Anarcho-communist students act like thugs; the right hyperventilates about it; both sides get campus free speech wrong.
Wes Dodson is a Managing Editor and Law Editor for The Texas Orator pursuing a Plan II and Marketing double-major. A perennial holder of unpopular opinions, Wes approaches national politics from the classical liberal position, which he commonly describes as “small l” libertarianism. After arriving at UT, Wes became increasingly aware of and interested in the role of UT Student Government and has written analyses of the economics of SG and how it is used as a national politics dog whistle. He hopes to co-helm The Texas Orator through the rough waters of student journalism and expand the awareness of student opinions.
The easiest waste diversion policies have already been implemented; the hard ones either aren’t worth it or are themselves wasteful.
The power of your vote has never been weaker. Choose exit over voice.
Contra-Texan is a new column here at the Orator where contributors write a response to a piece in the Daily Texan. This forum is meant to broaden the dialogue and expose students to unconventional wisdom.
Student government is unique among organizations funded by the university; SG promises to use its funding to better student interests. Let’s see how they are doing.