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East Austin urban farm raises awareness about agriculture

April 28, 2017

After selling her restaurant’s share many years ago, Dorsey Barger now invests herself in two more responsibilities: maintaining the farm and the guest house in her backyard.   With the support...

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UT alumnus epitomizes meta-ghostwriting

April 26, 2017

A ghostwriter writing for fame by ghostwriting for other famous ghostwriters is the premise of Connor Gleim’s new book, ghostwritten for him by his friend Austin Robinson. UT alumnus Robinson...

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East Austin urban farmers get together to showcase their livelihood

April 6, 2017

From sunrise to sunset, husband and wife Larry and Carol Ann Sayle spend their days tilling and harvesting on their Boggy Creek Farm while their chickens, ducks and goats roam the lot. This picturesque...

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Student becomes more acquainted with her racial heritage in college

March 31, 2017

“What are you mixed with?”  For nutrition junior Kiana Majors, it’s a question she’s forced to wrestle with frequently.  Her father is black and her mother is Spanish...

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Students connect over heritage with Russian Student Association

March 21, 2017

To celebrate the folk holiday Maslenitsa, a group of Russian students came together in late February for a potluck of pancake-like dish blini, spicy soft drink Tarkhun and other Russian pastries.   Elena...

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UT student offers free haircuts out of his West Campus apartment

March 7, 2017

Almost every weekend, radio-television-film senior Joel Leal prepares his bathroom for an appointment. He lays down newspaper sheets on the tile floor, drags a chair from the kitchen into the restroom...

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Government senior starts ACLU chapter at UT Austin to promote civil rights

February 16, 2017

Growing up with her eyes glued to the television, soaking up the banter of newscasters on CNN, Nali Shah got her unofficial education in politics. Now a government senior, Shah has continued her lifelong...