By Calvin MillerWeb Content Contributor As World War II was drawing to a close and the allies began cornering the Nazis, the discovery of all the work the Nazis had conducted began to become uncovered. Also, before the current enemy … Continue reading Operation Paperclip: What is it?
By Calvin MillerPodcast Manager In this episode of History of the Hill Country, Calvin explores one of the farthest towns way out west in the Hill Country called Junction, Texas. All throughout the Hill Country, there are little towns sprinkled here … Continue reading History of the Hill Country Ep. 7: Junction
By Sarah GrunauMusic Journalist February 22, 2021, marked the end of a progressive era for dance music. Pop electro duo, Daft Punk, released the news of their split with an 8-minute video posted to YouTube. The video features the two … Continue reading Daft Punk’s “One More Time”
By Calvin MillerPodcast Manager In this episode, Calvin continues his journey through the Hill Country starting with Dripping Springs, then onto Bee Cave (even though it can be called Bee Caves), followed by the Lakeway area and finishing up the episode … Continue reading History of the Hill Country Ep. 3: Dripping Springs and More
By Jess BazalduaWeb Content Contributor We rang in the new year with such high expectations, and everything went downhill from there. From the prevalence of COVID-19 to disasters of apocalyptic proportions, events between January and July 2020 appeared to stem … Continue reading A Lookback on the First Part of 2020
By Andrea MauWeb content contributor If you’ve ever been to Port Aransas, Texas, you’ve probably seen a Farley boat without knowing it. Decorating the streets of Port Aransas, Farley boats are best known as boat-shaped concrete features, painted and adorned … Continue reading Supporting Port Aransas History with Farley Boats
By Gena SysavathWeb Content Contributor “Emmett Till” can be seen along with many other names being spread across multiple signs during the recent protests around our country. Yet not many people know who he was and how important he is … Continue reading Who Was Emmett Till?
By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor About a year ago, I learned that Christopher Marlowe, one of Shakespeare’s contemporaries, was gay. My British literature professor mentioned it in the day’s lecture with a level of matter-of-fact-ness that was completely disproportionate … Continue reading Wait, He Was Gay? A Look at LGBT Men of History
The Texas State Honors College is bringing back a long lost historical event to the University. During the late 1800s, the San Marcos Chautauqua was an educational event that spanned across a summer. It happened on Chautauqua Hill, where Old … Continue reading San Marcos Chautauqua Brings Back History
In “Haunted New Braunfels” local historian Erin O. Wallace tells the tales of a spooky New Braunfels. From personal experience with ghosts, Wallace says she’s come to believe in the haunted history of Central Texas. Haunted New Braunfels Continue reading Local historian entertains with spooky tales
Audio Download By: Kathryn Price History—it is not everyone’s favorite subject, but we are all part of it. It is the reason why we live where we do and how society has grown in this way. This is why the … Continue reading Kathryn Price’s “Film: The Art of Analyzing Society” Episode 2
A tribute to “The Vaquero” (Photo by Mathew Alvarez) By Matthew Alvarez The round flowerbed, which once sat in front of Old Main, has officially been replaced. Closed off to the public by construction for the last year, the fences … Continue reading The Vaquero