On tonight’s episode of Texas Newswatch, housing changes are making an impact on campus residents. One Mexican man is biking across Texas for a cause despite his disability. The annual Austin Trail of Lights opens up this weekend along with a wave of freezing weather. Austinites came together in a unique way with their interests in arts and cars. One organization is using dinnerware to raise money for the hungry…all this and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
Tonight on Texas Newswatch. The Halloween flood has brought disastrous impact to residents and their pets in Austin, we’ll give you the newest update on recovery. We’ll show you why some residents are protesting for an oak tree, and one of the oldest parks is having a clean-up to keep Austin beautiful. We’ll show you how parents are trying to move screen time to outside playing time. And how riding a horse can be a unique therapy. How painting art and can art are helping the homeless and poor families. And we’ll explain where does the raising rent drive UT students to. Look for all this and more on tonight’s edition of Texas Newswatch.
Tonight on Texas Newswatch: Austin storms have caused residents to be evacuated from their homes, we’ll tell you how the Red Cross is helping flood victims. Leasing for next year is becoming increasingly stressful for UT students. Coyotes are on the loose; find out how these animals are affecting local residents. Raising numbers of school bus injuries has prompted an increase in fines for Austin drivers. Learn how cancer survivors are making a difference in their communities. Tune in to find out more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this edition of Texas Newswatch, the College of Communication has been given a 50 million dollar donation from the Moody Foundation, we’ll show you what the school plans on doing with the money. The PCL is now open 24 hours, five days a week. Learn how URide is hoping to make that late night ride home safer. One professor at Huston-Tillotson is selling his belongings for a dollar in exchange for his new home in a dumpster. We’ll show you how he plans to go along with this innovative idea. A young girl is suffering from brain cancer; one UT sorority takes the time to help the family cope. Our leading quarterback, David Nash, is out with a concussion. Want to know what other teams are doing to prevent such an accident? We will show you what precautions are being taken. For all the details, tune in to tonight’s edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this edition of Texas Newswatch, find out why more students are returning to UT this fall than ever before. Learn how UT plans to save money by cutting 500 jobs. Dog owners are upset about renovations to Auditorium Shores. See how the Bag Ban could be causing problems with theft. Follow one student’s dream of raising money for cancer research and honoring her father by biking in the Texas 4000. Campus bookstores are making a shift toward online sales. The Austin Zoo is looking for new ways to entertain their animals; find out how you can help! All this and more on tonight’s Texas Newswatch.
Tonight on Texas Newswatch, we will show you how the government shutdown is effecting Austin. ACL is two weekends for the first time ever. Learn how this change has ticket prices dropping. Changes to Austin bike lanes are making the roads safer. See how one building in North Austin is providing a safe place for the community to go. Look for all this and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
This week on Texas Newswatch: Austin’s been seeing a lot of rain lately, but will that help the city’s water levels? And will local residents still be able to get their bluebonnet pictures this spring? See if the rain and cold front will carry through the weekend- we’ll have that forecast. A change in the state’s liquor laws could mean Sunday fun day for Texans 21 and over. Plus, how shoppers are adjusting to the bag ban one month later. All this and more on this week's edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this edition of Texas Newswatch, the fight for gay rights reaches the Supreme Court, but also has roots in Austin. Cathryn Walker tells us how local churches are welcoming the gay community. The annual Texas Relays have begun and we tell you what sporting events are taking place on the UT campus. Fewer students are applying to law schools and it may affect your chances of landing your dream school, and a new student government policy may allow freshman and sophomores to better experience football games. Look for all this and more on tonight’s edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this edition of Texas Newswatch, Texas Student Media faces a major budget cut. Christopher Adams tells us how this may affect several student entities. South by Southwest starts tomorrow, find out if this weekend’s weather may damper your experience. We take a look at how Project Outreach 2013 brings out some of the most generous UT students, and how the Zilker Kite Festival raises money and awareness for kids. All of this and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.