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America Ferrera Protests For Immigration Reform At UT Austin
By Cristina Arreola | 11/22/2013 - 09:36

America Ferrera is using her fame to draw attention to immigration reform at the University of Texas, after an anti-immigrant "game" drew national attention to the university.


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University of Texas Students Hold Affirmative Action Bake Sale
University of Texas Students Hold Affirmative Action Bake Sale
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/02/2013 - 10:28

Students at the University of Texas at Austin held what became known as a controversial bake sale on the school's campus last week.

According to The Huffington Post, the UT chapter of the Young Conservatives of Texas sold baked goods in an effort to share their views on why affirmative action is a terrible policy.


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Abigail Fisher speaks at a news conference at the American Enterprise Institute
Supreme Court Rules On Affirmative Action Case
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 11:07

After weeks of waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on the Fisher vs. the University of Texas at Austin case, the court finally came to a decision on Monday.


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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Vetoes Funding for Mexican American Studies Center
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Vetoes Funding for Mexican American Studies Center
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/18/2013 - 14:25

Well, this is surely disappointing, chicas. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has decided to veto $1.5 million in funding that would have expanded the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas.

According to the Huffington Post, the veto dashed hopes for those who want to develop  the center into a full-fledged academic department.


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