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Thanks. I saw your picture from this same night on KVUE weather snapshots. It was great.

This is a fantastic photo.

Very nice shot, excellent image! VOTED & Like! Best wishes! Nick.

On Oct. 9th 2007, the Cesar Chavez statue was unveiled in the West Mall. The monument is especially significant, being the first statue on campus to depict a person other than a white male. The We Are Texas Too organization suggested that Chavez be honored for his remarkable dedication to defending the rights of minorities. With the support of the student government, the Chavez statue and the Barbra Jordan statue now grace the 40 Acres.

To celebrate a local hero like Chavez was a wise choice as the campus needed externalize the appreciation for diversity held by the members of the UT community. His impact on the community has had lasting impact. Dr. Margarita M. Arellano, associate dean of students and the Cesar Chavez Statue project coordinator, said, "It makes me especially proud to see that this generation of students understands, and has demonstrated through the Cesar Chavez and Barbara Jordan statue projects, that they value the diversity of people and ideas." The projects were initiated and funded mostly by the students themselves.

Due to the controversial and even radical nature of Chavez’s efforts, it is inappropriate to permanently embody this figure in one of the most traveled areas on campus. The fact that student government paid little attention to the divisiveness that would be sparked by such a figure surprises me. Subjects who are honored on campus should be only those personalities who have had a universal impact that a unanimous university group can agree fits the UT comportment as it has existed for over a century.

Thanks for the information. I'll change the name on the picture.

gorgeous view, voted

Yeah the Burgers are REALLY REALLY GOOD...their regular flies are good..but a little hard..I was told that their seasoned fries are good though...but yeah the Burgers...A MUST TRY..!!!

HM Road Trip

@Waveso311: LMAO!

@bingram: Clearly.



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