The Zilker Tree Lighting is an Austin tradition that has been an annual celebration since 1967 when Mayor Emma Long lit the first tree. This years lighting, on November 26, marks the 53rd time that the tradition has been upheld and celebrated. This is just one of the great ways that the city of Austin brings people together to grow the community. The tree lighting marks the beginning of the holiday season and the opening of Austin’s renowned Trail of Lights on December 9th.
The covid-19 pandemic is still in effect even though some in this country still think it is nothing to worry about. Others are still afraid that another wave or a new mutation could send the world back into another lonely lockdown. Texas State University is home to over 38,000 students and over 5,000 staff members. […]