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Between the Lines

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Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Toni Morrison began writing her debut novel, “The Bluest Eye,” 50 years ago, following her own advice: “If you find a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must...

‘If we get knocked down, we get back up’: Wendy Davis on being a progressive woman in Texas Politics

Kae Roemershauser hosting conversation with Wendy Davis. The two spoke about setting an example for young women.
Rudy Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2020

When Wendy Davis finally left the senate floor after trying to block a restrictive anti-abortion bill inside the Texas legislature in 2013, a concerned colleague handed the former state senator her first...

#YangGang’s Achilles’ heel

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Ana Cecilia Martinez, Copy Editing Coordinator February 18, 2020

The Democratic presidential candidates running for the November 2020 election saw a continuation of the rise of single-issue candidates from the 2016 presidential election. Single-issue candidates build...

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