The February 1966 Texas Ranger in which this appeared lists Grunt Weisskopf as art consultant. (Click image to enlarge.) This is obviously Glenn Whitehead, who collaborated with Gary Bullock, managing editor, on this cartoon. Comedian and social activist Dick Gregory published his autobiography in 1964.
Note the “hastily revised batch” notice near the top of the “Snake Oil Elixer” label. (Click image to enlarge.) Charlie Dent had to redraw this cover for the February 1966 Texas Ranger when the Texas Student Publications Board disapproved his original concept, which caricatured President Lyndon Johnson.
Though the Texas Student Publications Board rejected Charlie Dent’s cover drawing for the February 1966 Texas Ranger, Students for a Democratic Society printed and distributed it. (Click image to enlarge.)
Mike Tolbert wrote this serious piece for the November 1965 Texas Ranger. (Click image to enlarge.) New and more current issues such as tokenism are now present. The second of the “Two Loners” articles was anonymous, the writer described as “a homosexual.”
More from the November 1965 Texas Ranger parody of the Daily Texan. (Click image to enlarge.) The U.S. State Department initiated student leader exchanges between 10 U.S. universities and their Latin American counterparts. The Texas-Chile student exchange was the longest lasting of these.
From the February 1964 Texas Ranger. (Click image to enlarge.) Lieuen Adkins was editor. The Dubious Achievement Award to Sigma Chi refers to its Derby Day. For this charity fundraiser, the fraternity announced that all sororities would compete in events, including acquiring derby hats the Sigma Chis wore on campus. A black sorority member took them at their word and snatched a few hats, and an altercation occurred. Next year, the Sigma Chis announced that “selected sororities” would participate.
Student publications continued to draw ire from the powers that be. Though this looks like a Dilly Texanne, it was an insert in the November 1965 Texas Ranger, edited by Clint Dare. (Click image to enlarge.) Vietnam was becoming an issue, so Daily Texan Editor Kaye Northcott is caricatured as Kay Northcong.