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What’s next after state troopers arrested dozens of pro-Palestinian protesters at UT-Austin

After protests over the Israel-Hamas war at Columbia, NYU and elsewhere, students at the University of Texas follow suit and were met by police in riot gear who arrested dozens. UT history and politics professor Jeremi Suri talks about what happened on campus yesterday and the lessons from an earlier wave of student protests nationwide.
A new report from state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon shows we’re looking at hotter temperatures, more extreme droughts and growing wildfire dangers.
And: A closer look at what comes next for TikTok after President Joe Biden signed a foreign aid package that includes a measure to ban the app if China-based parent company ByteDance fails to divest from it within a year.

Summer Training

While school is beginning again, the calendar still reads summer — and so does the temperature gauge. This Typewriter Rodeo poem embraces the challenge of exercising in the heat. Still, be careful out there!

Running

The Typewriter Rodeo takes requests — and this one came from a Texas Standard listener training for a marathon.

Texas Standard: July 8, 2015

Events unfolding in China, Iran and Greece are moving the needle on one Texas-centric economic indicator…we’re checking the gauges today on the Texas Standard. An Iconic Texas brand says no to open carry in their restaurants…we’ll explore what it means for the industry and the debate. As South Carolina debates the battleflag, lawmakers try to open a discussion on TX capitol monuments. Also, lone star cases loom large before the nation’s highest court—NPR’s Nina Totenberg joins us to explore what’s at stake and —what just happened…Plus running with the bulls, Pamplona’s got nothing on Texas…turn it up and join us cause no matter where you are it’s Texas Standard time: