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Opinion: Flowers Hall needs to be renamed
Opinion: Universities need more financial assistance from the federal government

July 6, 2020

The CARES Act, signed into law at the end of March this year, set aside $14 billion for higher education. Of that, Texas State was allocated about $31.8 million, with $15.9 million...

The Main Point: Texas State needs to stop hiding COVID-19 information

July 1, 2020

When Texas State announced some classes would be conducted in-person during its summer II session, we, and other students alike, hoped the university’s primary goal would be to keep...

Opinion: COVID-19 shows attendance policies were toxic all along

July 1, 2020

Before COVID-19, students attending class sick was not uncommon if they wished to avoid point deductions and stay on top of their coursework. Now amid one of the biggest health crises...

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Letter to the Editor: Star article on Shead allegations

Letter to the Editor: Concerned parent with unanswered questions

May 20, 2020

I have two children attending Texas State. One of which lives in the dorms and the other one has an apartment nearby the university. Aside from the concerns of a roommate...

Letter to the Editor: First Black Documentary

May 9, 2020

I just watched Jaden’s documentary “First Black” and it is wonderfully done. However, it is inaccurate in one place. The first Strutter top officer was Brittany Hunter....

Letter to the Editor: Day in the life of an “essential college student”

April 25, 2020

Have you thought about what’s it like being a college student during the pandemic of COVID-19, also known as “corona?" And not only that, but also what it is like being...

Opinion: Performative activism does more harm than good
Opinion: Abbott needs to reinstate stay-at-home orders and make Texans wear masks

Opinion: Abbott needs to reinstate stay-at-home orders and make Texans wear masks

June 25, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott scolded Texans in their 20s for ignoring safety precautions when they go out in public, insinuating they are to blame for the rise in COVID-19 cases in the...

Opinion: The SECURE CAMPUS Act has nothing to do with securing campus

Opinion: The SECURE CAMPUS Act has nothing to do with securing campus

June 24, 2020

One of Sen. Tom Cotton's (R-Arkansas) most egregious actions has been his sponsorship of the SECURE CAMPUS Act. The SECURE CAMPUS Act, which is also sponsored by Sen. Marsha...

Opinion: Censoring the Black Lives Matter movement is unconstitutional

Opinion: Censoring the Black Lives Matter movement is unconstitutional

June 23, 2020

The murder of George Floyd prompted thousands of peaceful protests across the nation demanding justice for victims of police brutality. In response, federal and local governments...

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