Eighteen UT-Austin students staged a sit-in Wednesday outside President Bill Powers’ office, demanding the university halt a plan that puts 500 staff jobs on the chopping block.
Monthly Archives: April 2014
Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott is embracing an “achievement school district”—a school turnaround program that could hand public schools over to charter operators—in his education proposals.
Rick Perry’s office tried to dislodge the Travis County DA even after he stripped her office of funding. That may strengthen the case currently being considered by a grand jury.
As executions decline in Texas, a small-town prosecutor decides whether to seek the death penalty.
On Thursday, April 24, a slew of Austin artists, writers and performers will take the stage at The North Door for a performance of the comedy show “Way Behind the Music” to benefit Lit Crawl Austin. The show, pioneered by San …
An effort to change the way Texas draws state senate districts could have important consequences for the way the state does politics.
Elizabeth McCracken will be at Austin’s BookPeople at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, to speak and sign copies of her new book, Thunderstruck & Other Stories.
Some wondered if Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst would bring out the big guns against Dan Patrick in their primary runoff. Dew’s gone negative, but not very well.
Robert Leleux traveled to El Salvador with Sissy Farenthold to observe a notable presidential election.
In this week’s WTF Friday, the Texas Nationalist Movement does some minority outreach and a Wichita Falls cop explains Jesus Christ, killer.