Poll: Majority of Texans Support Trump Muslim Ban, Border Wall

Despite his March loss in the 2016 Presidential Primary for Texas, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s proposals for a southern border wall and a temporary ban on the entry of noncitizen Muslims to the United States enjoy majority support among the state’s registered voters.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Illegal Immigrant Brags About Getting Free Ride to UT

A student who is an illegal immigrant has received a great deal of pushback for bragging about getting an all tuition paid free ride to the University of Texas. She not only took to Twitter to blow her own horn about her self-accessed “nice legs” and her “13 cords/medals,” “4.5GPA” and Valedictorian status at Crockett High School, she also had to add, “oh and I’m undocumented.”

Mayte Lara

Stabbing near UT Campus Leaves Two Injured

Police in Austin, Texas, responded to a report of a man with a knife near the University of Texas campus. At least one person was stabbed and a second person was injured with an undisclosed injury.

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Texas A & M University System Embraces Campus Carry

Texas A&M University and the affiliated universities in its system have embraced campus carry and will allow guns on campus with “few major restrictions.” The policy now formulated and “approved Chancellor John Sharp and A&M System legal staff” allows concealed carry

George Mason college student carries a gun on campus

Texas UIL Draws Fire over Decision to Use Birth Certificates for Gender ID

Public school district superintendents across Texas resoundingly approved an amendment that requires district officials use a student-athlete’s birth certificate to determine gender identification. The decision came much to the dismay of the founder of the group TransAthlete.com who sharply criticized the state’s decision.

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UT Austin Hosts Public Forum on Confederate Statues

After multiple acts of vandalism and contentious Twitter campaigns, The University of Texas at Austin held a public forum last week to receive public input on the campus confederate statues and continues to close in on a decision regarding the statues’ future.

Jefferson Davis Statue at UT