The Eyes of Texas, a song used by the University of Texas during sports and other events, has been a topic of heated discussion over the past year. Concern over the song’s origins has many split over continuing to use it out of a sense of tradition, retiring or replacing the song, or perhaps making changes. We intend to follow up on this story once the fall semester begins, and speak with members of the committee which investigated the song’s history, as well as a number of minority student groups who could not be reached for comment prior to the start of term. Here's what we know so far...

The Eyes of Texas: Does this song still serve its purpose?