The process of drawing the single member districts that Austinites voted for last November is underway, and one spot on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission is reserved for a student. We certainly need a strong student voice on the commission that will draw the new city council districts so that students are represented on city [...]
Looks like even Congressmen have their twitter accounts hacked. Texas’s own Congressman Neugebauer has some great dieting tips!
At 5:30 in the evening last Friday, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst released Texas Senate Committee assignments and some bad news to those hoping that the legislature might find a way to fund Texas public schools. Democrats lost influence in the Education Committee. They held four of nine positions in the committee in the 82nd legislature; [...]
El Paso State Representative-elect Mary Gonzalez just came out as pansexual in an interview with Dallas Voice. In case you are wondering, pansexuals do not buy into the gender binary and, therefore, reject the term bisexual. They may be attracted to any gender identity.
This summer University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers announced that the school would affiliate with the Workers Rights Consortium (WRC), an organization that aims to protect the rights of factory workers who make collegiate apparel. This came as a welcome surprise to the Make UT Sweatshop-Free Coalition, a group of student activists who [...]