Jacob Kerr

In this podcast, Anthony Green and Madlin Mekelburg discuss the suspension of sophomore basketball guard Martez Walker, the Departmentalization of the Center for Mexican American Studies and "Thread" the new UT centric dating app created by Zach Dell, son of Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell. They are joined by News Editor Jacob Kerr to discuss the ongoing problems the UT System faces with its MOOC initiative. Reporter Natalie Sullivan also joins the gang to discuss this week in crime.

In this podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guest Nick Castillo discuss the UT System Board of Regents naming Naval Adm. William McRaven the sole finalist to replace Francisco Cigarroa as chancellor. They also talk about media reports on Texas football coach Charlie Strong removing multiple players off the football team for violating his list of core values and Abigail Fisher's request for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear her case against the University's admissions policy en banc.

In this podcast, Jacob Kerr and Amanda Voeller discuss the news and events surrounding President William Powers Jr.'s resignation on July 9. They also talk about the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision on the Fisher v. UT case and candidates toreplace Francisco Cigarroa as UT System chancellor.

In this podcast, Jacob Kerr and Amanda Voeller discuss the UT System's new investigation into the University's admissions process and a recent Daily Texan story on students denied transfer into the computer science department after they say advisors told them they would be admitted if they had at least a 2.5 GPA. They also talk about a recent package story on student loan debt.

Recorded on July 3, 2014.

In this podcast, Jacob Kerr and Amanda Voeller discuss some of the biggest stories in May, including the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations vote that grounds for UT System Regent Wallace Hall's impeachment exist. They also talk about the University's tuition rates for fall 2014, as approved by the Board of Regents.

In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and special guest Bobby Blanchard recap the biggest news stories from the Spring 2014 semester. They also discuss Bobby's recent story on student housing on the UT campus.

In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guests Madlin Mekelburg and Nicole Cobler discuss the recent on-campus Shared Services protest, which resulted in the arrest of 18 students. They also talk about the latest news surrounding the possible impeachment of Regent Wallace Hall.

 

In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guest Nicole Cobler discuss a letter authored by three UT faculty members asking President William Powers Jr. to withdraw his endorsement of Shared Services. They also talk about Nicole's recent story on graduate student housing.

In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guest Madlin Mekelburg discuss the past week's Civil Rights Summit, which was hosted on the UT campus by the LBJ Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. They also talk about the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations' report on Regent Wallace Hall.

In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guests Julia Brouillette and Madlin Mekelburg talk about the recent Fort Hood shooting. They also talk about newly-released notes from a summer 2013 UT System Board of Regents meeting suggesting Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa asked President William Powers Jr. to step down and Jacob's recent story on traffic in the Austin area.