Last spring, freelance journalist Anna Badkhen stayed with a family of 27 in Afghanistan. In their 17-bedroom home, she lived in a room next to the kitchen, where the women often made mantu, a large dumpling filled with lamb and onions.
After facing closed doors, statewide traveling and long editing hours, a UT radio-television-film lecturer and UT alumnus are close to the completion of an independent documentary chronicling the aftermath of convicted arsonist Cameron Todd Willingham’s execution.
One hundred and fifty students stormed the halls of the Gebauer liberal arts building on Wednesday and fired questions at Senior Associate Dean Richard Flores about $1 million in suggested cuts to 15 UT centers and institutes announced in November.
A group of more than 50 students who bike 4,600 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska, every summer broke a record for the Livestrong Young Adult Alliance’s Break Cancer initiative, said advertising senior Adam Laurenzo, copresident of Texas 4000.