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Campus Carry Report: Guns in Classrooms, But Not Dorms

In a report released Thursday, UT-Austin’s Campus Carry Working Group recommended that concealed handguns be allowed in classrooms, but not in dormitories,...

 
 

UT Proposes Tuition Increase

On Monday, UT-Austin president Greg Fenves submitted a proposal to increase tuition by 3.1 percent, or approximately $152 per semester for full-time Texas resident...

 
 

UT Now Offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exams

UT-Austin students who are survivors of sexual assault can now get free post-assault forensic exams on campus. The new policy, which went into effect on Nov. 16,...

 
 

UT Reviews Altercation at Israel Studies Lecture

Editor’s Note: On Nov. 23, College of Liberal Arts Dean Randy Diehl released a statement saying the investigation is still ongoing and voicing measured support...

 
 

November|December 2015 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Texas Mexican Americans & Postwar Civil Rights by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, BJ ’76 Public schools in Alpine were...

 
 

Texas Exes Speak Up in D.C. for Longhorns on the Hill

In 2013, UT-Austin generated $8.8 billion for the Texas economy. That’s a 15-to-1 return on the state’s $575-million investment. Despite brag-worthy...

 
 

For Peyton

After losing his 13-year-old son to suicide, David James, BA ’88, is spreading hope, one hand-knitted heart at a time. David James, BA ’88, was at a mall near...

 
 

Daniel Hamermesh to Leave UT Over Campus Carry

In a letter to UT president Greg Fenves this week, economics professor emeritus Daniel Hamermesh announced he will leave UT-Austin because of his concerns about...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Guns on Campus

On Aug. 1, 2016—the 50th anniversary of the Charles Whitman UT Tower shooting—Senate Bill 11 will go into effect, making it legal for concealed handgun licensees to...

 
 

Four Things to Know About the Changes Coming to Speedway

As any UT student will tell you, crossing Speedway Avenue during the change of classes is akin to playing a game of Frogger. Throngs of students walking to class...

 
 
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