Texas College Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex ToysHundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.
Court Rejects Texas Professors’ Request To Block Campus CarryThe United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has denied a request by three professors to block the enforcement of Texas’ new campus carry law.
Notre Dame QBs Kizer, Zaire Will Share Duties vs. TexasNotre Dame coach Brian Kelly says DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire will share duties at quarterback when the Fighting Irish open the season at Texas on Sept. 4.
Big 12 To Evaluate Candidates For ExpansionThe Big 12 presidents have directed Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to evaluate schools that are interested in joining the conference, stopping just short of announcing it was committed to expansion.
Chiefs Of 5 Public Colleges Paid More Than $1M, Study FindsThe University of Houston's chief topped the list at $1.3 million, followed by leaders at the University of Oregon, Texas A&M University, the University of Texas system and Georgia State University.
University Of Texas Board Reverses 1 Austin Campus Gun RuleThe University of Texas System Board of Regents has struck down a rule that would have barred chambered rounds in concealed semi-automatic handguns on the flagship UT-Austin campus.
Texas Attorney General Paxton Calls Campus Carry Lawsuit An InsultState Attorney General Ken Paxton is calling a federal lawsuit filed by three University of Texas professors seeking to block the "campus carry" law an insult to gun owners.
UT Professors Sue To Block Campus Carry LawThe trio noted that they each teach emotional topics including abortion, sexuality and gay rights. Guns in classrooms, they argued, could disrupt student discussion and violate free speech protections.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Kevin Durant In The Giving Mood As He Nears Free AgencyDurant tweeted out that he had a surprise for the first 9 students to come to the gym.
Teen Runaway Indicted For Murder In University Of Texas KillingA 17-year-old runaway from Texas' foster care system has been indicted on a capital murder charge in the campus killing of a University of Texas freshman in April.