March 30, 2018

3/25/18

Fox News
Newsmax
Daily Mail
Fox News Poll: Gap narrows on 2018 vote preference
Daron Shaw, Government

Fox News
Congress passes tax cuts and some gun safety measures; enough for 2018 voters?
Daron Shaw, Government

LiveScience
Why Is Easter Called ‘Easter’?
Brent Landau, Religious Studies

3/26/18

Texas Public Radio
San Antonio Students March For Tighter Gun Control
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Standard
What to expect from Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un
Jeremi Suri, History

Community Impact
Can Austin match needs of growing senior population?
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

3/27/18

Dallas Morning News
How MLK’s death changed America
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Spectrum News
Summit Addresses Rising Maternal Mortality Rates Among Black Mothers in Texas
Michele Rountree, Women and Gender Studies

The Daily Texan
Urban Music Festival celebrates African-American culture, music
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Newsmax
Polling Suggests Midterms Will Be Far Closer Than Predicted
Daron Shaw, Government

Education Week
For Teenagers, Praising ‘Effort’ May Not Promote a Growth Mindset
David Yeager, Psychology

Herb
Even in Texas, hopeful cannabis entrepreneurs prep for legalization
Texas Politics Project

History
Mountaintop Moments: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Speech
Daina Ramey Berry, African and African Diaspora Studies

3/28/18

KXAN
Texas could see fallout from new citizenship question on census
Leticia Marteleto, Sociology

3/29/18

KXAN
Blind UT researcher searches for clues about Jesus’ ministry through touch
Geoffrey Smith and Daniel Smith, Religious Studies

KUT News
After Bombings, Uncomfortable Truths Emerge About Racial Divides In Austin
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Texas Standard
Long A Staple Of Mexican Culture, Loteria Is Making A Fashion Statement
John Morán González, English

The New York Times
Was the Vietnam War Necessary?
Mark Lawrence, History

Texas Tribune
After bombings, uncomfortable truths emerge about racial divides in Austin
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Dallas Morning News
North Texas cities turn incentives arsenals against each other in fight for businesses, jobs
Nathan Jensen, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Texas’ U.S. representatives holding too few town halls
Deborah Beck, Classics

3/30/18

CNN
The stunning — and pivotal — decision by Lyndon Johnson
Peniel Joseph, History

CNN
This is what one tragedy-filled month says about race and justice in America
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Entertainment Weekly
What does Beyoncé feminism look like? The cover for Beyoncé in formation offers clues
Omise’eke Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

Houston Chronicle
Cruz relying on brand to fend off lesser-known O’Rourke
Sean Theriault, Government

Caller Times
Census citizenship question hurts Texas
Kelly Raley, Sociology

March 23, 2018

3/18/18

The Atlantic
Can a simple test match you with your perfect dog?
Sam Gosling, Psychology

Inside Higher Education
The politics of academic innovation
Steven Mintz, History

The Sydney Morning Herald
The evidence is in: first-born siblings are better
Sandra Black, Economics

3/19/18

CNN
We ignore these Iraq War lessons at our peril
Jeremi Suri, History

Texas Tribune
Analysis: For Texas Republicans, winning in November might mean outrunning Trump
Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
Do this to write a more emotionally intelligent LinkedIn profile
Art Markman, Psychology

Fast Company
5 questions to ask yourself before changing your routine
Art Markman, Psychology

The Monitor
COMMENTARY: Texas politics and Amazon’s HQ choice
Jim Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

3/20/18

Texas Tribune
Texas’ gambling rules explained: You can play bingo or the lottery, but no sports betting
Texas Politics Project

Vox
How men are adjusting to the #MeToo era: “This is going to take a really long time”
Robert Reece, Sociology

KXAN
White House: Austin bombings have no apparent connection to terrorism
Jeremi Suri, History

3/21/18

BBC
Austin bombings: Texas city rattled by bomb attacks
Kevin Foster, African and African Diaspora Studies

CityLab
The Austin bombings were terrifying. But were they ‘terrorism’?
Ami Pedahzur, Government

3/22/18

The New York Times
The Bomber Is Dead, but Fear of Racist Attacks Lives On
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Los Angeles Times
On the other side of Austin’s racial divide, fear lingers after death of serial bomber
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Fortune
raceAhead: The unique pain of East Austin
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

