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UT’s Athletic Director on Paying Student-Athletes: ‘It Would Hurt the Wrong Folks’

Are student-athletes employees, and should they be paid? It’s a debate that’s still heating up: Northwestern University football players are attempting...

 
 

Report: McRaven a Candidate for UT Chancellor

Paul Burka over at Texas Monthly is reporting (although he doesn’t name his source or sources, and he doesn’t say how good the information is) that...

 
 

Cigarroa Relents: Powers to Keep Job Until 2015

With reporting by Rose Cahalan The standoff is over: Bill Powers gets to stay on as president of UT-Austin. In a surprise announcement at today’s meeting...

 
 

Powers Given Ultimatum: Resign or Be Fired

The president of the University of Texas at Austin got a rough start to Fourth of July weekend. On Wednesday, at a meeting down at the UT System offices, Bill Powers...

 
 

Party Partial

Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson wants to transform how judges are selected in Texas. Can he succeed where his predecessors have failed? Wallace...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: A Case for Nuance

A celebration of thoughtful reply. Of all an editor’s responsibilities, among the most thrilling and bedevilling is responding to reader comments. In my tenure...

 
 

We’re Golden: Alcalde Wins National Award

Drumroll, please. We have some news to brag about … Last week I got an email from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the governing...

 
 

McRaven to Grads: To Change the World, Start by Making Your Bed [Watch]

Because we can’t improve upon perfection, and because it’s silly to try and summarize a speech that should be read in full, we present the full copy...

 
 

Regents Chairman Calls on Wallace Hall to Resign

The chairman of the UT System Board of Regents today called the long-running spectacle surrounding Wallace Hall a distraction and asked the controversial regent...

 
 

Committee: Grounds Exist to Impeach UT Regent

Lost the public’s trust. People’s lives destroyed. A slap in the face of the Texas Legislature. These were just a few of the indignant phrases members...

 
 
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