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May 11, 2023

Who is ‘Moody,’ and why is everything in Austin named after them?

By: Matt Largey

There’s the Moody College of Communication at UT, the Moody Rooftop at the Contemporary Austin, Moody Hall at St. Edwards University, Moody Bank, the Moody Pavilions at Laguna Gloria, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, the Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park, and Moody Center. It can be a little confusing.


June 1, 2023

Why does the Texas Legislature meet for only 140 days every two years?

Army veteran Denise Gordon questioned whether it makes any sense for lawmakers from the second-largest state in the country and one of the largest economies in the world to meet so infrequently.


May 25, 2023

What are the weirdest laws in Texas?

The Texas Legislature’s regular session is nearing an end. While some of the laws passed during these sessions are crucial to keep the state running, other laws have been a little more interesting.


May 19, 2023

‘Is Austin hiding their elderly?’ What’s the average age of its residents?

In a city with a reputation as being young, we got a question about where all of Austin’s older people are.