This generation of American children is expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents because of their unhealthy food choices and sedentary lifestyles, said several childhood obesity experts Tuesday.
Students at Texas State University may become the first in the state to approve of legislative efforts to reverse Texas’ ban on concealed carry on state campuses pending approval from the student body president.
In its last meeting of the semester, the Student Government assembly passed a resolution in support of in-state tuition for undocumented Texas residents — reflecting agreement with an existing law that allows undocumented immigrant students, and those in the U.S. under other types of visas who attend Texas high schools, to gain in-state tuition at Texas public universities.
Last spring, freelance journalist Anna Badkhen stayed with a family of 27 in Afghanistan. In their 17-bedroom home, she lived in a room next to the kitchen, where the women often made mantu, a large dumpling filled with lamb and onions.
After facing closed doors, statewide traveling and long editing hours, a UT radio-television-film lecturer and UT alumnus are close to the completion of an independent documentary chronicling the aftermath of convicted arsonist Cameron Todd Willingham’s execution.