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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.

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TribCast: The Worst Candidates and the New Guys

Evan, Ross, Reeve and Emily reflect on The Washington Post's pick for worst candidate of 2012, consider the new faces in Texas politics and look forward to two new medical schools.

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If There's a Way, There's a Will to Regulate Tuition

Since its deregulation in 2003, the average cost of tuition and fees at public Texas universities has increased by 90 percent. Some lawmakers are hoping the 2013 session will provide a chance to once again regulate the price of higher education.

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Report: UT Law's Forgivable Loans to Faculty "Not Appropriate"

The process Larry Sager, the UT law school's former dean, used to secure a $500,000 loan for himself was not transparent and created "an impression of self-dealing that cannot be condoned," according to a report released Tuesday. 

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State's Online University Graduates its First Students

On Saturday morning, just more than a year after it was established, WGU Texas, the state's online university, held its first-ever graduation ceremony. Gov. Rick Perry called it "proof" that establishing the school was a good idea.

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Alberto Halpern

Texas State Chancellor Faces Anxieties in Alpine

Anxieties about the future of Sul Ross State University are on the rise in Alpine, and Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall is countering arguments that another system might be a better fit.

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Todd Wiseman

TribCast: 2012 Post-Election Wrap

Evan, Reeve, Emily and Jim review the winners and losers of the 2012 election cycle and look ahead to what it all means for Texas, particularly with regard to the 2014 gubernatorial race.

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