Politics & Society
On Dec. 14, 2012, 20 year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and opened fire. He killed 20 first grade students, seven adults, then himself. This event prompted a national discussion on gun control.
The ethical and legal practices of an Austin news website came under scrutiny after freelance Austin reporter Dan Solomon raised concern over the Austin Guardian and its use of unoriginal content attributed to fair use on his Twitter account.
Within the last two years, Austin implemented multiple laws that affect the way animal shelters go about their business, the most prominent being the No-Kill Policy.
The Austin City Council implemented a city-wide bag ban on March 1, 2013. Here we explore the adjustments and how it is affecting the environment.
State Senator Carlos Uresti from Senate District 19 has proposed Bill 313, a bill that would raise the smoking age in Texas from 18 to 21. This isn’t the first time Uresti has proposed this.