Apr 26, 2024 - News

🤠 The Roundup: Wrangling the news

Illustration of a mustang wearing glasses and reading the news on a phone.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

ğŸŽ“ University of Texas faculty gathered on campus yesterday to condemn UT's response and the presence of armed state troopers during Wednesday's pro-Palestinian protest. (Texas Tribune)

  • Meanwhile, the Texas State Employees Union rescheduled its rally against the state's new law prohibiting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion offices and initiatives at schools. (KVUE)

💰 Local startup HomePoint raised $2 million for its subscription-based luxury home maintenance service. (Austin Inno)

🏈 UT defensive tackle Bryon Murphy II was selected by Seattle and wide receiver Xavier Worthy was picked by Kansas City in the first round of the NFL Draft. (ESPN)

✈️ Southwest Airlines will halt operations from Austin to Cozumel International Airport on Aug. 5. (KXAN)


Subscribe for more Axios Austin in your inbox.

Read the full edition

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more

More Austin stories

No stories could be found


Get a free daily digest of the most important news in your backyard with Axios Austin.


Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more