Feb. 26, 2016

2/20/16

Austin American-Statesman
GOP focus shifts to Texas, Super Tuesday states
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

USA Today
Why millennials love Bernie Sanders
Sanford Levinson, Government

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Clinton counting on friendlier reception in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Cal Alumni Association
Reality check or unicorn hunt: Economists clash over Sanders’s plans
James Galbraith, Government

Foreign Affairs
The Power of the Past: History and Statecraft
Jeremi Suri, History

Austin American-Statesman
UT professor Tackles sordid tale of 1880s dismemberment
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

2/21/16

Austin American-Statesman
Rep. Paul Workman faces challenge from conservative Jay Wiley
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Seattle Pi
Texas private colleges are saying no to guns on campus
Joan Neuberger; History and Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Dallas Morning News
Ted Cruz faces must-win in home state of Texas if he plans to steal GOP from Trump
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

2/22/16

The Daily Texan
Senate should at least consider Obama’s nominees
Sean Theriault, Government

Houston Public Media
How will Scalia’s death affect Texas cases before the Supreme Court
Sanford Levinson, Government

BBC
Hannah Mary Tabbs: A black murderess in racist 1800s US
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

KXAN
Clintons campaigning in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Live Action News
Texas health official steps down amid controversy over flawed birth control study
Joseph Potter and Amanda Stevenson; Sociology, Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center

Houston Chronicle
Early voting slower than expected so far
Daron Shaw, Government

Law Street
Ohio governor John Kasich signs bill that will defund Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Dallas Morning News
History matters as Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary in Laredo
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

2/23/16

UT News
UT/TT Poll: Clinton and Cruz could take Texas
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Cruz leads Trump in Texas; Rubio lags behind
Clinton still leads in Texas; Rubio lags behind
The Brief: Cruz leads by eight points in UT/TT poll
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

KVUE
UT/TT Poll: Cruz leads Trump  in Texas; Rubio lags behind
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Cruz leads Trump in new Texas primary poll
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

KEYE
Clinton still leads Sanders in Texas, but margin has narrowed
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

Newsmax
Poll: Cruz leads Trump by 8 point in Texas
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

The Washington Times
Ted Cruz up in Texas; Donald Trump within striking distance: poll
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

Quartz
US Latinos are more educated and better off than people realize
Stephen Trejo, Economics

Pop Matters
The second season of ‘True Detective’ was a victim of unreasonable expectations
Brice Ezell, English PhD Candidate

McClathy DC
Cruz leads trump in new Texas primary poll
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

KUT
US and Russia work together to enforce Syrian ceasefire
Michael Mosser, Government and Center for European Studies

The New Yorker
Are Trump and Clinton unstoppable?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Commonweal
Promising miracles?
James Galbraith, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Dems matching GOP turnout
Daron Shaw, Government

Wisconsin Public Radio
It’s unclear whether Obama can close Guantanamo Bay prison, says professor
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
New poll shows Cruz sports Texas lead
Texas Politics Poll

Austin American-Statesman
Pre-S.C. poll: Cruz has 8-point lead in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

TheTexas Tribune
The Brief: In Texas, voters are not too thrilled with choices
Daron Shaw, Government

The Atlantic
The immigration-data conundrum
Stephen Trejo, Economics

Fusion
Academic achievement among Latinos might be way higher than we realize
Stephen Trejo, Economics

NPR
Case for Supreme Court diversity extends to alma mater
Lucas Powe, Government

2/24/16

Education Week
Studies on deafness yield broader benefits
Richard Meier, Linguistics and Psychology

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: A presidential field of bad choices
Daron Shaw and Jim Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

NBC
Latinos may be more educated, wealthier: Here’s why we don’t know it
Stephen Trejo, Economics

UT News
Exercise helps adults with high-anxiety sensitivity quit smoking
Jasper Smits, Psychology

International Business Times
Election 2016: Ahead of Texas primary, many Texans aren’t too fond of the candidates, poll says
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Ammoland
What other law should public college be allowed to “opt out” of?
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Abbott’s blessing seen as marginal but crucial boost to Cruz in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Latin Post
With Nevada caucus loss, Texas becomes most important win for Ted Cruz’s presidential bid
James Henson and Daron Shaw; Government and Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
The questions going into the Texas GOP race
Texas Politics Project

KEYE
Stakes are high for Texas GOP presidential debate
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Women’s Health
Meet the young woman who’s using dildos to get guns off college campuses
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Wall Street Journal
Five percent growth? Bernie Sanders campaign defends disputed economic analysis
James Galbraith, Government

Gant Daily
CNN Money
Yes, Sanders could get us to 3.8% unemployment, liberal experts say
James Galbraith, Government

