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Texas Universities Say Anti-Gun Protests Won’t Hurt Students’ Admissions

A number of Texas universities have joined the chorus of colleges nationwide encouraging high school students to participate in anti-gun walkouts and protests. They say it will not hurt prospective students’ chances for admission. Several institutions of higher learning even took to social media to share their messages supporting “civic engagement.”

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Mercedes Kent joins other people after a school shooting that killed 17 to protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse on February 17, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earlier this week former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire with a …

Mayors Gather to Discuss Texas Tech University Veterinary School

Mayors from across West Texas and the Panhandle met this week to discuss a variety of economic and educational issues pertinent to the region, notably one particular project, the long-awaited Texas Tech University veterinary medicine school.

Oct 10, 2015; Lubbock, TX, USA; The Texas Tech Red Raiders Masked Rider enters the field before the game with the Iowa State Cyclones at Jones AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Hurricane Harvey Victims to Participate in Toxic Exposure Study

In a new study, researchers hope to glean a better understanding of the possible health risks Hurricane Harvey victims face by outfitting them with special wristbands that monitor exposure to contaminated flood waters and airborne toxins.

People walk to a Harris County Sheriff air boat while escaping a flooded neighborhood during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has set what forecasters believe is a new rainfall record for the continental United States, officials said Tuesday. / AFP PHOTO …

Texas A&M Football Player Suspended for Domestic Violence Charges

A football player from Texas A&M University was arrested on Friday on charges of domestic violence causing injury and interfering with an emergency request for assistance. The Aggie middle linebacker allegedly assaulted his longtime girlfriend in her apartment.

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Texas Grad Schools Climbing in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

More Texas graduate schools rated well in the 2017 US News & World Report roundup of the nation’s law, business, medicine, nursing, engineering, and education programs. The University of Texas at Austin led the state in its top-rated graduate school offerings.


Hyperloop Promises L.A.-to-S.F. Commute for $30

With the audacious, crowdsourced “Hyperloop” meeting all its technical design milestones, the company’s CEO just promised the L.A.-to-San Francisco commute time will be 36 minutes–and only cost $30.

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Texas: 25 Top Student-Athletes to Watch in 2015-16

In 2001, no one from the SEC or 5th ranked Texas worried about 6-6 TCU of Conference USA. On New Years’ Eve, an SEC defense that had beaten Alabama 23-17 keyed on the fastest player in the country, TCU’s Kolby Listenbee, only to have him throw a touchdown pass to begin a 42-3 route in the same place where the SEC plays its championship game.


Aggies Muster in Philippines and Around the World to Honor Corregidor Heroes

A Texas A&M Aggie Muster was held in Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday to honor the Aggies who some seventy plus years ago fought in the Corregidor battle. More than 300 Aggie Musters will be held worldwide where ever Texas A&M graduates reside. There are plans to dedicate a monument that has recently been erected on Corregidor to the all of these Texas Aggie servicemen that defended Bataan and Corregidor during the WWII era and those at the 1946 Manila Muster.

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Liberty Bowl Marred by Student Assistant Punching Players

The Liberty Bowl set twitter ablaze at the end of the first quarter as West Virginia fans began to point out that a person on the Texas A&M sideline punched a West Virginia University player in the neck and elbowed another.

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Texas Longhorns Biggest Cash Cow in College Football

The University of Texas Longhorns are once again the most valuable college football team in the nation. Valued with a net worth of $131 million, the team managed to hold onto the top position despite a six percent drop in net worth from 2013.

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