Reeve Hamilton — Click for higher resolution staff photos

Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

Recent Contributions

Year in Review: Higher Education

In 2013, for the third straight year, the Texas higher education story that bogarted the limelight was the ongoing tension swirling around the University of Texas System. But there are reasons to believe that won't be the case in 2014.

Full Story 
Graphic by Todd Wiseman

The Playlist: One Good Year — Looking Back at 2013

In February, we began setting the news to music each week, because as Kinky Friedman (featured within) might say, "Why the hell not?" As 2013 comes to a close, we start our special retrospective edition with Slaid Cleaves' "One Good Year."

Full Story 
Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Playlist: No Apologies

Republican firebrand Ted Cruz, who spoke to the Tribune this week, ended his year in the U.S. Senate just as he began it. We kick off our latest news-based playlist accordingly, with "No Apologies" by Bon Jovi.

 

Full Story 
Bob Daemmrich

Powers: Controversy Has Done "Significant Harm" to UT

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers told a legislative panel on Wednesday that persistent controversy, largely stemming from the actions of a regent, has taken a toll on the reputation of the university.

Full Story 
Bob Daemmrich

The Playlist: I Just Want To Get Along

UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa told UT-Austin President Bill Powers on Thursday that he needed to improve their relationship — so our playlist inspired by the week's news starts off with "I Just Want to Get Along," by The Breeders."

Full Story