UT student rethinks the designs of the City of Austin's flag.

Locals redesign City of Austin’s flag

A TED Talk that went viral recently called out Austin’s flag; “Here’s the thing about municipal seals, they were designed to be on pieces of…

Austin skyline

Free Fun for Sep 18-20

If you’re making plans for this weekend, here’s what our partners at Free Fun in Austin recommend.

(AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Petition started to get Texas to secede

The Texas Nationalist Movement is petitioning to get secession on the primary ballot, and the group leader said there is enough support to d…

The "Tribute in Light" memorial is in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, in honor of the citizens who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks.  The two towers of light are composed of two banks of high wattage spotlights that point straight up from a lot next to Ground Zero. The ÒTribute in LightÓ memorial was first held in March 2002. This photo was taken from Liberty State Park, New Jersey on September11, 2006, the five year anniversary of 9/11. USAF photo by Denise Gould.

9/11 homework vocabulary rattles parents

An elementary school sent home a worksheet to commemorate “Celebrate Freedom Week”, but terms used like “Islam” and “terrorist” have parents…