Posted on · Financial barriers and limited access to providers are keeping women at the state's community colleges from getting the effective contraceptives they prefer, according to a new report from the University of Texas at Austin
Posted on · One particular type of government program is hyper-sensitive to poor performance and quick to change at almost any dollar cost, which begs the question: Why doesn't everything work like college football?
Posted on · We learn about several pieces of gun-related legislation backed by Texas lawmakers making their way through Congress now. And we discuss whether this latest mass shooting will, in any way, change the conversation about guns in America.
Posted on · Despite Hurricane Harvey, class has started at many universities across Texas. But it's been hard — and in some cases impossible — for students from storm-ravaged areas to return to normal life on campus.
Posted on · In a surprise move, workers at the University of Texas at Austin removed multiple Confederate statues from a prominent grass mall on campus late Sunday night.
Posted on · A judge has ordered a second mental health examination of a young man suspected of stabbing four students at the University of Texas.
Posted on · The man suspected of stabbing four students at the University of Texas, one fatally, suffered from mental health troubles and had been involuntarily committed for treatment in another city, authorities said Tuesday.
Posted on · Today on Houston Matters, we continue our 3rd annual State of Houston series with a look at the state of politics and government in Greater Houston with the help of Andrew Schneider, News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Also this hour…
Posted on · A student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said.
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in […]
Posted on · Austin police officers have arrested 17-year-old Meechaiel Criner in connection to the murder of University of Texas at Austin student Haruka Weiser, who was killed earlier this week.
Posted on · The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that will prevent and treat inhalational anthrax during its later stages. Until now, the...
Posted on · Schools, surveys and other institutions often ask participants to check off a box on how they identify themselves. These racial categories include Black, Hispanic, Native American, Asian and White. But Al Martinez argues these categories are outdated and should be modified. He's a history professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and he recently […]
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court last week (Dec. 8 and 9, 2015) heard oral arguments in two cases that stem from Texas. One, Evenwel v. Abbott, deals with how legislative districts are drawn – and it could have a profound effect on future elections. The other, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, deals with affirmative […]
Posted on · Over the next several weeks, thousands of college-bound Texans will be making their final choice of where they'll be going in the fall. Many of those students have been pouring over college guides before making their decision. But the co-author of a new college guide says those resources don't offer the complete picture a student […]