University of Texas at Austin History professor, Leonard Moore, appeared at the Millennium Youth Center on Thursday, Oct. 12 to discuss access, equity and campus climate at a community chat that provoked poignant and uncompromising dialogue about UT’s involvement in the greater Austin community.
The doors to the Austin Public Library opened to the public last Saturday, Oct. 28. Located on 710 W. Cesar Chavez Street, its contemporary, energy-efficient structure makes it unlike any other library in the city.
With the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allowed undocumented individuals to go school or work, and a persistent push for the border wall, many individuals from the Latinx community have felt under attack. Recent political activism is reminiscent of the Chicano movement’s struggle towards equality.
Artistic duo Billi London-Gray and Daniel Bernard Gray bring Austin a strong message about the meaning of truth and power in 2017 with their multimedia exhibit “BELIEVE ME,” on display in the grayDUCK gallery through Oct. 29.
On Friday, Oct. 20 the University of Texas’ African Student Organization put on their annual cultural showcase in Fest Africa. The event featured music, spoken word and dance, all in traditional fashion.
When Niti Majethia speaks, there is a certain thoughtfulness and quiet observance that makes her wise beyond her years. Perhaps that is how she became a published poet at the age of 15, and the author of two books by the age of 19.