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Supreme Court To Consider Affirmative Action Policy At UT Austin

Six decades after Heman Sweatt made history as the first black law student at UT Austin, his descendants in Dallas are watching the Supreme Court closely for another landmark decision.

CBS 11–10/09/2012

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Entire University Of Texas At Austin Campus Evacuated

Every person at the University of Texas at Austin was ordered to evacuate campus buildings Friday morning. Officials with the university say someone called at 8:35 a.m. claiming to have placed bombs all over campus.

CBSDFW.COM–09/14/2012

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NABC Files Brief Backing Affirmative Action Case

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has chimed in on a U.S. Supreme Court case focusing on whether universities can consider race when deciding who can enroll.

08/17/2012

Students Return to UT Austin Campus

The University of Texas campus is getting back to normal, but not all of the students are going back to class today.  Student Paul Lee, who led one of many prayer vigils on campus, says […]

09/29/2010

Deadly Shooting at University of Texas

A gunman wearing a ski mask opened fire today inside a University of Texas at Austin library — then fatally shot himself. Police say they’re searching for a possible second suspect. Nobody else was hurt. […]

09/28/2010

Gone With The Wind Costumes-Donation Help

Remember Rhett Butler telling Scarlett O’Hara how great she gorgeous she looked in her green dress when she tried to misle him out of some money.

08/11/2010