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UT System’s investment in fossil fuel industries sparks backlash, prompts students to push for divestment

March 9, 2020

In the last ten years, The University of Texas Systems’ endowment has grown considerably. In 2010, the fund was worth $10.7 billion. Over the summer of 2018, it reached $31 billion, second only to...

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Upcoming primary election candidates discuss potentially historic campaign

February 24, 2020

This is the last week of early voting before the primary election on March 3.  As the election approaches, students and community members are rallying and pledging support to candidates. Student...

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End of refugee resettlement sets harmful precedent, sparks widespread criticism of Texas government

February 17, 2020

For the last decade, Texas has received more refugees than in any other state, resettling 10% of all U.S. refugees.  However, in early January, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that this year,...

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Following town hall, students reflect on problems with sexual misconduct policy

February 10, 2020

After four protests, many meetings with administrators and UT faculty, and a public town hall event, they are still here. Professors convicted of sexual misconduct are still teaching at UT, and students...