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A Texas university removed its unique public billboards after students used them to share thoughts on Gaza war

The University of Texas at Dallas replaced three boulders — known as the Spirit Rocks — with trees, citing “extended political discourse.” Students say the quirky public square is a frequent venue for political messaging.

Students walk through campus at the University of Texas at Dallas on Aug. 27, 2021.

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