Today is Texas Muslim Capitol Day in Austin. It is a day for the faithful to celebrate their contributions to Texas society and to meet with their legislators on issues of importance to them. Unfortunately, they were met with some negative and hateful voices. First, Representative Molly White instructed her staff to ask all Muslim visitors […]
With just a week to go until early voting, here is a last minute appeal to get you to vote against Texas Democratic women that was mailed anonymously to offices at the Capitol. It is a gem full of misogyny and grammatical errors. She wants to give marijuana to your children and grandchildren!
Many people have expressed some questions and concerns to me about Wednesday’s sit-in and arrests on the UT campus. I hope to address those here. Please note that these answers reflect my personal views and not necessarily the views of the other 17 students who were arrested. All photos are by Anayeli Marcos. You are breaking […]
Why is David Alameel trying to be the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator here in Texas? Alameel ran for Congress in 2012, spent an average of $1,276.78 per vote, and came in fourth place. As it turns out, Alameel has a history of wasting his money on some pretty foolish causes. Check out how this money […]
Do student elections matter? The Forty Acres is a microcosm of Texas. A diverse assembly of over 50,000 students and 24,000 faculty and staff members call this campus “home.” The issues debated here reflect the public policy matters contested in the Capitol. The leaders we follow today are likely to be the public officeholders, or their […]