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Remembering 1968

I came to the University of Texas as a freshman in 1968, a very turbulent year in American history.  The Texas History Museum is currently showing an exhibit about that year.   568 more words


Charlie Is Strong, So Be Strong Like Charlie

Charlie Strong is his name and Charlie Strong will have to stay true to his game if he is to succeed. Charlie Strong is now the face of Texas Longhorns football. 442 more words


Living for Approval

Originally published to Kathryn Can on 2/20/2011

When I think about coming of age and reaching the point of self-enlightenment that it doesn’t matter what other people think about you, I’m struck for two reasons.  649 more words


UT Police chief: We need to talk about sexual assaults

AUSTIN (KXAN) – David Carter, Chief of Police for the University of Texas at Austin, stopped by KXAN News Friday to discuss the need for campuses to have an open conversation about sexual assault. 6 more words


2 Texas Football Players Charged With Sex Assault

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month. 650 more words

HBCU Sports

Manuel Marius Garcia, First Mexican American to Graduate from the University of Texas - Austin.

Wealthy families from Latin America have been sending their sons to colleges and universities in the United States since the founding of the nation.  One of the first international Latin American students to attend college in the United States was Francisco de Miranda of Venezuela.  418 more words

Latino History