The Torch

HERO bill voter denial receives national attention

Crystal Grant, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation, as well as 13 other different classes from housing and employment discrimination, was rejected by voters last Tue...

News host and civil rights activist altercate on Fox

Tayah Page-Harper, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Last Monday, civil rights activist Quanell X and Fox host Angela Box had a heated argument after the host blamed police brutality on black culture. The two began arguing on Fox Faceoff after Box claimed that black culture ...

College Dems Launch Petition for GSA

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor

February 21, 2013

The University chapter of the College Democrats launched a petition  for a University recognized Gay Straight Alliance at a general body meeting entitled “Why STJ Needs a GSA.” The petition was launched in preparation...

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