UT Announces Longhorn Band Will Be 'Required' To Play 'The Eyes Of Texas'The university is also creating a “to be named” band for students for fall 2022 that will not play the alma mater or school fight song.
Internal Report Says There's 'No Racist Intent' Behind UT 'Eyes of Texas' School SongThe racial injustice protests of 2020 forced the University of Texas to confront one of its longest traditions. Some student athletes are pushing UT to drop its school song -- “The Eyes of Texas” -- calling it racist.
University President Says Emails Defending School Song “The Eyes of Texas” Were HatefulThe president of the University of Texas says racist emails sent to the university amid a debate over the school song “The Eyes of Texas” were “abhorrent and hateful” and don't truly represent the Longhorns' alumni and fans.
The Eyes Of Texas: A CBS 11 Photojournalist SpecialCBS 11 photojournalists show and explain their best work from 2020.
Conflict Raging Over 'The Eyes of Texas' School Song At UT AustinThe administration insists the song, one of the school's most treasured traditions, will stay even though it is unlikely that players or student musicians can be ordered to support it.
Texas Athletic Director 'Expects' Players To Stand Together For School Song 'The Eyes Of Texas'Football players skipped the traditional singing of the song after the Longhorns’ first two home games.
UT Keeps 'The Eyes Of Texas', Renaming Football Field After Earl Campbell And Ricky Williams“The Eyes of Texas” has long been criticized for its connection to minstrel shows with characters in blackface in the early 1900s.
UT President To Meet With Student Groups On Athletes' Demands To Ditch 'The Eyes Of Texas'The athletes said last week they won’t help the school recruit future athletes and won't participate in alumni events as they typically do.