3 Reasons to Vote

College students, are you going to vote today? You really should, experts say, for these reasons: Young adult votes are woefully underrepresented. Politicians take your grandparents’ votes more seriously because turnout in their age group is way higher. You’ll get a cool sticker. Even though Lubbock is a college town, young people’s votes make up […]

Protestors Petition ‘Campus Carry’ Bill

Waving an American flag and holding red, white and blue handmade signs, they yelled, “Hey! Ho! Campus carry’s got to go” and “It’s not American to keep campus dangerous.” This handful of Lubbock residents stood on the sidewalk by the Broadway and University Avenue entrance to the Texas Tech University campus this afternoon, protesting Texas […]

Tech Student Democrats Stage Protest Outside Neugebauer's Office

By Abbie Arroyos and Evan Dixon The Texas Tech Student Democrats protested Monday outside  the district office of U. S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, after the politician argued with a National Park Service ranger in Washington, D.C., last week in a video that went viral. A small group of Texas Tech students along with several Lubbock […]

Tech Democrats Cheer Wendy Davis Candidacy

Rumors have been circulating for weeks of state Senator Wendy Davis (D – Fort Worth) running for Texas governor. Thursday she put those rumors to rest. The Tech Student Democrats along with BattleGround Texas and the Lubbock County Democratic Party hosted a live screening of Davis’ official announcement for her candidacy as governor. Lauren Roblez, […]

Who Did It Better?

We sat down with Tech Student Democrats Vice President Raúl Cevallos and Young Conservatives of Texas Director of Events Jonathan Silva to compare the filibuster Texas State Senator Wendy Davis had in June and the talking protest U.S. Senator Ted Cruz had last week. While both agree that the senator’s speeches gained them a lot […]

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