Tag Archives: UT-Austin

Alice Embree :
Fight Like a Girl

How women’s activism shapes history. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2018 “Fight Like a Girl: How Women’s Activism Shapes History” appears as a feature article in the Summer 2018 edition of Life & Letters, a … finish reading Alice Embree :
Fight Like a Girl

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Frank Erwin and the Waller Creek trees

This feature is in the book ‘Celebrating The Rag’ to be released during festivities, set for Oct. 13-16, honoring Austin’s iconic underground newspaper. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 20, 2016 AUSTIN — The following post, is … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Frank Erwin and the Waller Creek trees

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Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
METRO | Deep in the heart of Texas: The guns
of August

Mass shootings of the innocent are commonplace now. But Charles Whitman, the Texas Tower sniper, shocked the nation’s psyche. By Jeff Shero Nightbyrd | The Rag Blog | March 29, 2016 With introduction by Thorne Dreyer On August 1, 1966, … finish reading Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
METRO | Deep in the heart of Texas: The guns
of August

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Ann Lucas :
UT-Austin confab addresses Eurozone austerity

Participants warned of dire economic, social, and political consequences from austerity policies. By Ann Lucas | The Rag Blog | November 24, 2015 The LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin hosted a two-day conference, … finish reading Ann Lucas :
UT-Austin confab addresses Eurozone austerity

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Remi Kanazi, Palestinian-American poet and human rights activist

Event: A Night with Remi Kanazi What: Poetry and conversation Date: Friday, October 30, 2015 Time: 6:30 p.m. Where: ART 1.102 in the School of Art, UT-Austin Address: San Jacinto and 23rd Street, Austin 78712 Admission: Free and open to … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Remi Kanazi, Palestinian-American poet and human rights activist

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘De Novo’ is gripping, insightful documentary play on immigration

Event: De Novo: A Documentary Play on Immigration What: Theatrical performance and discussion Date: Friday, October 16, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Where: Utopia Theatre in the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin Address: 1925 San Jacinto, Austin … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘De Novo’ is gripping, insightful documentary play on immigration

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Hugh Grady and Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Remembering David MacBryde, philosopher, activist, and friend

A sweet man of peace, The Rag Blog’s David MacBryde passed away in Berlin, Wednesday, September 9. AUSTIN — I lost a dear friend last Wednesday and The Rag Blog lost its “man in Berlin.” David MacBryde, a warm and … finish reading Hugh Grady and Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Remembering David MacBryde, philosopher, activist, and friend

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Jefferson Davis has no place on
UT’s Main Mall

Students and the public are making their voices heard at forums on the UT campus. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2015 What: University of Texas at Austin Public Forum Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Time: … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Jefferson Davis has no place on
UT’s Main Mall

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Ambush at UT-Austin

A firestorm of criticism has followed the selection of George Prescott Bush to receive the Latino Leadership Award. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2015 AUSTIN — When Texas Land Commissioner George Prescott Bush became the … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Ambush at UT-Austin

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2015 Event:  Screening of ‘Black Out’ What: Documentary on gentrification in Austin Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Time: 7 p.m. Where: UT-Austin Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium 1.402 Address: … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

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Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

Charlie, who was well-known around the UT campus in late-’60s Austin, ‘was a lefty, but always a heretic.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Charlie Saulsberry, 70, a familiar figure on the UT-Austin campus … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

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William Rogers :
METRO | ‘Fight for $15’ comes to UT-Austin

One reason workers aren’t making a living wage at UT is that there has not been an across-the-board cost of living pay increase in more than 10 years. By William Rogers | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2015 On … finish reading William Rogers :
METRO | ‘Fight for $15’ comes to UT-Austin

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