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Mason Ramsey, the “yodeling Walmart kid,” to perform in Austin
May 2, 2018
Luke Bryan and Keith Urban will fill the Frank Erwin Center for iHeartCountry Festival this Saturday night, but one young performer could steal the show. Mason Ramsey, the 11-year old yodeler from the air mattress aisle of Walmart, will also croon to crowds.
Celebrities and politicians react to Barbara Bush’s death
April 17, 2018
Former First Lady and adopted mother of Texas Barbara Bush died tonight at the age of 92. The matriarch of a political dynasty served as FLOTUS from 1989 to 1993. Here’s how politicians and celebrities honored Barbara Bush's life on Twitter.
What makes Austin the “Best Place to Live?”
April 12, 2018
U.S. News & World Report named Austin the "Best Place to Live in the USA." The list looks at factors like cost of living, average income, crime rates and more. Here are a few things that cemented Austin's place as the number one best place to live in the country.
Need a break from SXSW? Here's where to celebrate St. Patrick's day this weekend
March 16, 2018
Make great great great grandpappy happy and celebrate St. Patty’s Day the right way: getting drunk with some bitcoin bros here for SXSW.
Hey, Brooklyn: Don't mess with Texas BBQ
March 5, 2018
What the hell is that? Not BBQ, that's for sure.
Timeline: When have students spotted Matthew McConaughey around campus?
February 28, 2018
Matthew McConaughey sightings, a stolen Speedway brick and the stuffed carcass of a white squirrel are required to graduate from the University of Texas at Austin. Check your Interactive Degree Audit. How close are you to graduating? McConaughey visits UT so often it's almost like he's moved in.
10 dumbest things Austin couples do, just in time for Valentine's Day
February 12, 2018
Something about Austin makes couples insufferable. The heat? The construction? The single life mentality? No, it's just the fact that Austin is home to The Worst People Alive™.
We all knew it: Austin men suck, are more likely to ghost
February 6, 2018
Austin men are 549 percent more likely to ghost, 400 percent more likely to breadcrumb and 297 percent more likely to come back as a zombie. We been knew.
How do UT students feel about classes getting cancelled? Check Twitter.
January 16, 2018
Email notifications from the University of Texas rarely elicit excitement. A boring lecture announcement, a long paragraph from President Fenves, another rich dude names a school after himself, but this time? Class is cancelled. Students turned to Twitter, first to mock UT for waiting to announce closure.