Register to Vote!

Your vote matters and is important! Every vote counts. The next national election  is on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. It is a very important election for Texas- it’s when we will be voting for our next Senator and Governor, among many other positions. The last day to register to vote in Texas is Tuesday, October 9th, … More Register to Vote!

Information Literacy: Identifying Fake News Online

No matter what side of the political spectrum you are on, or your opinion about whether or not “fake news” influenced the results of the presidential election, the fact is that for the past several months, fake online news stories have become widespread (see here, here, here, and here to learn more).  Many, but not all, of these fake … More Information Literacy: Identifying Fake News Online

Ain’t No Party Like a… Political Party Convention?*

Unless you are living under a rock, you probably know that this week is the Republican National Convention, and next week is the Democratic National Convention. A party convention is where each state’s delegates vote among all of their party’s candidates that ran in the primary. The winner is the party’s official nominee for the … More Ain’t No Party Like a… Political Party Convention?*