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Rising to the occasion

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Alfonzo Mendoza January 29, 2019

The 86th Texas Legislative Session began in Austin, Texas on Jan. 8. Texas legislature meets once every two years, which means they don’t have time for political theatrics and must put aside political...

University Star eclipsed

Editorial staff December 6, 2017

Our neighboring student newspaper, the University Star at Texas State University, is facing a potential coup de grâce after a (now former) writer’s column was accused of advocating the murder of white...

Write anyway

Write anyway
Ben Shirani September 7, 2017

As often as civil rights issues make headlines, they still tend to affect our daily lives in ways that are difficult to explain in the news. The constant media attention focused on Muslim bans and violent...

The price of free speech

The price of free speech
Ricardo Rodriguez March 1, 2017

Among many of the issues dominating the political dialogue of our country, liberals and conservatives have another reason to squabble–free speech. At the forefront of this conflict is Milo Yiannopoulos...

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