YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Purdue University
  • Purdue Young Americans for Liberty spices up Spring Recruitment

    Traditionally, Purdue Young Americans for Liberty (PUYAL) has experienced limited success with spring recruitment drives. So this time around, we decided to spice up our recruitment method with some changes. Instead of holding a callout within a few weeks of the beginning of the semester, we set the date just before the middle of the semester. A …

  • YAL @ Purdue Celebrates Constitution Week

    YAL @ Purdue University commemorated Constitution Week through a two-day long, outdoor tabling event and Free Speech wall. A coat of black chalkboard spray on the previous year’s free speech wall resulted in a like-new surface, while saving our members valuable time. Bright and early on Tuesday morning, YAL members met to set up the …

  • Purdue Young Americans for Liberty Fall Recruitment 2014

    The close of the spring 2014 semester left the Purdue YAL chapter with only one returning officer. However, a successful Fall 2014 Recruitment Drive has bolstered our chapter’s numbers and filled the officers’ slate with new faces and fresh energy. Recruitment kicked off with a YAL presence at the annual Purdue B-Involved Activities Fair in August. With the …

  • Purdue YAL Spring 2014 Recruiting

    Recruitment this spring got off to a shaky start for our chapter. We were signed up to do a Spring Activities fair, and we had a lot of very enthusiastic members ready to recruit at the event. Unfortunately the fair turned out to be a massive dud, due to poor planning on the part of …

  • Tax Day: YAL in the News

    Check out this media coverage of YAL activism on tax day this year: University of Iowa’s Jeff Shipley discusses the two party system in the Daily Iowan. Purdue’s Nathan Murphy received an interview from WLFI 18 on what his campus was planning on doing for this year’s Tax Day. The Exponent covered the actual Tax Day event held at …

  • Chapter Activity

    Illinois State and Purdue University recently held recruitment week events.  Purdue went the more conventional route and held a table. It looks like they were able to engage students well, which is exactly what we need to be doing. Illinois State had a pizza party for their members and then as a group took to the streets …

  • Bill Ayers Disowns Obama

    A couple months ago, members of the Ball State, IPFW, IUK and Purdue chapters of YAL along with Campus Reform field rep. Craig Dixon went to an event at Purdue University featuring Bill Ayers.  Their purpose was to protest the fact that Ayers conflated capitalism with empire while calling for the end of empire (and …