Texas State http://kut.org en Man Found Guilty of Texas State University Bomb Hoax http://kut.org/post/man-found-guilty-texas-state-university-bomb-hoax <p>A federal court in Houston found Dereon Kelley guilty in last year’s bomb hoax at Texas State University.</p><p>The 22-year-old Bryan man was convicted on three counts of using the Internet for a false bomb threat to intimidate people at the university.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:55:29 +0000 Filipa Rodrigues 7312 at http://kut.org Man Found Guilty of Texas State University Bomb Hoax On World AIDS Day, Travis County Youth See Rising Cases of HIV http://kut.org/post/world-aids-day-travis-county-youth-see-rising-cases-hiv <p>Saturday is <a href="http://www.worldaidsday.org/" target="_blank">World AIDS Day</a>. Here in Austin, the Department of Health and Human Services in holding a day long AIDS conference. This year’s focus is on how HIV is affecting young people in Travis County, among whom <a href="http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd/reports/default.shtm" target="_blank">HIV infection is increasing.</a></p><p>Worldwide, deaths from AIDS are down since 2005. Rates of HIV infection are also falling. But HIV is on the rise among young people, including those in Travis County.</p><p>“In the last four or five years, we’ve seen a very sharp increase in the number of cases of HIV infection in among youth,” said Joe Barnes with <a href="http://www.austintexas.gov/department/health" target="_blank">Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services</a>. “We define that as between 13 and 24.”</p><p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 16:39:00 +0000 Tyler Pratt 5785 at http://kut.org On World AIDS Day, Travis County Youth See Rising Cases of HIV The Lead: Planned Parenthood Funding Cut, AISD Debt, Texas State Threat Suspect Arrested http://kut.org/post/lead-planned-parenthood-funding-cut-aisd-debt-texas-state-threat-suspect-arrested <p>Good morning. Looks like Austin's entering a cool down! There may be some light showers today, but it looks like clear skies all weekend, according to <a href="http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx/">the National Weather Service</a>. Here are some stories KUT News has been working on:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kutnews.org/post/texas-immediately-cut-womens-health-program-funds-planned-parenthood"><strong>Texas to 'Immediately' Cut Off Women's Health Program Funds to Planned Parenthood</strong></a></li></ul><blockquote><p><a href="http://governor.state.tx.us/news/press-release/17802/" target="_blank">Governor Rick Perry says</a> the state is moving to immediately to cut off funds to Planned Parenthood. The announcement came after a <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/texas-health-resources/womens-health-program/court-refuses-to-rehear-planned-parenthood-case/" target="_blank">federal appeals court said Thursday</a> it will not reconsider a decision that says Texas can withhold funds under the Women’s Health Program.</p></blockquote><ul><li><h2 class="node-title" itemprop="name"><strong><a href="http://kutnews.org/post/aisd-debt-student-ratio-among-lowest-central-texas">AISD Debt-To-Student Ratio Among Lowest in Central Texas</a></strong></h2></li></ul><blockquote><p>As the Austin Independent School District gets ready to ask voters to approve hundreds of millions of dollars in borrowing next May, figures published by the Texas Comptroller show the district has one of the the lowest per-student debt rates among Austin-area school districts. That said, AISD also has the most debt of any district in the area, at $809,435,850. But, calculated on a per-student basis, AISD’s outstanding debt it is $9,492. AISD also has the lowest debt per capita.</p></blockquote><ul><li><h1 class="title"><a href="http://kut.org/2012/10/suspect-arrested-in-texas-state-threat/"><strong>Suspect Arrested in Texas State Threat</strong></a></h1></li></ul><blockquote><p>A former Texas State University student, 19-year-old Brittany Henderson, has been arrested for making a bomb threat at the school last week. Several buildings were evacuated because of the threat. Henderson was arrested in Bryan on Tuesday and charged with making a terroristic threat, which is a third-degree felony, and making a false alarm, which is a class A misdemeanor.</p></blockquote><p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:33:02 +0000 Tyler Pratt 5459 at http://kut.org AM Update: Texas State Joins Sun Belt Conference, Cyclists Ride for Safety, Lawmakers Talk Taxes http://kut.org/post/am-update-texas-state-joins-sun-belt-conference-cyclists-ride-safety-lawmakers-talk-taxes <p><strong>Texas State University Celebrates Move to the Sun Belt Conference</strong></p><p>Texas State University is holding a reception for students today to mark the upcoming move to the Sun Belt Conference. The reception will give students an opportunity to meet and visit with head coaches and athletic administrators to discuss the move.</p><p>Texas State University President Denise Trauth announced yesterday that the university will join the Sun Belt Conference in 2013-2014 season.</p><p>Right now, eleven schools participate in the Sun Belt Conference. Georgia State will also join the conference in 2013. Texas State and Georgia State will join Arkansas State, Arkansas-Little Rock, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, UL-Lafayette, UL-Monroe, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, South Alabama, Troy and Western Kentucky.</p><p> Thu, 03 May 2012 13:05:50 +0000 Divya Darsi & Laura Rice 4149 at http://kut.org AM Update: Texas State Joins Sun Belt Conference, Cyclists Ride for Safety, Lawmakers Talk Taxes Texas State Whittliff Collections Acquire More From Sam Shepard http://kut.org/post/texas-state-whittliff-collections-acquire-more-sam-shepard <p><span _fck_bookmark="1" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>Texas State University in San Marcos is adding to their <a href="http://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/">Whittliff Collections </a>on Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award-nominated actor Sam Shepard. The new Sam Shepard/Johnny Dark Correspondence Collection will include personal letters, photographs, taped conversations and a homemade film which documents the friendship between the two men over many years.</p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 20:30:24 +0000 Kenn Zuniga 760 at http://kut.org Texas State Whittliff Collections Acquire More From Sam Shepard Dennis Franchione 2011 Texas State Head Football Coach http://kut.org/post/dennis-franchione-2011-texas-state-head-football-coach <p><a href="http://www.txstate.edu/">Texas State</a> has hired <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Franchione">Dennis Franchione</a> as its next head football coach.&nbsp; Franchione has been out of the game for three years. His last coaching position was as head coach at <a href="http://www.tamu.edu/">Texas A&amp;M</a>.&nbsp; Before that, <span>Franchione </span>spent time at <a href="http://www.rolltide.com">Alabama</a> and <a href="http://www.tcu.edu/">TCU</a>.&nbsp; Texas State’s former head coach, Brad Wright, was fired on November 22<sup>nd</sup>.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 20:47:15 +0000 Andy Uhler 599 at http://kut.org Dennis Franchione 2011 Texas State Head Football Coach Top Morning Stories November 12, 2010 http://kut.org/post/top-morning-stories-november-12-2010 <p><strong>Austin Police Monitor Interviews Today</strong></p> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 12:09:15 +0000 Crystal Chavez, KUT News 250 at http://kut.org Top Morning Stories November 12, 2010