University of Texas statue of Confederate president vandalised

A statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis that sits as a centerpiece of the University of Texas’ Main Mall was vandalized sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday, reports statesman.com.

It seems that the anti-white movement in Cape Town, South Africa, … Read the rest

Texas Rep governor nominated two pro-affirmative action regents at UT

The two people nominated by Gov. Greg Abbott to join the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System support affirmative action.

On Thursday, Abbott nominated Sara Martinez Tucker of Laredo, head of an education nonprofit and a former … Read the rest

Unusual delay in Supreme Court’s decision on Abigail Fisher and race-based admissions

Eight months after attorneys for Abigail Fisher argued in front of the Supreme Court that the University of Texas’ affirmative action admissions policy discriminates against white students, the justices still have not handed down their decision in the potentially paradigm-shifting … Read the rest

Affirmative action challenge in US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday on a case that could affect how universities across the United States consider race in their admissions.

The case, one of the most high-profile of the court’s agenda this year, pits Abigail … Read the rest

When does affirmative action reach ‘critical mass’?

AUSTIN, Texas — Walking across the South Mall, or scanning the football stadium’s 100,000 seats on game day, University of Texas admissions Director Kedra Ishop sees how much has changed since the 1990s, when she was a black student at

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