From controversy surrounding the Jefferson Davis statue to same-sex marriage equality, the University and Austin have experienced a busy summer. Here is a look back at some of the bigger events that took place.
Recent graduates and former advertising students Warner Boin and AJ Ramirez had never been to the United Kingdom, but that didn’t stop them from creating an award-winning app design for the BBC targeting young, urban commuters.
In the main atrium of the Life Science Library, located within the Tower, the nations that made up a part of the “Six Flags over Texas” are represented by their coat of arms and the relevant constitutional preamble — including that of the Confederate Constitution.
The Davis statue is not the only relic on campus that has ties to the Confederacy or racist incidents. There are several monuments, buildings and relics on campus with connections to controversial history.