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Quality Connections in Quarantine

  Austin, a city known for its traffic, high density and crowd-drawing festivals, is closing in on two months of staying home. Public discourse has been inundated with stories of premature death, economic demise and fear. This is not one of them. Human beings are innately social creatures. We crave connections with others. Even introverts […]

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Quality Connections in Quarantine

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Quality Connections in Quarantine

  Austin, a city known for its traffic, high density and crowd-drawing festivals, is closing in on two months of staying home. Public discourse has been inundated with stories of premature death, economic demise and fear. This is not one of them. Human beings are innately social creatures. We crave connections with others. Even introverts […]

Pandemic Upends Latino Lives

  El que no nada se ahoga. He who does not swim drowns. Growing up in a traditional immigrant household, this six-word declaration proved fundamental. My parents, both Salvadoran natives, imparted its wisdom on their children in response to misfortune— at times as a warning and at others as encouragement. It’s a lesson they learned […]

What Collapse of Oil Prices Means for Texas’ Future

Slack demand caused by the coronavirus crisis on top of excess production translates into a perfect storm for the global oil industry.

As Above, Not So Below: Redefining Dress Code on Zoom Amid a Pandemic

Reporting Texas reached out to a few people to see what their Zoom meeting attire says about them.

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