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Astrology is a scam
BYOB, bring your own bags

October 8, 2019

Texas State boasts an established, environmentally friendly atmosphere even though the university aids in the distribution of single-use plastic bags. Wasteful plastic and eco-friendly...

Professors should not require TopHat subscription

October 8, 2019

TopHat is a subscription-based student engagement app popular among college professors. The paid service provides a platform for students and professors to easily interact in real-time...

Texas State, do your job

September 30, 2019

Texas State officials announced Sept. 10, 2019, the campus had misreported Clery reportable offenses on the annual Campus Security Report, formerly, "Campus Watch." The university's...

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Raising your voice: civic engagement more important than ever

Letter to the Editor: In Response to “Chick-Fil-A on Campus does not promote inclusivity”

June 5, 2019

Dear Editor, To exclude a corporation or group for not sharing the same ideas and beliefs as your "inclusive group" is so obviously ridiculous, I am embarrassed to have...

Texas State can take steps towards ending food insecurity in students

May 7, 2019

Dear Editor, As we all know, food insecurity is a huge problem that many Americans face every day and it is sad to say it is happening to our students at this university...

Letter to the Editor: Ms. Susie’s legacy shows Texas State should have better employee benefits

April 23, 2019

Dear Editor, The outpouring of love and support for Ms. Susie while she was in the ICU and hospice was so beautiful! She had so many visitors and well-wishers that the...

Alkek noise level should be strictly monitored and enforced
Elevators are a luxury, not a necessity

Elevators are a luxury, not a necessity

September 17, 2019

Texas State has become so overpopulated even the elevators are not worth waiting for causing inconvenience for those that require the resource. For the betterment of the campus...

Students should not turn to sex work for additional money

Students should not turn to sex work for additional money

September 17, 2019

For college students, money does not often come easy. Rising college costs coupled with the time commitment required of a full-time student equates to limited options to fill...

Take out your earbuds and enjoy the live scene

Take out your earbuds and enjoy the live scene

September 10, 2019

Editor's note: "Guitar Steve," a local musician mentioned in this column, wished to not use his full legal name for reference in this opinions column. A brief walk around...

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