BBC
Should England Boycott the World Cup?
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

KVUE
Verify: Why isn’t the Austin Bomber being called a terrorist?
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express News
S.A. animal sacrifice was Santería practice, but was it illegal?
J. Brent Crosson, Religious Studies

The Daily Texan
Texas House report denounces bathroom bill, says it poses threat to Amazon HQ2 bid
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

3/23/18

Houston Chronicle
Terrorist or not, the Austin bomber was not a ‘good’ kid
Germine Awad, African & African Diaspora Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Philips: Austin sees bombings, police response through separate eyes
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Commentary: Austin needs a common-sense approach to affordability
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies 

Fast Company
Your New Job Is Stressing Out Your Brain–Here’s How To Help It Relax
Art Markman, Psychology

March 16, 2018

3/10/18

BBC
Women regret casual sex less if they take the initiative
David Buss, Psychology

3/11/18

CNN
Obama’s legacy: He sparked hope– and got blindsided
Peniel Joseph, History

The Hill
Takeaway from Texas: Expect Republican candidates nationwide to snuggle up to Trump
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

3/12/18

Fortune
Commentary: Why boycotting the NRA will never work
William Swann, Psychology

The Guardian
WIRED
Daily Mail
Polls as accurate as they have ever been, study says
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Refinery29
What women really think about casual sex
David Buss, Psychology

Washington Examiner
Ted Cruz’s challenger revels in ignorance, may not actually be a serious candidate
Texas Politics Project

ThinkProgress
Trump launched 2 new commissions in 3 days, with a pause to mock them in between
Bruce Buchanan, Government

3/13/18

WIRED
Everyone’s favourite psychology theory isn’t all it’s cracked up to be
David Yeager, Psychology

History
How U.S. westward expansion breathed new life into slavery
Daina Berry, African and African Diaspora Studies; and Nakia Parker, History

Observer
How Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ strategy got North Korea to the table
Austin Bay, Plan II

Times Record News
Expert: Fallon likely to move district more conservative
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

3/14/18

Dallas Morning News
Powerful new play about LBJ should go all the way
Robert Schenkkan, Plan II Alumnus

3/15/18

Los Angeles Times
Jail time for Martin Shkreli won’t fix drug prices. Globalization will
Charles Silver, Government

Fast Company
Tired at Work for no reason? Your brain’s Trying to tell you something
Art Markman, Psychology

The Texas Tribune
Dallas is “all in” on Amazon HQ2. Austin?
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Christian Science Monitor
Chief Wahoo’ out: the mascot debate
Pauline Turner Strong, Anthropology

3/16/18

Dallas Morning News
Even in reliably red Texas, cannabis entrepreneurs expect some green soon
Texas Politics Project

The Houston Chronicle
Stephen F. Austin’s favorite cousin was accomplished in her own right
H.W. Brands, History

HuffPost
Package bombings reveal the racist underbelly of Austin
Daina Ramey Berry, History; Christen Smith, Anthropology

Money Morning
The “total wealth principle or forced perspective” is worth millions
Art Markman, Psychology

March 9, 2018

3/3/18

Dallas Morning News
With top-of-the-ticket races all but decided, lesser-known GOP races benefiting from media boost
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
George P. Bush touts Trump’s endorsement in Texas land commissioner race
Daron Shaw, Government and Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

3/4/18

Austin American-Statesman
With surge in early voting, Democrats pin hopes on an enthusiasm gap
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Univision
In Republican Texas, the rejection of Trump boosts Democratic enthusiasm in the start of the primaries for midterm elections
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Looking for Wakanda? It once existed in Houston.
Keffrelyn Brown and Anthony Brown, African and African Diaspora Studies

3/5/18

NPR
Texas Democrat’s Underdog Bid to Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum
Texas Politics Project

NBC News
Cruz caught in election-year bind on gun control
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and the Texas Politics Project

ABC News
A Young Dreamer has a Political Awakening in the Midst of the Midterms
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Vox
How Texas Republicans’ gerrymandering could backfire in 2018
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fox News
Texas holds first 2018 primary amid surge of Democratic voters
Daron Shaw, Government

