Philosophy professor Alexander Mourelatos said that he was shocked and skeptical upon learning, in the fifth grade, that the planets stay in groups, so it’s not all that surprising that it took the Ancient Greeks hundreds of years to discover the same thing.
For the Civil Rights Summit in April, the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum has introduced the “Cornerstones of Civil Rights,” an exhibit that includes the original Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965, both signed by President Johnson.
A committee of seven student leaders proposed a tuition increase of 2.6 percent for in-state and out-of-state undergraduate students to the president’s office Thursday, according to Student Government President Horacio Villarreal.
In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guests Nicole Cobler and Chris Hummer discuss Texas Student Media's decision to keep The Daily Texan's print schedule at five days a week. They also talk about the ad hoc committee of student leaders' revised tuition proposal and Chris' story on the future of the Frank Erwin Center.
Though the outside of the Tower is ornately decorated, and instantly recognizable, UT’s most iconic building is largely hollow on the inside, where more than half of the floors of the UT Tower are empty.