The University Star

Opinion: COVID-19 is also a subconscious epidemic
Opinion: Anti-abortion activists are harmful for women

April 2, 2020

Despite the magnitude of laws in favor of women’s health, anti-abortion activists are hard at work to dissuade women from getting an abortion by giving misleading information, promoting...

Opinion: Texas State administrators should ignore requests for a 4.0/fail system

March 31, 2020

As universities scramble to respond to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, many are seeking ways to make up for the lost time in class and inconvenience of online learning. Texas A&M...

Republicans in Congress show their ignorance on Carrizo cane control

March 31, 2020

In early February, US Representative Chip Roy (R-TX21) introduced HR 5973, the Border Visibility and Security Act of 2020. This bill would give several further resources to the Department...

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Letter to the Editor: Fresh graduate seeking employment amidst a global pandemic

Letter to the Editor: Re Slave labor dispute floods Cape’s Dam

March 10, 2020

Editor's note: The following letter has been edited for content and clarity. As the “long in the tooth” historian quoted in Gabriella Ybarra’s article on the Cape’s...

Letter to the Editor: Our environmentalism means nothing if we’re not anti-capitalist

March 9, 2020

Conservation is a passionate talking point for students given our proximity to rivers and wildlife at Texas state. And unless one is anti-science or working to make a quick...

Letter to the Editor: Re: ‘Western philosophy alienates black people’

February 19, 2020

Dear Editor, I want to applaud columnist Jacob Montgomery for his column "Western Philosophy Alienates Black People." Mr. Montgomery tackles an important and awkward conversation...

Students should be learning the theory behind their beliefs
Feminism is not a destination but a tool

Feminism is not a destination but a tool

March 29, 2020

Activism has been moved from the social organization of political projects meant to challenge the status quo and instead has been reduced to donning an aesthetic based on...

Sun starting to shine again on Texas government

Sun starting to shine again on Texas government

March 16, 2020

Texans have something to celebrate during Sunshine Week this year. But we also have more work to do to protect the public’s right to know about our government. Sunshine...

Emotional abuse is still abuse

Emotional abuse is still abuse

March 10, 2020

While violent abuse is becoming a more prevalent issue in society, emotional abuse is being ignored. According to Break the Cycle, 57% of college students reported having...

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