On this edition of Texas Newswatch, Block the Box has officially taken affect in Austin. See how both the Dream Act and barbecue smoke are topics being talked about this week. Breast Cancer awareness events like Brave the Shave and Breast Crew took place on the University of Texas campus this week. We take a look at the upcoming weather for this weekend. Plus, learn how bees should properly be removed from homes and how our local food bank could be undergoing some changes.
During this episode of Texas Newswatch, we look into the life of an abused victim and find out what the state is doing to help children of domestic abuse. Plus, see how debated legislation may be discriminating against transgender people. April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and many Austinites are taking a stand against sexual violence. We show you how organizations are making an impact on campus. Also, Hello Lamp Post: find out how you can talk to a variety objects throughout the city. You won’t want to miss these stories—only on Texas Newswatch.
On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, we take a look at why police shut down dozens of parties during Roundup weekend. We tell you how UT athletics take the title again in swimming and diving, and how one diver's journey at UT makes a splash. Also, our multimedia-reporter takes a look into the UT "not on our campus movement" and the meaning behind the social media campaign. Plus, find out the weather and activities for the Easter 2015 weekend. All these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch we find out what President Powers will be doing after leaving his Presidency at UT. Jillian Mitchell takes a closer look into gentrification issues in East Austin. Plus, we tell you why some locals are protesting a new property development and why so many people are choosing Austin as their permanent home. Luqman Adeniyi gives us updates on all things sports related, including the Texas Relays and March Madness. Catch all these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this week’s edition of Texas Newswatch, we investigate immigration detention centers that have long made headlines. We tell you why more women are packing heat. Plus a look at an Austin family demanding justice for a man gunned down by Austin Police Department, a new emersion program here in Austin, and a look at your five-day weather forecast. Catch all of these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, winter weather is blasting Central Texas. We tell you how to protect your pets. Plus, your five-day forecast. Some graduates say their UT ID cards were not de-activated once they crossed the stage. Chelsey Pena shows us how this could pose a safety threat. Two people are still in the running for Austin mayor. Hear from both run-off candidates. And, you still have time to attend New Braunfels’ annual Wurstfest. Find out what’s in store for the final weekend. Catch all of these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, we have your November election updates including who's going to be on the Austin City Council. Also, a breakthrough on the UT campus could help change the outcome for victims of a debilitating disease. And we'll show you how some kids are selling their Halloween candy to help out for a special cause. Plus, Daniel Jenkins gives you the 5-day weather forecast. Catch all these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this week's edition of Texas Newswatch, we take a look at how high speed transit could have an effect on Austin traffic. While the rail bond is arguably the most controversial ballot item in Austin, Michael Aaron discusses how candidates running for Texas' Governor are urging people to vote. Also, we report on the new UT feminism course that will make you fall "crazy in love". The new course is said to "shine bright like a diamond". Plus, Rachel Corbelli reports on the new WNBA player making her debut for the Spurs as the NBA's first full-time female assistant coach. Catch all these stories and more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.
On this week’s edition of Texas Newswatch, an interview with the parents of the girl who died at ACL after taking the drug Molly. Also, we take a closer look into the new vaccine being developed at UT to treat Pertussis, commonly known as “Whooping Cough.” Plus, what the new Voter ID laws mean for students at UT who are looking to vote, and how UT is offering a new advance scholarship option for high school seniors coming to campus. Also, Nita Mandar gives us a recap of the latest World Series baseball games in Sports. Catch all these stories on more on this edition of Texas Newswatch.