If you haven’t yet heard, Taylor University has a new unofficial club on campus — Turning Point USA — and, currently, it’s the best outlet for open discussion, regarding politics, that this university has to offer.
The club was started by sophomores Peter Crowe and Kade Werner at the beginning of this semester. Meetings occur every other Thursday at 7:30 p.m..
The hope behind bringing Turning Point to Taylor’s campus was to strengthen the conservative voice in the university’s community, while also fostering discussion through an open discussion forum.
“The motivation to have Turning Point on campus was because I reached out to them about a potential internship,” Crowe said. “They asked that I start a chapter on campus, and I was excited for the idea of opening an area for people to share their opinions, especially opinions that can be a minority on a college campus.”
While Taylor may be a more “right-leaning” campus than, say, a public institution, there have still been a fair share of controversies on campus in recent years, and that’s reason enough to start an open forum of dialogue, Crowe added.
In a nutshell, Turning Point USA is a conservative activism organization. Started by Charlie Kirk, conservative radio talk show host and activist, the organization aims…