This stakes are high in this election for students and young people. (Actually, they are high in every election.) It is important for Texans to take time to educate themselves and understand everything that is on their ballots from the bottom-up.
The University of Texas at Austin had a bomb scare this morning. Thank God it turned out to be a hoax and that classes were cancelled for everybody. Yet, while everybody moved forward with their extended weekends, three concerns came to the forefront of many students’ minds. Why did President Powers and the administration wait [...]
Lucian Villaseñor is among 18 student protesters facing a virtual gag order after they were arrested for demanding that the University of Texas join an anti-sweatshop consortium - a reform the university president has just agreed to. The University of Texas at Austin, the largest collegiate apparel provider in the world, has agreed to sign [...]
Although he probably could have spent more time looking at the camera, President Bill Powers makes me proud to attend The University of Texas. A diverse student body is essential to maintaining a quality well-rounded environment for learning and experiencing new things at college. According to the brief submitted by UT on Monday, UT has [...]
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 [...]