covered higher education at The Texas Tribune in 2020. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Raga has worked as a reporting fellow at the Tribune, a reporting intern in the Houston Chronicle’s Austin bureau, and a news desk editor and city and state reporter for The Daily Texan. She was also a journalism coach for the Moody College of Communication’s writing program and the board chair of media and public relations for the Indian Students Association.
Previous attempts to overturn UT-Austin's admissions policies have proven unsuccessful, including a 2018 lawsuit by the same group that was dropped earlier this month and a 2016 U.S. Supreme Court case that sided with the university. Full Story
Other reasons UT-Austin would close include “significant actions” by the governor or other public officials, sharply diminished hospital capacity, testing shortages on campus and unmanageable, widespread clusters of cases. Full Story
Paul Quinn College serves more than 500 students. In a statement, university President Michael Sorrell announced measures it would take to appease students for the loss of campus resources, including a $2,000 tuition reduction. Full Story
Thousands of international students across the state stand to be affected by the latest ruling from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which stipulates that students on certain visas must have some in-person instruction to be able to return to the country. Full Story
The 30 summer classes mark the first time in-person instruction has been offered at Texas Tech since the university closed its doors in the spring. Reopening gives campus leaders a look at what a large-scale collegiate return could look like this fall. Full Story