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  • African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons

    African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons
    Shouting 'no more silence, no more violence', students at the University of Texas marched through the streets of Austin to protest what they say are attacks on African-American students from unknown individuals tossing balloons filled with bleach. One...
  • Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions

    Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin. Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
  • U.S. gay couples report poorer health than straight married counterparts

    U.S. gay couples report poorer health than straight married counterparts
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married couples, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, speculating that legalizing same-sex marriage could reduce the disparities. Studies have shown that...
  • Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards

    Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards
    As we launch the 2013 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, we consider our relationship — as Chicago Tribune journalists — to the world of fiction. Though we are dedicated to the world of fact, we recognize that fiction can help us make...
  • UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas

    UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas
    DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season

    Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season
    The 34th season of the Pacific Symphony promises to be a memorable one: its busy lineup includes traditional favorites, pops concerts, a new Sunday series at Soka University and the second year of the opera-vocal initiative. The 2012-13 season begins...
  • Authorities determine no threat exists after University of Texas evacuation

    (CNN) --  A bomb threat prompted evacuation of the University of Texas at Austin on Friday, though authorities determined there was no threat to campus, a university spokeswoman said. Police and federal authorities, including a bomb squad, had...
  • UT Austin campus evacuated following bomb threat

    UT Austin campus evacuated following bomb threat
    Officials at the University of Texas at Austin issued an alert Friday morning asking everyone to evacuate the campus as quickly as possible. “Evacuation due to threats on campus. Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible....
  • Bomb Threats Prompt Evacuations University of Texas at Austin

    Bomb Threats Prompt Evacuations University of Texas at Austin
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS - No threat found at University of Texas at Austin - About 51,000 students attend the flagship university, which is located in central Texas - A second bomb threat also surfaced Friday at the North Dakota State University A bomb...
  • Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities in Texas and North Dakota

    Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities in Texas and North Dakota
    A pair of bomb threats have resulted in the evacuation of universities in North Dakota and Texas. The website for the University of Texas at Austin had an alert saying, “"Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible.”...
  • Elizabeth Brumfiel dies at 66; feminist archaeologist

    Elizabeth Brumfiel dies at 66; feminist archaeologist
    Elizabeth Brumfiel, a widely recognized scholar in the field of feminist archaeology who studied Aztec culture, examining not only the functional and economic significance of ancient relics but what scholars learned about changing gender roles and...
  • Virginia Fields dies at 58; scholar of early Mesoamerican art, archaeology at LACMA

    Virginia Fields dies at 58; scholar of early Mesoamerican art, archaeology at LACMA
    Virginia M. Fields, a leading scholar of early Mesoamerican art and archaeology who joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's curatorial staff in 1989 and devoted 22 years to making the museum a vital center of Latin American culture — partly by...