3/6/18

The New York Times
Why Are Your State Tax Dollars Subsidizing Corporations?
Nathan Jensen, Government

TIME
What the Texas Primary Results Could Reveal About Immigration in 2018 Elections
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The Washington Post
Ted Cruz calls out challenger Beto O’Rourke in a sign of a tough fight to come in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Reuters
Democrat turnout rise in Texas could help bid retake house
Texas Politics Project

NPR
Lawmakers Watching Results of Texas Primary For Signs To Come In November
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

NPR
Texas Voters Pay Attention to the Hot Button Issue of Immigration
Texas Politics Project

CNBC
US primaries kick off with a democratic push in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Heavy
Ted Cruz vs. Beto O’Rourke Polls: Who Is Leading?
Texas Politics Project

Weekly Standard
A Bush Fights Alongside Trump
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Port Lavaca Wave
Forces at work in primaries
Texas Politics Project

Newsmax
Newsmax’s 10 Best Governors in America
Texas Politics Project

Texas Public Radio
Pre-K, Early Learning Front of Mind at Education Forum
Cynthia Osborne, Population Research Center

Washington Examiner
Beto O’Rourke: The Democrat launching a surprisingly strong challenge against Ted Cruz
Sean Theriault, Government

Stuff
Wellness shouldn’t be a commodity for the rich
Art Markman, Psychology

3/7/18

The Washington Post
This is what helps stop big corporations from bribing politicians
Nathan Jenson, Government

Austin American-Statesman
After night of celebrating, Democrats wake to cold Texas reality
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Election night a mixed bag for state’s top business group
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Republican lawmakers who survived Abbott’s opposition fight back
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Why Beto O’Rourke’s primary win doesn’t bode well for unseating Ted Cruz
Texas Politics Project

Vox
The raging controversy over Beto O’Rourke’s full name, explained
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Vox
Top Texas fundraisers were also some of the biggest losers in the 2018 primary
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

HuffPost
Democratic turnout surged in Texas. Here’s what that could mean for November.
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

KUT News
Let’s Take a Look at that Democratic Primary Turnout
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

KXAN
Voter turnout, fundraising challenges ahead for candidates in May runoff
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Al Jazeera
Democrats eye gains as US midterms campaign begins
Texas Politics Project

MyAJC
Cruz calls out likely challenger Beto O’Rourke in a sign of a tough fight to come in Texas
Texas Politics Project

GK Men
Tuesday is election day in Texas
Texas Politics Project

History
Why Have Americans Always Been So Obsessed with the Land?
H.W. Brands, History

The Texas Tribune
There are three Hispanic Republicans in the Texas Legislature. Only one is coming back.
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Texas Standard
Texas Voters Could Send More Women to Congress In 2018
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The Daily Texan
UT staff, students get involved at SXSW
Art Markman, Psychology

East Austin Patch
Study shows corrosive effects of gentrification in East Austin
Eric Tang, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

3/8/18

Austin-American Statesman
Patch.com
New study looks at East Austin’s growth through longtime residents’ eyes
Eric Tang, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Vox
Democratic voter turnout in Texas doubled. It still may not be enough for a blue wave.
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Monthly
Pro-Gun Voters Dominate the Texas Republican Party
Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Lupe Valdez, Andrew White advance to runoff in Democratic primary for governor
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Beto O’Rourke fell short of expectations in the Texas primary. Was it because of his name?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The Daily Texan
Immigrants in Texas commit fewer crimes, new report says
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Yahoo! News
But you don’t look sick’: What it’s like to live with a ‘silent’ disease
Art Markman, Psychology

Atlanta Business Chronicle
Cobb EMC names new CEO
Peter Heintzelman, Economics Alumnus

3/9/18

Southern California Public Radio
How California’s gold rush forged the path for today’s tech innovators
H.W. Brands, History

Science Daily
Pacific Standard
ZME Science
LongShortReport
Regional levels of fear associated with Trump and Brexit votes
Sam Gosling, Psychology

NPR
I, I, I. Him
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Guardian
Trump’s steel tariffs are mere political theatre
James Galbraith, Government

