After multiple religious freedom bills failed to see Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature last session, supporters and opponents of the bills spoke to members of the Senate State Affairs Committee on Wednesday to suggest possible pieces of legislation.
Today’s college freshmen are more likely to engage in on-campus political activism than their counterparts in any other period, according to a new survey of freshman behavior conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA.
Students can avoid the long, time-consuming lines associated with election day voting starting Tuesday by casting their ballots at the Flawn Academic Center during the early voting period, which runs until Feb. 26.
Police reform not only requires action from the federal government, but also requires the community to hold officers accountable, according to Christy E. Lopez, UT School of Law’s current G. Rollie White Public Interest Scholar.
UT’s Population Research Center studied the impact of withdrawing federal funding from Planned Parenthood on the increase in Medicaid-paid childbirths, particularly in women who had used injectable contraception from Planned Parenthood.
While most of the Democrats running for House District 49 have reached out to several campus organizations in an effort to gain student support, there are still some groups — such as College Republicans — who have yet to recieve any form of outreach.
University Democrats and Central Austin Democrats endorsed different candidates for House District 49 on Sunday, establishing a divide in widely coveted support from two of Austin’s top Democratic institutions.