Why Texas’ Student Section Is So Empty At Kickoff Tonight

first_img “Student sections empty 12 mins before kickoff for Oklahoma State b/c students having trouble getting needed wristbands for entry,” Chip Brown tweeted.#Texas #Longhorns student sections empty 12 mins before kickoff for #OkState b/c students having trouble getting needed wristbands for entry. pic.twitter.com/LcsfM7vAtw— Chip Brown (@ChipBrown247) September 21, 2019That’s not what you want to have happen in a pivotal conference game where being at home should be a major crowd advantage.Hopefully the students can get into the stadium soon.Texas and Oklahoma State are playing on ABC. A general view of Texas' football stadium.AUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 04: A general view of fans during the game between the Texas Longhorns and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)Texas and Oklahoma State are underway on ABC in a pivotal Big 12 showdown and Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium is packed at kickoff.Well, except for the student sections.The Longhorns’ student sections inside the stadium are mostly empty as their team kicks off against the Cowboys.Texas is apparently having some issues with wristbands.last_img read more

Annan urges Frenchspeaking parliamentarians to cooperate more closely with the UN

“Peace and development cannot subsist for long without democracy and good governance. Parliamentarians throughout the world are particularly well placed to influence those issues, which are of serious concern to the international community,” Mr. Annan said in a message to the four-day International Assembly of French-Speaking Parliamentarians (OIF), which ended yesterday in Niamey, Niger.The Secretary-General said OIF, which brings together the elected representatives of countries using French as a common language, shares with the UN many fundamental values and goals. Both organizations are founded on the principles of diversity, dialogue and multilateralism, and they seek to bring nations together, prevent conflicts, sow the seeds of democracy and promote development, he said.”In many areas of the world, and in Africa in particular, OIF is working to restore constitutional order, to strengthen the rule of law and to prepare the ground for the holding of free and fair elections,” Mr. Annan noted. “At a time when, regrettably, many member States of OIF are affected by war, the work of your Assembly takes on even greater importance.” read more

Prince Charles How Britains rich craft heritage is the key to our

It was nearly thirty years ago that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, my beloved grandmother, suggested to the Royal Warrant Holders Association – that distinguished body of tradesmen supplying their crafts, services and products to the Royal Households – that they should establish a charity to support and sustain Britain’s cultural heritage… Over the last 30 years the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust has awarded more than £4 million to craftspeople including glassmakers, thatchers, handloom weavers and stained-glass artists. In a new book, A Celebration of British Craftsmanship, the Prince of Wales pays a touching tribute to his beloved grandmother’s charity, of which he is now patron