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Colleges: Evolve or Become Irrelevant

Tracy Lorenz | Posted 04.14.2014 | Education
Tracy Lorenz

By understanding a path to a degree can involve myriad twists and turns, we are better equipped to develop offerings that effectively help students learn and succeed.

Kevin Bacon on Six Degrees, Success, and Creating Meaningful Change

Tim McDonald | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

Most days we are going so fast that we need to stop and ask who in our six degrees can use our help? Who needs someone to listen to them?

Death Toll From Drunk Driving Crash At SXSW Festival Rises

AP | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A fourth person has died of injuries suffered earlier this month when a suspected drunken driver drove into a crowd at the Sout...

Telling the Stories of SXSW One Outfit At a Time

Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum | Posted 03.24.2014 | Style
Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum

Charli XCX told us all about how Baby Spice and Britney Spears has influenced her scrappy mall-goth look.

SXSW 2014: Networking Down 6th St.

Theo Bark | Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment
Theo Bark

To a large extent, this year's SXSW Music Conference felt like an extension of the Interactive portion that preceded it; a brand-sponsored networking event with musical entertainment. It's not about the fans and press anymore, it's just not.

The State of Infographics at SXSW 2014

Randy Krum | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology
Randy Krum

For many years now, data visualization and infographics-related session topics have been a part of the annual South by Southwest (SxSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, TX, and this year was bigger than ever.

Offstage and On: SXSW Music 2014

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 03.19.2014 | Style
Jasmina Tesanovic

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WATCH: Students Talk About Being Victims Of The SXSW Crash

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.22.2014 | College

It's been almost a week since suspected drunk driver, Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, plowed through a crowd at the South By Southwest music and film festi...

Why Lady Gaga Should Respect Demi Lovato

Tony Posnanski | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Posnanski

She said what I am sure others wanted to say. Yet, very few did. She did not "slam" Lady Gaga like the media portrayed it. She did not "blast" her either. She did not really say anything negative about her and at the end even told her she was a fan.

SXSW Trends: Final Round Up, the Cream of the Crop

Kitty Cash | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style
Kitty Cash

I must say, as I ventured through the streets of Austin during SXSW, certain aspects of my look for the day kept popping up in surprisingly stylish ways. So, naturally, I kept my eyes peeled to photograph some of the amazing cropped tops, bold jackets, black and white moments and prints during SXSW.

8 Emerging Cultural Hot Spots You Need To Visit In Texas

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

For better or worse, what was once a small annual gathering of alt-country nerds has grown into a circus that descends on Austin, Texas every March, k...

SXSW Interview: Startup Culture Exposed in 3D Printing Doc Print the Legend

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Directors Luis Lopez and Clay Tweel discuss their award-winning documentary Print the Legend, which had its world premiere this month at the 2014 South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival.

The Best Of SXSW Comedy In Photos

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy

Austin's annual South By Southwest (SXSW) festival is a haven for music, technology and film, but it's also quickly becoming one of the best places to...

Top 10 Tech Tips Learned From the Book of Esther

Rabbi Laura Baum | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Baum

In today's world, holiday celebration is usually juxtaposed with whatever else is going on at the time. I couldn't help, but reflect on Purim in the context of technology, and I discovered that the Book of Esther is full of helpful tech tips!

Top 10 Trends to Emerge from SXSW 2014

Jonathan Hall | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Hall

Big brands need to gear up for the collaborative economy before it passes them by, and pay attention to four key shifts that will help them stay in touch.

Stolen Moment of the Week: Sinbad at SXSW

Mindy Tucker | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

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SXSW Interview: Stars Natalia Dyer and Peter Vack on Complicated Young Love in I Believe in Unicorns

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The film will also cause us women of all ages to remember those 'bad boys' in our pasts -- the ones for whom we always made excuses, no matter how badly they treated us in public.

10 Food Trucks You Need To Visit In Austin, TX

Sarah VanWettering | Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste
Sarah VanWettering

Present year round, Austin's food trucks are the perfect way to sample a smorgasbord of treats and feed the thousands of concert goers. Below is a list of Austin's finest and the dishes you need to try:

SXSW Street Style: Who Says Good Things Must Come To An End?

Kitty Cash | Posted 03.17.2014 | Style
Kitty Cash

Wrapping up the last days of SXSW I got a chance to see Bird Man, Erykah Badu, Cam'ron, and a few other artists that took me back to the early 2000's. That idea of nostalgia inspired me to hunt for a few trends that never seem to die out!

Tyler, The Creator Arrested For Inciting Riot At SXSW

AP | By CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.17.2014 | Celebrity

AUSTIN, Texas, (AP) — Rapper Tyler, The Creator, was arrested Saturday for allegedly inciting a riot during a show at the South By Southwest music f...

30 SXSW Acts About to Break

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

With this list of 30 about-to-break bands and singers, you won't have to spend all day running up and down 6th street trying to get in.

SXSW Street Style: Cool Blues and Electric Kicks

Kitty Cash | Posted 03.15.2014 | Style
Kitty Cash

Stomping around the grounds of SXSW, I canvassed events from FADER Fort to The Illmore that featured artsits ranging from Sam Smith to Future. As I hopped around from one event to the next, two major fashion trends stood out: neon sneakers and vintage denim pieces.

Spandau Ballet Finally Returns To The U.S.

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It's been nearly three decades since Spandau Ballet played in the United States. After a successful return to America at South ...

Gorillaz Alums Reunite For First Time In 13 Years

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For a guy who got his start in the '90s British rock 'n' roll scene, Damon Albarn sure knows how to throw a hip-hop party. Alb...

8 Reasons To Get To Know Croatia's Music Scene

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts

In honor of South by Southwest, the music festival taking over Austin, TX this week, we're interviewing the bands and musicians who've traveled far an...