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Last year, Bradley Poole posed for a photo at the University of Texas after becoming president of the school's Black Student Alliance.
July 15, 2014 In a case sent back by the Supreme Court last year, a federal appellate court ruled Tuesday that the university's use of race as a factor in admissions is acceptable. Plaintiffs have vowed to appeal.
University of Texas, Austin President Bill Powers (center) speaks with the media following a December 2013 regents meeting in Austin.
July 14, 2014 In a dispute between the University of Texas president and Gov. Rick Perry, the governor may have lost the battle — but he may yet win the higher education reform war.
Abigail Noel Fisher, who challenged a racial component to University of Texas at Austin's admissions policy, speaks to the media outside the U.S. Supreme Court building during oral in the case in October.
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June 24, 2013 In a 7-1 decision, the justices ruled a lower court had not applied the right standards when it upheld a University of Texas program. It said that court needs to put the Texas program through "strict scrutiny," and had not done that.
University of Texas football coach Darrell Royal during a game against Oklahoma in 1962.
November 7, 2012 His University of Texas teams won three national championships in the '60s. The coach was also famous for creating the Wishbone offense and for his "Royalisms." A fast running back, he would say, was "quicker than a hiccup."
July 20, 2009 As everyone knows former CBS newsman Walter Cronkite died on Friday. He really was a legend who could change the course of history through his news judgment. Here's yet one more example that I learned while reporting my book, Woodward and Bernstei...
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