Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has proposed removing access to set-aside tuition grants for students at public Texas universities on the basis that the money comes from a “hidden tax” on parents and students.
In the early 1970s, the West Mall was bustling with students chatting with friends, marketing their organizations and leading protest. When students protested the campus carry law yesterday, the scene was much the same.
Gone to Texas welcomes freshmen and transfer students every fall semester to the Forty Acres. The University President makes an appearance with performances by student dance groups and the Longhorn Band.