KXAN
City council looks to turn the tide of gentrification in east Austin
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Texas Standard
Is a Trump Meeting with Kim Jong Un a ‘Propaganda Coup’ for North Korea?
Paul Miller, Government

Brownsville Herald
Beto O’Rourke fell short of expectations in the Texas primary. Was it because of his name?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

March 2, 2018

2/24/18 

Dallas Morning News
Talking Points: Did you see what they said?
Daron Shaw, Government

Austin American-Statesman
George P. Bush absent from candidate forums as rivals gun for a runoff
Daron Shaw, Government

San-Angelo Standard Times
Texas Dems hope early voting excitement lasts until November
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Victoria Advocate
Victoria native running for governor as independent
Texas Politics Project

ARS Technica
Science after hours: Barney’s aquatic traits and how pregnant women stay upright
Liza Shapiro, Anthropology

2/25/18 

KXAN
State of Texas: Voting security and #metoo backlash
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

ASU News
Experts at inaugural ASU conference tackle campus free speech
Cristine Legare, Psychology

2/26/18 

NPR
The Lost Art of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines
Liza Shapiro, Anthropology

Bravo
There Is a Perfect Age to Have a Kid, Experts Say
John Mirowsky, Sociology

The Daily Texan
The race for the State Capitol: Who to keep an eye on in the Texas gubernatorial primary
Texas Politics Project

KXII Fox News
Former Grayson County DA sworn in as U.S. Attorney
Joseph D. Brown, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Austin beekeeper tending hives finds a reward sweeter than honey
Erika Thompson, Geography Alumnus

2/27/18 

NPR
Report Updates Landmark 1968 Racism Study, Finds More Poverty And Segregation
Peniel Joseph, History

CNN
Republicans’ spat with Delta could hut Georgia’s Amazon hopes
Nathan Jenson, Government

Austin American-Statesman
George P. Bush spends $2 million to avoid runoff for land commissioner
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
President Donald Trump tweets endorsements of eight leading Texas elected officials
Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Trump tweets support for more top Texas Republicans
Texas Politics Project

KXAN
How Opinions of Texas Voters Could Help Shape 2019 Legislative Agenda
Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Republican incumbents for attorney general and lieutenant governor seem poised to win
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Dallas Observer
Democratic Primary Leader Beto O’Rourke Vows to ‘Give Everyone a Reason to Vote’
Texas Politics Project

Crux
Texas bishop says Catholics are shrinking away from death penalty support
Texas Politics Project

India West
Indian American Judge Ravi K. Sandill to Run for Texas Supreme Court Place 4
Ravi Sandill, Government Alumnus

2/28/18 

The Texas Tribune
In final campaign stretch, many in Travis County ask: Where is Texas Rep. Dawna Dukes?
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Texas minds increasingly made up on Russia, election, FBI
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Ringer
How Beto O’Rourke Explains America
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Don’t waste your vote in another party’s primary
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Monitor
Missing Mr. Rogers’ good old ways
Art Markman, Psychology

3/1/18 

The Texas Tribune
Land Commissioner George P. Bush’s primary opponents are making their last stand at the Alamo
Richard Flores, Anthropology and Mexican-American Studies

Dallas Morning News
Huffines, Paxton Senate primary race could be state’s most expensive — and nastiest
Daron Shaw, Government

Texas Observer
God and Guns: Courting the Christian Fringe in the Texas GOP Primaries
Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Texas’ 21st Congressional District primary: What you need to know
Sean Theriault, Government

The Alcalde
KUT’s Art Markman on the Mandela Effect
Art Markman, Psychology

Undark
Scientists and Journalists Square Off Over Covering Science and ‘Getting it Right’
Tal Yarkoni, Psychology

The Texas Standard
Members of Congress Want to Be Consulted On U.S. Military Presence In Syria
Jeremi Suri, History

3/2/18 

FiveThirtyEight
The State of Senate Democrats in Trumpland Is…
Texas Politics Project

Politico
Women storm Texas primaries
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

CNN
Seeing your world – and your love – on screen matters
Peniel Joseph, History

Shepherd Express
Black Power and James Baldwin, World War and the Cap Times
Leonard Moore, History