After the U.S. Army military training exercise dubbed Jade Helm kicked off in Bastrop, Texas, despite conspiracy theories and media hype, citizens of Bastrop reported — well, nothing out of the ordinary.
The Daily Texan's photo coverage of a vigil held Thursday evening to honor the life of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Waller County, Texas jail cell after being brought into custody on July 9th.
After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage on June 26, 2015, people celebrated all over Austin, including the Central Prespyterian Church, the Metropolitan Community Church, 4th Street bars, nightclubs and 4th Street itself.
Early Friday morning, the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage is a right upheld by the Constitution in a 5–4 decision. The Supreme Court ruling dismantled the prohibitions of same-sex marriage in 13 states, including Texas. Accordingly, many couples rushed to the Travis County Clerk's Office Friday morning to get their marriage licenses.