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November 18, 2017

The 48th General Assembly launched with the overwhelming defeat of TISL Bill 29.

The purpose of TISL Bill 29’s policy proposed preventing transgender males and females from competing on sports teams, opposite their birth-assigned sex.

The bill’s opposition argues the int...

November 12, 2017

In less than a week, the empty halls of the Tennessee Capital building will be filled with bustling future politicians, lawyers, and politically intrigued college students. Through the various workshops and disclaimers, it has been expressed that TISL IS NOT A PARTY! H...

Lobbying CEO Applications still being accepted

If you are interested in becoming a Lobbying CEO for the 48th General Assembly, applications are being accepted until May 19th.  Along with the application found here, a resume will need to be sent to James Matthew Wyatt at...

TISL Governor Kara Gilliam and the rest of the Executive Council have decided to begin hosting open conference calls ahead of the 48th General Assembly in November. They hope to bring about more transparency from the EC so delegates will know what changes are taking pl...

November 18, 2016

East Tennessee State University sophomore Dominique Cain is a first-time representative at the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature. 

Hailing from Chapin, South Carolina, Cain is a pre-med student with a love for all things political. 

“Someone actually asked...

November 18, 2016

Two years ago, when I first attended TISL as a lobbyist for Organized Labor, an article was written about me - the article was not about the bills I was lobbying for, nor was it about my TISL experience at all. The article was about the pink blazer I was wearing, and i...

November 18, 2016

Bill 11, a bill to abolish the death penalty in Tennessee, was introduced to the senate floor today. It was hotly contested, and sparked significant outcry.

“I am a conservative, and I am Pro-life. I believe that no life should be taken, there are other ways to go about...

November 16, 2014

The following three names have been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation:

 

  • Rocxana Estrada

  • Sarah Guy

  • Garrett Wilson

 

Each year, TISL is responsible for nominating students to serve on the...

November 16, 2014

By: Toshya Leonard

 

This year marks the revamp of TISL Media coverage on AMC3. Until now, AMC3 has been a branch all its own, but now Media is diving into the competition with new guidelines.

 

But with the new media endeavor came many stringent guidelines for the...

November 16, 2014

By: Toshya Leonard

 

The wait is finally over! Here are the AMC3 finalists:

  

  • 9am - Team 183 vs Team 196

  • 9:45am - Team 195 vs Team 179

  • 10:30am - Team 196 vs Team 195

  • 11:15am - Team 179 vs Team 183

 

“I am very happy with the skills di...

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