Tag Archives: University of Texas

Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

I cherish my time at The Texan but don’t ask me to choose it over my time at The Rag. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2016 AUSTIN — The Rag started in 1966 in reaction … finish reading Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Honoring the enduring courage and generosity of Rev. Bob Breihan

Spiritual counselor and social activist Bob Breihan is celebrated on the occasion of his 90th birthday. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | January 7, 2015 AUSTIN — Rev. Bob Breihan sported a black top hat — with the … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Honoring the enduring courage and generosity of Rev. Bob Breihan

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Robert Jensen : Truce at the UT Factory

East Mall fountain, University of Texas at Austin. Photo by Frank Jaquier / Flickr. With truce at the UT factory, time to face tough choices More than ever we need a university that refuses to serve power and instead focuses … finish reading Robert Jensen : Truce at the UT Factory

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Texas Law Prof Gerald Torres on Voting Rights, Affirmative Action & More

University of Texas law professor Gerald Torres in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, July 12, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:UT-Austin law prof Gerald Torresjoins us on Rag Radio We discuss … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Texas Law Prof Gerald Torres on Voting Rights, Affirmative Action & More

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Bob Feldman : Population Growth and Civil Rights Victories in Texas, 1940-1953

Herman Sweatt was the first African American to attend the University of Texas after a 1950 Supreme Court decision. Photo courtesy of UT Press / Daily Texan. The hidden history of Texas Part 12: 1940-1953/2 — Population growth and some … finish reading Bob Feldman : Population Growth and Civil Rights Victories in Texas, 1940-1953

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Anne Lewis : UT-Austin Ponders Privatizing Staff

Members of the Make UT Sweatshop-Free Coalition gather at the UT-Austin Tower Wednesday, February 6, to protest the University’s consideration of job privatization for staff members. Photo by David Maly / The Horn.‘Culture war’ at UT-Austin: President Powers considers privatization The … finish reading Anne Lewis : UT-Austin Ponders Privatizing Staff

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Robert Jensen : Jim Koplin: Living Your Life Honestly

James Henry Koplin, 1933-2012. Image from JimKoplin.com.Jim Koplin:Living your life honestly By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | January 16, 2013 “Good teaching is living your life honestly in front of students.” I don’t recall exactly when Jim Koplin … finish reading Robert Jensen : Jim Koplin: Living Your Life Honestly

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Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Supreme Court Case Raises Larger Diversity Issues at UT-Austin

Though the UT-Austin student body is among the most diverse in the country, other related issues plague the school and its history. Photo by Eric Gay / AP / Christian Science Monitor.Supreme Court focus on UTstudent DNA masks pressing issues … finish reading Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Supreme Court Case Raises Larger Diversity Issues at UT-Austin

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Robert Jensen : What Starts at UT… Accelerates Destruction?

Image from Latinitas.UT motto modification:What starts here…accelerates destruction? While UT administrators may be heartfelt in their belief that ‘we are driven to solve society’s issues,’ most of the so-called solutions that are generated ignore or intensify the fundamental problems of … finish reading Robert Jensen : What Starts at UT… Accelerates Destruction?

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Robert Jensen : The Job Formerly Known as Teaching

Delivering educational products:The job formerly known as teaching By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / May 9, 2011 Hi, I’m Robert Jensen, a provider of educational products to consumers at the University of Texas at Austin. I used to … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Job Formerly Known as Teaching

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BOOKS / Gary Chason : Glenn Jones’ Novel is Paranoiac Psychedelic Memoir

A dark psychedelic flashback:‘Why Are We in Texas?’ By Gary Chason / The Rag Blog / November 15, 2010 [Why Are We in Texas? A novella by Glenn Jones (Lulu.com, 2010); Softcover; 93 pp.; $14. Also available as an electronic … finish reading BOOKS / Gary Chason : Glenn Jones’ Novel is Paranoiac Psychedelic Memoir

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Robert Jensen : The Color of the Race Problem is White (Video)

The Color of the Race Problem is WhiteBy Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog “The Color of the Race Problem Is White” was a lecture by Professor Robert Jensen, recorded at the University of Texas at Austin on March 30, … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Color of the Race Problem is White (Video)

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