Ban the Banners Ban the Banners
It's time to rethink banner-holding. Ban the Banners

This week, campus saw the disposable pawns whom we place at the very bottom of the organizational hierarchy: banner holders. Thousands of them. Everywhere you look. This time of year (Legendary February) highlights the inequality of those confined to the indentured servitude that is Banner holding. It is truly staggering to think of the meaningful collective time invested on banner holding for campaigns alone.

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6300 hours. To put that in perspective, below are a plethora of others ways that Texas A&M students could be spending their time.

 

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If none of those options sound appealing, you could always spend your time studying or actually focusing on school.

-5k for Yell

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5K for Yell

Yes, you have met her, and yes, she knows your friend so and so from that thing that one time. She has handed you fliers, she has yelled at you from her banner holding post, your friend introduced her to you that one time in the MSC, you are friends on Facebook, and she is in at least two of your GroupMe’s. You hate her for always looking like she just worked out, but in reality she just has to be constantly maintaining a comfortable jog to get to her next meeting on time. We have never actually seen her in person, but sometimes she emails us good jokes, so we let her stay affiliated.

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