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Dallas PD chief to give UT commencement speech this spring

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A former University of Texas student who never got to walk to stage himself has accepted the invitation to speak to UT graduates in the spring. 197 more words


Q&A with John Quinones: From the barrios of San Antonio to network TV

John Quiñones, the longtime ABC journalist and popular host of “What Would You Do?,” spoke Thursday night at the University of Texas during an event to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. 1,131 more words


Frank Erwin Center

I got to attend an event at the Frank Erwin Center today. This venue is located on the University of Texas campus, and plays host to large gatherings, basketball games, and concerts.


Getting a Leg Up

It began sometime after the Civil War, when Austin had grown enough to have muddy streets. Young men and a great host of other characters stood all day in the rain on prominent corners like the corner of Pecan and the Avenue, to watch dainty feet of pretty girls make the crossing, under threat of arrest for vagrancy. 470 more words

Austin History

Teenager arrested in Sigma Chi shooting

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An 18-year-old is in custody, charged with firing a shot at the University of Texas at Austin’s Sigma Chi house and injuring a… 404 more words


Suspects Open Fire, Shoot A Security Guard At University Of Texas Sigma Chi

Going to Rutgers, I’ve unfortunately had my fair share of experiences with gun violence. As I’ve previously written on this blog, I’ve even been robbed… 459 more words