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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

Todd Wiseman

TribCast: Water Poll, Impeachment Call and Kinky

Reeve, Emily, Jim and Jay discuss the recent University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll gauging support for water funding, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's call for President Obama to be impeached, and Kinky Friedman's return to Texas politics.

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Allison Ralston

The Playlist: Lubbock or Leave it

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance announced on Thursday that he plans to retire in 2014 after more than seven years on the job — so we begin our weekly news-inspired playlist with "Lubbock or Leave it," by the Dixie Chicks.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman

Hance to Retire as Texas Tech Chancellor

UPDATED: Kent Hance, chancellor of the Texas Tech University System since 2006, said he will retire next year and become chairman emeritus, officing on Tech's Lubbock campus and continuing to teach a seminar on leadership. 

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribCast: Shutdown, Tutoring and In-State Squabbles

Reeve, Morgan, Evan and Ben discuss the government shutdown and what it means for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, what went wrong with a tutoring program in Texas, and recent arguments over in-state tuition for immigrants in the race for lieutenant governor.

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Michael Stravato

Embattled Cancer Center Chief Plans New Approach

Ronald DePinho's first two years as president of MD Anderson Cancer Center have been marked by distractions and growing unease as much as by lofty aspirations. He said he has learned from his missteps and is making changes.

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Todd Wiseman

TribCast: Live From The Texas Tribune Festival

Reeve and Ben are joined by a handful of special guests, including Shinyribs, Jeremy Bird of Battleground Texas, and former state Rep. Aaron Peña, R-Edinburg, for a special live TribCast recorded in KUT's Studio 1A during The Texas Tribune Festival.

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