Breitbart
New York Post
Houston Chronicle
Poll: Cruz leads in Texas but faces a challenge
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
WSOCT TV
FOX Boston
News Medical
Study: Anxious smokers should do this to kick the habit
Jasper Smits, Psychology

2/25/16

RT
Galbraith on Sanders’ economics
James Galbraith, Government

Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans favor background checks on all gun sales
UT/TT Poll: Bar buslims, deport undocumented immigrants
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
New kind of trigger warning at Texas university struggling with campus-carry law: ‘Do not confront a student’
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

USA Today
Texas critical to Cruz’s 2016 hopes
James Galbraith, Texas Politics Project

Media Matters
Ahead of SCOTUS hearing, TX media highlight negative impacts of “dangerous” anti-choice law
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The National Memo
The great big fight over Bernie Sanders’s economics
James Galbraith, Government

U.S. News & World Report
Texas two-step for Cruz and Trump
Daron Shaw, Government

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas must change how we learn about black lives in school
Naomi Reed and Karen Moran Jackson; Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Raw Story
Nearly half of Texas voters want to ban Muslims from entering the United States
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

Everything Lubbock
GOP candidates face off in Houston
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Boston Globe
Texas universities prepare for legal guns on campuses
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

2/26/16

The Daily Texan
Ideas, values attract young women away from Clinton to Sanders
Sean Theriault, Government

Time
How guns on campus could change what Texas teaches
Kevin Foster; African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology

Great Patchogue News
Bernie Sanders accuses GOP of racism
Sean Theriault, Government

The Hamilton Spectator
Do not confront a student: Texas university educators brace for campus-carry law
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Huffington Post
What not sleeping for a week does to your brain and body
David Schnyer, Psychology

KUT
How many have been affected by Texas’ voter ID law? It’s hard to say
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Trib Talk
Armed with reason, we’re fighting against guns on Texas campuses
Lisa Moore and Matt Valentine; English and Plan II

The Washington Post
America has locked up so many black people it has warped our sense of reality
Becky Pettit, Sociology

Union-Bulletin
Packing heat on campus has chilling effect on academics
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

RT
DiMartino Booth on subprime auto and Galbraith on fixing U.S. Growth
James Galbraith, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Houston Chronicle
Straus, allies spend record sums in primary cycle as GOP schism escalates money race
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Feb. 19, 2016

2/13/16

Houston Chronicle
When black history begins with slavery, it ignores our humanity today
Keisha Bentley-Edwards; African and African Diaspora Studies

The Christian Science Monitor
In Pope Francis, Mexicans see a leader who will speak to their problems
Matthew Butler; History and Religious Studies

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Early voting in Texas begins Tuesday
Bruce Buchanan, Government

2/14/16

Waco Tribune-Herald
Ideal government in America shouldn’t push any religion
Charles Silver, Government

KVUE
Aw shucks Siri might be changing how people talk
Lars Hinrichs, English

Reporting Texas
In the path of a political Pope
Virginia Garrad-Burnett; History and Religious Studies

Washington Observer-Reporter
Trinity High School’s predecessor, Trinity Hall, bequeathed unusual presidential tribute
H.W. Brands, History

2/15/16

Time Warner Cable News
How death of Justice Scalia affects Texas
Jeremi Suri, History

The Texas Tribune
The brief: Big questions loom after Scalia’s sudden death
Sanford Levinson, Government

UT News
Huffington Post
Introducing trash talking into the opinions of the Supreme Court
Sanford Levinson, Government

The Harvard Law Record
What every Harvard Law student should know about…Antitrust
H.W. Brands, History

News Miner
The smell of old books and the Shakespeare debate
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

2/16/16

The Daily Texan
UT medical branch partners with Brazilian health ministry to create Zika vaccine
Sohotra Sarkar, Philosophy

The Texas Tribune
Turnout for Texas primaries expected to be highest since 2008
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Hot contests raise primary turnout expectations high
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Honolulu Civil Beat
Zika virus: Mosquitoes and travel patterns will determine its spread
Sohotra Sarkar, Philosophy

Fox 7
Early voting underway for Texas primaries
Sean Theriault, Government

The Daily Texan
Historical figures should not be unnecessarily glorified
Sean Theriault, Government

Philly.com
What an 1887 murder and dismemberment tells us about race relations today
Kali Gross; History, African and African Diaspora Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies

The Daily Texan
Artist uses new exhibit to open conversation about black history
Stephanie Lang and Eto Otitigbe, The Warfield Center

KVUE
Trickle of voters cast early Texas ballots
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

2/17/16

OU Daily
OU’s teach-in series brings experts to speak on World War I
H.W. Brands, History

