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.
Texas Loses NCAA Golf Title In Playoff Round Against OregonTop-ranked Texas missed a chance to become the first No. 1 seed to win since the format changed to match play. Texas won the last of its three titles in 2012 at Riviera when Jordan Spieth was a freshman
Oregon, Texas Advance To NCAA Golf Championship FinalBeau Hossler injured his left shoulder and still managed to close out his match Tuesday to send top-seeded Texas into the NCAA championship final against Oregon.
UT Regents Delay Decision On Campus GunsThe University of Texas System's regents on Thursday postponed a vote on proposed rules allowing concealed handguns in campus classrooms and buildings until July due to concerns that some might be too restrictive.
UT Regents Set To Approve Gun RulesUniversity of Texas System regents are expected Thursday to approve rules allowing concealed handguns in campus classrooms and buildings.
Several Texas Football Assistants In Line For 6-Figure Pay RaisesThe University of Texas football program is set to give three assistant football coaches large pay raises with the Longhorns coming off two straight losing seasons.
Mourners Urged To Remember Slain UT StudentHaruka Weiser was killed earlier this month at the University of Texas, where she was a freshman dance student.
Officer Gave Ride To Runaway Later Charged In UT SlayingAn off-duty Central Texas police officer gave a teenage runaway a ride to Austin about 10 days before a college student was slain and the youth was later charged in the killing.
Texas Campus Slaying Suspect Said Family Made Him LeaveA 17-year-old runaway who's been arrested in the campus killing of a University of Texas student claimed he left home in August because his grandmother's religious beliefs demanded that teenagers his age go "make their own way in the world."