Smoke Bomb Forces UT-YCT Chapter to Relocate Event

On April 29 the Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) held an event which was disrupted by an unknown person who set off a smoke bomb outside of the lecture hall and forced an evacuation of the building after someone pulled the fire alarm. This event featured Ryan […]

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Bob Fu of ChinaAid Speaks to YCT about Christianity, Communism

Tuesday, March 19, Trinity University’s Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) hosted Bob Fu. Fu is the founder and president of ChinaAid, a non-profit, Christian-based organization that advocates for human rights and religious freedom in China. ChinaAid gives financial and moral support to Christian Chinese families who have been persecuted by the Chinese government. His main […]

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An Intercollegiate Studies Institute Conference in Texas

On March 1-2, seven members from Trinity University’s conservative community attended a conference with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) in Fort Worth, TX. Undergraduate college students had to apply with an essay and be accepted into this conference, which they attended free of charge. The conference, entitled “Markets and Morality”, centered around the moral implications […]

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Trinity Student Invited to White House

On Thursday, March 21, Trinity student Maddie D’Iorio attended the signing of Executive Order 13865 and President Trump’s remarks in the White House East Room. D’Iorio was invited after being fired from her position as an opinion columnist for the Trinitonian, Trinity’s school newspaper. Around 60 other college students were also invited. Last month, activist […]

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Texas Pride

On this day, Texas celebrates its 183rd birthday. On March 2, 1836, a group of 60 delegates in what was then known as Mexican Texas signed the Texas Declaration of Independence to declare independence from Mexico. After the harrowing defeat at the Battle of the Alamo in December of 1835, these 60 delegates signed the […]

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YCT Hosts Lecture on American Exceptionalism

Monday, February 18, the Trinity University Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) hosted a speaker named Jonathan Dunne. Dunne is an Irishman who writes for theBlaze, an American conservative media company that provides television networks, podcasts, and news articles. Dunne came to Trinity University to speak about American exceptionalism from a European point of view. With […]

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Racial Discussions Between YCT and BSU

The Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) at Trinity University held an event on Jan. 29 that facilitated an open discussion about color blindness versus color awareness. YCT presented questions such as “is calling yourself color blind racist or offensive?”, “how should conservatives think about race?” and “what are we to make of social justice responses […]

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 29 Years Later

On November 9, 1989, the Cold War was nearing its end and east and west Berlin were united after 29 years of separation with the fall of the Berlin Wall. The wall was a Soviet product of World War II. While the wall stood, 171 people were killed by the German Democratic Republic for trying […]

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Cruz and O’Rourke Debate in San Antonio

Midterm elections are just around the corner, and candidates rush to earn support from voters. That means candidates begin raising money, meeting potential voters, hosting political rallies, and other events to prepare for election day. On Tuesday evening, the second debate between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke was televised. In this debate, Ted Cruz was […]

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