Brookings
Why are junior members retiring from Congress?
Sean Theriault, Government

The Daily Beast
Abortion barriers hit Latinas the hardest
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Daily Texan
Science Scene: Growth mindset correlates with success
David Yeager, Psychology

2/18/16

Fox News
Fox News Poll: Clinton ‘feels the Bern;’ trails Sander by three point nationally
Daron Shaw, Government

Breitbart
Poll: Bernie Sanders burn Hillary Clinton with first-ever national lead
Daron Shaw, Government

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Road to White House crossing through Texas
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The Texas Tribune
State employee steps down after women’s earth study
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Associated Press
Texas health official out after study on Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Patch
UT Austin student wins national coding contest
Anisha Srivastava, Plan II

2/19/16

USA Today
Chicago court to hear ‘natural-born’ case to knock Ted Cruz off ballot
Sanford Levinson, Government

The Washington Post
Cruz birther lawsuit heads to Illinois court
Sanford Levinson, Government

Huffington Post
The fight between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is officially super ugly
James Galbraith, Government

The Washington Post
Texas health official out of job over study favorable to Planned Parenthood
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Science Codex
Phys.org
Nature World News
Science World Report
Ancient lone star lizard lounge din lush, tropical Texas
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

Feb. 12, 2016

2/6/16

Broadly
Riding the rails of the underground abortion railroad from Texas to New Mexico
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

2/7/16

Philly.com
After Planned Parenthood closures, poor women started having more babies
Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Time
Beyonce’s ‘Formation’ is activism for African Americans, women and LGBTQ
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

Salon
O.J.’s yes men and the celebrity echo chamber problem: “People come to believe that their version of the truth is not correct”
Art Markman, Psychology

One News Now
Pro-lifer actually reads report that media trumpeted
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

KXAN
Brief fireworks at UT forum for HD-49 candidates
Xavier Rotnofsky, Plan II and Linguistics student

2/9/16

San Antonio Express-News
Fourth annual S.A. Book festival to feature nearly 90 authors
H.W. Brands, History

Vox
A semi-radical plan to elect more moderates to Congress
Sean Theriault, Government

Texoma’s
Immigration debate focus of Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico
Harel Shapira, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
Abortion rights activists say their support is growing in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Golden Gate Express
Young adults learn from Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Fast Company
How polling station design could influence elections
Andrew Dillon, Psychology

Huffington Post
Romance in the bible?
Jonathan Kaplan, Religious Studies

Fast Company
How polling station design could influence elections
Andrew Dillon, Psychology

Huffington Post
Romance in the bible?
Jonathan Kaplan, Religious Studies

American Liberty with Bill Lockwood
Founding fathers supported Islam
Denise Spellberg; History, Middle Eastern Studies, Religious Studies

2/10/16

The Washington Post
The problem with how Hillary Clinton thinks about the Democratic primary
Sean Theriault, Government

The Conversation
Exposed to a deluge of digital photos, we’re feeling the psychological effects of image overload
Rebecca Macmillan, English student

The Guardian
Y’all have a Texas accent? Siri (and the world) might be slowly killing it
Lars Hinrichs, English

The Washington Post
Here’s what the presidential candidates are really telling us about how they think – and how they’d lead
Kayla Jordan and Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

The Dallas Morning News
What Pope Francis’ visit means to Mexico
Matthew Butler, Religious Studies

Dayton Daily News
Medicaid births up after Texas cuts Planned Parenthood funding
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center, Sociology

RH Reality Check
Texas advocates speak out as abortion access hangs in the balance
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

UT News
Pope’s visit to Mexico will bring different messages
Matthew Butler; History, Religious Studies

The Daily Texan
Study: Childbirth rates could rise without Planned Parenthood
Joseph Potter and Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Sociology, Population Research Center

2/11/16

Fox 7
Man who killed APD officer denied appeal
Art Markman, Psychology

ASU Ram Page
Biology student headed to Moscow
Mary Neuberger, Slavic and Eurasian Studies

iDigitalTimes
Science reveals how to win an argument on Facebook
Art Markman, Psychology

2/12/16

Star 2
That smile looks good on you
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

KVUE
Cruz fires advertisement broadside to end wild week
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Tele Sur
A black history of white empathy
Juliet Hooker; Government and African and African Diaspora Studies

Delaware Online
How Flint’s water and Brazil’s Zika fuel fear about kids
Steven Mintz, History

Yes! Magazine
Does Baltimore #BlackLivesMatter activist have a shot at becoming Mayor?
Eric McDaniel; Government and Center for African and African American Studies

