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Aleksander Chan

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Aleksander Chan has written for The Huffington Post, AskMen and the Austin Chronicle. He attended the University of Texas, where he was managing editor of The Daily Texan.

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Hook 'Em

What starts here changes the world: UT ranked No. 27 in World Reputation Rankings

By Aleksander Chan

One giant, collective, international Hook 'em: the University of Texas’ flagship campus in Austin has a reputation that ranks among the best in the world. In the 2013 Times Higher ...


The Week in TV

What to watch this week: Special binge-viewing edition

By Aleksander Chan, Katie Stroh

We've approached that tricky lull of midseason where we're between blitzes of new series premiering and new episodes of most shows aren't airing every week. So in ...


Weekend Roundup

Fly a kite and listen to Texas music legends: Our top event picks for the weekend

By Aleksander Chan

It's the last weekend before SXSW. Take a moment to enjoy everything that is still appropriate in Austin: the amount of people, the level of activity, the weather. Because ...


I Live Here, I Give Here

Amplify Austin aims to raise $1 million for local nonprofits with 24 hours of online giving

By Aleksander Chan

Patsy Martin is the founder and executive director of I Live Here, I Give Here, a local organization that supports the culture of philanthropy by encouraging Austinites to give back ...


Meal Deals

Trader Joe's first Austin store to open in Rollingwood, not Seaholm

By Aleksander Chan

Trader Joe’s, the popular purveyor of highfalutin foodstuffs held in high regard like Whole Foods Market and Central Market, is ramping up the construction of its first Austin store ...


The Week in TV

What to watch (and not watch) this week in TV: Red Widow, Golden Boy and more

By Aleksander Chan

In our (abridged) weekly roundup of what's worth seeing (and what isn't), an uncommon antihero cop and a gun-wielding widow. Plus: The Bible! Golden Boy Premieres Tuesday at ...


Weekend Roundup

Our top 5 events for the weekend: Bike art, QuiltCon, West By West Campus and more

By Aleksander Chan

It's Oscars weekend. You could spend it running in and out of theaters trying to see all the nominated films and performances, but if you haven't already, are ...


Going for gold

Could Texas host the 2024 Olympic Games? 4 Lone Star cities are in contention for U.S. bid

By Aleksander Chan

All four of Texas’ major markets — Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio — are in contention for being the United States' official bid as the host for the 2024 Olympics. The ...


Zoom Zoom

Google brings its self-piloting car to Austin for a test drive

By Aleksander Chan

Google will be testing its self-piloting car in Austin on Tuesday as a part of the three-day Texas Transportation Forum at the Hilton Hotel downtown. As the Austin American-Statesman first ...


The Week in TV

What to watch (and not watch) this week in TV: Cult, Weed Country and more

By Aleksander Chan, Katie Stroh

In this week's roundup of what's worth seeing (and what's not), another killer cult, Dana Delany in Body of Proof, marijuana dealers, and a sweet animated comedy ...


Weekend Roundup

Play ball and take in a show with our top event picks for the weekend

By Aleksander Chan

Weren't the Grammy's boring as hell last weekend? So many ballads no one knew! But this weekend is all about doing things that are active and exciting. In ...


There's an app for that

Local startup UMeTime wants to capture the youth market with university-focused daily deals app

By Aleksander Chan

Maybe the best way to capture the youth market, in a city saturated with college graduates who don’t want to leave the city, is to be youthful yourself. In ...


Takeoffs and Landings

Virgin Airlines coming to Austin-Bergstrom International in May

By Aleksander Chan

Budget airline Virgin America, the California-based flight operator partially owned by eccentric, daredevil British billionaire Richard Branson, will start flying out of Austin-Bergstrom International on May 21, the Austin Business ...


The Week in TV

What to watch (and not watch) this week in TV: Downton Abbey season finale, Zero Hour and more

By Aleksander Chan, Katie Stroh

In our weekly roundup of what's worth seeing (and what isn't), Edwardian drama, tough LA cops, Nazi conspiracies and finishing our House of Cards binge. Downton Abbey Season ...


Weekend Roundup

Hear classic symphonies, watch Texas Rollergirls in our top 5 event picks for the weekend

By Aleksander Chan

There's highbrow and lowbrow — middlebrow, too if you're going to be picky about it. You can have it all, really. Impress your friends with tales of your time ...


Tech sector

Dell goes private in sweeping $24 billion buyout

By Aleksander Chan

In a sweeping $24.4 billion buyout, Dell announced Tuesday that the computer company, struggling to compete in the personal computer market against stiff competition from mobile phones and tablet ...


Controversy

UT System to review policies regarding relationships between employees and students

By Aleksander Chan

The entire University of Texas System is launching a review of its current policies regarding relationships between university employees and students. The decision comes after a special weekend meeting of ...


The Week in TV

What to watch (and not watch) this week in TV: Netflix's House of Cards, Smash returns and more

By Aleksander Chan, Katie Stroh

In our weekly roundup of what's worth seeing (and what isn't), Broadway musicals, searing documentaries and a beloved comedy returns. Also, we attempt to binge on Netflix's ...


Digital Humanities

Is it the beginning of the end? End of Austin chronicles the "city of perpetual nostalgia"

By Aleksander Chan

It would seem that, based on the number of high-ranking positions the city has held on multiple magazine’s top 10 lists for economic growth, popularity and promise, that Austin ...


Art Preview

Disparate images come together seamlessly at the Russell Collection's Confluence

By Aleksander Chan

Artists Michael Kessler and Matt Devine’s work came together in the way many modern musicians record duets and featured verses: each completed their respective portions in isolation and then ...


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