Students Needed on Austin’s Redistricting Commission and Review Panel

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 […]

Text Evacuation Sloppy Alerts

“Middle Eastern Accent”

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 […]

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 […]

Lucian Arrested

Do the Right Thing, Longhorns

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 […]

Read the Brief Here

Texas Fight

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 […]