Of the 13 defendants, eight are former or current UT-Austin students, including business, chemistry, mathematics and psychology majors. At the press conference, investigators said sales were over $1 million.
Last semester, students reported to the Office of the Dean of Students for drug violations would receive a deferred suspension or suspension as the minimum consequence. Now, the University will not automatically suspend students.
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Following a report of a loud noise at the Texas Union at 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, the UT Police Department cleared the Union as safe for re-entry an hour later. The source of the reported loud noise and suspicious activity were not located, and officers will remain on site, according to a campuswide email.