Thor Inauguation

On those SG Campaign Promises…

Last year’s Student Government election was a miserable experience for the candidates and volunteers involved. Early disqualifications, a ridiculous lawsuit, and more disqualifications left a bitter taste in the mouths of the few students who actually bothered to vote in the end. One campaigner summed the nightmare up pretty well when he confessed, This has […]

Tabling with UDems

Get Registered, Longhorns

A new school year started today. Did you get your season football tickets? Check. Did you get your textbooks, (second priority)? Check. Did you get registered to vote? Did you really? Are you sure? Is it up-to-date? Y’all, this is a critical election season for students. We need to elect state legislators who will fight […]

Come and Take It Flag

Come and Take It, Mr. Cruz

Ted Cruz’s speech in Tampa had nice rhetoric with all of his favorite buzz words: Liberty, Freedom, and the Constitution. He wanted to share with America a “love story of freedom.” It’s story of the brave Texians in the city of Gonzales when General Santa Anna demanded that they hand over their guns and the […]

Distinguished Democratic Guests

Texas’ Favorite Son

Today we celebrated the birth of a man who did bold things for Texas and our country. With the Democratic National Convention just a little over a week away, his allegiance and dedication the Party is topic worthy of a brief reflection. At the 1952 State Democratic Convention, conservative good-for-nothing Governor Allan Shivers made a ruckus by not […]

A Legitimate Assault on Women

If you’re one of the low-income women enrolled in the Texas Women’s Health Program, chances are that you rely partly on preventative care and screening services from Planned Parenthood, as about half of the 130,000 women in the program do, according to the Texas Tribune. Well, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has a […]