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A longtime writer and journalist, Jessica was thrilled to join the Texas Signal where she could utilize her unique perspective on politics and culture. As the Features and Opinion Editor, she is responsible for coordinating editorials and segments from diverse authors. She is also the host of the podcast the Tex Mix, as well as the co-host for the weekly SignalCast. Jessica attended Harvard College, is a onetime fitness blogger, and has now transitioned to recreational runner (for which her joints are thankful).

The Real Child Of The Amber Alert

On January 13, 1996, Amber Hagerman was taken near her grandparents’ home in Arlington, Texas. The 9-year-old was riding her bike in an abandoned parking lot when she was abducted by a person driving a pickup track. An extensive manhunt throughout North Texas...

Texas College Campuses Ban TikTok

The war against TikTok has gone to a new level in Texas. Several colleges in Texas, including the University of Texas, have blocked access to TikTok on their campus WiFi after a directive from Governor Greg Abbott. The University of North Texas has also banned the app...

Biden Visits The Border As Republicans Jeer

Republicans in Texas have complained for months about President Joe Biden supposedly ignoring a border crisis. Now that Biden traveled to the border with a bipartisan delegation over the weekend, Republicans could only muster jeers. Biden traveled to El Paso on the...

After A Delay, Maternal Mortality Report Is Released

After months of delays (conveniently timed after the November election), Texas has finally published a required report about maternal mortality. The results point to a dispiriting picture for those who give birth in Texas, especially for black women. Last week, the...