Politics

Texas Statewide Texting Ban Starts Friday

August 31, 2017 Abby Samuels 4

House Bill 62, also known as the Alex Brown Memorial Act, goes into effect statewide Friday, September 1, 2017, prohibiting texting while driving. State Representative Tom Craddick fought for a distracted driving law for six […]

Culture

Remember the Alamo, As Is!

August 30, 2017 Ryan Thorson 1

There are few people in Texas, nor doubtless in the world, that have not heard the call of “Remember the Alamo!” This phrase, first uttered by General Sam Houston, has over the decades of popular repetition […]

Culture

HEB vs Harvey: Texans Helping Texans

August 28, 2017 Ryan Thorson 19

Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Texas coast with category 4 force this weekend, causing coastal Texans to hunker-down or even flee their homes ahead of the rising waters. And though it’s not completely over, […]

Culture

Protecting Texas History

August 25, 2017 Jesse Newberry 23

Lately, the media (social and mainstream) is saturated with discussion of the removal of Confederate monuments and protests, and Texas is not immune to this Union-wide discussion. Beyond all the rhetoric and the media manipulation […]

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If This Be Treason…

August 23, 2017 Ryan Thorson 16

If you remember your American History, and the days of the revolution, you may remember a certain speech by founding father Patrick Henry. Henry was drawing parallels from history of how kings and would-be kings […]

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