Thousands of college students commuting every day between Riverside and their Austin campuses, including The University of Texas, say flooding around their homes can sometimes be hazardous. Due to lower rents, Riverside is a popular but transient place with UT and other students moving in and out. Jackie Peña, a recent UT grad, spent three […]
Boiz of Austin aims to tear down barriers and redefine what it means to be a king in the queen-dominated world of drag.
The plan’s primary goal is to build a bike network that feels safe and easy to navigate for cyclists from 8 to 80 years old.
Early voting has officially kicked off in Austin, Texas, for this year’s election. Both Travis County and student groups work to improve the voter experience, educate on how to be prepare for this year’s election and simplify the ballot box process for all voters. “It’s not a difficult process, you just have to figure out what […]
A wave of mostly women dressed in red descended on Republic Square in downtown Austin on a recent Saturday to protest a tax on period paraphernalia as part of a nationwide “menstrual movement.” The National Period Day Rally was organized by Period.org, a non-profit with the goal to reduce the stigma around menstruation and period […]
For the fifth year in a row, the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority at UT Austin is putting together a Greek Get Down. “Greek Get Down is a Greek wide dance competition put on by Alpha Epsilon Phi. Each year all of the sororities on campus compete for a cash prize for their philanthropies,” said Rachel […]
On Nov. 5, voters will weigh in on Proposition 9, a state constitutional amendment that would exempt metals stored in the Texas Bullion Depository — the only state-backed precious metals depository in the nation — from property taxes.
Frida Kahlo look-alikes, Aztec dancers and marchers in sugar skull makeup paraded down Sixth Street as part of Austin’s 36th annual Viva la Vida Parade and Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.
By BROOKE SJOBERG Students who had planned to live at the 21st Street Co-op for the fall 2019 semester had their move-in delayed by nearly three months. Extended renovations left around 80 UT-Austin students who were supposed to be living there for the fall 2019 semester in limbo, as the construction was delayed by […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vA3aEnE9N0&feature=youtu.be Journalism students in Moody College at the University of Texas report on the latest news in their weekly broadcast, Reporting Texas TV.
E-cigarette companies, including leading brand JUUL Labs, have sold their products as less harmful alternatives to smoking traditional tobacco, but questions about the safety of vaping are killing the marketing message. Vaping has come under greater scrutiny by politicians, regulators and the public, especially with an outbreak of severe vape-related lung diseases and even deaths. […]
How the battle over an East Texas city’s economic development corporation laid bare racial fault lines in the age of Trump.
Tommy Vaughn says he’s no hero, but his actions helped save lives.
Environmentalists say the survival of human communities in Central Texas is deeply intertwined with what goes on in the caves that dot the Hill Country.
Fielding an esports team can help colleges recruit top students in STEM fields.
Soccer aficionados say that the addition of a professional soccer team in Austin, coupled with the 2019 Women’s World Cup this summer and a gradual shift away from American football, may spur more young people in Central Texas to take up soccer.
Austin’s Circular Economy Program aspires to reduce waste by turning it into new products.
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.
Paul Farmer, a widely recognized expert in the field of international health, reflects on global health challenges.
The strategic plan sets out a vision for reducing the number of Austinites who rely on cars from 74% now to 50% in 2039.