runs the Tribune’s social media efforts. He also spearheads
"This Is Your Texas: Campus Correspondents," an online community for college students who want to discuss higher education policy and news. A graduate of UT-Austin, Bobby spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism in the poorly lit basement of The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and yes, the Tribune. Born and raised in the Houston area, Bobby is a native Texan. He relies on a steady supply of Tex-Mex and Red Bull to survive.
At the groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for SpaceX's private commerical space facility near Brownsville, the company's CEO, Elon Musk, said the site may play a role in landing the first human on Mars.
The State Board of Education took its first vote Wednesday on an amendment that would require teachers in the state to adhere to the state's curriculum standards when teaching Advanced Placement courses.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis unrolled a new ad on Monday, accusing Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott of not intervening in an investigation into sexual abuse at a state juvenile detention center.
On a New York public radio show Friday morning, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis weighed in on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing arguments in case over a provision of Texas' new abortion regulations.
Scholars hired by the Texas Freedom Network criticized social studies textbooks that are up for consideration by the State Board of Education, saying they include distortions of history and current events.
The latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report put Rice University at 19th, the University of Texas at Austin at 53rd and Texas A&M University at 68th. Texas universities saw little change in their position in this year’s rankings.