“We Gon’ Be Alright,” a series of essays by Jeff Chang about race and resegregation, obtains its title from the Kendrick Lamar song, “Alright.” Chang has written extensively about the impact of hip-hop beyond music and found the song perfectly summed up the current political climate. The Daily Texan spoke to Chang before his appearance at the Texas Book Festival on Nov. 6.
She began with one unreported case of sexual assault at a Texas private school. Now, she has hundreds of cases. Jessica Luther exposes the reality behind college football sexual assault in her new book, “Unsportsmanlike Conduct.” The Daily Texan spoke with her about her reporting, the book and sexual violence on college campuses.
Moonlight,” starring former track star and UT alumnus Trevante Rhodes, will be released this Friday. The film tells the story of a man’s life as he comes to terms with his own sexuality. The Daily Texan spoke with Rhodes about his preparation for this role and his acting career.
Sound On Sound Festival will be held for the first year on the Texas Renaissance Fair grounds at Sherwood Forest. Although many in Austin may be veteran festival-goers, SOS also offers a unique camping experience and additional late night events. The Daily Texan has some suggestions that will help attendees maximize their festival experience.
Eleven years have passed since The Fray gained national recognition with their first Top 10 hit “Over My Head (Cable Car).” But the band is back, releasing their upcoming album “Through the Years: The Best of The Fray,” on Nov. 4. The Daily Texan spoke with The Fray’s guitarist, David Welsh, about their journey and what’s next for the band.