Feb. 5, 2016

1/30/16

Austin American-Statesman
The price of progress is personal memory
Tom Palaima, Classics

Jezebel
In literature and in life, men and women still want different things in a mate
Psychology

Brit + Co
Moving in with your parents has this surprising effect on your relationship
Karen Fingerman, Psychology

1/31/16

Scoooops
To offset a new mother’s time stress, her annual earnings would have to increase by about $66,000
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

2/1/16

UT News
University creates mobile application for students to help manage the ups and downs of college life
Gustavo Molinar, Psychology

WZZM 13
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
Peniel Joseph, History

USA Today
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
Peniel Joseph, History

Inside Higher Ed
Hormones and Unethical Behavior
Robert Josephs, Psychology

Elite Daily
This is how much time you’re wasting at work every day
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Texoma’s Homepage
Big Country
Everything Lubbock
Iowa First, then Texas the next big test for presidential candidates
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fox
Iowa 101: How the caucuses work
Daron Shaw, Government

2/2/16

The Conversation
Zika virus: mosquitoes and travel patterns will determine spread of virus
Sohotra Sarkar, Philosophy

Time
Beyonce as a Bollywood star is not cultural appropriation
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

Inquistr
Martin O’Malley suspends campaign again after getting less than 1% of vote in Iowa
Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Plan II and Linguistics students

KVUE
Iowa takeaways: Cruz takes lead, Sanders no joke
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KEYE
UT professor researching potential spread of Zika virus
Sohotra Sarkar, Philosophy

2/3/16

UT News
UT study measures impact of removing Planned Parenthood from Texas Women’s Health Program
Amanda Stevenson and Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

CBS
NBC
The Kansas City Star
Study: Texas birth control fell after Planned Parenthood cut
Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

RH Reality Check
Study: Contraceptive use dropped when Texas GOP booted Planned Parenthood from Medicaid
Amanda Stevenson and Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Los Angeles Times
After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies
Amanda Stevenson and Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Vox
When Texas defunded Planned Parenthood, women got less birth control and had more babies
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Texas Observer
After Planned Parenthood ouster, more Medicaid births and less birth control
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

The Austin Chronicle
Study: Less contraception, more Medicaid births after Planned Parenthood ban
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

2/4/16

J-Wire
Israel Prize: Winner announced
Edit Doron, Linguistics alumnus

The Guardian
Aggressive Planned Parenthood cuts hurt poor women the most, study finds
Amanda Stevenson and Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Houston Press
De-funding Planned Parenthood was really bad for low-income women in Texas
Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Waco Tribune-Herald
President’s judicial picks endure for generations
Jeremi Suri, History

Raw Story
Ronald Reagan pointlessly packing heat as president only makes sense in gun nut fantasyland
H.W. Brands, History

Mother Jones
Study shows limiting access to Planned Parenthood hurts poor women most
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Think Progress
New research shows why defunding Planned Parenthood is a terrible idea
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

San Antonio Current
Medicaid-paid births increase after Texas barred Planned Parenthood from using public funds for contraception
Amanda Stevenson and Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Daily Mail
More babies were born to poor families and fewer women obtained birth control after Texas cut Planned Parenthood in 2013, study finds
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Vice
Why are so many scientists harassing their students?
Christine Williams, Sociology

New York Magazine
Take one guess what happened after Texas defunded Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

TakePart
Here’s how cuts to Planned Parenthood are impacting poor women
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

WBAP
Ten states file brief on Texas abortion law
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

2/5/16

Time
We need to change how we teach black history
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

Medscape
Defunding Planned Parenthood may lead to less contraception
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center, Sociology

The Paper
Study: contraception use fell, Medicaid births rose after Texas defunded Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Texas Public Radio
Study: State efforts to defund Planned Parenthood led to higher birthrates
Population Research Center

The Washington Post
After Planned Parenthood closures, poor women started having more babies
Joseph Potter; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center, Sociology

Houston Chronicle
Garcia mischaracterizes the NRA’s support of Green
Sean Theriault, Government

Politifact
Adrian Garcia mischaracterizes the NRA’s support of Gene Green
Sean Theriault, Government

The Dallas Morning News
The Commercial Appeal
This is not how you teach black history
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

Doctor’s Lounge
Planned Parenthood exclusion cuts contraceptive provision
Amanda Stevenson; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Population Research Center and Sociology

Houston Chronicle
Exhibit to shed light on Mexican-American murders
John Morán González; English, Center for Mexican American Studies, and American Studies

The Christian Science Monitor
The first Black Lives Matter mayor?
Eric McDaniels, Government

Tyler Morning Telegraph
Donors continue to lineup behind candidates in House District 5 seat
Madison Albrecht, Government Studies