Since last Thursday, members of Planned Parenthood have been and plan to continue protesting outside the Governor's Mansion against a bill that, they claim, hurts women’s preventive cancer screenings — particularly for low-income women and women of color.
Senate Bill 204, which contained legislation that would close Austin’s State Supported Living Center, did not pass May 31 after months of anticipated approval because the committee could reach an agreement before its deadline.
Calling it a day of celebration, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Thursday his University Research Initiative, which will seek to provide higher education institutions statewide the necessary funding to attract esteemed researchers from around the nation and globe.
The 2014–2015 school year was marked by new faces — a new chancellor, president, governor and basketball coach. The year also featured stranger elements, including a brief Ebola scare, a new 50-foot canoe sculpture and a satirical Student Government campaign that ended in victory. Check out our year in review for more.
Hundreds of students across campus working on green fee-funded projects have helped reroute over 27,000 pounds of UT’s compost from landfills, plant over 75,000 seedlings and grow about 250 pounds of produce.