Alyssa Goard
Alyssa Goard
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews

RECENT ARTICLES

Sort by:
No Rating
UT Austin report: Intent of ‘Eyes of Texas’ song was not ‘overtly racist’

UT Austin report: Intent of ‘Eyes of Texas’ song was not ‘overtly racist’

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The University of Texas at Austin has just released its new report on “The Eyes of Texas” alma mater, looking at the lyrics and historical use. The team of 24 committee members made up of students, employees and alumni researched the history of the song which led them “to surmise that intent of ‘The Eyes of Texas’ was not overtly racist.”However, the committee notes that it is “similarly clear” the cultural setting in which the song was created was overtly racist.“And the fact that the song was, for decades, sung and revered on a segregated campus has, understandably,...

March 9, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
City reports allege ‘militarized’ mindset in Austin Police academy

City reports allege ‘militarized’ mindset in Austin Police academy

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The two reports released by the City of Austin released last week outline racial inequities in the Austin Police Department and call on the department to make changes to its training academy. Throughout the, both reports describe the APD police academy as having a “paramilitary” or “militarized” mindset.Citing concerns from former cadets, one of those reports calls for the city to “rebuild the training academy” and to also “implement sweeping structural reforms to the trainingdivision.” The second report, conducted by a consulting firm working with the city, found weaknesses...

January 4, 2021
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Texas groups push public to fill out the Census immediately as deadline questions loom

Texas groups push public to fill out the Census immediately as deadline questions loom

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Confusion remains over whether the 2020 Census count will end in just a few days from now or in a month, so outreach groups in Texas say they are simply advising the public to fill out the Census “as soon as they possibly can.”While a federal court order last week required the U.S. Census Bureau to continue counting U.S. Census responses up until Oct. 31, the U.S. .U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham announced that due to complications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for responses to be collected for the...

September 28, 2020
Share
Save
Review
  • Total 3 items
  • 1
OUTLETS
kxan.com

kxan.com

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A