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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an event to formally launch her presidential campaign, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Mass.

Elizabeth Warren: ‘Race Matters, and We Need to Say So’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) formally announced her candidacy for president in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on Saturday, stating that one of her major campaign themes would be that “race matters, and we need to say so.”

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University of Texas Re-Brands ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Program After Blowback

The University of Texas at Austin says the program they halted last spring following criticism it treated masculinity as toxic and as a “mental health issue” is back, re-branded, and determined to uphold its original intent to “engage men in discussions about masculinity as one tool to prevent violence.”

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Texas: Community Colleges Can’t Prohibit Campus Carry

The Texas Attorney General has issued an opinion stating that recent amendments to Texas law prohibit a junior or community college from categorically prohibiting concealed handguns on campus.

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Texas Gets Its Top Target in Tom Herman

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman now gets his chance for a Texas takeover. Herman, who coached Houston to national prominence the last two seasons, was announced as the new Texas coach Saturday, replacing Charlie Strong, who was fired in the morning after three consecutive losing seasons.

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Anti-Trump Protests Fail to Amass in Texas

Only a few hundred University of Texas students marched on the Texas Capitol Wednesday to protest the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president.

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Guns Up: Federal Court Denies Effort to Block Campus Carry at U. Texas

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has prevailed in another case involving the rights of Texans today. The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas issued an Order denying a request by three University of Texas professors to block enforcement of Texas’ new campus carry law.