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In this slideshow The Signal reporter Lauren Lowry takes a closer look at the various bag bans that have been implemented in Texas.
A ban on paper and plastic single-use bags within Austin took place March 1. Retailers in Austin are only able to offer reusable bags made from cloth, durable materials or thicker paper and plastic bags.
Petitions have been submitted from all 50 states to secede from the union. In Texas’ petition, petitioners state one thing they hope to achieve from seceding is to “re-secure their rights and liberties in accordance with the original ideas and beliefs of our founding fathers which are no longer being reflected by the federal government.”
Texas Teachers Alternative Certification will be on the UHCL campus on Thursday, April 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building (SSCB) room 3.305.
Every day in the State of Texas 719 students drop out of high school. High school dropouts drain the national and state economy by lowering local, state and national tax revenues. Even when employed, they earn significantly lower wages than high school graduates.
The United States is the land of opportunity, the land of dreams. The resources available outside of its borders pale in comparison to those within them – especially in underdeveloped nations.
Heather Green Wooten, an adjunct instructor in history at UHCL, had a book signing Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Atrium II.
University administrators are developing a plan in response to a letter received last month from state officials requesting all state agencies reduce their budgets 5 percent for the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
The state of Texas primarily depends on sales tax revenue to fund education. This year sales tax revenue is down, some months by more than 10 percent.
Major legal changes and additions have been made to traffic and criminal laws as of Sept. 1. Ignorance of the new laws will not save drivers from getting a ticket either.