University of Texas at Austin Removes Confederate Statues in Overnight Operation

The university’s president said that violent protests over a statue of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va., had opened his eyes to what the monuments represented.

Man Wielding Knife Kills One and Injures Three at University of Texas

By DAVE MONTGOMERY and RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA May 1, 2017 AUSTIN — A man killed one student and wounded three others on Monday at the University of Texas, walking calmly from one to another and stabbing them with a bowie knife,...