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Austin Public Library to Offer Laptops and Hotspots for Students

AUSTIN, Texas — At the beginning of the school year, Maura Cerecedo had only one computer for her three children. Cerecedo couldn’t afford to buy more because she and her husband were laid off from work. She borrowed two laptops from the school, but online learning hasn’t been easy. “The kids in class sometimes have […]

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Reporting Texas TV Newscast – November 12


Reporting Texas TV Newscast – November 12

Journalism students from Moody College at the University of Texas made their fifth newscast of the semester on November 12, 2020. This week student journalists covered voter turnout of young adults in Austin, the university’s decision to hold all classes remotely after Thanksgiving break, and what December graduates need to know about commencement.

UT Students Prepare for Pandemic-Related Thanksgiving Changes

AUSTIN, Texas — Thanksgiving break will be different this year as the University of Texas will not have any in-person classes after the holiday. Administrators decided in May that students will not return to campus and will instead finish the semester remotely. University Health Services advises students to take precautions before they pack up and […]

Youth Voter Turnout Increases in Travis County

AUSTIN, Texas — As a first-generation US citizen, Kara Fields takes voting seriously. She was one of the more than 20,000 people who voted early at two polling places on the University of Texas campus. “Everyone was just so much more invested in this presidential election just because of everything that was experienced in the last […]

Reporting Texas TV Newscast November 5, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas — Journalism students from Moody College at the University of Texas made their fourth newscast of the semester on November 5, 2020. This week student journalists covered the general election, a rally of motorcycle riders who protested reductions in the budget for the Austin Police Department, and a series of robberies and burglaries […]

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