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A ban on women’s rights

Natalie Jones, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

The right to choose is a right not explicitly written in the U.S. Constitution, but one that is important to a majority of women in the nation. A recent poll by NBC News shows that 59% of women believe...

Mexico: Supporting women’s health rights by decriminalizing abortion

Aria Werme, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

On Sept. 7, Mexico decriminalized abortion through their supreme court, meaning the court can no longer prosecute abortion procedures. The decision protects biological females, especially those who...

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor August 30, 2017

President Kaplan sent an email to the campus community Wednesday morning addressing Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it has caused in Houston. He stressed the importance of extending sympathies and...

Holland Tops Pujols, Cards; Texas Ties Series at 2

The Associated Press October 26, 2011

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Inning by inning, this World Series is getting more intriguing. Derek Holland provided the latest twist, boosted by a pregame pep talk from his manager. The Texas lefty shut...

Texas Looking to Rescind Transgender Marriage Rights

Liz De La Torre May 4, 2011

In a state that forbids same-sex marriage, the year 2009 marked a feat for Texas as a law allowing transgendered people to use documentation of their sexual reassignment to obtain a marriage license...

Texas Poised to Pass Bill Allowing Guns on Campus

The Associated Press February 23, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is preparing to give college students and professors the right to carry guns on campus, adding momentum to a national campaign to open this part of society to firearms. More...

Pregnant Soldier Shot, Others Wounded at Fort Hood

Kimberly Reilly October 27, 2010

At Ford Hood, Texas on November 5 of last year, a brave soldier expecting a child was shot in a run riot. Before a bullet pierced into her skin, she was terribly worried about what was about to happen....

Longhorns Overcome Turnovers and Defeat Red Raiders

Tom Chieppo September 22, 2010

The silent treatment the Texas Tech Red Raiders fans unleashed on the Longhorns didn’t work at all as the Texas Longhorns capped their 3rd straight win (24-14) on Saturday night at Jones AT&T Stadium. Jones...

Hurricane Hermine Drenches Texas

Ashley McDowell September 16, 2010

On Sept. 6, forecasters said that Tropical Storm Hermine had put a hurricane watch in effect for parts of Texas. According to, the storm was expected to dump four to eight inches of rain over northeastern...

Texas man threatened deadly force to stop abortion

Liz De La Torre April 6, 2010

From The Associated Press DALLAS – A Texas man faces charges after he filed documents in federal court threatening to use deadly force to stop an abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court didn't immediately...

Mexico-bound bus crashes in Texas, killing 2

Liz De La Torre March 16, 2010

From The Associated Press CAMPBELLTON, Texas – A crowded bus carrying young families and spring breakers toward Mexico went careening off a Texas highway and flipped onto its side Tuesday, killing...

Authorities charge 2 men in Texas church fire

Liz De La Torre February 21, 2010

From The Associated Press TYLER, Texas – Two men who once attended church together were charged Sunday with intentionally burning down a church in east Texas and are suspected in a string of similar...

Rapes of elderly women terrify central Texas towns

Liz De La Torre January 18, 2010

From The Associated Press YOAKUM, Texas – With a serial rapist on the loose, Cassandra McGinty has developed a new routine when she arrives home: search room to room, a handgun or stun gun drawn. The...

Texas man with low IQ asks court to spare his life

Liz De La Torre December 3, 2009

From The Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Prison officials were moving forward with plans to execute a 44-year-old man Thursday evening for raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl, despite pleas...

Neighbor: Fort Hood suspect emptied his apartment

Liz De La Torre November 6, 2009

From The Associated Press FORT HOOD, Texas – An Army psychiatrist suspected of opening fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood cleaned out his apartment in the days before the rampage that left 13 people...

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