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UT Prepares for its First In-Person Commencement Since 2019

AUSTIN, Texas — In January, The University of Texas at Austin announced plans to host its first in-person graduation ceremony since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Unlike traditional UT graduation ceremonies in front of the UT Tower, the spring commencement will take place at Darrell K. Royal Stadium on May 22 at 8 p.m. […]

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Reporting Texas TV – May 6, 2021

UT Prepares for its First In-Person Commencement Since 2019

Texas Redistricting Prompts Gerrymandering Concerns


Texas Redistricting Prompts Gerrymandering Concerns

AUSTIN, Texas — As a result of the 2020 census, Texas gained two congressional seats due to its population growth.  The state will have 38 seats in the House of Representatives in the 2022 election and 40 electoral votes for the 2024 presidential election. New York and California each lost one seat and one elector. […]

Protecting Palm Trees to Protect Bats

AUSTIN, Texas — After a year in which they were scorned as the source of the coronavirus, bats continue to have a rough time in 2021. Many of the mammals are losing their Austin homes. The Austin Bat Refuge works to protect the local bat population and ensure the animals are loved. Co-founders Lee Mackenzie […]

UT Plans for an In-Person Fall Semester

AUSTIN, Texas —With more than 100,000 vaccine doses distributed by the UT vaccination hub, returning to campus for in-person classes seems more and more likely. Terrian Spurs, a junior communications and leadership major, expected to return to campus in March 2020 after a two-week Spring Break. Instead, she finished her sophomore year at home in […]

Reporting Texas TV – April 29, 2021

Journalism students from Moody College at the University of Texas made their fifth newscast of the semester on April 29, 2021. This week student journalists report on an upcoming Austin vote that could ban camping and soliciting, student efforts to warn others of UT professors who violated sexual misconduct rules, a nurse’s fight against her […]

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