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Election 2020: Over 71 million Americans wanted an encore of this nonsense?

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor November 10, 2020

I love cliche horror films. Most of them are fairly predictable. You have a group of characters in isolation, evading danger at all costs while also experiencing excruciating death all around them. But...

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Looking past Pence’s fly: key takeaways from the VP debate

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

Last Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris faced off in the first and only vice presidential debate. The main takeaway for many was the fly that landed on Mike Pence’s hair....

Cornyn vs. Hegar: the Senate race that could evolve (or devolve) Texas

Cornyn vs. Hegar: the Senate race that could evolve (or devolve) Texas

Joseph Hernandez, Copyediting Coordinator October 13, 2020

Amidst the tidal wave of attention devoted to the presidential election that comes around every four years, it’s easy for down-ballot elections to go relatively ignored by many voters. But these...

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All or nothing: local candidates and the stake they have in Texas public schools

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor October 13, 2020

At this point in the year, we have all affirmed that things are different now. Uncertainty has run the show, and more specifically, our schools. President Trump and his team have emphasized throughout...

Illustration by Analisa Sulacia

POTUS takes ‘Teflon President’ to new heights with release of ‘Rage’

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor September 22, 2020

Last Tuesday, Washington Post’s Associate Editor Bob Woodward published “Rage,” a tell-all book giving a synopsis of various interviews between Woodward and President Trump. The president’s love...

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Thank you, Bernie

Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer April 8, 2020

We are all feeling a lot of emotions right now. Among a pandemic, the primary and all the other bad things that were already happening, it is easy and valid to feel hopeless. When I learned that Bernie...

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