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Texas Standard: November 17, 2020

As coronavirus numbers continue to surge in Texas – health care providers are desperate for resources and energy for the battle ahead. Today on the Texas Standard. We’ll check in with communities across the state about the specific challenges in their neck of Texas. Plus, how one Texas university has cracked down on compliance with…

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Jackie Venson and Austin City Limits

Follow Austin musician Jackie Venson as she makes her debut on the iconic Austin City Limit’s TV show. You’ll hear how Jackie has been pivoting during the pandemic, and find out how Austin City Limits has been adapting to taping shows without a live audience. Listen to this episode of Pause/Play Listen on The Apple Podcasts…

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Texas Standard: October 20, 2020

Politicians often hope that political coattails can boost their chances, now it appears republicans are trying to cut them off as fast as possible. The story today on the Texas Standard. We’ll hear why John Cornyn is trying to distance himself from the White House and what may reveal about how the GOP sees its’…

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Texas Standard: September 7, 2020

It’s Labor Day and we have a special show for you- “Overlooked No More: How Asian Texans Shape the State. Here on the Texas Standard. We’ll talk about How the Asian American community has changed from 1870, the first time the US census counted people from China to today. We’ll meet a group called the…

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Texas Standard: August 18, 2020

Sisters in Texas, Brothers in Texas! Today we commemorate and reflect on 100 years of women voters and we do it on the Standard. Voting by mail and some challenges facing Texans. How the army helps Texans fight against COVID-19. And one scientist who’s painting a more accurate picture of the past and future spread…

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Texas Standard: June 22, 2020

As President Trump tries to get his campaign restarted after lockdowns nationwide, what to make of polls suggesting the rise of Joe Biden in Texas. That and more today on the Texas Standard. Stay at home rules are supposed to promote safety but for many, home is anything but safe, as concerns mount in some…

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