The Lamar University Student Government Association will read, hear public comment on, and vote on a resolution calling for a moratorium on executions in Texas. Aron Agustsson, President of Lamar University Students Against the Death Penalty (LUSADP), authored and brought the resolution forward for consideration. Over the last few weeks, LUSADP has been sending members…read more
The very existence of online civic participation and the free Internet as we know it are under attack by America Online. AOL recently announced what amounts to an “email tax.” Under this pay-to-send system, large emailers willing to pay an “email tax” can bypass spam filters and get guaranteed access to people’s inboxes—with their messages…read more
A Death Row Blogger’s Advice for LifeBy Eric RichWashington Post Staff Writer As Vernon Evans sat in his cell on Maryland’s death row last spring, he had more to ponder than his own execution. There was the lonely Brazilian who needed his advice, and a fellow from the District whose question deserved a reply, and…read more
Austin – Former Libertarian party candidate for President and know candidate for congress in district 10 of Texas spoke on February 12th in Austin at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater to a mixed crowd of proud Texas third party voters, and numerous members of Texas Students Against the Death Penalty. In a symbolic and sympathetic move…read more
Last year, Sarah Garrahan, one of the people who attended the 2005 anti-death penalty alternative spring break made a 13 minute video about it. Her video has scenes with several of the people who participated, including Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Rep Harold Dutton, Martha Cotera, Delia Perez Meyer, Ambreen Rahman, Hooman Hedayati, Les Breeding,…read more
sb4 Originally uploaded by niris. Here is a picture from last year’s spring break. This was Direct Action Day, when we all went to the Texas Governor’s Mansion and held a rally.
Register Online Alternative spring break? Alternative Spring Breaks are designed to give students something more meaningful to do during their week off, rather than just spending time at the beach or sitting at home catching up on school work. The specific purpose of this Alternative Spring Break is to bring students to Austin for five…read more