Tag: Misc

2013 GPAC Elections

Tomorrow morning promptly at 8:00 AM current GPAC President, Garry Davis, will be sending the LBJ student body a link to vote online in the 2013 GPAC elections. Polls will close on Friday, April 5th at 5:00 PM. This time frame...

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A Letter for Diversity

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the population of the United States is more diverse than ever. In the 2010 Census, Texas was 37.6 percent Hispanic/Latino, 11.8 percent African-American, and 3.8...

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Who Was Barbara Jordan?

  Who was Barbara Jordan? A basic Internet search will tell you that she was “an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement.” Who was Barbara Jordan? If you dig a little deeper, you will...

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“Red Scare” at LBJ

LBJ, is this the best you could come up with? The LBJ School is training us to be future leaders of non-profits, consultants for businesses and authors of government policy. The administration tells us we are the decision-makers...

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El Salvador’s Marbury Moment

This summer’s major constitutional news was the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of President Obama’s health care law. Millions of Americans disagreed with the decision, but all agreed that the decision was...

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Summer in the Sahel

At this time last year, all I can remember is the fear and intimidation I felt about finding a summer internship.  The second years and career resources team provided us with encouraging facts like "you'll apply...

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The LBJ School at 40

The LBJ School has changed almost beyond recognition since the first class graduated in 1972. Back then, students were individually selected and mentored. They came generously funded with full- tuition scholarships and stipends...

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LBJ School Remembered

Coming from a background in dentistry, I was the first health professional to enter the LBJ School. I was drawn to public service because it is a profession where my input could become greater than one man’s efforts when...

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