Monday, November 08, 2010

Texas college classes and homecoming events canceled due to nearby Mexican gunfire

11/5, Houston Chronicle: "The violence prompted officials at the University of Texas-Brownsville to cancel or move all classes and events through today,
  • including special events planned for homecoming weekend.

The campus extends south to the Rio Grande, and campus police said they could hear sporadic gunfire from across the river, said spokeswoman Letty Fernandez. Last year, bullets from across the river grazed a campus building, and in a more recent scare, campus police knocked on dorm doors in the middle of the night

  • to warn students to stay indoors."...
"UT-Brownsville on alert after Mexican journalist killed," 11/5, Houston Chronicle, by L. Brezosky via MichaelSavage.com

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