Category: Texas

Conservative Students Protest Controversial Art at Texas Tech

(Young Conservatives of Texas) The Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) chapter at Texas Tech University, a student group affiliated with CampusReform.org, will protest the controversial “Tornado of Ideas” sculpture on campus from 10am to 2pm today. YCT will gather signatures on paper and online for a petition to remove the...

DFW University of Houston Alumni to host “THE SHOW” at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters in DALLAS

Houston, TX: The University of Houston Cougars Athletic Alliance (UHCAA) is hosting a Dallas/Ft. Worth UH Alumni Reception on Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc. (TBAAL Room T203) to honor the UHCAA 3rd Annual Golf Challenge Co-Chairs: Ten-time Olympian, Carl...

Eric Johnson, Texas House District 100 Candidate raises over $60,000 in June

Eric Johnson may be new to politics, but he seems to already have one of the key elements down: fundraising. Johnson reports that his campaign raised over $60,000 in monetary contributions between June 5 and and June 30, 2009. Eric Johnson is the guy on the right “I am humbled...

Texas A&M President Elsa Murano resigns

Yesterday we learned that the president of my alma mater (Class of ’96) Elsa Murano resigned.  She had been in the lead role in Aggieland since January 2008. Dr. Murano had received a poor review from A&M System Chancellor Mike McKinney for her work as leader of the university. Here...

DEMOCRAT ERIC “EJ” JOHNSON TO RUN FOR TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, DISTRICT 100

AUSTIN, TX – 33 year old attorney and community volunteer Eric “EJ” Johnson hand delivered papers this morning to the Texas Ethics Commission to begin raising funds to run for the Texas House of Representatives from District 100 in Dallas. “I’ve gotten to know Eric Johnson through his work on...

Perry declares Texas a disaster area, UIL cancels all events

Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a disaster proclamation for the entire state of Texas in relation to the spread of swine flu.  This will allow Texas to access additional resources, including 25 percent (850,000 courses) of the Texas allotment of antiviral medication from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control...

D.R.E.A.M. Act symposium scheduled for SMU’s Hughes-Triggs Student Center

On Thursday April 9, D.R.E.A.M. Act will host a symposium at SMU’s Hughes-Triggs Student Center. The day long symposium (8am-5pm) is called Challenges and Opportunities: Conversations about Immigration, Education, and Public Policy. The DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act was first introduced in U.S. Congress in 2001...