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Haters on Texas During Harvey

September 5, 2017 Jesse Newberry 14

Hurricane Harvey unleashed surprising devastation upon Texas from Corpus Christi to well past Houston. It was not the wind so much as the rain and flooding. As I speak, Americans and even Mexicans joined arms […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

Culture

We Are Not “Those” Nationalists

August 22, 2017 Noah Smithwick 18

So-called white nationalists have made the news lately with a mix of bigoted speech and violence, a throwback to earlier times of racial protest. While most in the Union can easily condemn these demonstrations, this is […]

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