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The next generation of podcasters will come from the The Drag. We’re an audio production house built by students, professors and Moody College alums. We especially love long-form podcasts that guide listeners through a complex story. And we want to help the media world figure this out, so we partner with organizations to help them tell fascinating stories.

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On Aug. 1, 1966, a sniper climbed the steps of the University of Texas at Austin’s 27-story tower. Seventeen people were killed and more than 30 others were injured. Hear from survivors, heroes and family members about their day in 1966, their lives since then and the state of gun control today.

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In 1946, a serial killer murdered five people over the course of 10 weeks in Texarkana, Texas, before disappearing. Theories abound about who the killer may have been, but decades later, the case is still unsolved. In season two of “Devilish Deeds,” Texarkana native Peyton Sims tells the story of the Phantom Killer, his young victims and the people who are still investigating this case today.

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Lady Bird

In the years following her time in the White House, Lady Bird Johnson spent countless hours detailing her life experiences with historians. Host Jade Emerson unearthed those never-before-played audio files and interviewed historians, White House insiders and the people who knew and loved Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson.

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As podcast producers and educators, hosts Katey Psencik Outka and Robert Quigley are on a mission to help you discover good podcasts. Listen to Katey and Quigley discuss a different show each episode and help you decide … Should you check out this podcast?

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McCombs Made

The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin isn’t just one of the top business schools in the country. It’s a place where chances are taken, dreams are born, and boldness is celebrated. Perseverance, drive, and a welcoming sense of encouragement are at the center of Texas McCombs. Hosted by UT student Firdous Khezrian, the “McCombs Made” podcast features interviews with trailblazing McCombs alumni and friends, highlighting their successes and sharing advice for the next generation of world-changers.

In March 1989, University of Texas student Mark Kilroy had everything going for him. But after a night of partying in Matamoros, Mexico, Mark Kilroy never came home. His family searched for him for a month until they learned of Mark’s grisly end at the hands of a cult.

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It’s spring 2018, and Austin gears up for the annual South by Southwest Festival. One young man prepares to make his own headlines. A devastating package bomb explodes at a home, and law enforcement officials think it’s an isolated incident. Within days, a trail of destruction rips through the city.

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"The Orange Tree" is a documentary podcast series telling the story the 2005 murder of 21-year-old Jennifer Cave. The brutal crime scene at the Orange Tree Condos in Austin’s West Campus area shook the city. Two top University of Texas students were convicted and three families’ lives were changed forever.

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In 1885, a few years before Jack the Ripper went on a killing spree in London, an axe-wielding killer stalked the streets of the dusty frontier town of Austin, Texas. The victims, mostly Black women who worked as servants for Austin’s wealthy white residents, were brutally killed in the middle of the night.

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