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The Main Point: We stand with undocumented students

The Main Point: We stand with undocumented students

May Olvera

September 5, 2017

For many students, Sept. 3 marked the end of their American dream and the beginning of a dreadful nightmare. This past weekend, the Trump administration decided it would do away with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, otherwise known as DACA. According to the American Immigration Council, there are approximately 298,133 students in Texas who are considered DACA beneficiaries, many of th...

The Main Point: Nazis have no place at Texas State

May Olvera

August 14, 2017

A mob of torch-wielding white protestors proudly decorated in swastikas and Hitler quotes, chanting known Third Reich slogans and raising their arms in historically Nazi fashion, made their way toward a peaceful congregation of clergy members led by civil rights leaders. They were intercepted blocks away ...

Make San Marcos great again: Protect our immigrants

May Olvera

July 10, 2017

The summer of 2017 has tested San Marcos residents in more ways than just the nearly insufferable heat. As we settle into the first year of the new administration, as well as the end of the 85th Texas legislature, our community faces questions of justice and inclusiveness. On May 6th, Gov. Greg Abbott...

College: improve yourself, improve the world

May Olvera

June 12, 2017

If you were ever told that high school would hold the best years of your life, you were lied to. Attending Texas State will not be the pinnacle of your existence either, but this is where it all begins. In the next few years, you will grow immensely as an individual; this is where you find the ways in...

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