Campaign finance reform. Taking on Wall Street. Income inequality. It didn’t really matter which issue Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) addressed at his rally Saturday afternoon; the crowd of more than 10,000 yelled over and over again “We love you, Bernie!” in a powerful showcase of strength and enthusiasm for Sanders’ campaign as it heads further into the primary season.
The Flawn Academic Center, UT’s sole polling site, attracted the highest number of voters in the county during the first week of early voting, a vast improvement in turnout compared to previous presidential and midterm elections.
Austin’s music industry lost 1,200 jobs in four years despite economic growth in the music industry as a whole, according to a recent study commissioned by Austin Music People, an advocacy group for the local music industry.
To commemorate the legacy of the late civil rights legend Barbara Jordan, the Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation opened an interactive exhibit chronicling her life’s work on Monday, the day after what would have been her 80th birthday.
With her two friends lying and swaying in adjacent hammocks hung from a leafless tree, architecture freshman Stephanie Wiesehuegel spent Wednesday afternoon at Zilker Park, a much-needed sunny escape from midterm stress.