Monday, November 19, 2007

The Roundup from University of Texas - Austin

Iraq vets tackle new mission at home: college (10 NOV 2007)
The most frustrating thing about college, Bosnick said, "was having professors and classmates who made judgments about Iraq and things that are going on in the world (when) all they knew was what they saw on the news and what their parents and professors told them." Bosnick said he supports the U.S. mission in Iraq and takes criticism of the war personally.

Longhorns Honor Vets at Last Home Game Against Tech (10 NOV 2007)

Former Air Force enlistee shares her story, views (29 JAN 2007)

UT veterans share war experiences (25 JAN 2007)

UT group devoted to student veterans (10 NOV 2006)
Villarreal said a professor once accused him of being a party to the killing of Argentinean revolutionary Che Guevara - an experience that makes him want to spend time with other veterans. "Not that I think we're clannish, I think we're probably a very diverse group as far as personal interests, politics - believe it or not - and majors, family background, etc.," he said. "We are not the monolithic, robotic people they think we are in the faculty lounge."

Student Government backs veterans' agency (5 JAN 2006)
One issue the new agency will handle is that of student veterans on active reserve attending UT who are being called back to Afghanistan or Iraq, since there is no University policy on how to handle their sudden departure from school, said Margarita Jimenez, treasurer of the Student Veterans Association.

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