October 6, 2017

AIM discontinued on December 15, 2017

I can’t really believe this. I’ve had an AIM account for two decades. It was my main method of communication with my friends in high school. Admittedly, I haven’t actually used my account for probably nearly ten years, but I’m always logged in.

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August 22, 2017

UT-Austin Removes Confederate Statues

In a letter to the Texas campus’s community, The university’s president, Greg Fenves, wrote that after the events in Charlottesville, it had become clear to him “that Confederate monuments have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism.”

He said the statues’ historical and cultural significance was compromised by what they symbolized, and noted that they were erected in the midst of Jim Crow and segregation and that they represented “the subjugation of African-Americans.”

“The University of Texas at Austin has a duty to preserve and study history,” Mr. Fenves wrote. “But our duty also compels us to acknowledge that those parts of our history that run counter to the university’s core values, the values of our state and the enduring values of our nation do not belong on pedestals in the heart of the Forty Acres.”

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