This morning, State Rep. Eric Johnson announced intentions to launch of the Young Texans Legislative Caucus (YTLC). This caucus will highlight issues of concern to students and young professionals under the age of 40 during the 83rd Session. This is an excellent opportunity for student groups, such as Invest in Texas, to amplify their voice [...]
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 Daily Texan Tuesday reported two sororities hosted a “Fiesta Party” many felt encouraged and perpetuated offensive Hispanic stereotypes, primarily because the party encouraged and perpetuated offensive Hispanic stereotypes. While “Fiesta Party” alone is evidence of cultural ignorance (“fiesta party” is as redundant as “stupid Sooner”), Zeta and Tri-Delt decided to swing for the offences [...]
The Young Conservatives of Texas are a bold, crazy and extreme right-wing bunch of kiddos. From their insulting progressive bake sales to their endorsement of TEA-sipping crazies like Ted Cruz and Dr. Donna, the YCT’s activities often find a way to upset me and, if I may dare assume, a majority of politically-aware students on campus. [...]
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 [...]