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  • Mayor Jacobs jets to Austin to study Texas talent magnet

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is helping lead a delegation of business leaders to Austin this afternoon to take a closer look at the Texas city known for its creative class. The four-day trip includes meetings with University of Texas officials and...
  • Fera confirms transfer to Texas

     
    Kicker Anthony Fera released a statement Thursday confirming that he has transferred to Texas. In the statement, Fera said a personal issue was at work and that he still intends to graduate from Penn State. Here's the text of his......
  • ...about that 'gay parenting study'

     
    Dennis Byrne today cites new research by Mark Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin: On 25 of 50 different "outcomes" the study evaluated, "the children of women who've had same-sex relationships fare quite.......
  • FSU president criticizes Big 12 academics; affirms ACC position

     
    AMELIA ISLAND — We'll keep this brief — still working on adding Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher's comments from earlier this afternoon to the blogroll — but figured this was worth passing along. As you probably know by now from...
  • Still more about the gay parenting study

     
    Part one is here of my look at How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study, Social Science Research July 2012. Now for part two: First, some key passages......
  • Marvel’s David Marquez talks X-Men, Spider-Man, 3D graphic novel

     
    Young artists looking to break into comics might want to take a page from David Marquez. Based in Austin, Texas, ......
  • Record low number of babies born in Japan

     
    Fewer babies were born in Japan last year than in any other year on record, pulling down its population for the third year in a row, according to government statistics released this week. The loss of more than 260,000 people is the biggest drop that the...
  • UC files court brief supporting race-based admissions policy

     
    The University of California on Monday submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the use of race as a factor in college admissions. UC President Mark G. Yudof and the system’s 10 chancellors filed the “friend of the court”...
  • Valencia names new president for 2 campuses

     
    Valencia College has named Stacey Johnson, who worked most recently as vice president of academic affairs at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, as the new president of two of Valencia's campuses. Johnson will replace Ruth Prather, who retired recently as...
  • “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 19: College Edition gives viewers a vote

     
    The latest edition of America’s Next Top Model is looking to shake things up. After the shocking April announcement that long-time mentor Jay Manuel, judge Nigel Barker and runway coach J. Alexander would not be returning, ANTM Cycle 19 returns with...
  • African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons

    African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons
    Shouting 'no more silence, no more violence', students at the University of Texas marched through the streets of Austin to protest what they say are attacks on African-American students from unknown individuals tossing balloons filled with bleach. One...
  • Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards

    Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards
    As we launch the 2013 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, we consider our relationship — as Chicago Tribune journalists — to the world of fiction. Though we are dedicated to the world of fact, we recognize that fiction can help us make...