Opinions: Texas Perspectives

The Traditional Approach to Nutrition Education Does Nothing

Sept. 28, 2016
Teen & Nutrition

Bottom line: Big Food is, in many ways, the new Big Tobacco. We need to change the way we educate our kids about nutrition.

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Television is the Funding Source of College Football

Sept. 26, 2016
Football

Why has college football and TV had such explosive growth? In a word: Money. Is this a good thing? Maybe. Maybe not.

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New Museum of African American History Brings Hope

Sept. 23, 2016
Smithsonian Museum of African American History

This new museum will play a major role in how African Americans are portrayed, from school curricula to the minds of adults. And not just on the national stage, but here in Texas as well.

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Tougher Punishment For Criminals Is Not The Answer

Sept. 21, 2016
Jail Cell

It may sound counterintuitive, but research and science show that punishment does not deter reoffending.

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What The Next Year Will Bring to UT Austin

Sept. 20, 2016
UT Austin

We are uniquely positioned by the blessings of our scale, resources and pioneering spirit to drive change and accelerate the pace of progress.

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