Much of Texas will have to go without the rockets’ red glare to illuminate the stars and stripes this Fourth of July because the sale and personal use of fireworks are banned in Travis and surrounding counties after dry conditions have increased the risk of wildfires.
UT lost 19 percent of its state and federal grants and scholarships for the next academic year, which means students will see much less money in their financial aid packages when the Office of Student Financial Services begins distributing them July 1.
As the 82nd legislative session wound down Tuesday and Wednesday, The Daily Texan’s William James Gerlich collected final thoughts from legislators and leadership on the successes and failures of the session.
Wednesday marked the close of the 82nd legislative special session rife with political posturing, finger pointing and headline-grabbing, values-based bills. In the process, senators and representatives passed a few bills that will impact all Texans.
A report by The Center of College Affordability and Productivity classifies high-level administrators as the least productive members of the University, according to a Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education press release.