Publication: Daily Texan

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New students arrive on University campus for 'Mooov-In'

More than 7,300 incoming first-year and transfer students began arriving Friday to move into 14 on-campus residence halls during "Mooov-In" at the University, kicking off two weeks of "Longhorn Welcome" events.In a tradition more than 20 years old, President ... [Published Daily Texan - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

From Palestine to Ferguson: resistance leads to state violence

It has been a difficult month for the victims of state violence, as well as their families, friends, and those in solidarity. The month-long Israeli assault on Gaza involved a litany of war crimes, including the killing of trapped civilians, multiple ... [Published Daily Texan - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Regents approve budget, plan to offset tuition increases

In accepting the UT System’s operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Board of Regents approved Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa’s proposal on Thursday to utilize more of the System’s endowment to offset the lack of in-state tuition increases.Prompted ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Middle Eastern studies graduate students distort truth about Israel

Patrick Higgins and Kelly Houck believe they are correcting the record by responding to my article, but they are doing nothing of the sort. To begin with, Higgins and Houck claim that Gaza is so small, that any warnings Israel gives before bombing a target ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Regents' committee approves changes to new UT System headquarters

After lengthy discussion, the UT System Board of Regents ’   Facilities Planning and Construction Committee approved design changes to the proposed  new System administration building, increasing the total project cost to $133.1 million.The item is subject ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

University researchers further advance cancer research

University researchers announced two significant advances in cancer detection and treatment in August, including a synthetic molecule that may cause cancer cells to self-destruct and an optical device that aids in skin cancer detection.Chemistry professor ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

UT passes $3 billion fundraising goal with Livestrong donation

The University announced Tuesday that it has exceeded its goal to raise $3 billion in eight years with a $50 million donation from the Livestrong Foundation.The donation will establish the Livestrong Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School. The program ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping an eye on the SG president

When the student body elected Kori Rady and Taylor Strickland as president and vice president in February, transportation was a significant part of the duo's campaign. Rady and Strickland focused on points such as the expansion of uRide, to take students ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Updated: Travis County grand jury indicts Gov. Rick Perry

Update (Aug. 16): Gov. Rick Perry addressed the grand jury's indicitment at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol on Saturday, calling them a "farce."“I intend to fight against those who would erode our state’s constitution and laws purely for ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Response to Texas Stands with Gaza piece offers up shoddy talking points in defense of Israel

In a letter in response to Dania Hussein’s recent op-ed on the Texas Stands with Gaza protest, Raquel Reinstein makes apparent her conviction that there is not a single horror that cannot be rationalized by mere mention of the word “Hamas.”In attempting ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: Israel, Palestinian, HAMAS
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Parking along part of Whitis Avenue moves to city's jurisdiction

Parking along the 2600 block of Whitis Avenue became part of the city of Austin’s jurisdiction on Wednesday.“Once the city of Austin determined this area belonged to the [city], the city assumed responsibility for the right-of-way — including street parking ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Guest columnist applies double standard in Texas Stands with Gaza piece

I’m responding to the false allegations in “Texas Stands with Gaza,” by Dania Hussein. In fact, Israel tries its best to avoid civilian deaths by warning residents in various ways to flee, but Hamas purposely chose to locate all its rocket launchers throughout ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 08 2014]

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"Today really symbolizes it’s official — you’re here, you’re a part of the Longhorn community," Lilly said. "One of our fundamental principles is to shrink the University to make it personal."
Raquel Reinstein, New York City, in response to "Response to Texas Stands with Gaza piece offers up shoddy talking points in defense of Israel."
In his email, Rady said, "We have also found a way to create sustainable funding for the endeavor fund, an endowment, through a new agreement with the Co-op. The agreement will give us a percentage of revenue from the sale of some new blazers they are putting in stock." This sounds like the agreement is finalized and secured, but when the Texan asked him for more information about the Co-op agreement, he immediately...
"It will go with him the rest of his life.  I don't know that anyone wants to have that mark on their business record, " Flynn said to reporters after the meeting. "I think it sends a strong message."

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Regents approve budget, plan to offset tuition ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 22 2014]
Regents' committee approves changes to new UT S... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 21 2014]
Middle Eastern studies graduate students distor... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 21 2014]
University researchers further advance cancer r... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 19 2014]
Keeping an eye on the SG president [Published Daily Texan - Aug 19 2014]
UT passes $3 billion fundraising goal with Live... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 19 2014]
Response to Texas Stands with Gaza piece offers... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 16 2014]
Updated: Travis County grand jury indicts Gov. ... [Published Daily Texan - Aug 16 2014]
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