The Paisano

Q&A: Omar Akram MSA member

Courtesy of Omar Akram

Isaac Serna

February 1, 2017

On Friday (Jan. 27) President Trump signed an executive order that banned people from seven Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days and suspended Syrian refugees’ entry indefinitely. UT System Chancellor McRaven issued a statement in response to the controversial order  Many univers...

Executive order threatens ‘melting pot’ legacy

Samuel De Leon

February 1, 2017

On Friday, Donald Trump enacted an executive order that banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspended the admission of refugees into the U.S. This is inconsistent with foundational American ideals. It is also an attempt to win over American sentiment through fear. There is no doubt sa...