Student leaders use the Civil Rights Summit as an opportunity to discuss issues

The Daily Texan As the University prepares for the Civil Rights Summit, a number of student organizations agree that civil rights — including issues of immigration, LGBTQ rights, human trafficking and equality for African-American students — are still a topic for discussion today. Heriberto Perez, historian for the University Leadership Initiative and radio-television-film and computer science … Continue reading Student leaders use the Civil Rights Summit as an opportunity to discuss issues

Despite city’s water restrictions, fountains turn on for Civil Rights Summit

The Daily Texan While Austin is under stage two watering restrictions, the University, which is not required to follow city ordinances, will run the LBJ Fountain through the Civil Rights Summit on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Since 2012, the city has been in stage two, which restricts the owners of multi-family residential, commercial or city … Continue reading Despite city’s water restrictions, fountains turn on for Civil Rights Summit