Fix-It Clinics are a way for residents to learn how to fix broken household items and encourage them to reuse objects that would otherwise be discarded.

Nov 15, 2019

Reporting Texas TV Live November 14, 2019

Reporting Texas TV live from Studio 4E on the University of Texas campus November 14, 2019.

Nov 15, 2019

Reporting Texas TV Live November 7, 2019

Reporting Texas TV Live from Studio 4E.

Nov 15, 2019

Reporting Texas TV Live October 31, 2019

Reporting Texas TV Live from Studio 4E.

Nov 15, 2019

New Facebook Watch Show Stars UT Austin Student

He can be seen on a TV screen in commercials or on Facebook Watch as one of the stars of the series SKAM Austin, but what many may not realize is Austin Terry is also a University of Texas student. “I am naturally an introverted person. I’m usually just wearing a hat just walking in […]

Nov 15, 2019

Painting The Town

In the small town of Bay City, Texas, one local artist is finding a way to add some color to a place that might feel dull at times. “Grant was one that mimicked, me, so seeing his qualities I knew it was my duty to pore into him and to see where he could go […]

Nov 15, 2019

Profiting From A Passion For Fashion

Textile and Apparel major, Javier Uriegas has felt the pressures of choosing a major in an artistic field. “A lot of people think we’re not as smart as other students like business majors so they think we don’t perform as well as they do and at the end, I will show them that’s not the […]

Nov 15, 2019

Shaka Smart Coaching For His Job

The Texas Longhorns Men’s Basketball team won their season opener against Northern Colorado. The burnt orange went up early and wouldn’t look back, crushing the Bears 69-45. But despite the 24 point victory, the team has plenty of areas to improve on. “We had way too many turnovers,” red shirt Sophomore Point Guard Andrew Jones […]