The lawsuit specifically goes after UT's speech policies and manuals, both of which prohibit verbal harassment, and argues they violate the First Amendment because they are too vague in their definitions of such behavior.
House Bill 524 would require "specific notation" on the transcript of students who have violated the school's code of conduct because of a sex offense as well as whether the student was suspended, expelled or withdrew from the school.
Behind Mezes Hall stands a grove of oak trees. Under them, the unmarked grave of UT’s first mascot, a pit bull terrier named Pig Bellmont. Now, three students are requesting the University place a marker on the burial spot to honor him.
Due to the pressure of graduating on time, students sometimes have to take heavy course loads to complete their degree plan on time. University Extension online self-paced courses can help students ease this pressure.