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Throwback Thursday: Since 1972, tuition has risen from $60 to $4,899
April 17, 2014
With some students having already registered and some about to do so, the coming fall semester has Longhorns either dreading the $4,000-5,000 blow to their finances or wondering whether their self-worth will allow them to accept another several-thousand-dollar donation from their parents.
Throwback Thursday: Capital punishment remains controversial 30 years after execution of innocent man
March 20, 2014
The lead sentence of a Sept. 11, 1984 Daily Texan article reads, “Denouncing the system that rejected his final pleas, Timothy Baldwin early Monday died in Louisiana’s electric chair for beating an elderly, blind neighbor to death with a frying pan.”
Throwback Thursday: Still no vaccine for HIV almost 30 years after promising breakthrough
February 13, 2014
Although a Sept. 11, 1984, Daily Texan article, entitled “AIDS cloned; vaccine possible,” assured readers that a vaccine for the human immunodeficiency virus might have been on the horizon, a successful vaccine has yet to be developed.