Apr 26, 2024 - News

🤠 The Roundup: Wrangling the news

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ğŸŽ“ University of Texas faculty gathered on campus yesterday to condemn UT's response and the presence of armed state troopers during Wednesday's pro-Palestinian protest. (Texas Tribune)

  • Meanwhile, the Texas State Employees Union rescheduled its rally against the state's new law prohibiting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion offices and initiatives at schools. (KVUE)

💰 Local startup HomePoint raised $2 million for its subscription-based luxury home maintenance service. (Austin Inno)

🏈 UT defensive tackle Bryon Murphy II was selected by Seattle and wide receiver Xavier Worthy was picked by Kansas City in the first round of the NFL Draft. (ESPN)

✈️ Southwest Airlines will halt operations from Austin to Cozumel International Airport on Aug. 5. (KXAN)

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