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The Alamo Guard Returns

March 14, 2017 Ryan Thorson 3

Last weekend marked the triumphant return of the Alamo Guard to the Alamo! For regular readers of the Texian Partisan, you likely remember an article published last month on how a four-year tradition of honoring the […]

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#TexasIndependenceDay Trends on Twitter

March 3, 2017 Ryan Thorson 0

For those of you that follow Twitter, you may have noticed a certain hashtag trending yesterday, all day: #TexasIndependenceDay! Yesterday, March 2nd, was Texas Independence Day, the time when we celebrate the founding of Texas […]

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Happy Independence Day, Texas!

March 2, 2017 Ryan Thorson 0

On this day, 181 years ago, delegates from across Texas signed a formal declaration to the Government of Mexico, and its military dictator Antonio López de Santa Anna, that they would no longer entreaty him […]

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The New Battle for the Alamo

February 15, 2017 Ryan Thorson 8

Beginning last Saturday, the Alamo once again became a battleground when members of the TNM Alamo Guard were prevented by the Alamo Complex Management from conducting their monthly memorial for the martyrs of the Texas Revolution. […]

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Texas is Tacos

February 11, 2017 Noah Smithwick 0

Texas is many things: the Alamo, armadillos, Willie Nelson, and pecan pie.  However, one thing stands out, more so than other cultural emblems associated with the Lone Star State: Texas is tacos. Whether you like […]

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Last Man: Remembering Gene Cernan

January 17, 2017 Ryan Thorson 0

January 16, 2017, one of the space program’s brightest stars fell from the sky, and Texas lost one of its most distinguished citizens. Eugene Cernan, known to most as the last Astronaut to touch the […]

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