A Texas bluegrass band is calling it quits after 25 years of performing every Sunday night at the Green Mesquite B-B-Q joint. Caroline Khoury finds out about the band’s love for music…and why they’re sad to retire.
Dispatch 40, which refers to UT’s 40 acres, is produced by students in the first required course in the Broadcast News Sequence in the School of Journalism. Students pitch their own enterprise stories and have one week to record all their interviews and fine-tune their reporting before digitally editing their podcasts. Here is a selected sample of student-produced reports.
After watching a viral hit report on Dance Walking, longtime friends Sarah Wright and Meaghan Hurley decided to bring it to Austin. Mindy Bloem (Bloom) checks out the latest fitness craze.
A new service is providing night owls in the library with a free ride home. Reporter Michael Aaron tells us how uRide plans to increase student safety…one trip at a time.
Every Tuesday night, Spider House Café hosts a competition. Reporter Sarah (SAAR-uh) Taqvi (Thuk-vee) describes how competitors use their skill, wit and words to impress and win prize money using a talent you may not expect.
Having a physical disability may limit SOME people from doing activities they’ve always wanted to do… but not everyone. Rachel Knapp visits the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired… and meets with students who are given a chance to perform in a popular sport.
Special Olympics provides 22 sports for disabled athletes. Larissa Liska reports on a pair of brothers powerlifting together in what’s called unified sports.
For the second straight year...The Daily Texan is discussing how to save money due to a dip in advertising revenue. Reporter Peter Sblendorio (SPLEND-or-e-o) tells us about the possible changes being discussed for the future of the newspaper.
One of Team LIVESTRONG’s biggest events is their annual bike challenge. Reporter Jasmine Crockett takes us along for the ride…and finds out how the organization is doing without founder Lance Armstrong.
Watching movies is often considered a solitary experience, one enjoyed quietly in a dark room amongst strangers. Reporter Kaci Borowski (bore-OW-ski) tells us about one local group of friends who aim to change that.
Market researchers predict the global games market is expected to grow to 86-billion by 2016. Reporter Briana Franklin shows us how U-T is helping bridge the gap with the Game Development program.
The traditions at U-T fight on, but there is one thing missing from the fall season. Reporter Erin Griffin finds out why U-T may finally be getting a homecoming weekend.
The U-T Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority hosts alumni events throughout the year. As Rachel Robillard (ROW-bill-lard) reports... one of them is an Alumni Trick or Treat event.