As the sun rose Sunday morning, members of a local homeless advocacy group read the names of 168 homeless men and women who died in Austin this year, and mourners hung origami birds on the Tree of Remembrance on Town Lake.
The Election Supervisory Board is supposed to be formed by the third week of October, according to the Student Government constitution and election code, but the committee that will appoint the board missed the deadline and is still seeking applicants to fill the board’s nine positions.
Today is in no way the golden age of African-American participation in athletics because of negative stereotypes in the media and dwindling numbers of athletes, said Harry Edwards, sociology professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
The UT System’s chief governmental relations officer said Thursday that System leaders must continue to push for increased state funding during the next legislative session, even in the face of a massive state budget deficit.
Three new restaurants will debut next spring in the space where Follett’s Intellectual Property bookstore once stood on the corner of 24th and Guadalupe streets. The space will host The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Noodles & Company.