By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief
Thousands of young adults protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, stand to lose protections if Congress does not take action for DACA recipients to remain legally in the country. However, options still exist for those individuals to protect themselves from an immediate threat of deportation. Continue reading DACA end worries students’ future→
The Instant Film Society’s PolaCon returns to North Texas.
By Elena Walker Contributing Writer
Polaroid pictures are no longer photos you only find while digging through your grandmother’s trunk. This vintage trend is making a comeback with Polaroids returning to shelves. North Texans have an opportunity to join this developing trend with PolaCon2017: An Instant Film Convention, which will take place Sept. 29-Oct.1. Continue reading PolaCon shakes up photo scene→
The protections granted by former President Barack Obama to those brought to the U.S. illegally as children will soon come to an end. President Donald Trump rescinded Obama’s 2012 executive order, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, according to The New York Times. Continue reading Trump repeals Obama-era program→
As outrage over Confederate monuments spreads nationwide, protesters easily dislodge cheap statues.
By Monica Mitrovic Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader
A group of protesters toppled a Confederate soldier statue on Aug. 14 in Durham, North Carolina. One protestor climbed atop the statue’s stone plinth, tied a yellow rope around the bronze soldier and, once on the ground, helped the crowd pull, slinging the monument to the ground, according to Quartz, a digital news outlet focused primarily on business.
Citizens of Dallas-Fort Worth struggle to keep their gas tanks full in the midst of the impact of Hurricane Harvey in the Texas Gulf Coast.
By Britney Cellerini Contributing writer
As Hurricane Harvey tore through the Gulf Coast, it not only displaced families, destroyed homes and setback people’s daily routines, but it also shutdown major ports stretching all over the southern Texas coast, according to The Dallas Morning News. Oil refineries were shut down as a safety precaution.
Texas drivers will face misdemeanor charges and fines for using a wireless mobile device to read, write or send text messages while operating a motorized vehicle as of Sept. 1, according to The Dallas Morning News.