May was the wettest month in Texas history, with 37.3 trillion gallons of water falling across the state. The worst of the deluge came Memorial Day weekend, and several local counties, faced with disastrous flooding, are now beginning an arduous rebuilding process.
Saturday night marked UT's 2015 campus-wide commencement ceremony — well, it almost did. Graduates and families prepared to gather in front of the Tower to celebrate the class of 2015, but the ceremony was canceled because of severe weather and safety concerns.
Graduates and family prepared to gather in front of the Tower to celebrate the class of 2015. Instead, bad weather and safety concerns derailed the University-wide commencement, leading to its cancellation.