December 4, 2017
This summer, concerned citizens filled the halls of the Texas Capitol, testifying passionately over controversial subjects from insurance coverage of abortions to the “bathroom bill” aimed at transgender people. Meanwhile, city officials and activists from cities and towns across the state gathered in Austin to fight for an entirely different category of living things that call urban landscapes like Austin home: trees.
November 6, 2017
Cat sisters and Houston natives Jamie and Alice had an uncertain future when their apartment was flooded during Hurricane Harvey. Until, however, a human from Austin took them in to her home.
October 18, 2017
In between classes, homework and her other obligations as a student, UT Austin radio-television-film senior Haley Morales has one more responsibility on which she must spend her time: either taking care of her four-month-old son, Hunter, or finding someone to look after him.
September 27, 2017
When online-bookstore-turned-leading-retailer Amazon.com Inc. was born over twenty years ago, the thought that online stores could replace brick-and-mortar businesses was nearly unthinkable. In 2017, however, it’s entirely possible that Austin will start seeing more Amazon Fresh delivery trucks on the streets than grocery stores.
September 5, 2017
While the rest of the country prepared to view a total solar eclipse with their own eyes in August, researchers at Predictive Science Inc. got a sneak peek of the phenomenon with the help of one of UT’s supercomputers.
August 28, 2017
Fear caused by a past trauma or bad memory can be increased by stress, a study by UT researchers found.
Forty-three percent of Americans want President Donald Trump to revive the coal industry and 64 percent think he can do it, according to the spring 2017 edition of the biannual University of Texas Energy Poll.
However, energy market experts believe coal isn’t coming back.