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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...
  • 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.”...
  • 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...
  • Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant

     Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant
    The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College has been awarded an Interpretive Fellowship at Art Museums from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The museum is one of only seven recipients nationwide given this honor; the others are the Metropolitan...
  • Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr.

    Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr.
    ROBERT LANGFORD MONTGOMERY, JR. 1927-2013 Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr., Harvard ’50 mcl, Ph.D. ’56 died on February 26, 2013 in Newport Beach, CA. A navy veteran of World War II, he was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at...
  • 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...
  • Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities

    Terror Threats Force Evacuations at 2 Universities
    AUSTIN, Tx. -- No explosives were found at two U.S. universities that had ordered evacuations after they received bomb threats Friday morning, officials said. The evacuations happened at the University of Texas at Austin and North Dakota State...
  • UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents

    UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents
    Gino Guzman got a sinking feeling when his daughter called from the University of Texas campus to tell him that she was evacuating.  “I just had to say a quick prayer and hope that it was a hoax,” Guzman said from the Dallas high rise,...
  • Y'all Listen Up: Texas Twang Might Be Fading Away

    Y'all Listen Up: Texas Twang Might Be Fading Away
    Texans are proud of a lot of things: their football, their barbecue, their history.  So it goes without saying Texans are also proud of their accent.  But new research out of the University of Texas at Austin says the Texas twang is fading away. The...
  • Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans

    Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans
    AUSTIN, Texas — After my plane landed, I went online to see what was going on in Austin: Was there any music that night that I had to check out? Asking if there was any music that night in Austin is kind of like asking if people need air to live....