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Fiji party part of larger racial issues

March 5, 2015

Supporters of the Fiji party perpetuating harmful stereotypes of Mexican immigrants claim that the party was to have had an “innocent” “Western theme.” This claim is accurate —...

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The case against UT’s Shared Services Plan

November 7, 2013

On Jan. 29, 2013, President William Powers Jr. gave a speech called “Smarter Systems for a Greater UT,” which announced a report written by the Committee on Business Productivity, which consists...

A call to fight Powers’ plan

February 4, 2013

In a speech last Tuesday, UT President William Powers Jr. announced plans to turn over all non-academic University services (food, housing, parking, etc.) to private contractors. Expect those contractors...

Join the Texas State Employees Union

June 8, 2011

I received an email last week from UT President Bill Powers Jr. You probably got one, too. The letter announced the more-or-less final figures for state budget cuts in funding for the University. The...