On March 24, students throughout the country hit the streets to voice their frustration toward the intractable gun contral debate in America. In Round Rock and San Antonio, where two marches were organized to parallel the large gathering in Washington D.C., “enough is enough” was a common sentiment among the dozens who carried handmade signs; a clear expression of the way young people are feeling toward the nation’s mass shootings. Although many of the signs expressed anger and frustration, the demonstrators themselves carried a message of hope about a future in which lawmakers hear their demands for new legislation to combat the problem of gun violence in America.
As COVID-19 struck Texas along with the rest of the world earlier this year, businesses and employees have suffered from the effects of the pandemic. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, there were 805,082 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Texas as of Oct. 13, 6,084 of those cases are located in Hays County. […]
Adopt Don’t Shop is a campaign slogan that a growing number of animal rights proponents are using to promote adopting pets from shelters, rather than buying them from the pet store. The ASPCA reports that roughly 6.5 million animals enter shelters every year with approximately 3.2 million being adopted, and about 710,000 animals returning to […]
By Tobin Lavalley In the wake of yet another mass shooting, Americans are struggling to find a solution to the gun violence epidemic. The Rancho Tehama Elementary School shooting marked November’s third mass shooting and the 11th this year, making 2017 by far the most deadly year of mass shootings in the history of the […]